1960s: Hosted a collection of bloopers and outtakes from "Gunsmoke" and other programs, which was produced for a CBS Network affiliates meeting. This gag reel has been released on several blooper videos, though often without Arness' original deadpan introductions and commentary.
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Jim Arness | James Aurness | Jim Aurness
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Did You Know?
I had the pleasure of knowing Ronald Reagan
before he became Governor of California. He was a truly great human being and we usually spent our time together reminiscing about mutual friends. He will be missed by all who knew him and by a nation that will mourn with us. (2004)
Became U.S. Marshal Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke
(1955) after John Wayne
suggested Arness to play it. (Wayne himself, contrary to legend, was never offered the role.).
Role of Matt Dillon on "Gunsmoke" (1955).