Friday, June 03, 2011

James Arness, RIP

Actor James Arness has died, reports Deadline Hollywood's Nikki Fink. Arness was 88.

Although best known for his long-running role as Marshal Matt Dillon on TV's Gunsmoke for 20 seasons (1955-1975), Arness is also known among sci-fi fans as the original "Thing" in 1951's The Thing from Another World, aka The Thing.

Arness' younger brother, Mission: Impossible star Peter Graves, died last year at 83.

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