Quick Facts of Denver Pyle
An American film and television actor most recognized for the role of Jesse Duke from the comedy television series named The Dukes of Hazzard aired on CBS.
Furthermore, he is also popular for his role as Briscoe Darling Jr. in the American comedy show named The Andy Griffith Show.
Denver Pyle’s Bio
Denver Dell Pyle was born on May 11, 1920, in Colorado, the U.S. to Maude Pyle and Ben H. Pyle. His father Ben was a farmer. He has a brother named Willis, an animator most known for his work with Walt Disney Animation Studio and UPA.
The talented actor attended a high school in the U.S. and then joined Colorado State University. Later he dropped out of the college to enter show business.
Denver Pyle’s Wife
The proficient actor, Denver married Marilee carpenter in 1955. The couple has two sons named Tony and David.
Denver was fully supported by his wife throughout his fifty-year career in motion pictures. But later on due to some misunderstanding the couple divorced each other. In 1983, he again married, Tippie Johnston. They remain together until his death.
Denver Pyle’s Death
Denver Pyle died of lung cancer on the day of Christmas in 1997. The memorial services were held on January 6, 1998, at the First Baptist Church in Texas.
Pye is buried in an unmarked grave at the Forreston Cemetery in Ellis County. His remains are interred beside his second wife parents, J.T. Johnson and Erin Birch Johnson.
Denver Pyle’s Net Worth
The famous Hollywood actor, Denver Pyle was living a lavish life. As per the online sources, his net worth was around $5 million. Since he is no more alive, the details about his house and cars are not available on the internet. The properties were claimed by his wife after his death.