Hollywood Star Walk obituaries

Jim Davis, 65, patriarch of ‘Dallas’ dies

On Apr. 27, 1981, The Times re­por­ted that Jim Dav­is, the sil­ver-haired act­or who spent more than 30 years as a per­former be­fore at­tain­ing star­dom as the ruth­less pat­ri­arch Jock Ewing in TV’s “Dal­las,” died in his sleep at his North­ridge home. He was 65.