James Arness net worth: James Arness was an American actor who had a net worth of $8 million. James Arness was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in May 1923 and passed away in June 2011. He was best known for starring as Matt Dillon in the television series Gunsmoke from 1955 to 1975. He also reprised the role in the 1987 film Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge and four other made for television movies in the 1990s. Arness starred as Zeb Macahan in the TV series How the West Was Won from 1976 to 1979. From 1981 to 1982 he starred as Det. Jim McClain in the series McClain’s Law. Arness starred in several other films including The Farmer’s Daughter, Iron Man, Hondo, The Sea Chase, The First Traveling Saleslady, and more. He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960 at 1751 Vine Street. He was also nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards for Gunsmoke. James Arness passed away on June 3, 2011 at 88 years old. James was the older brother of Mission: Impossible actor Peter Graves.
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|Net Worth||$8 Million|
|Date of Birth||May 26, 1923 (age 100 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||6 ft 7 in (2 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Soldier, Television producer|
|Nationality||United States of America|
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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.James Arness
I had the privilege of working with so many great actors over the years.James Arness
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.James Arness
The kids don't really have any part of my television life. Fortunately, there aren't many times when show business intrudes on our family existence.James Arness
What made us different from other westerns was the fact that 'Gunsmoke' wasn't just action and a lot of shooting; they were character-study shows.James Arness