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Jimmy Dean (I) (1928–2010)


Jimmy Dean, the musician, actor and entrepreneur, was instrumental in the mainstreaming of country music, a genre that now ranks as the most popular in the United States but which, back in the 1960s, was accorded little respect in the mass media. Jimmy Dean had a #1 hit in the US and England with his song "Big Bad John," which established his fame... See full bio »

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(age 81) in Varina, Virginia, USA

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Known For

Diamonds Are Forever
Diamonds Are Forever Willard Whyte
(1971)
Big Bad John
Big Bad John Cletus Morgan
(1990)
J.J. Starbuck
J.J. Starbuck Charlie Bullets
(1987-1988)
Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone Josh Clements / Jeremiah / Delo Jones
(1967-1970)

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 1990 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Bobby Diamond
- Ballad for a Blue Lady (1990) ... Bobby Diamond
 1987-1988 J.J. Starbuck (TV Series)
Charlie Bullets
- A Song from the Sequel (1988) ... Charlie Bullets
- Murder by Design (1988) ... Charlie Bullets
- The Circle Unbroken (1988) ... Charlie Bullets
- Graveyard Shift (1987) ... Charlie Bullets
- Gold from the Rainbow (1987) ... Charlie Bullets
 1981-1982 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Beau Gillette / Charlie Rowlands
- Funny Man/Tattoo, the Matchmaker (1982) ... Beau Gillette
- Man-Beast/Ole Island Oprey (1981) ... Charlie Rowlands
 1977 The City (TV Movie)
Wes Collins
 1972 Rolling Man (TV Movie)
Lyman Hawkes
 1967-1970 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Josh Clements / Jeremiah / Delo Jones
- Bringing Up Josh (1970) ... Josh Clements
- Sunshine Patriots (1970) ... Josh Clements
- An Angel Cried (1970) ... Josh Clements
- The Cache (1969) ... Josh Clements
- A Bearskin for Jamie Blue (1969) ... Josh Clements (credit only)
 1969 The Ballad of Andy Crocker (TV Movie)
Mack
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TV commercials for Jimmy Dean Foods See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Star Sign:

Leo

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