James Arness age

James Arness (TV Actor ) was born in Minneapolis, MN on a Saturday, May 26, 1923 . James Arness is 97 years old. He is a Gemini and was born in the Year of the Pig .

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.

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FULL NAME: James Arness
BIRTH DATE: May 26, 1923
BIRTHPLACE: Minneapolis, MN
AGE: 97 years old
ZODIAC: Gemini


James Arness is a TV Actor. 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. He spent time as a courier for a jewelry wholesaler while attending high school.

DID YOU KNOW He was featured on the television show, Gunsmoke.

FACT He was a close friend of actor John Wayne.

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Currently, James Arness is 97 years old. He will celebrate his 98th birthday on a Saturday, May 26th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.


James Arness’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini’s life pursuit is to explore a little bit of everything and a secret desire to be ahead of the crowd. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chats with nearly anyone, short trips and dislike being alone, being confined, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly and exchange ideas, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

James Arness was born in the Year of the Pig. People with this sign are nice and good-mannered. They’re always forgiving of other people’s mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility. This year is the year of the .

DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.

James Arness is a 97 years old TV Actor, who was born in May, in the Year of the Pig (1923) and is a Gemini.

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