Ellen Irlene Mandrell (born January 29, 1956) is an Americanmusician, actress and model. She is the younger sister of country singers Barbara Mandrell and Louise Mandrell.
Mandrell was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. She first rose to prominence as a model for Cover Girl, and later appeared on the top-rated yet short-lived Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters. She has also appeared on two episodes of The Love Boat, was regular on the TV series HEE HAW and worked as a commercial spokesperson for a wide range of products. She has also competed in auto racing.
Since the late 1990s, Mandrell has hosted the annual Irlene Mandrell Celebrity Shoot to raise money for Wish Upon a Star, Inc. and the Boy Scouts of America. The event, previously held in Branson, Missouri, was held in Jennings, Louisiana in 2008.
Irlene has 3 childern. Deric, Vanessa, and Christina.
Irlene Mandrell Dinner show NEW FOR 2009
Irlene Mandrell Announces Palace Dinner Shows Irlene Mandrell will be hosting a dinner/variety show at the Nashville Palace in 2009, beginning March 20. The Irlene Mandrell Dinner Show will run Fridays and Saturdays through the fall. "I'm excited to be hosting the Palace dinner show this year," says Irlene, the youngest of the famed Mandrell Sisters after Barbara and Louise. "Fans can expect some comedy, a live band, great food and family fun all wrapped into one." Tickets for the Irlene Mandrell Dinner Show are $40 and the price includes a buffet-style dinner with roast beef, grilled chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, cornbread, blackberry cobbler, tea and coffee. The Nashville Palace is located in the Music Valley area near the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and across from the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. For more information about the Nashville Palace and the Irlene Mandrell Dinner Show, go to nashvillepalace.net or call (615) 889-1540.
January 28, 2009 story by Bob Paxman
Photos from the 2007 IMS by:Sherry shook
Event is hosted by Irlene Mandrell Charities, Inc. a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization
Event Date: June 24-28th, 2009
Location: Seven Springs Resort, PA
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Event Co-ordinator John Worrell
Contact Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shoot Registration: Tammy Meyers TMeyers@7springs.com
Phone: 814-352-7777 ext. 7899
Room Reservation: For a room reservation follow this link
For reservation dates other than June 26th-28th please call directly 1-800-352-7777