James Best

James Best (Julie 26, 1926 – Apryle 6, 2015) wis an American actor.[1] He is best kent for his starring role as bumblin Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane in the CBS televeesion series The Dukes of Hazzard.

James Best
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Best appeared twice on NBC's western televeesion series, Frontier.
BornJules Guy
26 Julie 1926(1926-07-26)
Powderly, Kentucky, U.S.
Dee'd6 Apryle 2015(2015-04-06) (aged 88)
Hickory, North Carolina, U.S.
ResidenceLake Murray, Sooth Carolina
ThriftFilm, televeesion, voice actor, artist, acting coach, college professor, singer and songwriter, guitarist
Years active1950–2015
Hauf-marrae(s)(1) Missing
(2) Jobee Ayers (married, 1959-1977, divorced)
(3) Dorothy Best (1986-2015)
BairnsGary, Janeen, and Jojami Best

Best deit on Apryle 6, 2015, in Hickory, North Carolina frae complications o pneumonia. He wis 88.[2]


  1. "Stories of the Century: "Little Britches", June 17, 1954". Internet Movie Data Base. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
  2. James Best, sheriff of ‘Hazzard,’ dies in Hickory at 88

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