(1990s) Stage: Appeared in "Wait Until Dark" on Broadway.
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James K. Best | Jimmy Best | Jim Best
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[on Norman Lloyd
turning 100 in 2014] I had the honor to have been directed by Norman in [The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: The Jar
(1964)]. Having worked with hundreds of directors in my career, I found very few that had Norman's qualities. He was most kind, gracious and patient with his actors. He is in all respects a complete gentleman in his personal life and I found it a genuine pleasure just to be...
Best was still trying to get an appropriate accounting from Warner Bros. about royalties earned on commodities, while working on The Dukes of Hazzard
(1979). According to his contract, he was to earn 5% of Warner Bros. share on all his commodities with his image. The following year, while Warner Bro. made $180 million for the show. Best did not received not a single fraction of his full share.
The catchphrases - "Cuff 'Em and Stuff 'Em!" and "Kew-kew-kew-kew!"