James Arness, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age and Birthday

The Tv Actor James Arness passed away at age 88; this age of death has to be considered impressive. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of James Arness and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Portrayed the role of Marshall Dillon on TV’s Gunsmoke for twenty years, a role that John Wayne declined and recommended for Arness according to urban legend.

He married first wife Virginia Chapman in 1948. The couple divorced in 1960. He had two sons and daughter. His younger brother, Peter Graves, was also an actor. 

How did James Arness die?

James Arness' death was caused by Natural Causes.

Information about the death of James Arness
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death88 years
ProfessionTv Actor
BirthdayMay 26, 1923
Death dateJune 3, 2011
Place of deathBrentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by James Arness

I was the tallest guy in the school, and I was very conscious of being larger than anybody – classmates and teachers.

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I’ve got a little arthritis that I have to deal with. I was 6 feet 7 when I started, and I’ve shrunk up a little bit. I’m probably 6-5 or so now. But up here at 82, I feel pretty good. I’m sticking in there.

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I was honored to have served in the Army for my country. I was at Anzio during WWII, and it makes you realize how very precious life is.

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I had the privilege of working with so many great actors over the years.

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I had the pleasure of knowing Ronald Reagan before he became Governor of California. He was a truly great human being and we usually spent our time together reminiscing about mutual friends.

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