James Drury Rank
About James Drury
James Drury was an American actor who began acting in movies way back in 1954 and had pretty much remained active on the silver and small screens in the years that followed. The signature role of his career is considered to have been portraying the titular character on the classic television series “The Virginian” from 1962 to 1971.
His parents, James and Beatrice Drury, were respectively a NYU professor and Oregon farm owner.
He had three wives throughout his life - Cristall Orton (1957-1964), Phyllis Mitchell (1968-1979) and Carl Ann Head (1979).
His son from his firth wife, Timothy Drury, is a professional keyboardist that has played with famous rock bands. He has another son, James Jr.
He began acting in professional capacity, on stage, when he was 12 years of age.
Later in his life he began doing business in natural gas and oil.
He passed away, aged 85, via natural causes.
James Drury Rank
James Drury's Popularity
James Drury was a famous American actor, who was born on April 18, 1934. As a person born on this date, James Drury is listed in our database as the 56th most popular celebrity for the day (April 18) and the 73rd most popular for the year (1934).
People born on April 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. James Drury is the 1549th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to James Drury's birthday, James Drury is the 10210th most famous American and ranks 448th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
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