Denver Pyle

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Birthday
11, 1920
Birthplace
Bethune, CO
Death Date
Dec 25, 1997 (77)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
11, 1920
Birthplace
Bethune, CO
Death Date
Dec 25, 1997 (77)

About

Veteran television actor best remembered as Uncle Jesse on The Dukes of Hazzard and for his stint on The Andy Griffith Show.

Before Fame

He dropped out of Colorado State University to pursue a career in acting and also enlisted as a Merchant Marine in WWII.

Trivia

He also had recurring television roles on Gunsmoke, Bonanza, and The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams.

Family Life

He had two sons with first wife, Marilee Carpenter and was married to Tippie Johnston from 1983 until his death.

Associated With

He played Briscoe Darling on six episodes of The Andy Griffith Show.