Jim was introduced as part of the schedule revamp at the beginning of 2007. He portrayed Matt Clark, a detective for the Southwest Railroad who works to bring notorious gunfighters and outlaws to justice. Jon is a cartoonist, who also celebrates his birthday on July 28. James Robert Davis (born July 28, 1945) is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the comic strips Garfield and U.S. Orson's Farm). Since 2004 he has presented his nights on the show (Monday to Wednesday), from the town. James Robert Davis (born July 28, 1945) is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the comic strips Garfield and U.S.

Born in Edgerton in Platte County in northwestern Missouri, Davis attended high school in Dearborn, and the Baptist-affiliated William Jewell College in Liberty. Stories of the Century was the first Western series to win an Emmy Award. In 1964, Davis played Wyatt Earp in the episode "After the OK Corral" on Death Valley Days; William Tannen played the part of rancher and gunfighter Ike Clanton in the same episode.

While attending Ball State, he became a member of the Theta Xi fraternity. [4][5], Davis has been married twice, first to Carolyn (Altekruse), who was allergic to cats,[6] though they owned a dog named Molly. Davis is a former president of the Fairmount, Indiana FFA chapter. Davis wrote and co-wrote all of the Garfield TV specials for CBS, originally broadcast between 1982 and 1991.

In the next-to-the-last Laramie episode, entitled "Trapped" (May 14, 1963), he guest-starred with Tommy Sands, Claude Akins, and Mona Freeman. [1] He is interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. Up All Night was a news and phone-in programme broadcast on the national news/sport station BBC Radio 5 Live in the United Kingdom, usually on air between 1 and 5 am every night. [11] When Davis attempted to sell it to a national comic strip syndicate, an editor told him: "Your art is good, your 'gags' are 'great', but bugs—nobody can relate to bugs! The writers depicted the couple suddenly leaving to go on an extended second honeymoon in Europe when Davis obviously could no longer continue to work. [1] Davis's other comics work includes Tumbleweeds, Gnorm Gnat and Mr.

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After years of relatively low-profile roles, Davis was cast as family patriarch Jock Ewing on Dallas, which debuted in 1978.

He also developed adult pantomime shows such as Boobs in the Wood and Sinderella. He also produced Garfield & Friends, a series which also aired on CBS from 1988 to 1994. The Washington Post once described the show as probably the best night-time radio show in the world.[1]. [2] Davis grew up on a small Black Angus cow farm[3] in Fairmount, Indiana, with his father James William "Jim" Davis, mother Anna Catherine "Betty" (née Carter) Davis, and his brother, Dave Davis. Senator in the Warren Beatty conspiracy thriller The Parallax View. James Cameron Davidson OBE (born 13 December 1953) is an English stand-up comedian who hosted the television shows Big Break and The Generation Game. Another notable former contributor was Cash Peters, who reported from California on the latest US television news. [7] In the story line, Slim Sherman (John Smith) finds an injured female kidnap victim in the woods (Freeman). Potato Head. A playlist is available on, This page was last edited on 2 September 2020, at 01:34. Published … Adebayo moved to the weeknight slot and some popular features, such as the World Football Phone-In, were carried over. Jim Davis (born Marlin Davis, August 26, 1909 – April 26, 1981) was an American actor, best known for his role as Jock Ewing in the CBS prime-time soap opera, Dallas, a role which continued until he was too ill from a terminal illness to perform. A portrait of Davis in his role as Jock Ewing often appeared as a memorial on Dallas after his death. "'Dallas' Won't Replace Jim Davis," reported by the Associated Press and published in the New York Times, April 28, 1981. The Jock Ewing character remained alive off-screen after Davis' death for the last two episodes of season four and the first 11 episodes of season five. [11] Today it is syndicated in 2,580 newspapers and is read by approximately 300 million readers every day.[14].

Friday: The North American Sports Show, the first edition was broadcast in September 2018. Ellie returned to Dallas, and she and other characters were occasionally shown speaking to him on the telephone when he would call from South America to check on the family. Dennis Holmes, as series-regular Mike Williams, rides away to seek help, but the kidnappers reclaim the hostage.

In 2007 the programme pioneered a monthly live mental health phone-in with regular guest, Martin Seager, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and adult psychotherapist who headed an NHS psychological services department in the London area. Tuesday: Game On, video game culture explored.

In 1954–1955, Davis starred and narrated the syndicated Western anthology television series Stories of the Century. Outside the U.S., the strip was known as Orson's Farm.

These included -. Davis goes onto say, "I’m delighted that Garfield is going to be placed in the capable hands of the folks at Nick,” Jim Davis, the character’s creator, said in statement. Wednesday: East Coast / West Coast: a regular look at US news and culture from either Los Angeles or New York. Jim Davis Jim Davis occupies the weekday 1pm to 2pm lunchtime slot on LBC radio. Other presenters included Richard Dallyn, Dalya Raphael and Russell Fuller. Jim Davis will continue to draw the Garfield comic strip. "Having been born in South Africa, the ability to BBQ is in my blood, although we call it a 'Braai'." In 1974, he starred as Marshal Bill Winter in a short-lived ABC Western series The Cowboys, based on a 1972 film of the same name starring John Wayne.

As Davis explained, he started drawing comics digitally using a graphics tablet in 2011.

From 1958-1960, Davis starred as Wes Cameron opposite Lang Jeffries in the role of Skip Johnson in the syndicated adventure series Rescue 8. Monday: The Phone-in, topics have included gardening, parenting and DIY. [6][8] On July 16, 2000, Davis married Jill, who had two children from a previous marriage.[7]. After 9/11, where he reported for BBC News, and while taking a sabbatical, Sharp and his wife fell in love with the fishing town of Marblehead, Massachusetts, in the United States. Davis's childhood on a farm parallels the life of Garfield's owner, Jon Arbuckle, who was also raised on a farm with his parents and a brother, Doc Boy. [16], In 2019, Paws, Inc., Jim Davis's company, was acquired by the mass media conglomerate ViacomCBS. This is where Davis's first comic was displayed, titled, "Senior Wills". Paws, Inc. employs nearly 50 artists and licensing administrators, who work with agents around the world managing Garfield's vast licensing, syndication, and entertainment empire. Older comics remained sealed in a climate-controlled safe, and Davis had to figure out what to do with them. Davis appeared 11 times on Gunsmoke and four times each on Daniel Boone, Wagon Train, and Laramie.

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