James Best, ‘Dukes Of Hazzard’ Sheriff, Dead At 88
James Best has died. He was 88. Best is most famous for playing Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on The Dukes of Hazzard.
Best passed in a hospice facility following a brief illness and complications from pneumonia, a close friend told the Charlotte Observer.
In addition to his role on “Hazzard,” Best appeared on several classic shows, including, “Gunsmoke,” “Mod Squad,” “I Spy,” “Bonanza,” “Perry Mason” and “Rawhide.”