Parton at the 78th Academy Awards
|Role||Actress, Singer, Songwriter|
|Born||January 19th, 1946|
|Sevierville, Tennessee, USA|
Dolly Parton is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actress, author, and philanthropist, best known for her work in country music. She has composed over 3,000 songs, the best known of which include "I Will Always Love You" (a two-time U.S. country chart-topper for Parton, as well as an international pop hit for Whitney Houston), "Jolene", "Coat of Many Colors","9 to 5", and "My Tennessee Mountain Home". Parton is one of the most successful female country artists of all time, and with an estimated 100 million in record sales, she is also one of the best selling artists of all time in any genre.