Living Proof: The Hank Williams Jr. Story Poster

Release Date: 1983

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Growing up in the shadow of his legendary father, Hank Williams Jr. (Richard Thomas) struggles with alcoholism. His domineering mother (Allyn Ann McLerie) raises him after Hank Sr. dies, when his son is just a boy. For most of his childhood, Hank Jr. is put on stage to sing his father's material. After nearly dying from a fall while mountain climbing, Williams makes his peace with his father's reputation, finding his own musical voice and success on his own terms.

Cast: Richard Thomas, Lenora May, Liane Langland, Clu Gulager, Allyn Ann McLerie, Merle Kilgore

Director: Dick Lowry

Genres: Biography

Keywords: Mother, 1970s, Transformation, Growing up, Inspiring, 1960s, 1950s