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James Best known as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane of 'The Dukes of Hazzard,' Has Died

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James Best, best known as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on The Dukes of Hazzard, has died, at age 88.


Best was a wonderfully versatile actor within a self-imposed narrow range—a Southerner who could be wily or stupid, sometimes both and a bit more. He was a gifted musician and acting teacher as well as an actor. Born Jewel Franklin Guy in Powderly, Kentucky, Best came by his show business career naturally–his mother was the sister of Ike Everly, the father of


Most people know him as Roscoe P. Coltrane, a bumbler who was the butt of jokes and pranks by Bo and Luke Duke on The Dukes of Hazzard (1979-85).




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Wow! How hot was he in the 50's and early 60's! What a change between that "Marlboro Man" look and his Roscoe days! It sounds like he had a good character acting career but that Killer Shrews just looks bad enough to be up there with the awful cult favorite Plan 9 From Outer Space or Devil Girl From Mars! Oy Vey! :eek:


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