James Arness dies at 88; TV’s Marshal Dillon on landmark ‘Gunsmoke’ series

By Dennis McLellan, Los Angeles Times

June 3, 2011, 10:00 a.m.

James Arness, the towering actor best known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon, the strong and commanding symbol of frontier justice on the landmark TV western series "Gunsmoke," died Friday. He was 88.

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