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Kris' father was an Air Force general who pushed his son to a
military career. Kris was a Golden Gloves boxer and went to Ponoma
College in California. From there, he earned a Rhodes scholarship
to study literature at Oxford. He ultimately joined teh Air Force
and achieved the rank of Captain. He became a helicopter pilot,
which served him well later. In 1965, he resigned his commission to
pursue songwriting.. He had just been assigned to become a teacher
at West Point. He got a job sweeping floors in Nashville studios.
There he met Johnny Cash, who initially took some of his songs but
ignored them. He was also working as a commercial copter pilot at
the time. He got Cash's attention when he landed his helicopter in
Cash's yard and gave him some more tapes. Cash then recorded
Kristofferson's "Sunday Mornign Coming Down", which went on to
become 1970's Song Of The Year by the Country Music Association.
Kris was noted for his heavy boozing. He lost his copter pilot job
when he passed out at the controls. He also caused the divorce from
wife, Rita Coolidge, when he was reaching a bottle and half of Jack
Daniels daily. Kris gave up alcohol in 1976. His acting career
nose-dived after making "Heaven's Gate" in 1980. In recent years,
he has made a comeback with his musical and acting careers. He does
say that he prefers his music, but says his children are his true
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