Jim Varney

Jim Varney
1949 - 2000

Jim Varney  American Actor


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American Actor Jim Varney was born James Albert Varney Jr. on 15th June, 1949 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA and passed away on 10th Feb 2000 Whitehouse, Tennessee, USA aged 50. He is most remembered for Ernest Goes to Camp. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Jim Varney was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Lea Thompson in The Beverly Hillbillies (1993) and 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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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
Eye Color Brown - Dark
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

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 fame worldwide and for playing Jed Clampett in the 1993 movie version of The Beverly Hillbillies. He also provided the original voice of Slinky Dog in the first two Toy Story films.

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Atlantis: The Lost Empire2001Cookie (voice)Movie
Daddy and Them2001Hazel MontgomeryMovie
Existo1999Marcel HorowitzMovie
Toy Story 21999Slinky Dog (voice)Movie
Treehouse Hostage1999Carl BanksMovie
3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain1998Lothar ZoggMovie
Ernest in the Army1998Arab on Quicksand, Army Captain, Pvt. Ernest P. WorrellMovie
Hercules1998EphialtesTV Show
100 Proof1997Rae's FatherMovie
Annabelle's Wish1997Mr. Gus Holder (voice)TV Movie
Blood, Friends and Money1997The Old MarinerMovie
The Expert1995SnakeMovie
Toy Story1995Slinky Dog (voice)Movie
Ernest Goes to School1994ErnestMovie
Your World as I See It1994Aster Clement, Baby Ernest, Ernest P. WorrelMovie
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1994Walt EvergreenTV Show
Ernest Rides Again1993ErnestMovie
The Beverly Hillbillies1993Jed ClampettMovie
Wilder Napalm1993RexMovie
Ernest Scared Stupid1991Ernest, Phineas WorrellMovie
Ernest Goes to Jail1990Auntie Nelda, Ernest P. Worrell, Mr. Felix NashMovie
Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Special1990ErnestTV Movie
Fast Food1989Wrangler Bob BundyMovie
Ernest Goes to Splash Mountain1989ErnestTV Movie
The Simpsons1989CooderTV Show
Ernest Saves Christmas1988Aster Clement, Auntie Nelda, Ernest P. WorrellMovie
Hey, Vern, It's Ernest!1988Auntie Nelda, Baby Ernest, Ernest P. WorrellTV Show
Roseanne1988Prince CarlosTV Show
Ernest Goes to Camp1987Ernest P. WorrellMovie
Dr. Otto and the Riddle of the Gloom Beam1986Dr. Otto, Laughin' Jack, Rudd HardtactMovie
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 Petticoat1977Doom & Gloom Broom, Seaman 'Doom & Gloom' Bloom, Seaman 'Doom & Gloom' BroomTV Show
Riding High1977TV Movie
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. Worrell, Ernest's FatherTV Show
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jimmieJul 21, 2009

this guy is really funny

nessal95nessal95Apr 2, 2009

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

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