James Best

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James Best (born Jewel Franklin Guy; July 26, 1926 – April 6, 2015) was an American television, film, character, voice, and stage actor, as well as a writer, director, acting coach, artist, college professor, and musician, whose career spanned seven decades of television. He appeared as a guest on various country music and talk shows.

One of the busiest actors in Hollywood, who began his contract career with Universal Studios in 1949, where he met unfamiliar actors Julie Adams, Piper Laurie, Tony Curtis and Rock Hudson. Best's long career began in films in 1950. He appeared primarily in Westerns, playing opposite Audie Murphy in Kansas Raiders (1950), The Cimarron Kid (1952) and The Quick Gun (1964), Raymond Massey in Seven Angry Men (1955), George Montgomery in Last of the Badman (1957), Frank Lovejoy in Cole Younger Gunfighter (1958), and Randolph Scott in Ride Lonesome (1959). He also starred in the science fiction cult movie, The Killer Shrews (1959) and its sequel, Return of the Killer Shrews (2012). He is most known for playing bumbling Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane in the action/comedy Dukes of Hazzard, a role that he revised in The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion! (1997) as his character was now "boss" of Hazzard County as well as sheriff, and again in The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood (2000).

Name James Best
Age 97 years 10 month 3 days old
Net Worth 2 million
Height 1.85 meter
Born Place Powderly, Kentucky, USA
Nationality US
Birthday 1926-07-26
Death 2015-04-06

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James Best Age in 2024 is 97 years 10 month 3 days old

2. What was the birthday of James Best ?

Birthday of James Best was 1926-07-26

3. what was the net worth of James Best in 2024 ?

James Best net worth in 2024 is 2 million

4. what was the height of James Best ?

James Best height was 1.85 meter

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James Best nationality was US

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James Best occupation was artist , guitarist , singer-songwriter , actor , screenwriter , musician , acting_coach , voice_actor , theatre_director , film_producer

7. What was the gender of James Best ?

Gender of James Best was Male

8. When James Best was Died ?

James Best was died on 2015-04-06

9. What was nick name of James Best ?

Nick name of James Best was Jewel Franklin Guy,James K. Best,Jimmy Best,Jim Best

10. Where James Best was born?

James Best was born in Powderly, Kentucky, USA

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