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Denver Pyle
Keir Dullea Denver Pyle 1962.JPG
Denver Pyle (right) with Keir Dullea, 1962
Born
Denver Dell Pyle

(1920-05-11)May 11, 1920
Died December 25, 1997(1997-12-25) (aged 77)
Cause of death Lung cancer
Resting place Forreston Cemetery in Forreston, Texas
Years active 1947–1997
Spouse(s) Marilee Carpenter (1955–1970) (divorced) 2 sons
Tippie Johnston (1983–1997) (his death)

Denver Dell Pyle (May 11, 1920 – December 25, 1997) was an American actor, businessman and director.

He was well known for his roles as Briscoe Darling Jr. in The Andy Griffith Show, as Jesse Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard during 1979–1985, as Mad Jack in the NBC television series The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams.

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