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Played the role of Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on the TV series The Dukes of Hazzard with Tom Wopat and guest starred more than 200 times across various shows.
He joined the Army after World War II.
He played the role of Jim Campbell in the TV series Death Valley Days with Robert Taylor.
How did James Best die?
James Best's death was caused by Complications from pneumonia.
Death. Best died on April 6, 2015, at the age of 88, in Hickory, North Carolina, from complications of pneumonia.
|Cause of death||Complications from pneumonia|
|Age of death||88 years|
|Birthday||July 26, 1926|
|Death date||April 6, 2015|
|Place of death||Hickory, North Carolina, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"I do mostly Southern landscapes. I do beautiful old barns that are falling down, and beautiful trees reflecting in the water. My lovely wife Dorothy and I travel quite a bit, so I take pictures of different things that inspire me to come home, when I come home here in North Carolina, into my art studio and paint these things."James Best
"When I was putting the 'Best of Hollywood' book together, I sat down and added up just the list of Westerns I've done, and it came to well over 200."James Best
"I started painting when I was in high school."James Best
"I did meet 'The Everly Brothers' once, and we talked for awhile. Then we figured out we were first cousins! My late mother was the sister of Don and Phil's father, Ike Everly."James Best