Kenneth Kercheval

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Kenneth Kercheval

Birth
Wolcottville, Lagrange County, Indiana, USA
Death 21 Apr 2019 (aged 83)
Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Vermillion County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 198562207 · View Source
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Actor. He was best known to television viewers as 'Cliff Barnes,' the oil tycoon who was repeatedly bested by J.R. Ewing on the long-running CBS primetime soap opera "Dallas" from 1978 to 1991. After attending both the University of Indiana and the University of the Pacific, he started acting on the theatrical stage on and off-Broadway. He made his television acting debut in 1962 on the television series "Naked City." Besides "Dallas," he went on to appear in such television series as "The Defenders," "The Secret Storm," "Kojak," "Starsky and Hutch," "The Love Boat," "Murder, She Wrote," "Diagnosis Murder," and "Crossing Jordan." He not only appeared as 'Cliff Barnes' on the original "Dallas" series, but also on the 1996 telefilm and the TNT reboot of the series from 2012 to 2014. In 1968, he made his "big screen" debut in the film "Pretty Poison." He also appeared in such films as "The Seven-Ups" (1973), "Network" (1976), "The Lincoln Conspiracy" (1977), "F.I.S.T." (1978), "Corporate Affairs" (1990), and "Beretta's Island" (1993),

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Gary L. Jones
  • Added: 23 Apr 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 198562207
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kenneth Kercheval (15 Jul 1935–21 Apr 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 198562207, citing Pisgah Cemetery, Vermillion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .