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Kristoffer Kristian Kristofferson

Birthplace: Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Lars Henry Kristoffer Kristofferson and Mary Ann Ashbrook
Husband of Private
Ex-husband of Private and Rita Coolidge
Father of Private; Private; Private; Private; Private and 3 others
Brother of Karen Kristofferson; Private and Private

Managed by: Gene Daniell
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About Kris Kristofferson

Kristoffer "Kris" Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American writer, singer-songwriter, actor, and musician. He is best known for hits such as "Me and Bobby McGee", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night". Kristofferson is the sole writer of most of his songs, but he has collaborated with various other figures of the Nashville scene such as Shel Silverstein and Fred Rumfelt.

(19 February 1983 - present) 5 children Jesse Turner Kristofferson (b. October 7, 1983), Jody Ray Kristofferson (b. May 21, 1985), Johnny Robert Kristofferson (b. 1988), Kelly Marie Kristofferson (b.November 1, 1990) and Blake Cameron Kristofferson (b. July 17, 1994)

Rita Coolidge Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge 1972 - June 1980 (17 August 1973 - 26 June 1980) (divorced) 1 child Coolidge married Kris Kristofferson in 1973 and they have one daughter, Casey 1974. Her marriage to Kristofferson ended in 1980. He married her two days after his divorce from his first wive.

Fran Beir Kris Kristofferson and Fran Beir 1959 - August 1973

Kristofferson married his high-school sweetheart Frances (Fran) Beer. They had two children, a daughter, Tracy January 9, 1962 in Parker County, Texas, USA, and a son, Kris 1968, before divorcing in 1969 (11 February 1961 - 15 August 1973) (divorced) 2 children

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Kris Kristofferson's Timeline

June 22, 1936
Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, United States