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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, giving Varney fame worldwide[1][2][3][4] and for playing Jed Clampett in the 1993 movie version of The Beverly Hillbillies. He was born in Lexington, KY

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Jim Varney (best known as Ernest:) June 15, 1949 - February 10, 2000 I loved him so much when i was younger, still do! Loved his movies, loved him as Ernest, and he was so funny. :)

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James Albert "Jim" Varney, Jr. (June 15, 1949 – 2000) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, musician, writer, voice artist, and comedian, 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. Born in Lexington, KY, died in TN.

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Jim Varney (b. June 15, 1949-Feb. 10, 2000). Actor, comedian, musician, writer, voice actor. Best known for playing Ernest P. Worrell in a number of regional television commercials and in movies. Also played Jed Clampett in the 1993 movie version of the Beverly Hillbillies. Buried in the Lexington Cemetery.

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Share on Facebook “Knowhutimean, Vern?” became a trademark of Jim Varney, the man who created the persona of Ernest P. Worrell. Although we never see the man named Vern in all of Varney’s on-screen acts, he was an integral part of the story as Ernest, the nature-loving, eccentric and funny “everyman” who talked to the

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