Homer Lee

The Many Faces of Terry ‘Homer Lee’ Sanders

‘Homer Lee’ is none other than Branson, Missouri’s favorite comedic actor, Terry Wayne Sanders. He’s the busiest comedian in town with 9 different jobs in the entertainment field!  He’s still going strong in his 43rd year as a comic headliner now known as ‘The Face of Branson’!

Entertaining literally millions of people just like you at Silver Dollar City (an 1880’s themed park in Branson) with a wide range of characters have afforded Terry “Homer Lee” Sanders, the opportunity to work with Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers and the late Bob Hope.  Terry has received the award/title ‘COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR‘ 10 times! As well as the prestigious ‘Terry Beene Pioneer Award‘!

A veteran in films with Annie Potts, Tim Curry and Leslie Nielsen, Terry prefers the one-on-one touch and intimacy with audiences in live performances. In addition to his regular performances at Silver Dollar City and in The Shepherd of the Hills play in Branson playing several roles, Mr. Sanders was the comedian at the Braschler Music Show for 17 years. His comedy antics earned him a regular spot on television’s Hee Haw where he worked exclusively with Roy Clark, Grandpa Jones and Minnie Pearl.  Since then he’s had the pleasure of working for many shows in Branson, MO. like Pierce ArrowThe Grand JubileeThe Branson Brothers Show, & Shoji Tabuchi as well.  This is Terry’s 2nd season to be the comedian for ‘CJ Newsom’s Classic Country’s & Comedy Show’ with award winning CJ Newsom here in Branson!

This is Terry’s 21st season performing in The Shepherd of the Hills play.  Terry’s son, Evan James Sanders also perform in America’s #1 outdoor drama “The Shepherd of the Hills’.

He is also the host of many personal appearances at Big Cedar Lodge near Branson 17 years! He’s in his 17th season to perform at the Baker Creek Seed Company in Mansfield, MO., & 17 years as ‘Barney Fife’ for the Muscular Dystrophy Association & their ‘lock-ups’.  Plus, many personal appearances!

Terry’s an avid “people watcher” and uses his keen observations of day-to-day life to keep his material fresh and his audiences in stitches. It was Minnie Pearl who said it best, “Terry’s one of the best and honey, I’ve seen a lot!”