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Denver Dell Pyle (May 11, 1920 – December 25, 1997) was an American film and television actor. He was known for portraying Briscoe Darling Jr. in several episodes of The Andy Griffith Show, and playing Jesse Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard from 1979-85.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Denver Dell Pyle (May 11, 1920 – December 25, 1997) was an American film and television actor. He was known for portraying Briscoe Darling Jr. in several episodes of The Andy Griffith Show, and playing Jesse Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard from 1979-85.

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Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 163

Birthday 1920-05-11

Day of Death 1997-12-25

Place of Birth Bethune, Colorado

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1997 The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion! as Uncle Jesse Duke
1995 Cybill (1 episode)
1994 Father and Scout as George Rosebrock
1994 Maverick as Old Gambler on Riverboat
1986 L.A. Law (1 episode)
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)
1983 The Dukes (20 episodes) as Uncle Jesse
1979 The Dukes of Hazzard (147 episodes) as Jesse Duke
1978 How Bugs Bunny Won the West  as Narrator
1977 Grizzly Adams (39 episodes)
1976 Guardian of the Wilderness as Galen Clark
1976 Welcome to L.A. as Carl Barber
1976 Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson as The Indian Agent (McLaughlin)
1976 Hawmps! as Col. Seymour Hawkins
1976 How the West Was Won (1 episode)
1976 The Adventures of Frontier Fremont as Old mountain man
1975 Winterhawk as Arkansas
1975 The Boy Who Talked to Badgers
1975 Escape to Witch Mountain as Uncle Bene
1975 Karen (13 episodes)
1974 The Manhunter (1 episode)
1974 Murder or Mercy as Amos Champion
1974 Petrocelli (1 episode)
1974 The Legend of Hillbilly John as Grandpappy John
1973 Cahill U.S. Marshal as Denver
1972 Kung Fu (2 episodes)
1972 The Streets of San Francisco (1 episode)
1972 The Waltons (1 episode)
1971 Something Big as Junior Frisbee
1971 Cannon (1 episode)
1971 Hitched as Ben Barnstable
1971 Mean Justice
1968 The Doris Day Show (128 episodes) as Buck Webb
1968 5 Card Stud as Sig Evers
1968 Bandolero! as Muncie Carter
1967 The High Chaparral (1 episode)
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (1 episode)
1967 Hondo (1 episode)
1967 Cimarron Strip (1 episode)
1967 Bonnie and Clyde as Frank Hamer
1967 Tammy and the Millionaire as Grandpa Mordecai Tarleton
1967 Welcome to Hard Times as Alfie - Stage Driver
1966 Incident at Phantom Hill as Hunter #1
1966 Gunpoint as Cap
1965 Mara of the Wilderness as Kelly
1965 Tammy (26 episodes)
1965 The Great Race as Sheriff
1965 Shenandoah as Pastor Bjoerling
1965 The Rounders as Bull
1964 Cheyenne Autumn as Sen. Henry (uncredited)
1964 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1 episode)
1964 Mail Order Bride as Preacher Pope
1964 Black Like Me as Man in pick-up truck
1963 The Great Adventure (1 episode)
1963 Mr. Novak (1 episode)
1963 The Lieutenant (1 episode)
1963 Terrified as Sheriff Dixon
1962 The Virginian (1 episode)
1962 Geronimo as Senator Conrad
1962 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance as Amos Carruthers
1961 The Dick Van Dyke Show (1 episode) as Uncle George
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)
1961 Cain's Hundred (1 episode)
1960 The Alamo as Thimblerig (the Gambler)
1960 Route 66 (2 episodes)
1960 Stagecoach West (1 episode)
1960 The Andy Griffith Show (6 episodes)
1960 National Velvet (1 episode)
1960 The Aquanauts (1 episode)
1960 Thriller (1 episode) as Ortho Wheeler
1960 The Tall Man (1 episode)
1959 The Detectives (1 episode)
1959 Bourbon Street Beat (1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)
1959 Law of the Plainsman (1 episode)
1959 Wichita Town (1 episode)
1959 Men into Space (1 episode)
1959 Riverboat (1 episode)
1959 The Deputy (1 episode)
1959 Cast a Long Shadow as Preacher Harrison
1959 The Horse Soldiers as Jackie Jo
1959 King of the Wild Stallions as MacGuire's Henchman
1959 Rawhide (1 episode)
1959 Good Day for a Hanging as Deputy Ed Moore
1958 Bat Masterson (2 episodes)
1958 Lawman (1 episode)
1958 Behind Closed Doors (1 episode)
1958 The Rifleman (5 episodes)
1958 The Texan (3 episodes)
1958 Bronco (3 episodes)
1958 The Party Crashers as Mr. Bickford
1958 Bitter Heritage as Sam Wheeler
1958 China Doll as Col. Wiley
1958 Fort Massacre as Collins
1958 The Left Handed Gun as Ollinger
1957 26 Men (2 episodes)
1957 Jet Pilot as Mr. Simpson
1957 Domino Kid as Bill Dragger
1957 Maverick (1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason (1 episode) as Jackson Sidemark (5 episodes)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (7 episodes)
1957 The Lonely Man as Brad, Red Bluff Sheriff
1957 Destination 60,000 as Mickey Hill
1957 Gun Duel In Durango as Ranger Captain
1956 Yaqui Drums as Lefty Barr
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (7 episodes)
1956 State Trooper (1 episode)
1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (2 episodes)
1956 The Naked Hills as Bert Killian / Narrator
1956 I Killed Wild Bill Hickok as Jim Bailey
1956 Please Murder Me as Det. Lt. Bradley
1956 My Friend Flicka (1 episode)
1956 7th Cavalry as Dixon
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour (2 episodes)
1955 Frontier (2 episodes)
1955 To Hell and Back as Thompson
1955 Cheyenne (3 episodes)
1955 Gunsmoke (14 episodes)
1955 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (10 episodes)
1955 Run for Cover as Harvey (uncredited)
1955 Rage at Dawn as Clint Reno
1955 Buffalo Bill, Jr. (2 episodes)
1955 The Millionaire (1 episode)
1954 Lassie (1 episode)
1954 The Boy from Oklahoma as Bagley
1954 Johnny Guitar as Posseman (uncredited)
1954 Ride Clear of Diablo as Reverend Moorehead
1954 The Lone Wolf (1 episode)
1953 Texas Bad Man as Tench
1953 Vigilante Terror as Henchman Sperry
1953 Topeka as Jonas Bailey
1953 Rebel City as Greeley
1953 A Perilous Journey as Bartender
1953 I'm the Law (1 episode)
1952 The Maverick as Bud Karnes
1952 Canyon Ambush as Tom Carlton-Replaced (credit only)
1952 Hopalong Cassidy (2 episodes)
1952 Adventures of Superman (1 episode)
1952 Fargo as Carey
1952 Man from the Black Hills as Glenn Hartley
1952 Oklahoma Annie as Skip
1951 The Roy Rogers Show (4 episodes)
1951 Hills of Utah as Bowie French
1951 The Adventures of Kit Carson (5 episodes)
1951 Rough Riders of Durango as Henchman Lacey
1950 The Gene Autry Show (10 episodes)
1950 The Old Frontier as Henchman George
1950 Customs Agent as Al
1950 Dynamite Pass as Henchman
1950 Federal Agent At Large as 'Jumpy' Jordan
1950 Singing Guns as Richards Henchman
1950 Captain China as Steve
1950 The Flying Saucer as Turner
1949 The Big Wheel as Track Intern
1949 Hellfire as Rex
1949 Red Canyon as Hutch
1949 Streets of San Francisco as Ed Quinn
1949 El Paso as Vigilante (uncredited)
1948 The Man from Colorado as Easy Jarrett
1948 Marshal of Amarillo as The Night Clerk
1948 Train to Alcatraz as Hutch Hutchins
1947 Where the North Begins as Jim 'Rocky' Rockwell


1968 The Doris Day Show (7 episodes)Director

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