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Jim Varney (I) (1949–2000)

Actor | Writer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Toy Story (1995) | Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001) | Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)
AWARDS 
1 win & 1 nomination More »
AKA 
James Albert Varney Jr. | James Albert Varney | James Varney | Jim Varnie  Less
BORN 
Jun 15, 1949 (died Feb 10, 2000)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Past Film & Video (31 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (19 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Pop! Goes the CountryPop! Goes the Country (TV Series) Various Characters (1982-1983)  Less 1974–2016
  • Primary photo for HerculesHercules (TV Series) Ephialtes ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Cooder ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Annabelle's WishAnnabelle's Wish (TV Movie) Mr. Gus Holder (voice)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Duckman: Private Dick/Family ManDuckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series) Walt Evergreen ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for RoseanneRoseanne (TV Series) Prince Carlos ( 2 episodes, 1996 )  Less 1996 2
  • Primary photo for Disneyland's 35th Anniversary SpecialDisneyland's 35th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Ernest  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Ernest P. Worrell / Ernest's Father ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Ernest Goes to Splash MountainErnest Goes to Splash Mountain (TV Movie) Ernest  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Hey, Vern, It's Ernest!Hey, Vern, It's Ernest! (TV Series) Ernest P. Worrell / Auntie Nelda / Dr. Otto / Baby Ernest / Sergeant Glory / Aunie Nelda ( 13 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1988 13
    • Hey Vern, It's Talent (Dec 24, 1988) Ernest P. Worrell / Auntie Nelda / Dr. Otto / Baby Ernest  Less
    • Hey Vern, It's Lost and Found (Dec 17, 1988) Ernest P. Worrell / Auntie Nelda / Sergeant Glory / Baby Ernest  Less
    • Hey Vern, It's School (Dec 10, 1988) Ernest P. Worrell / Auntie Nelda / Sergeant Glory  Less
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  • Primary photo for The RoustersThe Rousters (TV Series) Evan Earp ( 13 episodes, 1983–1984 )  Less 1983–1984 13
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  • Primary photo for The RoustersThe Rousters (TV Movie) Evan Earp  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Operation PetticoatOperation Petticoat (TV Series) Seaman 'Doom & Gloom' Broom / Seaman 'Doom & Gloom' Bloom / Doom & Gloom Broom ( 33 episodes, 1977–1979 )  Less 1977–1979 33
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  • Primary photo for Third Annual Final Warning!!Third Annual Final Warning!! (TV Movie) Various  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for AliceAlice (TV Series) Milo Skinner ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for America 2-NightAmerica 2-Night (TV Series) Virgil Simms ( 3 episodes, 1978 )  Less 1978 3
  • Primary photo for Fernwood 2 NightFernwood 2 Night (TV Series) Virgil Simms ( 4 episodes, 1977 )  Less 1977 4
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  • Primary photo for Riding HighRiding High (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Johnny Cash and FriendsJohnny Cash and Friends (TV Series) Actor  Less 1976– 
Self (21 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire'The Making of 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire' (Video) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Story Behind 'Toy Story'The Story Behind 'Toy Story' (Video) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Ed's Night PartyEd's Night Party (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Oops! The World's Funniest Outtakes 5Oops! The World's Funniest Outtakes 5 (TV Movie) Himself - Guest  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Showbiz TodayShowbiz Today (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of Disney: 40 Years of Television MagicThe Wonderful World of Disney: 40 Years of Television Magic (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for XXX's & OOO'sXXX's & OOO's (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief IVComic Relief IV (TV Special) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Home ShowThe Home Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Live with Regis and Kathie LeeLive with Regis and Kathie Lee (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief IIIComic Relief III (TV Special) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The 31st Annual Grammy AwardsThe 31st Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Happy New Year, AmericaHappy New Year, America (TV Special) Himself / Ernest  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for CBS This MorningCBS This Morning (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Walt Disney World Celebrity CircusWalt Disney World Celebrity Circus (TV Special) Himself - Performer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The New Hollywood SquaresThe New Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Hee HawHee Haw (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Pink LadyPink Lady (TV Series) Himself / Various Characters ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
    • Episode #1.6 (Apr 11, 1980) Himself / Various Characters  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
Archive Footage (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Marvelous M ShowThe Marvelous M Show (TV Series) Ernest P Worrell / Ernest P. Worrell / Aster Clement ( 5 episodes, 2012–2016 )  Less 2012–2016
    • WIN $10000!!! (Jan 22, 2016) Ernest P Worrell (archive footage)  Less
    • SPRING BREAK 2015!!! (Mar 27, 2015) Ernest P. Worrell (archive footage)  Less
    • The Art of Fishing!!! (Sep 20, 2013) Ernest P Worrell (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Toy Story at 20: To Infinity and BeyondToy Story at 20: To Infinity and Beyond (TV Movie) Himself - Slinky Dog (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Ernest / Phineas Worrell ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
    • Ernest Scared Stupid (Oct 27, 2010) Ernest / Phineas Worrell (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Jeff Foxworthy's Comedy ClassicsJeff Foxworthy's Comedy Classics (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The 72nd Annual Academy AwardsThe 72nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2000
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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