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Jim Beaver Biography

Birth Name:
James Norman Beaver Jr.
Birth Place:
Laramie, Wyoming, United States

Fast Facts

  • Joined the United States Marine Corps with several of his close friends after graduating from high school
  • Previously worked as a newscaster and hosted jazz and classical music programs on Oklahoma City radio station KCSC
  • Made his professional stage debut as a student in a production of Rain at the Oklahoma Theatre Center in 1972
  • Worked with the Dallas Shakespeare Festival for 5 seasons
  • Served as historical consultant on 2006's Hollywoodland, the film about Superman actor George Reeves' life


  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated


  • Madeline Rose Beaver -- Daughter
  • Debbie Young -- Ex-wife
  • Cecily Adams -- Wife
  • Debbie Young -- Wife
  • Cecily Adams -- Wife (deceased)