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Gunsmoke actor James Arness has died, leaving behind a letter he wanted released upon his death. He was 88 years old.

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The letter below was posted today by Janet Arness, widow of "Gunsmoke" actor James Arness. He died today (Friday, June 3, 2011). He was 88 years-old.

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James Arness, the television icon and the star of the Western series Gunsmoke, one of the medium's longest-running shows, has died. He was 88.

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James Arness, who for 20 seasons played U.S. Marshal Matt Dillon on CBS' Gunsmoke, died on Friday at the age of 88.

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James Arness, best known as the iconic Marshal Dillon on Gunsmoke, has died at 88.

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