Gene Autry circa 1940s
|Birth name||Orvon Grover Autry|
|Also known as||The Singing Cowboy|
September 29, 1907|
Tioga, Texas, U.S.
October 2, 1998 (aged 91)|
Studio City, California, U.S.
|Genres||Country, western music|
|Occupations||Musician, songwriter, actor|
|Labels||Columbia, Okeh, Perfect, Conqueror|
Orvon Grover Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998), better known as Gene Autry was an American movie actor and a singer. He was born in Tioga, Texas. He became famous starting in 1931 and lasting for three decades. He was also owner of a Major League Baseball team based in Los Angeles. His is best known for the song "Back in the Saddle Again" but he also performed many Christmas songs.