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Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:35 pm

Actor James Arness Dies at the age of 88. He died of natural causes and he played on Gunsmoke as Marshall Matt Dillion.

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Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:42 pm

He was one of my heroes

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Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:46 pm

He played in something else to but can't remember what. Anyone knows what other shows he played in?

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Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:59 pm

duffygoofy wrote:He played in something else to but can't remember what. Anyone knows what other shows he played in?


From Wikipedia - Television Roles
1950 The Lone Ranger (1 episode as Deputy Bud Titus)[12][13]
1954 Lux Video Theatre "The Chase"
1956 Front Row Center
1959 The Red Skelton Chevy Special
1961 The Chevrolet Golden Anniversary Show
1972 A Salute to Television's 25th Anniversary
1976 The Macahans
1977 How The West Was Won — Miniseries
1978–1979 How The West Was Won — TV series
1981 McClain's Law
1987 The Alamo: 13 Days to Glory — as Jim Bowie[14]
1988 Red River[15] remake of Red River (1948)


Wasn't his brother in the Mission Impossible series? Peter Graves, I believe.

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Fri Jun 03, 2011 6:43 pm

Thank you for the infor. Yes his brother is Peter Graves and i heard he died last year.

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Sat Jun 04, 2011 1:43 am

may he rest in peace

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Sat Jun 04, 2011 1:44 pm

He also played the title role in "The Thing" (1951).





He stood 6' 7" which worked out well as an alien.
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