Jim French was born in 1928 in Pasadena, California, USA. At the age of eight he knew he wanted to be a radio announcer. During WWII, Jim got a job as an announcer on a radio station called KPAS.
- September 28, 1928
- Jim French
- December 21, 2017
James Rowley French (September 23, 1928 - December 20, 2017) was an American radio personality and producer who has written and produced, as of 2011, over 803 radio shows, including The Adventures of Harry Nile and The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes series.
Jim French (born; James Thomas French (July 14, 1932 – June 16, 2017) was an American artist, illustrator, photographer, filmmaker, and publisher. He is best known for his association with Colt Studio which he, using the pseudonym Rip Colt, (and with business partner Lou Thomas) created in late 1967.
Jim French. Position: Catcher Bats: Left • Throws: Right 5-8, 180lb (173cm, 81kg) Born: August 13, 1941 in Warren, OH us. Schools: Indiana University Bloomington (Bloomington, IN), Ohio University (Athens, OH) Debut: September 12, 1965 (Age 24-030d, 10,035th in MLB history) vs. CAL 2 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 1 SB
- 1.73 Meter
- August 13, 1941
- 81 kg
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- Lincoln County War
- In popular culture
Jim French was a cowboy in the New Mexico Territory. Called either "Big Jim" or "Frenchy", he was a key participant in the 1878 Lincoln County War. Out of all Lincoln County Regulators and associates of Billy the Kid, French remains the most mysterious. Not much is known about him, such as where he came from or how he came to work for John Tunstall. He was reported to be a large, powerful man, variously said to be either half-Indian or half-black.
French was present at all the key events of the Regulators during the war, including the Blackwater killings of William Morton, Frank Baker, and William McCloskey on March 9, 1878. After the shooting of Sheriff William Brady on April 1, 1878 in Lincoln, he and Billy the Kid broke from cover and ran to Brady's body, ostensibly to get his arrest warrant for Alexander McSween. A deputy who survived the shooting, Billy Matthews, opened fire. His shot wounded both men, French so seriously he that cou
French was rumored to have been killed back in Lincoln County, New Mexico, in a quarrel over stolen cattle on June 21, 1879, but this seems unlikely. Others say he went to South America. A man named Jim French was killed on February 6, 1895 while trying to rob a store in Catoosa, Oklahoma, but there is nothing to indicate that this man was the Jim French of the Lincoln County War. Fellow Regulator George Coe stated in 1927 that French had been shot in Oklahoma "about three years ago." Jim French
In the film Young Guns II, Jim French was combined with fellow Regulator Henry Brown, and presented as a composite named Hendry French. Timid and clumsy, the film's portrayal of French, by actor Alan Ruck bears little actual resemblance to either outlaw.
Dec 30, 2017 · Jim French, a Seattle radio host and voice actor who later supplied the voice of Bill Overbeck in 2008’s Left 4 Dead, has died. He was 89. A veteran of World War II, French was one of the last...
- Racing career
- Stud record
Jim French, was an American Thoroughbred racehorse.
Jim French was bred by Ralph Wilson, owner of the National Football League Buffalo Bills. He was by Graustark and out of Dinner Partner. Despite his first-rate pedigree, Jim French was small and dull brown. He was trained by John P. Campo
As a juvenile, Jim French was put through a regimen that would be heavily criticized now. Campo put the two-year-old through 11 races in a space of four months. In November 1970 alone, he raced four times, winning the Remsen Stakes. In December, Campo took Jim French to Florida i
In early January, Jim French won the Dade Metropolitan Handicap by a nose, carrying top weight. Eleven days later, he came fast in the Hibiscus Stakes at Hialeah, only to be beaten by Executioner. Another two weeks later, closing from 10th place, Jim French ran past His Majesty i
Having missed the Travers, Jim French was sold to art dealer Daniel Wildenstein for $1 million and retired to Haras de la Verrerie in France. Not proving successful at stud, he then went to Japan in 1979. Jim French, called a "road warrior" by Steve Haskin of The Blood-Horse magazine, died in 1992.
Jun 29, 2017 · Jim French: In His Own Words After 36 years of photographing some of the world’s most astonishing-looking and amazingly built men, master illustrator and photographer Jim French, founder and...