Glenn Frey

Active - 1986 - 2018  |   Born - Nov 6, 1948   |   Died - Jan 18, 2016   |   Genres - Drama, Romance, Sports & Recreation, Comedy, Crime

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

Best known as a singer/songwriter and guitarist for one America's most successful and enduring popular music groups the Eagles, as well as for having written and performed such solo hits as "Smuggler's Blues," Glenn Frey was also an occasional actor on television and in feature films. He debuted in the former medium in 1985, as a guest star on the flashy detective series Miami Vice. The aforementioned song was also featured . Frey also guested on Wiseguy and played the lead in the short-lived CBS detective drama South of Sunset (1993). He made his feature film debut co-starring opposite Gary Busey and Robert Duvall in Let's Get Harry (1987). A decade later, Frey played the owner of the Arizona Cardinals, Dennis Wilburn, in the Tom Cruise vehicle Jerry Maguire. Frey died in 2016, at age 67.

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