Jim Varney

 

 

Age: 50

 

Summary: rubber-faced comic actor who portrayed the dolty hayseed Ernest in dozens of commercials and nine films, including Ernest Goes to Camp (1987) and Ernest Rides Again (1993), but who also voiced the character of Slinky Dog in the Toy Story films.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

 

Born: June 15, 1949

 

Died: February 10, 2000

 

Location: White House, Tennessee