Shirtless Kris Kristofferson building his muscles on the heavy bag
Rhodes Scholar, award winning, and all around talented guy, Kristoffer Kristian Kristofferson was born in Brownsville, TX. Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down was on his first album and was originally recorded by Ray Stevens. Others who have recorded it are Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson. He wrote Me and Bobby McGee specifically for Janis Joplin and, although she did record it so did several other music artists. Help Me Make It Through The Night. For the Good Times, I Won’t Mention It Again, and Please Don’t Tell Me How the Story Ends, are just a few of the songs written by Kristofferson.
He also acted in dozens of films. His debut film was The Last Movie. Others were Convoy, A Star Is Born with Barbara Streisand, Semi-Tough with Burt Reynolds, No Place to Hide with Drew Barrymore, Payback starring Mel Gibson, and Blade co-starring Wesley Snipes. Kristofferson and Val Kilmer will co-star in the film Provinces of Night which will be released sometime in2010. Kristofferson has recorded more than twenty albums. The latest one Closer To The Bone was released in September of 2009.
Kris Kristofferson once said, “The number-one rule of the road is never go to bed with anyone crazier than yourself. You will break this rule, and you will be sorry.”