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James Best Dead - 'Dukes of Hazzard' Actor Passes Away at 88

James Best Dead - 'Dukes of Hazzard' Actor Passes Away at 88

Actor James Best, known for his work as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane in The Dukes of Hazzard, has passed away at the age of 88.

According to an obituary on his personal website, James died on Monday evening (April 6) at his home in Hickory, North Carolina, after a brief illness and complications from pneumonia.

“He was a fine actor, director and mentor, and an even better friend,” co-star Tom Wopat, who played Luke Duke on the show, said in a statement that was posted to his website.

Our thoughts go out to James‘ friends and family during this time.

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  • Martha Bartha

    He was good.

  • Mr.Sardonicus

    I loved that show. r.i.p