Jim Varney  American Actor

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Jim Varney passed away on 10th Feb 2000 aged 50.


Jim Varney was in a relationship with Jane Varney (1988 - 1991).


Jim Varney is a 50 year old American Actor. Born James Albert Varney Jr. on 15th June, 1949 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, he is famous for Ernest Goes to Camp in a career that spans 1976–2000. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Jim Varney was in an on-screen matchup with Laurie Metcalf in Roseanne (1988).

Jim Varney is a member of the following lists: Actors from Lexington, Kentucky, Writers from Lexington, Kentucky and Musicians from Lexington, Kentucky.


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Jim Varney50 GeminiActor
Jane Varney-Personality


Atlantis: The Lost Empire2001Jebidiah Allardyce 'Cookie' FarnsworthMovie
Daddy and Them2001Hazel MontgomeryMovie
Existo1999Marcel HorowitzMovie
Toy Story 21999Slinky DogMovie
Treehouse Hostage1999Carl BanksMovie
3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain1998Lothar ZoggMovie
Ernest in the Army1998Pvt. Ernest P. WorrellMovie
Hercules1998TV Show
100 Proof1997Rae's FatherMovie
Ernest Goes to Africa1997Ernest P. WorrelMovie
Blood, Friends and Money1997The Old MarinerMovie
Snowboard Academy1996Rudy JamesMovie
The Expert1995SnakeMovie
Toy Story1995Slinky DogMovie
Ernest Goes to School1994ErnestMovie
Your World as I See It1994Ernest P. WorrelShort Film
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1994Walt EvergreenTV Show
Ernest Rides Again1993ErnestMovie
The Beverly Hillbillies1993Jed ClampettMovie
Wilder Napalm1993RexMovie
Ernest Scared Stupid1991ErnestMovie
Ernest Goes to Jail1990Ernest P. WorrellMovie
Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Special1990ErnestTV Movie
Fast Food1989Wrangler Bob BundyMovie
Ernest Goes to Splash Mountain1989ErnestTV Movie
The Simpsons1989CooderTV Show
Ernest Saves Christmas1988Ernest P. WorrellMovie
Hey, Vern, It's Ernest!1988Ernest P. WorrellTV Show
Roseanne1988Prince CarlosTV Show
Ernest Goes to Camp1987Ernest P. WorrellMovie
Dr. Otto and the Riddle of the Gloom Beam1986Dr. OttoMovie
The Rousters1983Evan EarpTV Show
The Rousters1983Evan EarpTV Movie
Spittin' Image1982SheriffMovie
Third Annual Final Warning!!1979VariousTV Movie
America 2-Night1978Virgil SimmsTV Show
Fernwood Tonight1977Virgil SimmsTV Show
Operation Petticoat1977Seaman 'Doom & Gloom' BroomTV Show
Riding High1977Movie
Alice1976Milo SkinnerTV Show
Johnny Cash and Friends1976TV Show
Pop! Goes the Country1974Various Characters (1982-1983)TV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954Ernest P. WorrellTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (6)

jimmieJul 21, 2009

this guy is really funny

nessal95Apr 2, 2009

u were such a great actor missu jim. RIP JIM =(

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    James Albert "Jim" Varney, Jr. (June 15, 1949 – February 10, 2000) was an American actor, comedian, and writer best known for his role as Ernest P. Worrell, who was used in numerous television commercial campaigns and movies, giving him fam...

    Confirmed Relationships1
    Longest Relationship3 yrs
    Shortest Relationship3 yrs
    Average Relationship Length3 yrs
    First Name Jim
    Last Name Varney
    Full Name at Birth James Albert Varney Jr.
    Age 50 (age at death) years
    Birthday 15th June, 1949
    Birthplace Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Died 10th February, 2000
    Place of Death Whitehouse, Tennessee, USA
    Cause of Death Lung cancer
    Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
    Build Slim
    Hair Color Salt and Pepper
    Zodiac Sign Gemini
    Sexuality Straight
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Actor
    Occupation Actor
    Claim to Fame Ernest Goes to Camp
    Year(s) Active 1976–2000
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