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Catherine Bach: Born Catherine Bachman on March 1st, 1955 in Warren, Ohio, Bach studied acting at UCLA, and eventually played minor roles in Clint Eastwood's 1974 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, and Burt Reynolds' 1975 Hustle. She was also a Chevrolet pitchwoman. In 2002, she starred in Family Channel production African Skies (1991) as Margo Sutton, a widow living in post-Apartheid South Africa with her teenage son, Rory. In 1994, she testified before Congress on behalf of the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act.

James Best: Born July 26, 1926, in Powderly, Kentucky, James K. Best played the role of Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane. Since the 1950s, he's acted in a variety of movie and TV roles including Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952), Seven Angry Men (1955), Sounder (1972), The Savage Bees (1976) and Death Mask (1998). Since his stint with the Dukes of Hazzard, Best has operated an acting workshop in Los Angeles. On the 'Dukes of Hazzard', James Best in his role as Rosco, created a number of memorable catchphrases including "Good News, Good News!", "Shame, Shame Everyone Knows Your Name!", "I Love It, I Love It!", "Law Enforcement is My Life.", "Tiddly Tuddly", and "Judas Priest on a Pony!"

Sorrell Brooke: Died February 11, 1994 of cancer at the age of 64 and buried in Culver City, California. Born January 4, 1930 in Buffalo, NY. Booke majored in languages and graduated from Yale and Columbia University. During the Korean war his talent with languages was invaluable as counter intelligence agent. Before the Dukes of Hazzard, Booke had a successful acting career and performed such memorable roles as Gen. Bradley Barker on M*A*S*H (1972) and Mr. Dilk in Freaky Friday (1976): Booke also provided voices for such cartoon series as THE SMURFS, SCOOBY DOO, GRAVEDALE HIGH and TINE TUNE ADVENTURES.

Ben Jones: Jones, who played "Cooter Davenport" the mechanic who serviced "The General Lee," left acting to pursue a career in politics. He became a US Congressman in the 1980s, but then lost his re-election bid to Newt Gingrich.

Denver Pyle: Died on December 25, 1997 of lung cancer at the age of 77 in Providence St. Joseph Medical Centre in Burbank. Denver Pyle played the role of Uncle Jesse and prior to DOH such characters as Mad Jack on GRIZZLY ADAMS, and Briscoe Darling on THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW as well as numerous cowboy parts in western TV shows and films.

John Schneider: Played the role of Superman's father on the WB sci-fi series SMALLVILLE. and earlier appeared as David on the western drama DR. QUINN: MEDICINE WOMAN (1993). Born John Richard Schneider in April 8, 1960 in Mount Kisco, New York, John co-founded the Children's Miracle Network and now heads FaithWorks Productions, Inc., in San Antonio which produces quality family films. He also became a successful country singer with such hits as "I've Been Around Enough To Know" and "Country Girls."

Tom Wopat: Born September 9, 1951 on a farm in Lodi, Wisconsin. Since his gig as Luke Duke, the 6'1" Wopat continued to work in TV as Frank Cobb on BLUE SKIES (1988); Dr. Jed McFadden on PEACEABLE KINGDOM (1989), the ex-husband, Jeff Robbins on CYBILL (1995) and the host of PRIME TIME COUNTRY (1996). Wopat has also appeared in movies like Contagious (1997) and Meteorite! (1998), as well as with Bernadette Peters on Broadway in "Annie Get Your Gun" and as of August 2002 in the play "42nd Street."

THE DUKES OF HAZZARD/CBS/1979-85

Tom Wopat as Lucas K. "Luke" Duke.
John R. Schneider as Bo Duke
Catherine Bach as Daisy Duke
Denver Pyle as Uncle Jesse Duke
Byron Cherry as Coy Duke
Christopher Mayer as Vance Duke
Sorrell Booke as Jefferson Davis (J.D.)Hogg
James Best as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltraine
Rick Hurst as Deputy Cletus Hogg
Peggy Rea as Lulu Hogg
Jeff Altman as Hughie Hogg
Ben Jones as Cooter Davenport
Sonny Shroyer as Deputy Enos Strate
Don Pedro Colley as Sheriff Ed Little
James Hampton as  Sheriff Buster Moon
Dick Sargent as Sheriff Grady Byrd
Nedra Volz as Miz Emma Tisdale
 Waylon Jennings as The Balladeer (narrator)
   
   

THE DUKES OF HAZZARD/CBS/1983
(Cartoon Series)

The Dukes of Hazzard Cartoon Series
In 1983, a cartoon spin off of the show was made with Coy and Vance as the Duke boys for thirteen episodes and Bo and Luke for the last  seven episodes.

Theme Lyrics & Intro

Verse

Just A Couple Hard-Drivin' Rough Necks
Down Hazzard County Way
They Don't Want No Trouble
They Just Want To Play
 

Chorus

Just Give Them A Race To Run
General Lee And Son-Of-A-Gun
Ooh-Ooh-Wee!
We're Goin To Have Some Fun! 
 
Uncle Jesse: "Yes Sir, The Duke Boys and  Daisy are racin' ol' Boss Hogg clear around the world and they got to win the prize money so ol'  Boss can't foreclose on the family farm. Naturally greedy ol' Boss Hogg wants the farm and the money for himself so he's been a-cheeting and a-scheming every foot of the way." 

(REPEAT CHORUS)
1

Boss Hogg:

"OH, THEM DUKES!!!"

CARTOON VOICES

John Schneider as Bo Duke
Tom Wopat as Luke Duke
Sorrell Booke as Boss Hogg
James Best as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane
Christopher Mayer as Vance Duke
Byron Cherry as Coy Duke
Catherine Bach as Daisy Duke
Denver Pyle as  Uncle Jesse
Frank Welker as Flash
Frank Welker as Smokey
Frank Welker

as

General Lee

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