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June 15, 1949
James Albert Varney Jr. was an American actor. He was best known
for his character Ernest P. Worrell, originally created by Nashville
advertising agency Carden and Cherry in the 1980s.
The character was
used in numerous television commercial campaigns and movies in the
following years, giving him fame worldwide.
He is best known for his
slapstick style and his portrayal of "redneck" stereotypes in
a friendly, approachable way.
Died February 10, 2000 (age 50)
Varney died peacefully in his sleep of lung cancer in his White
House, Tennessee home.
Where is Jim Varney buried?
- Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, California
- Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles,
- Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky