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Also Known As: Died: February 10, 2000
Born: June 15, 1949 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Lexington, Kentucky, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1958:
Began acting in local theater at age eight (date approximate)
1986:
Feature acting debut, "Dr. Otto and the Riddle of the Gloom Beam"
1993:
First film in a lead role other than Ernest, "The Beverly Hillbillies"
1999:
Reprised vocal role as Slinky Dog in the sequel "Toy Story 2"
1978:
Appeared in the "Fernwood Tonight" spinoff, "America Tonight"
1977:
Co-starred in the TV series, "Operation Petticoat" and "The New Operation Petticoat"
1967:
Moved to New York City with $65 dollars
1965:
Played first professional acting role, as Puck in a regional production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
1983:
Co-starred in the ill-fated series, "The Rousters"
2001:
Final screen role in "Daddy and Them" (filmed in 1998), directed by Billy Bob Thornton; screened at Montreal; released theatrically in 2002
1980:
Played a regular character on the short-lived series, "Pink Lady"
1988:
Starred in the children's TV series, "Hey Vern, It's Ernest"
1976:
TV series debut, "Johnny Cash and Friends"
1980:
First appeared in commercials as the character Ernest P. Worrell
1972:
Introduced signature character of Ernest P Worell in TV commercials
1987:
First feature in a leading role, "Ernest Goes to Camp", as Ernest P Worrell
1988:
Reprised signature role in "Ernest Saves Christmas"
1995:
Provided voice of Slinky Dog in the computer-generated animated film "Toy Story"

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