Jim Varney

Jim Varney

About Jim Varney

James Albert 'Jim' Varney, Jr. (June 15, 1949 - February 10, 2000) was an American actor, comedian, musician, writer and voice artist, best known for his role as Ernest P. Worrell, who was used in numerous television commercial campaigns and movies in the following years, giving Varney fame worldwide and playing Jed Clampett in the 1993 movie version of The Beverly Hillbillies. Varney was born James Albert Varney, Jr., the fourth child and only son of Louise ) and James Albert Varney, Sr., on June 15, 1949 in Lexington, Kentucky, where he grew up.

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