James Arness Dead at 88

By JJ Duncan on
Beloved Hollywood actor James Arness died of natural causes in his Brentwood home in Los Angeles on Friday, his family has confirmed to press outlets. The actor, whose brother Peter Graves died in March, 2010, is remembered for not only his iconic work as Marshal Matt Dillon in Gun Smoke, but for his intimidating stature. Arness and Graves both went into acting and both landed memorable roles on long-running television dramas. While Graves is remembered for his hard-boiled performance in...Read Full Story

James Arness Not Dead

By JJ Duncan on
UPDATE: James Arness died of natural causes in his Brentwood home in Los Angeles on June 3, 2011. At the time this article was originally written, he was the subject of Internet rumors that he had died even though he was still alive.Following the death of his brother, Peter Graves, the Internet has been abuzz with rumors of James Arness' death. Arness, for the record, is still alive and kicking. Arness and Graves both went into acting and both landed memorable roles on long-running...Read Full Story