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)
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 2020, James Best was 94 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:

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


Thorne Sherman: Why, that's as big as a full-grown wolf!


Mr. Keon: The kid can ride!
Joe Madden: How do you know?
Mr. Keon: I ought to know, I'm his Pa.
Joe Madden: There might be a big war party out there.
Bert Keon: Let me ride my own horse, and there's not an Indian pony that will even smell his dust.


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

Brother-in-law of John Collier.

Cousin of singers Don Everly and Phil Everly.

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