Skip to comments.James Best, Truly the BEST of Hollywood
Posted on 09/08/2013 4:48:26 AM PDT by Timber Rattler
Mention the name James Best, and the first Best character that comes to most peoples mind is Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane on the long-running hit TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard".
But there is much more to know about this still active 87-year-young actor, accomplished artist, author, college professor, and songwriting guitarist.
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It's too late my son, Mr Peabody's coal train done hauled it away.
It was a small part but he was in The Caine Mutiny with Humphrey Bogart, Fred MacMurray, Van Johnson, EG Marshall, Jose Ferrer.
Twilight Zone, Andy Griffith Show just to name a few.
The Killer Shrews-1959
Cleetus, this is your superior officer, Rasco Peeco Train speaking.
That was scary.
james Best spent a number of years in my namesake county as an acting coach and talent consultant after Dukes. Good to see he is still going strong.
And I didn’t know he was cousins with the Everly Brothers.
Saw him a few months ago. He seemed to be doing great. Talked with him a bit about “The Killer Shrews.” Always loved that film. It’s schlocky, but very endearing.
Best’s filmography is massive. He made an appearance in just about every episodic tv-series back in the late-50s and 1960s.
Nope. He played Jorgensen.
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