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Birth Name: James Aurness

Birth Place: Minneapolis, MN

Birthday: May 26, 1923, Gemini

Died: June 3, 2011

Profession: Actor

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James Arness

Gunsmoke’s James Arness Dead at 88

James Arness, best known for playing Marshal Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke, died today, according to the Los Angeles Times.   According to a family spokesperson, Arness died of natural causes at his home in Brentwood, Calif. He was 88. At 6-feet-7-inc… Read more

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The Thing From Another World - Official Trailer
01:49 — Members of an Antarctic research team are killed off by a frozen alien they uncover.
Hellgate - Official Trailer
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Island In The Sky - Official Trailer
02:43 — While flying supplies to England during World War II, Capt. Dooley (John Wayne) is forced to crash land his plane in the icy wilds of Canada. Together (more…)
Remembering "Gunsmoke" actor James Arness
02:06 — Actor James Arness, famous for playing the lawman Matt Dillon on "Gunsmoke," died at the age of 88 in Brentwood, California. Bill Whitaker takes a loo (more…)

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Tue May 31 1:00pm
GunsmokeQuiet Day in Dodge(Season 18, Episode 19) TVLAND

A hectic day in the life of a lawman...with no sleep for 36 hours, Matt deals with a vicious prisoner, a brawl at the Long Branch, a 9-year-old thief and the silent treatment from Kitty. Andy Ballou: Willie Ames. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Job Snelling: Leo Gord (more…)

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Tue May 31 2:00pm
GunsmokeWhelan's Men(Season 18, Episode 20) TVLAND

A show pegged to Kitty's poker prowess. Whelan: Robert Burr. Loomis: William Bramley. Hobey: Harrison Ford. Tuck: Noble Willingham. Matt: James Arness.

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Tue May 31 3:00pm
GunsmokeKimbro(Season 18, Episode 21) TVLAND

John Anderson as Matt's mentor, an ex-lawman now on the skids. Matt: James Arness. Peak: Michael Strong.

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  • Birth Name: James Aurness
  • Birth Place: Minneapolis, MN
  • Birthday: May 26, 1923, Gemini
  • Died: June 3, 2011
  • Profession: Actor