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Jim Varney

Name in Native Language: "James Albert Varney, Jr." (English/EN)
Actor / Film Producer / Writer / Screenwriter / Musician / Comedian | * 06/15/1949 († 50, 02/10/2000) | Lexington, Kentucky (United States of America (USA))
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James Albert Varney Jr. (June 15, 1949 – February 10, 2000) was an American actor and comedian. He is best known for his broadly comedic role as Ernest P. Worrell, for which he won a Daytime Emmy Award, as well as appearing in films and numerous television commercial advertising campaigns. He played Jed Clampett in a film adaptation of The Beverly Hillbillies (1993) and performed the voice of Slinky Dog in the first two films of the Toy Story franchise (1995–1999). He died of lung cancer in 2000, leaving two posthumous releases of Daddy and Them and Atlantis: The Lost Empire. ()
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James Albert "Jim" Varney, Jr.(June 15, 1949 – February 10, 2000) was anAmericanactor,voice artist, andcomedian, best known for his role asErnest P. Worrell, who was used in numeroustelevision commercialcampaignsand movies in the following years, giving Varney fame nationally in the United States.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Kids & Family | Animation

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Awards & Nominations for Jim Varney

Emmy Awards Golden Raspberry Award for Worst New Star

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Movies with Jim Varney as Actor(32)

as Hazel Montgomery2001 Daddy and Them
as Jebidiah Allardyce 'Cookie' Farnsworth (voice)2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire
as Marcel Horowitz1999 Existo
as Slinky Dog (voice)1999 Toy Story 2
as Carl Banks1999 Treehouse Hostage
as Ernest P. Worrell1998 Ernest in the Army
as Rae's Father1997 100 Proof
as Mr. Gus Holder (voice)1997 Annabelle's Wish
as Ernest P. Worrell1997 Ernest Goes to Africa
as Rudy James1997 Snowboard Academy
as Ernest1995 Slam Dunk Ernest
as Snake1995 The Expert
as Slinky Dog (voice)1995 Toy Story
as Ernest1994 Ernest Goes to School
as Ernest P. Worrell1994 Your World As I See It
as Rex1993 Wilder Napalm
as Ernest P. Worrell1993 Ernest Rides Again
as Jed Clampett1993 The Beverly Hillbillies
as Ernest P. Worrell1992 Ernest's Greatest Hits Volume 2
as Ernest P. Worrell1991 Ernest Scared Stupid
as Ernest P. Worrell1990 Ernest Goes to Jail
as Wrangler Bob Bundy1989 Fast Food
as Ernest P. Worrell1988 Ernest Saves Christmas
as Ernest P. Worrell1987 Ernest Goes to Camp
as Dr. Otto VonSchnick / Rudd Hardtact / Laughin' Jack / Guy Dandy / Auntie Nelda / Ernest P. Worrell1986 Dr. Otto and the Riddle of the Gloom Beam
as Ernest P. Worrell1986 The Ernest Film Festival
as Ernest P. Worrell1983 Hey Vern, It's My Family Album

TV Shows/Series with Jim Varney as Actor(8)

1994 Duckman
as Prince Carlos1988 Roseanne
as Evan Earp1983 The Rousters
as Virgil Simms1978 America 2-Night
as Virgil Simms1977 Fernwood 2 Night
1976 Alice

Movies with Jim Varney as Crew(1)

Crew/In Memory Of2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Full Name: James Jim Albert Varney
Born: Wednesday, 06/15 1949 (June) in Lexington, Kentucky (United States of America (USA))
Died: Thursday, 02/10 2000 (February) in White House (aged: 50)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Lafayette High School, Murray State University
Related to: Justin Lloyd
Other names for Jim Varney (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"James Albert Varney, Jr."
Jim Varney frequently works together with these people:
John R. Cherry III (26x, Crew)
Andrew Stanton (7x, Crew)
John Lasseter (7x, Crew)
Coke Sams (7x, Crew)
Gary Rydstrom (6x, Crew)
David Silverman (6x, Crew)
Frank Welker (5x, Actor)
Harry Shearer (5x, Actor)
Daniel Butler (5x, Actor)
Randy Newman (5x, Crew)
Bruce Arntson (5x, Cast)
Jim May (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:26999, Added: 05/08/2018, Last updated: 09/23/2021