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Jim Leavelle (1920–2019)

Jim Leavelle was born on August 23, 1920 in Red River County, Texas, USA as James Robert Leavelle. He was married to Taimi Sanelma Trast. He died on August 29, 2019 in Denver, Colorado, USA. See full bio »


(age 99) in Denver, Colorado, USA

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Known For

King Kill 63 Himself
The JFK Assassination: The Jim Garrison Tapes Himself - Dallas Detective in Charge of Tippit Case
The Men Who Killed Kennedy Himself / Himself - Dallas Police


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 2015 King Kill 63 (Documentary)
 2013 The Day Kennedy Died (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Homicide Detective, Dallas Police Department
 2013 Piers Morgan Tonight (TV Series)
- JFK: 50 Years Later (2013) ... Himself
 2013 Capturing Oswald (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 History's Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
- Jack Ruby on Trial (2003) ... Himself
 2003 Peter Jennings Reporting: The Kennedy Assassination - Beyond Conspiracy (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Dallas Homicide Detective, 1950-1976 (as James R. Leavelle)
 1993 As It Happened - The Killing of Kennedy (TV Movie documentary)
 1992 The JFK Assassination: The Jim Garrison Tapes (Documentary)
Himself - Dallas Detective in Charge of Tippit Case (as James Leavelle)
 1992 The JFK Conspiracy (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1988-1991 The Men Who Killed Kennedy (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - Dallas Police
- The Witnesses (1991) ... Himself
- The Patsy (1991) ... Himself - Dallas Police
- The Coup D'Etat (1988) ... Himself
 1978 Ruby and Oswald (TV Movie)
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Detective with the Dallas, Texas police department when US president John Kennedy was assassinated. See more »

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