Actor. Born in Wetumpka, Alabama. James was the brother of actress Mary Anderson who played the part of Maybelle Merriweather, in Gone with the Wind. James was best remembered for his role as a villain, Bob Ewell in To Kill a Mockingbird. James made over 120 appearances, mostly in television and several films between 1941 and 1969. He appeared in a number of westerns throughout his career, often playing a gun for hire or outlaw. He would also occasionally play bit parts as store keepers and a frontier scout. James died before the release of his final two films, The Ballad of Cable Hogue in 1970 and Little Big Man also in 1970. He died of a heart attack at the age of 48.
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