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Dwight Yoakam

Born on October 23, 1956 in Pikeville, KY
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A top-selling country music star since the mid-'80s, multi-talented Dwight Yoakam branched out into acting in the 1990s. Born in Kentucky, Yoakam was raised in Ohio and attended college at Ohio State University. Read Full Biography
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