Date of Birth:
26 May 1923
James Arness played in 6 movies in the Action, Drama, Romance, Western, Sci-Fi, Horror, Music, War genres.
James Arness got succeed with average imdb rating 6.6.
American actor James Arness had an unremarkable Minneapolis adolescence, but his wartime experiences shattered that normality - really. During the battle of Anzio, Arness' right leg was peppered with machine gun bullets, and when the bones were home they didn't convalescing properly, leaving him with a vest-pocket but permanent weak. The trauma of the experience mellowed into aimlessness after the war. Arness became a "beach dishonest," lived out of his crate, and worked intermittentl... Read more