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Who is James Arness? Biography, gossip, facts?



James King Arness (May 26 1923 - June 3 2011) was an American actor best known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon in the television series Gunsmoke for 20 years. Arness has the distinction of having played the role of Dillon in five separate decades: 1955 to 1975 in the weekly series then in Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987) and four more made-for-TV Gunsmoke movies in the 1990s. In Europe Arness reached cult status for his role as Zeb Macahan in the western series How the West Was Won.

How does James Arness look like? How did James Arness look like young?

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When is James Arness's birthday?


James Arness was born on the , which was a Saturday. James Arness's next birthday would be in 242 days (would be turning 100years old then).

How old would James Arness be today?


Today, James Arness would be 99 years old. To be more precise, James Arness would be 36135 days old or 867240 hours.

Are there any books, DVDs or other memorabilia of James Arness? Is there a James Arness action figure?


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What was James Arness's zodiac sign?


James Arness's zodiac sign was Gemini.
The ruling planet of Gemini is Mercury. Therefore, lucky days were Wednesdays and lucky numbers were: 5, 14, 23, 32, 41 and 50. Scarlet and Red were James Arness's lucky colors. Typical positive character traits of Gemini include: Spontaneity, Brazenness, Action-orientation and Openness. Negative character traits could be: Impatience, Impetuousness, Foolhardiness, Selfishness and Jealousy.

Was James Arness gay or straight?


Many people enjoy sharing rumors about the sexuality and sexual orientation of celebrities. We don't know for a fact whether James Arness was gay, bisexual or straight. However, feel free to tell us what you think! Vote by clicking below.
10% of all voters think that James Arness was gay (homosexual), 87% voted for straight (heterosexual), and 3% like to think that James Arness was actually bisexual.


Is James Arness still alive? Are there any death rumors?


Unfortunately no, James Arness is not alive anymore. The death rumors are true.

Are there any photos of James Arness's hairstyle or shirtless?

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How old was James Arness when he/she died?


James Arness was 88 years old when he/she died.

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82% of all voters think that James Arness was hot, 18% voted for "Not Hot".

When did James Arness die? How long ago was that?


James Arness died on the 3rd of June 2011, which was a Friday. The tragic death occurred 11 years ago.

Where was James Arness born?


James Arness was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Did James Arness do drugs? Did James Arness smoke cigarettes or weed?


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13% of the voters think that James Arness did do drugs regularly, 10% assume that James Arness did take drugs recreationally and 77% are convinced that James Arness has never tried drugs before.

Where did James Arness die?


James Arness died in California, Los Angeles.

What was James Arness's birth name?


James Arness's birth name was James King Aurness.

When did James Arness's career start? How long ago was that?


James Arness's career started in 1947. That is more than 75 years ago.

Which university did James Arness attend?


James Arness attended Beloit College for academic studies.

What is James Arness's official website?


There are many websites with news, gossip, social media and information about James Arness on the net. However, the most official one we could find is www.jamesarness.com.

Who are similar persons to James Arness?


Sarah Gillespie, Deepak Balraj Vij, Ziauddin Islahi, Robert Lachenay and John G. Preston are persons that are similar to James Arness. Click on their names to check out their FAQs.

What is James Arness doing now?


As mentioned above, James Arness died 11 years ago. Feel free to add stories and questions about James Arness's life as well as your comments below.

What is James Arness's net worth in 2022? How much does James Arness earn?


According to various sources, James Arness's net worth has grown significantly in 2022. However, the numbers vary depending on the source. If you have current knowledge about James Arness's net worth, please feel free to share the information below.
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James Arness's net worth is estimated to be in the range of approximately $301940508 in 2022, according to the users of vipfaq. The estimated net worth includes stocks, properties, and luxury goods such as yachts and private airplanes.