Jim Davis

Jim Davis

Jim Davis' show business career began in a circus where he worked as a tent-rigger. He came to Los Angeles as a traveling salesman in 1940, gradually drifting into the movies following an MGM screen test with Esther Williams. After six long years in minor roles, he was "introduced" in 1948's Winter Meeting, co-starring with Bette Davis (no relation, though the Warner Bros. publicity department made much of the fact that the two stars shared the same name). He never caught on as a romantic lead, however, and spent most of the 1950s in secondary roles often as Western heavies. He starred in two syndicated TV series, Stories of the Century (1954) and Rescue 8 (1958-1959), and made at least 200 guest star appearances on other programs. Jim Davis is best known today for his work as oil-rich Jock Ewing on the prime time TV serial Dallas, a role he held down from 1978 to his unexpected death following surgery in 1981.Source:video.barnesandnoble.com 
When you're through with your cat, you can't throw it in the trash.More Jim Davis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I didn't have a whole lot of success getting dates, I was always a bit of a geek.More Jim Davis quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I have a fear of letting my mind wander. I'm afraid it might not come back.More Jim Davis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Usually I commit to something in my head and then I start drawing.More Jim Davis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.More Jim Davis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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