This is a discussion on RIP James Arness (Marshal Matt Dillon, Gunsmoke) within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Looks like we lost a WWII Veteran and legendary actor. Arness served and was wounded at Anzio during WWII and his decorations include the Bronze ...
Looks like we lost a WWII Veteran and legendary actor. Arness served and was wounded at Anzio during WWII and his decorations include the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with three bronze battle stars, the World War II Victory Medal and the Combat Infantryman Badge.
'Gunsmoke' actor James Arness dies at age 88 - CNN.com
edit: OOPS. Sorry, I just noticed there's already another thread on this.
Last edited by packinnova; June 6th, 2011 at 02:33 PM.
Didn't see the other thread, so glad I saw it here............. shame to see the last of them going. According to that, the last time he was acting, he was about 59 yrs old ... seems like only yesterday.
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