Yes, All Of These Celebrities Are Appearing In Dolly Parton’s Netflix Series Heartstrings

You can't talk about country music without paying homage to the genre's queen, Ms. Dolly Parton. The vivacious singer is widely responsible for shaping the Nashville music scene into what it is today, with hits like "9 to 5" and "It’s All Wrong, But It’s All Right" influencing the sounds of country music artists to come.

In the Netflix original series Heartstrings, the award-winning discography of the country music icon will be brought to life. Each episode in the 8-part series will tell a heartfelt story inspired by songs in Parton's repertoire, including the cult classic "Jolene."

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Heartstrings will bring together an all-star cast of actors — click through to find out who will appear in the series.

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Dolly Parton

The 73-year-old singer-songwriter's famed career started as a child singing songs in the Great Mountains of East Tennessee. Years later, Parton has established herself as a pillar of country music, with an incredible discography that includes 50 different studio albums.
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Julianne Hough

Hough made her name in the world of ballroom dancing, earning herself a spot (and two mirror ball trophies) on ABC's Dancing With the Stars. After retiring from the reality series, Hough took up acting and starred in musical films like Footloose and Rock of Ages.
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Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Audiences first got to know Williams-Paisley as Annie Banks in the 1991 family comedy Father of the Bride and in its 1995 sequel. The actress also starred in the television series According to Jim and Nashville.
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Dallas Roberts

Roberts has found work across the television landscape, starring in shows of every drama from post-apocalyptic horror (The Walking Dead) to comedy (Netflix's Insatiable).
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Kathleen Turner

A Hollywood icon, Turner has been in some of the most popular cinematic classics of our time, including the OG romantic comedy Romancing the Stone with Michael Douglas. The actress has also had several successful runs on Broadway in shows like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.
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Ginnifer Goodwin

Goodwin's most famous part to date is her role in ABC's Once Upon a Time, in which she played the Disney princess Snow White. Fun fact: Goodwin married her on-screen Prince Charming, Josh Dallas, in 2014!
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Kyle Bornheimer

Before landing the lead role of Sam in the CBS sitcom Worst Week, this Indiana-born actor was spending his time at the The Curtainbox Theatre Company.
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Gerald McRaney

Remember wily billionaire Nathan Tusk from Netflix's now-defunct political series House of Cards? The DC influencer was played by Hollywood veteran McRaney.
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Brooke Elliott

Elliott was the star of Lifetime's original series Drop Dead Diva, a story about a self-absorbed model who gets another chance at life in a new body.
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Ben Lawson

Lawson's acting career began in his native Australia, where he starred on a popular soap opera called Neighbours. He's since crossed the pond to take on roles in American series such as Designated Survivor, 13 Reasons Why, and Covert Affairs.
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Colin O'Donoghue

It's a Once Upon a Time reunion...kind of. O'Donoghue, who also appeared in the fantasy series alongside Ginnifer Goodwin as Hook, will star in Heartstrings.
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Willa Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald made audiences Scream as the lead character in the first two seasons of the MTV original series.
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Mac Davis

A country singer, songwriter, and actor, Davis found success early in his career writing music for Elvis Presley. Davis's pen is responsible for the mega hits "A Little Less Conversation" and "Don't Cry Daddy."
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Melissa Leo

The winner of an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an Emmy Award, decorated actress Leo just needs to head to Broadway so that she can join the exclusive EGOT club.
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Ray McKinnon

McKinnon is a triple threat; he acts (Deadwood, Sons of Anarchy) in addition to directing (The Accountant) and writing screenplays.
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Andy Mientus

Mientus loves to sing and dance, and he's pretty good at both. He's starred in the Broadway products of Les Misérables and Wicked as well as in the NBC Broadway-themed series Smash.
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Holly Taylor

The Canadian actress hit the scene in the Broadway production of Billy Elliot, but she launched onto the mainstream through her role in the FX television series The Americans.
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Bellamy Young

Loved her or hated her, Young made a serious impression as First Lady (and later POTUS!) Mellie Grant in Shonda Rhimes' hit political drama Scandal.
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Robert Taylor

The Australian actor starred in the A&E series Longmire but was also in The Matrix and survival thriller Vertical Limit.
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Patricia Wettig

This actress and playwright has won a Golden Globe Award and several Emmys for her roles in popular shows like Prison Break and Brothers & Sisters.
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Timothy Busfield

Busfield is an accomplished actor as well as a passionate philanthropist; the thirtysomething actor founded the B Street Theatre in 1986.

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Virginia Gardener

You might not recognize Gardener at first glance because she's not shooting intergalactic laser beams out of her hands; the actress starred in the Hulu show Marvel's Runaways as the comic book character Karolina Dean.
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Sarah Shahi

Shahi was a cheerleader for the Dallas Cowboys before moving to Los Angeles in 2000 to pursue an acting career. In Hollywood, she found success on the small screen, nabbing lead roles on The L Word and Person of Interest.
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Rochelle Aytes

Aytes's big break came in 2013 with the steamy ABC drama Mistresses. She played the protagonist April Malloy, a newly widowed mother trying to uncover the secrets behind her husband's death.
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Jessica Collins

A heavy hitter in the soap opera industry, Collins starred in the classic soap opera Loving from 1991 to 1994 and even had a four-year run on The Young and the Restless.
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