Loudon Wainwright III

Loudon Wainwright III is a singer songwriter and actor. He has recorded twenty-seven albums, including his 2010 Grammy Award winning High, Wide, & Handsome. His songs have been covered by Johnny Cash, Mose Allison, Rufus Wainwright, Bonnie Raitt, and Earl Scruggs among others.

As an actor he has appeared on TV (M*A*S*H, Ally McBeal, Undeclared), in movies (Big Fish, The Aviator, Knocked Up), on Broadway (Pump Boys and Dinettes) and off (Hot Lunch Apostles, Surviving Twin).

"Mr. Wainwright wrings more human truth out of his contradiction than any other songwriter of his generation." The New York Times