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James Best

James Best

Born in Powderly, Kentucky, USA on 26th July 1926. Died in 2015 aged 88 years old.
You've seen -- of his 18 trackable films

James Best was an actor with a career spanning 63 years, from 1950 to 2013, starting at the age of 24. His first film was Winchester '73 and his last film was The Sweeter Side of Life. A lot of his work was in the Drama and Western genres.

Known For

Filmography

Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
The Sweeter Side of Life poster The Sweeter Side of Life 2013 1h 20m
Hallmark Movies Now Apple TV Channel
Return of the Killer Shrews poster Return of the Killer Shrews 2012 1h 24m
Hot Tamale poster Hot Tamale 2006 1h 42m
Death Mask poster Death Mask 1998 1h 27m
Rolling Thunder poster Rolling Thunder 1977 1h 35m
Ode to Billy Joe poster Ode to Billy Joe 1976 1h 45m
Sounder poster Sounder 1972 1h 45m
Plex Channel
DistroTV
UP Faith & Family Apple TV Channel
Firecreek poster Firecreek 1968 1h 44m
First to Fight poster First to Fight 1967 1h 37m
Plex Channel
Shenandoah poster Shenandoah 1965 1h 45m
Shock Corridor poster Shock Corridor 1963 1h 42m
Plex Channel
The Mountain Road poster The Mountain Road 1960 1h 42m
Ride Lonesome poster Ride Lonesome 1959 1h 13m
Plex Channel
Hot Summer Night poster Hot Summer Night 1957 1h 26m
Forbidden Planet poster Forbidden Planet 1956 1h 38m
The Caine Mutiny poster The Caine Mutiny 1954 2h 4m
Seminole poster Seminole 1953 1h 27m
Winchester '73 poster Winchester '73 1950 1h 32m

Regularly Credited With

James Stewart's profile
James Stewart
4 films together
Jay C. Flippen
Jay C. Flippen
3 films together
Claude Akins
Claude Akins
3 films together
Steve Brodie
Steve Brodie
2 films together
Christopher Goodman's profile
Christopher Goodman
2 films together
Chuck Roberson
Chuck Roberson
2 films together
Dean Jagger
Dean Jagger
2 films together
Roy Jenson
Roy Jenson
2 films together
Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin
2 films together

Stats

His Top Genres 1
17% Drama
+ 36 more
His Top Years
6% 2013
+ 17 more

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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James Best FAQ

How old was James Best when he died?

88 years old.

When was James Best born?

26th July 1926

Where was James Best born?

Powderly, Kentucky, USA

Has James Best won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has James Best won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is James Best?

He was Caucasian.