Born on May 26, 1923, James Arness was an 88-year-old renowned American actor, amassing a net worth of $8 million. He is most fondly remembered for his two-decade portrayal of Marshal Matt Dillon in the iconic CBS television series Gunsmoke.
Throughout his illustrious career, James Arness showcased his exceptional talent across a spectrum of films. Notably, his impactful performance in The Thing (1951) left an enduring mark on audiences. Additionally, he contributed to cinematic classics such as How the West Was Won (1976) and The Macahans (1976), solidifying his reputation as a versatile and accomplished actor.
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|Full Name:||James King Aurness|
|Stage Name:||James Arness|
|Born:||26 May 1923 (age 88 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States|
|Died:||3 June 2011, Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Parents:||Rolf Cirkler Aurness, Ruth Duesler Aurness|
|Spouse:||Janet Surtees (m. 1978–2011), Virginia Chapman (m. 1948–1960)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Thordis Brandt (1970-1972), Tura Satana|
|Children:||Jenny Lee Aurness, Rolf Aurness, Craig Aurness|
|Occupation:||Actor • TV Personality|
|Net Worth:||$8 million|