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James Arness has been divorced from Virginia Chapman since 1960. They had been married for 12 years. James Arness is now deceased.

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James Arness

Entertainment - Actor

Why Famous: U.S. Marshall Matt Dillon of Gunsmoke, television show

Age: 88 (5/26/1923 - 6/3/2011)


James Arness' Relationships (2)

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Virginia Chapman

Other - Other

Why Famous: Ex-Wife of James Arness

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Virginia Chapman's Relationships (1)

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Event Start Date Length
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Married 1948 12 years
    Separated n/a --
    Filed for Divorce n/a --
Divorced 1960 --
 Total12 years*

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Children of this Relationship

Name Born Age Gender Type
Jenny195025 yrs.*FemaleBiological
Rolf Aurness196256 yrs.MaleBiological

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