Character actor James 'Jim' Tarwater died in Taos, New Mexico on March 22, 2012. He was 59 years-old. Born James Tuttle Tarwater in Ft. Worth, Texas on July 3, 1952. He worked in Los Angeles before moving to New Mexico where he settled in Taos. He became active in film work as a character actor with his first appearance in Terence Hill's television series "Lucky Luke" (1990-1991). Jim also appeared in the "Lucky Luke" film which was taken from several of the TVs episodes where he was seen as a card player. Jim also appeared in such western films as TV's "Brotherhood of the Gun" (1991), Ron Howard's "The Missing" (2003) and "Appaloosa" (2008) as Chalk. A memorial service will be conducted in Midland, New Mexico on April 5th.