Jimmy Dean


Birthday August 10, 1928

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Plainview, TX

DEATH DATE Jun 13, 2010 (81)

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Big Bad John singer who turned actor, television host, and businessman. He created the Jimmy Dean sausage brand.

Before Fame

He was an entertainer for the United States Air Force. He never completed high school.


He gave puppeteer Jim Henson his first national media exposure on The Jimmy Dean Show. He was inducted posthumously into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010.

Family Life

He married his first wife Mary Sue at the age of 22. He had three children: Robert, Connie and Garry.

Associated With

He was in Diamonds are Forever, the 1971 James Bond movie with Sean Connery.


Jimmy Dean Highlights
Jimmy Dean Highlights