Denver Pyle AKA Denver Dell Pyle Born: 11-May-1920 Birthplace: Bethune, CO Died: 25-Dec-1997 Location of death: Burbank, CA Cause of death: Cancer - Lung Remains: Buried, Forreston Cemetery, Forreston, TX
Denver Pyle -- (5/11/1920-12/25/1997). American Film & Television Actor. He portrayed Briscoe Darling on TV Series "The Andy Griffith Show", Buck Webb on "The Doris Day Show" and Uncle Jesse on "The Dukes of Hazzard" & Movie. Movies -- "Bonnie and Clyde" as Frank Hamer, "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams" as Mad Jack the Mountain Man, "Return to Witch Mountain" as Uncle Bene, "The Alamo" as Thimblerig (the Gambler), "Maverick" as Old Gambler on Riverboat. He died of Lung Cancer, age 77.