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 Denver Pyle

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Denver Pyle Famous memorial

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

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. Marshal" (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 has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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. Marshal" (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 has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 2331
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/2331/denver-pyle: accessed ), memorial page for Denver Pyle (11 May 1920–25 Dec 1997), Find a Grave Memorial ID 2331, citing Forreston Cemetery, Forreston, Ellis County, Texas, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.