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Bing Russell in Elvis

Elvis

1979 NR

Kurt Russell earned an Emmy nod for his portrayal of hip-swiveling rock god Elvis Presley in this made-for-television biopic that also earned nominations for its cinematography and makeup, along with a Golden Globe nomination for Best TV Movie. Shelley Winters co-stars as Elvis's mother, Gladys, with Russell's real-life father, Bing Russell, playing the role of the King's father, Vernon. Horror master John Carpenter directs.

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