Quick Facts of Denver Pyle

  • Full NameDenver Pyle
  • Net Worth $5 million
  • Date of Birth11 May, 1920
  • Marital Status Married
  • Birthplace Colorado, the U.S.
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour White
  • SpouseMarilee carpenter
Denver Pyle

Denver Pyle is an American film and television actor most recognized for the role of Jesse Duke in the comedy television series The Dukes of Hazzard aired on CBS.

Furthermore, he is popular for his role as Briscoe Darling Jr. in the American comedy show 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 college to enter show business.

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Denver Pyle’s Wife

The proficient actor Denver married Marilee, a carpenter, in 1955. The couple has two sons named Tony and David.

His wife fully supported Denver throughout his fifty-year career in motion pictures. But later on, the couple divorced each other due to some misunderstanding. 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’s parents, J.T. Johnson and Erin Birch Johnson.

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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 longer alive, the details about his house and cars are unavailable on the internet. His wife claimed the properties after his death.