Jim Davis

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Jim Davis

Born

8/26/1909, Edgerton, Missouri, USA

Died

4/26/1981

Birth Name

Marlin Davis

Gender

Male

Also Known As

James Davis
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With one of the most recognizable faces and voices on television during the 1960s until his death in 1981, Jim Davis turned women's heads and captivated young boys with dreams of being a cowboy. Known early on for his work in serial westerns and then television cowboy parts,…more

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    • Davis has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

    • Jim Davis is best known as the retired noss of Ewing Oil in the soap opera "Dallas". John Wayne was the first choice for this role (both, Jim Davis and John Wayne appeared together in several Westerns), but he was too ill, so Jim Davis took over.

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  • hell of an actor

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    there is one reason they never replaced him. because no one could ever fill his shoes. he was one of a kind. jim davis was a dying breed when he took the role of jock. he nailed the character perfectly. with gravel in you guts attitude, jock ewing did not take crap from anyone.
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