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Birth Name: Jewel Franklin Guy
Age: died on Apr 6, 2015 (age 88) years old
Birthday: July 26, 1926
Height (m): 6 Feet
Country: United States
James Best is an actor from United States. Scroll below to find out more about James’s bio, net worth, family, dating, partner, wiki, and facts.


He was born on July 26, 1926 in Powderly, KY. His birth name is Jewel Franklin Guy and he is known for his acting appearance in the movie like “The Dukes of Hazzard” and “Forbidden Planet”.
Full Name: James Best
First Name: James
Last Name: Best
Profession: TV Actor
Date of Birth: July 26, 1926
Place of Birth: Powderly, KY
Birth Country United States
Birth Sign: Leo
Gender: Male

James Best – Name Meaning:

The first name James means following after. The name comes from the English word.

Age and Birthday:

James died on Apr 6, 2015 (age 88). His birthdate is on July 26 and the birthday was a Monday. He was born in 1926 and representing the Silent Generation.

Height, Weight, and Physical status:

James Best’s real height is 1.85 m ( 6′ ) tall.
Height (feet-in): 6′
Weight (kg): not known
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Zodiac Sign: Leo
Opposite Sign: Aquarius
Duality: Assertive
Modality: Fixed
Birth Flower: Water Lily


He had three children and married his second wife, Dorothy Best, in 1986.
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Marital Status: Married
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No. of Children: 3




He played the role of Jim Campbell in the TV series Death Valley Days with Robert Taylor.

Film, Movie, and Tv Show:

  • Forbidden Planet
  • The Twilight Zone
  • The Caine Mutiny
  • Winchester ’73
  • Shock Corridor
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents
  • Rolling Thunder
  • The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms


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    Net Worth, Salary, and Earning:

    The estimated net worth of James Best is $2 Million. His primary source of income is to work as an artist and guitarist.
    Estimated Net worth: $2 Million million USD
    Estimated Salary: N/A
    Net worth verification status: Verified
    Last update: 2023

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