James Best

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James Best

Best appeared twice on NBC's western television series, Frontier.
Born Jules Guy
July 26, 1926(1926-07-26)
Powderly, Kentucky, U.S.
Died April 6, 2015(2015-04-06) (aged 88)
Hickory, North Carolina, U.S.
Residence Lake Murray, South Carolina
Occupation Film, television, voice actor, artist, acting coach, college professor, singer and songwriter, guitarist
Years active 1950–2015

(1) Missing
(2) Jobee Ayers (married, 1959-1977, divorced)

(3) Dorothy Best (1986-2015)
Children Gary, Janeen, and Jojami Best

James Best (July 26, 1926 – April 6, 2015) was an American actor.[1] He is best known for his starring role as bumbling Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane in the CBS television series The Dukes of Hazzard. He has also worked as an acting coach, artist, college professor, and musician.

Best died on April 6, 2015, in Hickory, North Carolina from complications of pneumonia. He was 88.[2]

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