James Arness Death

March 15, 2010 by Post Team 

Peter Graves,James ArnessJames Arness:The younger brother of famous actor James Arness, Peter Graves died yesterday on Sunday 14th March 2010. Sources have reported that Peter Graves was found dead at his home which is located in Pacific Palisades. We came to know that he was suffered a major heart attack, he was 83 years old. Sandy Brokaw, the publicist of Peter Graves confirmed his death, Police did not find any foul play in Peter Graves’ sudden death.

During 1950s, Peter Graves performed in some movies including “Night of the Hunter” and “Stalag 17.” Most of us know him as Peter Graves however his birth name was Peter Arness. Peter Graves was not only a Hollywood actor but he also served American Air Force; he remained in American Air Force from 1944 to 1945. He will be long remembered for his excellent role “Captain Clarence Oveur” which he performed in “Airplane!” and in “Airplane 2: the Sequel.”

Peter Graves was best recognized for his excellent role in “Mission impossible” and “Airplane,” he was hosted a television series called “Biography.” During 1960 to 1961, Peter Graves was starred in more than 34 episodes of a television series called “Whiplash,” he appeared in this TV series as Christopher Cobb. “Whiplash” was about an American who reached in Australia for establishing the first stagecoach line of the country.

Peter Graves was starred as Jim Phelps in “Mission Impossible,” Desilu Studios recruited him and replaced him for Steven Hills as the spy series’ lead actor. He also made his appearances in some television shows including “Route 66,” “Alfred Hitchcck” and “Court Martial.” Peter Graves joined Southwest high School in the year of 1944; he was also a limb of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at the University of Minnesota.

In 1950, Peter Graves married Joan Endress; the couple had six grandkids and three daughters, Claudia, Kelly and Amanda.

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