Obituary of Jim Varney

Jim Varney

James Varney (born June 15th, 1949 in Lexington, Kentucky) was a Film Actor who was best known for playing his comedic role as Ernest P. Worrell. Jim died on February 10th, 2000 and his death was because of lung cancer. He was 50 years old.

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Jim Varney Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Varney, James
    • Common Name: Jim Varney
    • Birth Name: James Albert Varney Jr.
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.
    • Birth Date: June 15, 1949
    • Age: 50 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Ernest
    • Category/Genre: Film Actor

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Insider Secrets @
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Jane Varney (maried 1988-divorced 1991)
      • Jacqueline Drew (married 15 June 1977- divorced 1983)
    • Father: James Albert Varney Sr.
    • Mother: Nancy Louise Varney

Death Notice:

  • Date: February 10, 2000
  • Place: White House, Tennessee, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: lung cancer
  • Interment: Buried in Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Kentucky

Category Tags:

Film Actor American Born on June 15th Born in 1949 Born in KentuckyDied in 2000Died from lung cancer

James's Notable Roles:

  • The Beverly Hillbillies
  • Ernest Saves Christmas

Quotable Quotes:

"The hungry and the haunted explode in a rock'n'roll band."

"Life's just a bus stop to somewhere infinitely better." (IMDB)

"What a nice night for an evening of wine and romance."

"Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary."

"I'm in a glass case of emotion!"

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