Glenn Strange

The Cast Of Gunsmoke
1899 - 1973

Glenn Strange  American Actor


Glenn Strange (August 16, 1899 – September 20, 1973) was an American actor who mostly appeared in Western films. He is best remembered for playing Frankenstein's monster in three Universal films during the 1940s and for his role as Sam Noonan, the po...

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Longest Relationship36 yrs
Shortest Relationship36 yrs
Average Relationship Length36 yrs
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First Name Glenn
Last Name Strange
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th August, 1899
Birthplace Weed in Otero County, New Mexico Territory, U.S.
Died 20th September, 1973
Place of Death Los Angeles, California,
Cause of Death Lung cancer
Height 6' 5" (196 cm)
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor; Rancher
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Gunsmoke
Year(s) Active 1930–73
Friend Buck Taylor
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The Cardinal1963 Redneck (uncredited) Movie
Petticoat Junction1963 Hawley TV Show
The Adventures of the Spirit1963 Frankenstein Movie
Thriller1960 Indian TV Show
Alias Jesse James1959 James Gang Member Movie
Last Train from Gun Hill1959 Gun Hill Bouncer (uncredited) Movie
The Jayhawkers!1959 Sheriff (uncredited) Movie
Rawhide1959 Bartender, Indian Chief TV Show
The Untouchables1959 Prison Warden TV Show
Quantrill's Raiders1958 Todd Movie
Terror in a Texas Town1958 Train Passenger (uncredited) Movie
Mackenzie's Raiders1958 Chief Burning Grass TV Show
The Rifleman1958 Joey Cole, Borden's Driver, Stage Driver TV Show
Frontier Doctor1958 Cafferty TV Show
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral1957 Pierce Henchman in Saloon (uncredited) Movie
Jailhouse Rock1957 Matt - Convict (uncredited) Movie
The Halliday Brand1957 Townsman (as Glen Strange) Movie
26 Men1957 Waco, Pollock TV Show
Casey Jones1957 Swamp Tiger's Engineer TV Show
Colt .451957 Two Moons TV Show
Maverick1957 Marshal of Abilene, Guard TV Show
Sugarfoot1957 Red Wing TV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957 Sam Craiger, Tom TV Show
The Restless Gun1957 Deputy Chuck TV Show
Wagon Train1957 Brace, Captain Fox TV Show
Gunfire at Indian Gap1957 Matt Movie
The Last Stagecoach West1957 Sheriff Movie
Backlash1956 Milliken, Stage Driver (uncredited) Movie
The Fastest Gun Alive1956 Sheriff in Silver Rapids (uncredited) Movie
Judge Roy Bean1956 Dr. Frank Parker aka Mason TV Show
The Adventures of Jim Bowie1956 Gant TV Show
Marty1955 Bit Role (uncredited) Movie
The Kentuckian1955 Drunk Frontiersman with Whip (uncredited) Movie
Cheyenne1955 Burton, Saddle Bum TV Show
Gunsmoke1955 Sam TV Show
Sergeant Preston of the Yukon1955 Bull Benson TV Show
The Adventures of Champion1955 Mark Dabney, Long Horn, Dodge Kelley TV Show
The Bob Cummings Show1955 TV Show
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp1955 Joe, Rowland Ranch Hand, Barfly TV Show
The Road to Denver1955 Big George Movie
The Vanishing American1955 Beleanth Movie
Treasure of Ruby Hills1955 Payne Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Buffalo Bill, Jr.1955 Chief Keetahno, Brave Elk TV Show
The Lone Ranger Rides Again1955 Butch Cavendish TV Movie
Jubilee Trail1954 Tom Branders (uncredited) Movie
Annie Oakley1954 Ernie Barker, Idaho, Man at Hearing TV Show
Stories of the Century1954 Sheriff Billy Rowland TV Show
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin1954 Grey Fox TV Show
Gypsy Colt1954 Wrangler (uncredited) Movie
The Joe Palooka Story1954 Henchman TV Show
All the Brothers Were Valiant1953 Chanty Man (uncredited) Movie
Calamity Jane1953 Prospector (uncredited) Movie
Escape from Fort Bravo1953 Sgt. Compton (uncredited) Movie
The Great Sioux Uprising1953 Gen. Stand Watie Movie
The Lawless Breed1953 Ben Hanley Movie
G.E. True Theater1953 Red Herring, Crazy Thunder TV Show
Born to the Saddle1953 Tom Roper Movie
Devil's Canyon1953 Marshal (uncredited) Movie
The Veils of Bagdad1953 Mik-Kel Movie
Your Favorite Story1953 TV Show
I Dream of Jeanie1952 Cop (uncredited) Movie
Montana Belle1952 Dep. Baldy (uncredited) Movie
The Legend of the Lone Ranger1952 Butch Cavendish Movie
The Lusty Men1952 Rig Ferris - Foreman (uncredited) Movie
Death Valley Days1952 Sheriff TV Show
Hopalong Cassidy1952 Simon Cosgrove TV Show
The Abbott and Costello Show1952 Big Tough Guy TV Show
Wagons West1952 Marshal Jim Movie
Craig Kennedy, Criminologist1952 Del Whitney TV Show
Chevron Theatre1952 TV Show
Callaway Went Thataway1951 Cowboy Actor on Saloon set (uncredited) Movie
Comin' Round the Mountain1951 Devil Dan Winfield Movie
Double Crossbones1951 Capt. Ben Avery Movie
Texas Carnival1951 Tex Hodgkins Movie
The Red Badge of Courage1951 Colonel (uncredited) Movie
Vengeance Valley1951 Dave Allard (uncredited) Movie
Sky King1951 Link, Rip Owen TV Show
The Adventures of Kit Carson1951 Jim Wade TV Show
The Range Rider1951 Medicine Man Natana, Chief Black Cloud TV Show
Comanche Territory1950 Big Joe Movie
Space Patrol1950 Captain Jonas TV Show
The Cisco Kid1950 Shoemaker Blake, Curly Peters TV Show
The Colgate Comedy Hour1950 Frankenstein's Monster TV Show
The Gene Autry Show1950 McCann, Outlaw Leader, Chief White Cloud TV Show
Surrender1950 Deputy Lon (uncredited) Movie
Rimfire1949 Curt Calvin - Stagecoach Driver Movie
Fireside Theatre1949 Sam Brown TV Show
The Lone Ranger1949 Butch Cavendish TV Show
Master Minds1949 Atlas the Monster Movie
The Gal Who Took the West1949 Lee Cowhand (uncredited) Movie
Roll, Thunder, Roll!1949 Ace Hanlon Movie
A Southern Yankee1948 Guerrilla Raider in Saloon (uncredited) Movie
Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein1948 Monster Movie
Red River1948 Naylor Movie
California Firebrand1948 Henchman wearing Dress (uncredited) Movie
The Gallant Legion1948 Renegade (uncredited) Movie
Disaster1948 Foreman Davis (uncredited) Movie
Brute Force1947 Tompkins (uncredited) Movie
Heaven Only Knows1947 Joe Bridger (uncredited) Movie
Sinbad, the Sailor1947 Chief Galley Overseer (uncredited) Movie
The Fabulous Texan1947 Owens (uncredited) Movie
The Sea of Grass1947 Bill Roach, Brewton Ranch Hand (uncredited) Movie
The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap1947 Lefty Movie
Wyoming1947 Cowboy Wanting Herd (uncredited) Movie
Beauty and the Bandit1946 Sailor Bill (uncredited) Movie
Up Goes Maisie1946 Cop (uncredited) Movie
House of Dracula1945 The Frankenstein Monster Movie
Saratoga Trunk1945 Cowboy (uncredited) Movie
Renegades of the Rio Grande1945 Bart Drummond Movie
Bad Men of the Border1945 Sheriff Peters (uncredited) Movie
Can't Help Singing1944 Gunman (uncredited) Movie
House of Frankenstein1944 Monster Movie
Knickerbocker Holiday1944 Big Muscle (uncredited) Movie
The Monster Maker1944 Giant, Steve Movie
Alaska1944 Miner Movie
Forty Thieves1944 Ike Simmons Movie
Harmony Trail1944 Marshal Taylor (as Glen Strange) Movie
Silver City Kid1944 Henchman Garvey Movie
The Contender1944 Biff Benham Movie
The San Antonio Kid1944 Ace Hanlon Movie
Valley of Vengeance1944 Marshal Barker Movie
Sonora Stagecoach1944 Paul Kenton Movie
Trail to Gunsight1944 Duke Ellis, Gang Leader Movie
Twilight on the Prairie1944 Cowhand (uncredited) Movie
Action in the North Atlantic1943 Jake (uncredited) Movie
Mission to Moscow1943 Southerner in Montage (uncredited) Movie
The Black Raven1943 Andy Movie
The Desperadoes1943 Lem Movie
Arizona Trail1943 Henchman Matt Movie
Cattle Stampede1943 Boss Coulter (uncredited) Movie
False Colors1943 Sonora Movie
The Kansan1943 2nd Gate Guard (uncredited) Movie
The Kid Rides Again1943 Tom Slade - Henchman Movie
The Woman of the Town1943 Walker Movie
Wild Horse Stampede1943 Henchman Tip (as Glen Strange) Movie
Black Market Rustlers1943 Corbin (as Glen Strange) Movie
Bullets and Saddles1943 Jack Hammond (as Glen Strange) Movie
Death Valley Rangers1943 The Marshal Movie
Haunted Ranch1943 Rance Austin (as Glen Strange) Movie
Prairie Chickens1943 Henchman Glenn (uncredited) Movie
Return of the Rangers1943 Frank Martin Movie
Western Cyclone1943 Dirk Randall Movie
Billy the Kid Trapped1942 Stanton Movie
Juke Girl1942 Man in Lynch Mob (uncredited) Movie
The Mad Monster1942 Petro Movie
The Mummy's Tomb1942 Farmer Holding Horse (uncredited) Movie
The Spoilers1942 Deputy (uncredited) Movie
Beyond the Line of Duty1942 Cal (uncredited) Short Film
Overland Stagecoach1942 Harlen Kent Movie
Raiders of the West1942 Hank Reynolds Movie
Romance on the Range1942 Stokes, Henchman Movie
Sunset on the Desert1942 Deputy Louie Meade Movie
Western Mail1942 Sheriff Big Bill Collins Movie
Come on Danger1942 Henchman Sloan Movie
Army Surgeon1942 Soldier Having Discussion with Brooklyn (uncredited) Movie
Bandit Ranger1942 Frank Curtis Movie
Boot Hill Bandits1942 The Maverick Movie
Down Texas Way1942 Sheriff Trump Movie
Little Joe, the Wrangler1942 Banker Jeff Corey Movie
The Lone Rider and the Bandit1942 Luke Miller Movie
Rolling Down the Great Divide1942 Joe Duncan Movie
Stagecoach Buckaroo1942 Henchman Bill Movie
Sundown Jim1942 Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Texas Trouble Shooters1942 Roger Denby (as Glen Strange) Movie
Badlands of Dakota1941 Bob Russell (uncredited) Movie
Go West, Young Lady1941 Townsman (uncredited) Movie
Playmates1941 Western Actor (uncredited) Movie
Arizona Cyclone1941 Roy Jessup Movie
Billy the Kid Wanted1941 Matt Brawley (as Glen Strange) Movie
Fugitive Valley1941 Gray Movie
Riders of Death Valley1941 Tex, a Benton Rider Movie
Saddlemates1941 Little Bear Movie
The Bandit Trail1941 Idaho Movie
Wide Open Town1941 Ed Stark Movie
Billy the Kid's Round-up1941 Vic Landreau Movie
The Driftin' Kid1941 Jeff Payson (as Glen Strange) Movie
Dude Cowboy1941 Henchman Krinkle Movie
The Kid's Last Ride1941 Bart Gill, aka Ike Breeden (as Glen Strange) Movie
Lone Star Law Men1941 Marshal Scott (as Glen Strange) Movie
Westward Ho-Hum1941 Movie
California or Bust1941 Settler Movie
Dark Command1940 Tough Yankee #1 (uncredited) Movie
San Francisco Docks1940 Mike Movie
The Fargo Kid1940 Sheriff Dave Movie
Three Men from Texas1940 Stokes Movie
Wagon Train1940 Stagecoach Driver Movie
Wyoming1940 Bill Smalley - Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Teddy the Rough Rider1940 Jim Rawlins Short Film
Covered Wagon Trails1940 Henchman Fletcher Movie
The Cowboy from Sundown1940 Bret Stockton Movie
Land of the Six Guns1940 Manny Movie
Pals of the Silver Sage1940 Vic Insley Movie
Pioneer Days1940 Sheriff Movie
Rhythm of the Rio Grande1940 Sheriff Hayes (as Glen Strange) Movie
Stage to Chino1940 Bill Hoagland Movie
Triple Justice1940 Frank Wiley Movie
Bar Buckaroos1940 Sheriff Short Film
Days of Jesse James1939 Cole Younger Movie
The Lone Ranger Rides Again1939 Raider Thorne Movie
The Night Riders1939 Angry Riverboat Gambler (uncredited) Movie
Across the Plains1939 Jeff Masters Movie
Blue Montana Skies1939 Henchman Bob Causer Movie
Law of the Pampas1939 Schultz Movie
Range War1939 Sheriff (uncredited) Movie
Rough Riders' Round-up1939 Boggs Movie
Sunset Trail1939 Bouncer Movie
The Fighting Gringo1939 Rance Potter Movie
Ride, Cowboy, Ride1939 Breezy (uncredited) Short Film
Arizona Legion1939 George Kirby Movie
Cupid Rides the Range1939 Sheriff Hodges Movie
Flying G-Men1939 Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Honor of the West1939 Deputy Sheriff Bat Morrison Movie
The Llano Kid1939 Henderson Movie
Oklahoma Terror1939 Ross Haddon Movie
Overland Mail1939 Sheriff Dawson Movie
The Phantom Stage1939 Sheriff Movie
Prison Break1938 Tough Hit by Joaquin at Bachelor's Party (uncredited) Movie
State Police1938 Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Air Devils1938 Messenger (uncredited) Movie
Border Wolves1938 Deputy Joe O'Connell Movie
In Old Mexico1938 Burke Movie
Six-Shootin' Sheriff1938 Kendal Henchman (uncredited) Movie
The Last Stand1938 Henchman Joe Movie
The Mysterious Rider1938 Henchman Cramer Movie
The Painted Trail1938 Sheriff Ed (as Glen Strange) Movie
The Spy Ring1938 The 'Champ' (uncredited) Movie
Whirlwind Horseman1938 Henchman Bull (as Glen Strange) Movie
Black Bandit1938 Luke Johnson Movie
California Frontier1938 Blackie Movie
Call of the Rockies1938 Henchman Kelso Movie
Ghost Town Riders1938 Henchman Tex Movie
Guilty Trails1938 New Sheriff Movie
Gun Packer1938 Sheriff Movie
Mexicali Kid, The1938 Foreman Jed Movie
Prairie Justice1938 Hank Haynes (Express Agent) Movie
Pride of the West1938 Henchman Saunders Movie
Adventure's End1937 Barzeck Movie
Arizona Days1937 Henchman Pete (as Glen Strange) Movie
Courage of the West1937 Ranger, Singer (uncredited) Movie
God's Country and the Man1937 Sheriff Joe (uncredited) Movie
Hittin' the Trail1937 Posse Rider (uncredited) Movie
Land Beyond the Law1937 Bandy Malarkey Movie
Mountain Music1937 Singing Hillbilly (uncredited) Movie
Riders of the Dawn1937 Posse Member (uncredited) Movie
The Singing Outlaw1937 Deputy Ed Movie
Trouble in Texas1937 Middleton Sheriff Movie
Blazing Sixes1937 Peewee Jones (as Glen Strange) Movie
The Cherokee Strip1937 Harry, Fiddle Player and Band Leader (uncredited) Movie
Danger Valley1937 Marshal Davis (uncredited) Movie
The Devil's Saddle Legion1937 Pewee (as Glen Strange) Movie
Empty Holsters1937 Tex Roberts Movie
Guns of the Pecos1937 Wedding Groom, Rustler (uncredited) Movie
Law for Tombstone1937 Henchman Pecos (uncredited) Movie
Stars Over Arizona1937 Bruce Cole (uncredited) Movie
The Fighting Texan1937 Brand-Changing Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Two Gun Law1937 Ambush Posse Member, Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Conflict1936 Jack (uncredited) Movie
Flash Gordon1936 Robot, Ming Soldier, Gocko (uncredited) Movie
Avenging Waters1936 Henchman Jake (uncredited) Movie
Song of the Gringo1936 Henchman Blackie (uncredited) Movie
California Mail1936 Henchman Bud (as Glen Strange) Movie
The Cattle Thief1936 Henchman (uncredited) Movie
The Fugitive Sheriff1936 Trial Spectator (uncredited) Movie
Sunset of Power1936 Cowhand (uncredited) Movie
Trailin' West1936 Tim - Henchman, Trooper (uncredited) Movie
Tenderfoot Goes West, A1936 Cowhand Butch (as Peewee Strange) Movie
The Sunday Round-Up1936 Master of Ceremonies (as Glen 'Peewee' Strange) Short Film
Lawless Range1935 Burns' Henchman (uncredited) Movie
The Law of 45's1935 Monte (Hayden Wrangler) (as Glen Strange) Movie
The New Frontier1935 Norton (as Glen Strange) Movie
Westward Ho1935 Carter - Singing Rider Movie
Border Vengeance1935 Cowhand (unconfirmed, uncredited) Movie
His Fighting Blood1935 Singing Constable (uncredited) Movie
Stormy1935 Arizona Wranglers Band Member 'Peewee' Strange (uncredited) Movie
Cyclone of the Saddle1935 Singer, Fiddler, Townsman (uncredited) Movie
Gallant Defender1935 Nester (uncredited) Movie
Hard Rock Harrigan1935 Worker (uncredited) Movie
Lawless Riders1935 Barfly, Musician (uncredited) Movie
Suicide Squad1935 Singing Fireman (uncredited) Movie
Moonlight on the Prairie1935 Stew-Bum - Henchman with Pete (uncredited) Movie
Five Bad Men1935 Radio Buckaroo (uncredited) Movie
The Star Packer1934 Loco Frank - Henchman (uncredited) Movie
The Man from Hell1934 Singer (uncredited) Movie
The Law of the Wild1934 Townsman (uncredited) Movie
Pals of the West1934 Deputy (uncredited) Movie
Somewhere in Sonora1933 Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Silent Men1933 Cowhand (uncredited) Movie
The Thrill Hunter1933 Studio Western Cowboy (uncredited) Movie
The Whirlwind1933 Deputy (uncredited) Movie
Ride Him, Cowboy1932 Hawk Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Texas Cyclone1932 Cowboy from Texas (uncredited) Movie
The Big Stampede1932 Cowhand (uncredited) Movie
The Hurricane Express1932 Jim Movie
A Man's Land1932 Triple X Ranch Hand (uncredited) Movie
The Cowboy Counsellor1932 Stage Driver (uncredited) Movie
Hello Trouble1932 Cowhand (uncredited) Movie
Texas Tornado1932 Rustler Movie
The Gay Buckaroo1932 Barfly (uncredited) Movie
The Riding Tornado1932 Corson Cowhand (uncredited) Movie
McKenna of the Mounted1932 Henchman, Mountie Constable (uncredited) Movie
Riders of the Desert1932 Singing Ranger Movie
Single-Handed Sanders1932 Gang Leader (uncredited) Movie
Fighting for Justice1932 Cowhand (uncredited) Movie
Sundown Rider1932 Shorty (uncredited) Movie
Range Feud1931 Cowhand Slim (uncredited) Movie
Border Law1931 Barfly (uncredited) Movie
Cavalier of the West1931 Trooper (uncredited) Movie
The Hard Hombre1931 Cattleman in Plaid Shirt (uncredited) Movie
The Guilty Generation1931 Tony's Henchman (uncredited) Movie
Wild Horse1931 Cowboy Who Refuses to Ride (uncredited) Movie
The Deadline1931 Deputy (uncredited) Movie
Shotgun Pass1931 Pee Wee (uncredited) Movie
The Fighting Marshal1931 Townsman (uncredited) Movie
The Mounted Stranger1930 Cowhand Playing Harmonica (uncredited) Movie
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