As per our current Database, James Arness has been died on Jun 3, 2011 (age 88).
When James Arness die, James Arness was 88 years old.
|Popular As||James Arness|
|Age||88 years old|
|Born||May 26, 1923 (Minneapolis, MN)|
James Arness’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.
James Arness was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.
Portrayed the role of Marshall Dillon on TV's Gunsmoke for twenty years, a role that John Wayne declined and recommended for Arness according to urban legend.
He spent time as a courier for a jewelry wholesaler while attending high school.
He was featured on the television show, Gunsmoke.
He married first wife Virginia Chapman in 1948. The couple divorced in 1960. He had two sons and daughter. His younger brother, Peter Graves, was also an actor.
He was a close friend of actor John Wayne.