|Birth Day||January 10, 1935|
|Age||85 YEARS OLD|
Musician in the rockabilly genre who founded a band called Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks. He received several awards for his music, including a Juno Award for his 1984 effort, Making it Again, along with being made an honorary officer of the Order of Canada in 2013.
He had a second career as an actor, appearing in such films as Heaven's Gate and Renaldo and Clara.
He recorded a hit song, Suzie Q, that was written by his musician cousin, Dale Hawkins.
He recorded a hit cover of singer Chuck Berry's song, Thirty Days, re-naming the number Forty Days.