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Dean's Screen Trivia

Citizen Dean

1. Introduces Muppets to TV through Jim Henson's character "Rowlf," his sidekick on "The Jimmy Dean Show" (ABC), 1963-66.

2. First country music headliner in Las Vegas.

3. Stars on series "Daniel Boone" (NBC) with Fess Parker, 1968-70.

4. In TV movie "The Ballad of Andy Crocker" with Lee Majors and Marvin Gaye, 1969.

5. Plays a Howard Hughes-like character, Willard Whyte, in James Bond film "Diamonds are Forever" with Sean Connery, 1971.

6. Appears in TV movie "Rolling Man" with Donna Mills and Slim Pickens, 1972.

7. Appears in TV movie "The City" with Robert Forster, Mark Hamill and Don Johnson, 1976.

8. Stars in series "J.J. Starbuck" (NBC) with Dale Robertson and Ben Vereen, 1987-88.

9. Plays a sheriff in "Big Bad John," a film based on his hit song, with Ned Beatty, Jack Elam and Buck Taylor, 1990.

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