James Arness Biography (1923-)

Real name, James Aurness; born May 26, 1923, in Minneapolis, MN; son of RolfC. and Ruth (Duesler) Arness; married Virginia Chapman, February 12, 1948 (divorced, 1960); married Janet Surtees, 1978; children: (first marriage) Craig,Jenny Lee, Rolf; brother of Peter Graves (an actor). Addresses: Home--Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, CA. Contact--P.O. Box 49599, Los Angeles, CA90049.

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May 26, 1923
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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