Mule Deer, Gary

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Mule Deer, Gary Gender: M
Gary C. Miller
born on 21 December 1939 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Huron, South Dakota, 44n22, 98w13
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 29°09' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 02°50 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 16°45'

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Gary Mule Deer
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American comedian and country musician who has performed on many major concert stages in the United States, and has made over 350 television appearances, during a career spanning four decades.

He has appeared many times on both The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson and the Late Show with David Letterman, both of whose hosts he had met early in his career at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. He was one of six comedians, along with Jay Leno, to star on the first HBO comedy special, Freddie Prinze and Friends, was the co-host of Don Kirshner's Rock Concert for four years on NBC, a regular on Make Me Laugh, and a frequent judge on The Gong Show. He has made over 100 appearances on The Nashville Network, including the last two years as a cast member on Hee Haw.

He appeared in films such as Annie Hall, Up In Smoke and Tilt. He is currently featured on the DVDs Jeff Foxworthy's Comedy Classics and The World's Greatest Stand-up Comedy Collection hosted by Norm Crosby. He also has a Gary Mule Deer Live CD of his comedy and music, and is currently one of the most-played comedians on the Clean Comedy Channels of both Sirius and XM Satellite Radio.

After being a member of Epic Records' music group The Back Porch Majority, RCA Victor's The New Society, and Paramount Records' Bandanna in the '60s, he joined up in the '70s in Denver with Denny Flannigan in a comedy act called "The Muledeer and Moondog Medicine Show". They became regulars on various TV shows and they traveled for six years, performing at comedy clubs, the Playboy Clubs and the college circuit. They were rock and roll comedians, opening for many acts, including the Doobie Brothers, Sly and the Family Stone, The Guess Who, and Boz Scaggs.

Gary Mule Deer entertains regularly at casinos in Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Atlantic City and Reno. For over 15 years, he has been touring in concert as special guest with Johnny Mathis. He performs often on the Grand Ole Opry stage. On 10 January 2009 he appeared at Carnegie Hall.

Mule Deer was once roommates with comedian Steve Martin and musician Michael Johnson.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Mathis, Johnny (born 30 September 1935). Notes: Music collaborators
  • friend relationship with Martin, Steve (born 14 August 1945). Notes: Roommates


  • Work : Great Achievement 10 January 2009 (Appeared at Carnegie Hall)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided copy of birth notice, Lead Daily Call (Lead, South Dakota), 22 Nov 1939, page 3, born at St. John's Hospital, Huron.


  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs (Four decade career)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Country-Western
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (The Back Porch Majority; The New Society; Bandanna)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitar)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Country)