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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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Have you ever been watching TV or a movie and wondered who is that guy?
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