James Arness

May 26, 1923
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bio: American actor James Arness had an unremarkable Minneapolis childhood, but his wartime experiences shattered that normality - literally. During the battle of Anzio, Arness' right leg was peppered with machine gun bullets, and when the bones were set they didn't mend properly, leaving him with a slight but permanent limp. The trauma of the experience mellowed into… More


James Arness Videos

2 minutes 36 seconds
Many Rivers To Cross
3 minutes 11 seconds
3 minutes 17 seconds
Big Jim Mclain
3 minutes 46 seconds
Carbine Williams
30 seconds

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