Job Film, television, voice actor, artist, acting coach, college professor, singer and songwriter, guitarist
Years active 1950-present
Top Roles Cpl. Ransom, Jason Brown, Marvin Johnson, Lt. JG Jorgensen, Crater
Top GenresDrama, Western, War, Action, Comedy, Adventure
Top TopicsWorld War II, Civil War, True Story (based on)
Top Collaborators , , (Director),
Shares birthday with Stanley Kubrick, Gracie Allen, John Foreman  see more..

James Best Overview:

Actor, James Best, was born Jewel Franklin Guy on Jul 26, 1926 in Powderly, KY. As of December 2019, James Best was 93 years old.

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Best in Hollywood: An interview (and meal) with

on Apr 29, 2014 From Comet Over Hollywood

in The Cimarron Kid (1952). He said he always died in his movies. Known for his role as Roscoe P. Coltrane on ?Dukes of Hazzard,? I interviewed actor last week about his Hollywood career. Best came to Shelby, NC last week to the Don Gibson Theatre with his one man show, “... Read full article


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James Best Quotes:

Thorne Sherman: If you have to be isolated for your work you sure picked a lonely little island.


Sam Mullen: I sure like that yellow dress. Why, you could even get hay on it and nobody would know.


Cole Younger: Like my old pappy used to say, 'A hog that straddles a fence ain't likely to wind up no place.


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Before she took up acting, Lindsay Wagner babysat for Best's children. It was Best who encouraged Wagner to take acting lessons and, in effect, kick-started her career.

Father of Janeen Damian.

Has a black belt in karate.

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