James Dean Whitmore was born on May 31, 1958, in Marshalltown, Iowa; he was the son of Dean and Patricia (Nelson) Whitmore. Jim attended school in the Marshalltown Community School District graduating with the class of 1976. On May 23, 1981, Jim was united in marriage to Colleen Ersland at the First Congregational Church in Marshalltown, Iowa. They had resided in Marshalltown and in Traer, Iowa for the last 20 years. Jim worked for Iowa Glass Auto Glass for 27 years. Jim enjoyed golfing in the Men's League, bowling, softball, coaching softball, fishing, camping, and was a gamer with online games and recently joined Facebook, everyone knew he was an avid IOWA HAWKEYE FAN. He was proud to be a big brother in his family and loved being an uncle to his 36 nieces and nephews, 34 great nieces and nephews and 1 great-great- nephew.
Film version of the stage hit about a marital misunderstanding that snowballs into a spy plot. Tony Curtis, Dean Martin, Janet Leigh, James Whitmore, John McIntire, Barbara Nichols, Joi Lansing, Larry Keating. George Sidney directed.
James Allen Whitmore III (born October 24, 1948), better known as James Whitmore Jr., is an American actor best known for his role as Captain Jim Gutterman on the (later known as ), and (since the 1980s) a . He is the son of actor .