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 Denver Pyle

Denver Pyle

Birth
Bethune, Kit Carson County, Colorado, USA
Death 25 Dec 1997 (aged 77)
Burbank, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Forreston, Ellis County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 2331 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Bethune, Colorado, after serving in the US Navy in World War II, he began performing in amateur theater productions and made his big screen debut in "The guilt of Janet Ames" (1947). A veteran of many films, he had a close association with actor John Wayne appearing in his films such as "The Horse Soldiers" (1959), "The Alamo" (1960), "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962) and "Cahill U.S. Marshall" (1973). For television, his credits include "Route 66", "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza", "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams" and for his role of Uncle Jesse on "The Dukes of Hazzard". He died of cancer at the age 77 in Burbank, California and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2331
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Denver Pyle (11 May 1920–25 Dec 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2331, citing Forreston Cemetery, Forreston, Ellis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .