Barbara Mandrell Biography
Birthday: December 25, 1948 (Capricorn)
Born In: Houston, Texas, United States
Barbara Mandrell is an American country music singer and actress considered one of the most successful country musicians in the 1970s and 1980s. She delivered a string of top ten hits during those two glorious decades and won a series of awards including Country Music Association's ‘Entertainer of the Year’ award twice and ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’ twice. Her biggest hits include ‘(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want to Be Right’, ‘Years’, ‘I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool’, ‘Till You're Gone’, and ‘One of a Kind Pair of Fools’. The daughter of musicians, she ventured into the music industry quite early on. Her father, who encouraged her to follow her passion, managed her career for several years. Her talent was not only limited to singing as she was also an occasional actress who delivered several stellar performances on television films and shows. After retiring from her musical career in the late 1990s, she concentrated only on her acting career and appeared in some popular shows like ‘Sunset Beach’ and ‘Touched by an Angel’ before completely retiring from the entertainment industry.