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Jack Elam appeared in five episodes of
— 'Duel of Honor'
as the arrogant Sim Groder who constantly picked on the Count.
'Tension' as Gavin Martin,
he was the cowboy who got killed with the pitch fork
Man' as Gus Smith, he's the dude that John Beaumont
killed in the saloon.
'Knight Errant' as Gates,
he was Don Chimera Del Laredo's Esquire, the one who
declared there was a rattlesnake in the woodpile —
'Shattered Idol' as Russell
the pool shark.
He later was in Once upon a Texas
Train with Chuck (1988) and Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971).
Love him in this Christmas episode of Gunsmoke
as Titus Spangler ─ 'P.S. Murry Christmas'.
his first movie job by trading his accounting services for a
role. In no time at all he became one of the most memorable
supporting players in Hollywood, thanks not only to his
near-demented screen persona but also to an out-of-kilter left
eye, sightless from a childhood fight.
He was great no matter
what he did!
Jack Elam was born November 13, 1918, Miami, Gila, Arizona
Birth Name: William Scott Elam
He died October 20, 2003 in Ashland, Oregon of congestive heart failure
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