Alan Autry Biography
The American born actor, Alan Autry (born Carlos Alan Autry Jr.), is also a politician, and former National Football League (NFL) football player.
Alan Autry Early life
Autry has worked alongside his mother and stepfather, Joe Duty, in California’s San Joaquin Valley, where they planted and harvested cotton, grapes, and other crops. They also traveled around the valley living in migrant worker camps. When Autry was twelve, they settled in Riverdale, California.
Alan Autry Education
When he was in Riverdale High School, Alan was a star quarterback for the Riverdale Cowboys. He also received an athletic scholarship to the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, where he was a second-string tight end in his senior year for the Tigers.
Alan Autry Career
In 1975, he was drafted by the Green Bay Packers, where he ended up in 1976, as the starting quarterback for three games. He made a football rebound endeavor, playing for the B.C. Lions of the CFL in 1979 (as Carlos Brown). He was the third-string quarterback behind Joe Paopao and another ex-Green Bay Packer, Jerry Tagge.
However, his football career ended quickly when he was cut from the team by the then Coach Bart Starr. After that, he saw the need to go to Hollywood to set-up his acting career.
Autry made his film debut in the 1978 movie, Remember My Name. He is best known for his role as Captain Bubba Skinner on the television series In the Heat of the Night; he also has been in numerous movies and other television shows. After nine years in Hollywood, he returned home and left his career.
In November 2000, he was elected mayor of Fresno, California, serving for two 4-year terms, through January 2009. As of September of 2008, Autry has been hosting a radio news talk show on KYNO 1300 AM in Fresno.
Alan Autry Age | Birthday
Autry was born on July 31, 1952, in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on July 31 every year. His zodiac sign is Leo and holds an American nationality and is of white ethnicity.
Alan Autry Family
Autry is the son of Carl and Verna Autry, and a distant cousin of the famously known American singer (cowboy), Gene Autry. His parents changed his name to Carlos Brown when he was a year old after they divorced.
Alan Autry Wife
Speaking of his personal life, Autry married his first wife, Vicky Brown, in the year 1980 and by 1986, he was divorced and became a born-again Christian and began to devote much of his time to working with charitable causes. He then married his second and current wife, Kimberlee Autry in 1994.
The couple has three children, son Austin Autry, and daughters Lauren Autry and Heather Autry.
Alan Autry Body Measurements
- Height: 6 ft 3 in / 1.9 m / 191 cm
- Weight: Not Available
- Shoe Size: Not Available
- Body Shape: Not Available
- Hair Colour: Dark brown
- Eyes Colour: Dark brown
- Sex Orientation: Straight
Alan Autry Salary
According to our reliable sources, Autry’s annual salary of $485,000.
Alan Autry Net Worth
The In the Heat of the Night actor Alan Autry, has an estimated net worth of $3 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an actor.
Alan Autry In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night is an American police procedural crime drama television series, based on the 1967 film and the 1965 novel of the same title. Starrings of the film include, Carroll O’Connor (police chief Bill Gillespie) and Howard Rollins (police detective Virgil Tibbs), and was broadcast on NBC from March 6, 1988, until May 19, 1992, then on CBS from October 28, 1992, until May 16, 1995. Its executive producers included Fred Silverman, Juanita Bartlett, and O’Connor.
In the Fourth season of In the Heat of the Night Bubba goes to Los Angeles to extradite a Sparta resident responsible for a fire that killed two people, which was actually the first of two backdoor pilots for a series that featured Alan Autry, but neither were picked up by the network.
Alan Autry Movies And TV Shows
- Roadhouse 66 (1984)
- O.C. and Stiggs (1985)
- Eagle and the Bear (1985)
- Brewster’s Millions (1985)
- Nomads (1986)
- House (1986)
- Blue de Ville (1986)
- At Close Range (1986)
- Proud Men (1987)
- Destination America (1987)
- Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987)
- World Gone Wild (1988)
- Street of Dreams (1988)
- The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990)
- Intruders (1992)
- The Legend of Jake Kincaid (2002)
- Forgiven (2011)
- Victory by Submission (2016)
- Remember My Name (1978)
- North Dallas Forty (1979)
- Rage! (1980)
- Southern Comfort (1981)
- Dangerous Company (1982)
- Popeye (1980)
- 1988–95 – In the Heat of the Night
- 1995–96 – Grace Under Fire
- 1998 – Style & Substance
- 1999 – Sons of Thunder
- 1983 – Cheers -The Boys in the Bar
- 1983 – The Mississippi – Murder at Mt. Parnassus
- 1983 – Labor Pains
- 1986 – Quarterback Sneak
- 1984 – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Duke
- 1981 – 10 Million Dollar Sheriff (Parts 1&2)
- 1984 – Hunter – High Bleacher Man
- 1986 – Newhart – Will the Real Dick Loudon Please Shut Up?
- 1986 – St. Elsewhere – Out on a Limb
- 1988 – The Facts of Life – Peekskill Law
- 1979 – Hello, Larry – The Final Papers
- 1982 – Seven Brides for Seven Brothers – Gold Fever
- 1982 – Best of the West – The Funeral
- 2015 – Hart of Dixie
Frequently Asked Questions About Alan Autry
Who is Alan Autry?
He is an American actor, politician, and former NFL football player.
How old is Autry?
He is 67 years old as of 2019.
How tall is Autry?
He stands at a height of 6 ft 3 in / 1.9 m / 191 cm.
Is Autry married?
He is currently married to his lovely wife, Kimberlee Autry.
How much is Autry worth?
Autry has an estimated net worth of $3 Million.
How much does Autry make?
Autry’s annual salary of $485,000.
Where does Autry live?
Alan is a resident of Fresno, CA, USA.
Is Autry dead or alive?
He is alive and in good health.
Where is Autry now? | What Is Alan Autry Doing Now
Currently, Autry is a television personality working as an actor.
Is Alan Autry Related To Gene Autry?
Autry and Gene are distant cousins.
What Nationality Is Alan Autry?
He holds an American nationality and is of white ethnicity.
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