Rod Brasfield

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Birthday
22, 1910
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Sep 12, 1958 (48)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1910
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Sep 12, 1958 (48)

About

Country Music Hall of Fame comedian who was one of the premiere entertainers with the Grand Ole Opry for close to a decade.

Before Fame

He began his entertainment career by touring around the South playing the straight man to his brother.

Trivia

His country bumpkin persona with the Grande Ole Opry proved an unqualified hit, especially when he teamed up with the show's host, Red Foley.

Family Life

He grew up in Smithville, Mississippi.

Associated With

In one of his few on-screen appearances, he played Andy Griffith's sidekick in the 1957 film, A Face in the Crowd.

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