Singer, actor, businessman
Jimmy Ray Dean (August 10, 1928 – June 13, 2010) was an American country music singer, television host, actor and businessman. Although he may be best known today as the creator of the Jimmy Dean sausage brand, he became a national television personality starting in 1957,...Wikipedia
Age: 81 (age at death)
Born: 10th August, 1928, Plainview, TX
Died: 13th June, 2010, Place of Death
Height: 6' 3" (191 cm)
Claim to Fame: Big Bad John, Diamonds Are Forever, Jimmy Dean`s Pork Sausage, The Jimmy Dean Show
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In January 2004, was dismissed by the Sara Lee Corp. as product spokesman for Jimmy Dean Sausage, the very sausage he founded more than 30 years ago. The Chicago-based food products firm will retain the rights to Dean's name and likeness.
Was working at the Desert Inn hotel when he was cast as Willard Whyte in Diamonds Are Forever (1971). Whyte was clearly modeled after Howard Hughes, who owned the Desert Inn and was therefore, by extension, Dean's employer at the time.
From one hell of a legend comes one hell of a motion picture.
Jimmy Dean's popular 1950 song is translated into a feature length movie about a young couple who elopes to escape the girl's evil stepfather.
I can`t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.