Legendary actor, Burl Ives, was born Burle Icle Ivanhoe Ives on Jun 14, 1909 in Hunt City, IL. Ives died at the age of 85 on Apr 14, 1995 in Anacortes, WA and was laid to rest in Mound Cemetery in Hunt City, Jasper County, IL.
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Burl Ives was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Supporting Actor for The Big Country (as Rufus Hannassey) in 1958.
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[Buck Hannassey is about to shoot the weaponless James McKay until Buck's father intercedes]
Rufus Hannassey: You don't shoot an unarmed man... not while I'm around.
Rufus Hannassey: Crawl, you act like a dog, crawl like one! Crawl I said, crawl!
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