Job Film, television, voice actor, artist, acting coach, college professor, singer and songwriter, guitarist
Years active 1950-present
Top Roles Lt. JG Jorgensen, Crater, Tom Folliard, Crewman, Carter, Rebel Soldier
Top GenresDrama, Western, War, Action, Comedy, Adventure
Top TopicsWorld War II, Civil War, True Story (based on)
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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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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:

Sam Mullen: By the time those cattle get through stomping Matt, nobody is going to notice he was shot.

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

[picking up a torn jacket]
Thorne Sherman: They don't leave much, do they?

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James Best Facts
A former military policeman, served in Germany after the end of WWII.

The sixth of seven children, his mother died when he was 3 and he was taken to an orphanage when his Kentucky-born coal-mining father, an alcoholic, could no longer keep the family together. He was adopted at age 5 by Armen and Essa Best of Indiana.

He and his wife Dorothy Best, along with Kevin Lang, have formed their own Production Company. Called "Best Friend Films," the company specializes in high definition production, featuring the Panasonic Varicam, with a Pro 35 lens adapter, which enables them to use Panavision 35mm film lenses on a digital camera. They also feature an HD online edit suite, making them a "one stop shop in HD production for the Independent Producer.

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