CTK Mgmt/Dolly Records/WebsterPRBelieve it or not, today Dolly Parton officially turns 70. The universally famous entertainment icon was born January 19, 1946 in Sevier County, Tennessee, delivered at home by the rural doctor she’d later immortalize in song, Dr. Robert F. Thomas. She also helped start a foundation to improve healthcare in rural East Tennessee in his honor.
The eternally youthful entertainer shows no signs of slowing down, as her made-for-TV movie Coat of Many Colors ended 2015 as a ratings triumph for NBC. She next turns her attention to another feature based on her 1974 chart …read more