Jack Elam

Jack Elam
1918 - 2003
Jack Elam  American Actor

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Jack Elam was previously married to Margaret Jennison (wife) and Jean Elam.


American Actor Jack Elam was born William Scott Elam on 13th November, 1918 in Miami, Arizona, USA and passed away on 20th Oct 2003 Ashland, Oregon aged 84. He is most remembered for Gunsmoke. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Jack Elam was in an on-screen matchup with Lola Albright in Bonanza (1959).

Jack Elam is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and People from California.


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Married2 42 years 33 years 24 years
Total2 42 years 33 years 24 years


First Name Jack
Last Name Elam
Full Name at Birth William Scott Elam
Age 84 (age at death) years
Birthday 13th November, 1918
Birthplace Miami, Arizona, USA
Died 20th October, 2003
Place of Death Ashland, Oregon
Buried Cremation
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Gunsmoke
Year(s) Active 1944–95, 1944–1995

William Scott "Jack" Elam (November 13, 1920 – October 20, 2003), was an American film and television actor best known for his numerous roles as villains in Western films and, later in his career, comedies (sometimes spoofing his villainous image). His most distinguishing physical quality was his misaligned eye.
Before his career in acting, he took several jobs in finance and served two years in the United States Navy during World War II.

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Bonanza: Under Attack1995BuckshotTV Movie
Lonesome Dove: The Series1994CurtisTV Show
Bonanza: The Return1993BuckshotTV Movie
Shadow Force1992TommyMovie
Lucky Luke1992Axel EricsonTV Show
Suburban Commando1991Col. Dustin 'Dusty' McHowellMovie
The Giant of Thunder Mountain1991Hezekiah CrowMovie
Home Improvement1991Hick PetersonTV Show
Big Bad John1990Jake CalhounMovie
Once Upon a Texas Train1988Jason FitchTV Movie
Where the Hell's That Gold?!!?1988BooneTV Movie
Guns of Paradise1988SkraggTV Show
Hawken's Breed1987TackettMovie
J.J. Starbuck1987Esco TokayTV Show
The Aurora Encounter1986CharlieMovie
Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills1986SquiresTV Movie
Easy Street1986Uncle Alvin 'Bully' StevensonTV Show
Detective in the House1985Nick TurnerTV Show
Cannonball Run II1984Doctor Nikolas Van HelsingMovie
Scrooge's Rock 'N' Roll Christmas1984ScroogeTV Movie
Lost1983Mr. NewsomeMovie
Sacred Ground1983Lum WitcherMovie
Webster1983DustyTV Show
Sawyer and Finn1983Boot McGrawTV Movie
Soggy Bottom, U.S.A.1981Troscliar BoudreauxMovie
The Cannonball Run1981Doctor Nikolas Van HelsingMovie
The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite1981Seth BeaumontTV Movie
Father Murphy1981Eli McQuadeTV Show
Simon & Simon1981Bud KrelmanTV Show
Skyward Christmas1981Clay HallerTV Movie
Here's Boomer1980Captain O'ConnellTV Show
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again1979Big MacMovie
The Villain1979Avery SimpsonMovie
The Sacketts1979Ira BigelowTV Show
$weepstake$1979TV Show
Struck by Lightning1979FrankTV Show
Hot Lead and Cold Feet1978RattlesnakeMovie
The Norseman1978Death DreamerMovie
Black Beauty1978Jonas McBrideTV Show
Lacy and the Mississippi Queen1978Willie Red FireTV Movie
Will Rogers: Champion of the People1978TV Movie
Grayeagle1977Trapper WillisMovie
ABC Weekend Specials1977Sam, Sam HowardTV Show
Eight Is Enough1977Joe SimonsTV Show
Fantasy Island1977Hollis Buford Jr., Kid CoreyTV Show
The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams1977GusTV Show
Creature from Black Lake1976Joe CantonMovie
Hawmps!1976Bad Jack CutterMovie
Pony Express Rider1976Crazy CharlieMovie
The Winds of Autumn1976J. Pete HankinsMovie
How the West Was Won1976Cully MadiganTV Show
The New Daughters of Joshua Cabe1976BitterrootTV Movie
Huckleberry Finn1975KingTV Movie
Phyllis1975Van HornTV Show
A Knife for the Ladies1974Jarrod (Sheriff)Movie
The Texas Wheelers1974Zack WheelerTV Show
Shootout in a One-Dog Town1974HandyTV Movie
Sidekicks1974BossTV Movie
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid1973Alamosa BillMovie
The Red Pony1973GranddadTV Movie
Kung Fu1972Marcus TaylorTV Show
The Brian Keith Show1972TuttleTV Show
The Daughters of Joshua Cabe1972BitterrootTV Movie
The Last Escape of Billy the Kid1972Pat GarrettMovie
Hannie Caulder1971Frank ClemensMovie
Support Your Local Gunfighter1971Jug MayMovie
Cat Ballou1971Kid SheleenTV Movie
Alias Smith and Jones1971Boot CobyTV Show
Nichols1971Marcus A.F. BaxterTV Show
The Last Rebel1971MattMovie
Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County1970KittrickMovie
Dirty Dingus Magee1970John Wesley HardinMovie
Rio Lobo1970PhillipsMovie
The Wild Country1970ThompsonMovie
Support Your Local Sheriff!1969JakeMovie
The Over-the-Hill Gang1969Sheriff Clyde BarnesTV Movie
Never a Dull Moment1968Ace WilliamsMovie
Once Upon a Time in the West1968Snaky - Member of Frank's GangMovie
Sartana Does Not Forgive1968Slim KovacsMovie
Lancer1968Tom MangrumTV Show
The Outcasts1968Abel BlacknerTV Show
The Last Challenge1967Ernest ScarnesMovie
The Way West1967Preacher WeatherbyMovie
Cimarron Strip1967MoonTV Show
Hondo1967DiabloTV Show
The Guns of Will Sonnett1967Sam - SheriffTV Show
The High Chaparral1967MacklinTV Show
The Night of the Grizzly1966HankMovie
The Rare Breed1966SimonsMovie
Tarzan1966BellakTV Show
F Troop1965Sam UrpTV Show
The Legend of Jesse James1965Deacon SmithTV Show
The Wild Wild West1965Zack SladeTV Show
Daniel Boone1964PetchTV Show
4 for Texas1963DobieMovie
Temple Houston1963George TaggartTV Show
The Dakotas1963Deputy J.D. SmithTV Show
The Virginian1962Harve YostTV Show
Pocketful of Miracles1961CheesecakeMovie
The Comancheros1961Horseface (Comanchero)Movie
The Last Sunset1961Ed HobbsMovie
Ben Casey1961Felix GaultTV Show
Gunslinger1961Clint GannetTV Show
The Americans1961Loper JohnsonTV Show
Target: The Corruptors1961StickfaceTV Show
The Girl in Lovers Lane1960JesseMovie
Klondike1960Eli RoperTV Show
National Velvet1960Black BarrTV Show
Outlaws1960DiamondTV Show
Stagecoach West1960ClellTV Show
The Slowest Gun in the West1960Ike DaltonTV Movie
Edge of Eternity1959Bill WardMovie
Bonanza1959Buford Buckalew, Dodie Hoad, Honest JohnTV Show
Laramie1959Charley Fox, Parson HawksTV Show
Mr. Lucky1959Phil BrickerTV Show
Rawhide1959Turkey Creek Jack JohnsonTV Show
The Rebel1959Lawyer, Uncle LuceTV Show
The Untouchables1959Jug Alverson, Nick Bravo, Stan WilinskiTV Show
Tightrope1959Tim RenickTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959AveryTV Show
Hotel de Paree1959FluteTV Show
The Gun Runners1958ArnoldMovie
Bronco1958Dooley Lang, Toothy ThompsonTV Show
Lawman1958Herm Forrest, Jake Wilson, Paul HenryTV Show
Mackenzie's Raiders1958Trooper Colin GrimesTV Show
The Rifleman1958Gates, Gus Smith, RussellTV Show
The Texan1958Dud Parsons, Luke Watson, Tug SwannTV Show
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1958ClintonTV Show
Baby Face Nelson1957Fatso NagelMovie
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral1957Tom McLoweryMovie
Night Passage1957ShotgunMovie
Have Gun - Will Travel1957Arnold Shaffner, Joe GageTV Show
M Squad1957Luke MorganTV Show
Richard Diamond, Private Detective1957Danny Boy, Perk ButlerTV Show
Sugarfoot1957Toothy ThompsonTV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957ChrisTV Show
The Restless Gun1957Link Jerrod, Tony MolinorTV Show
Tombstone Territory1957Wally JobeTV Show
Wagon Train1957Charlie OtisTV Show
Zorro1957GomezTV Show
Dragoon Wells Massacre1957TiogaMovie
Lure of the Swamp1957Henry BlissMovie
Jubal1956McCoy - Bar 8 RiderMovie
Zane Grey Theater1956Dirk Ryan, Little Jimmy Lehigh, Stage Driver CassTV Show
Thunder Over Arizona1956Deputy Slats CallahanMovie
Artists and Models1955IvanMovie
Man Without a Star1955Knife Murderer (uncredited)Movie
Kiss Me Deadly1955Charlie MaxMovie
Tarzan's Hidden Jungle1955BurgerMovie
The Man from Laramie1955Chris BoldtMovie
Cheyenne1955Calhoun Durango, Count Nicholas Potosi, Deputy J.D. SmithTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Lucas Murdoch, Pierre Audubon, Titus SpanglerTV Show
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1955Quirt AveryTV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955ShanksTV Show
Frontier1955Father Matias, Ness FowlerTV Show
Cattle Queen of Montana1954YostMovie
Jubilee Trail1954WhiteyMovie
Princess of the Nile1954BasraMovie
Ride Clear of Diablo1954Tim LowerieMovie
The Far Country1954Frank NewberryMovie
Vera Cruz1954TexMovie
Studio 571954TV Show
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin1954ShieldsTV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954Sheriff, ThompsonTV Show
Waterfront1954BrittTV Show
Files of Jeffrey Jones, The1954TV Show
Count the Hours1953Max VerneMovie
Appointment in Honduras1953CastroMovie
Ride, Vaquero!1953BartonMovie
The Moonlighter1953SlimMovie
Gun Belt1953Rusty KollowayMovie
High Noon1952Charlie - Drunk in Jail (uncredited)Movie
Kansas City Confidential1952Pete HarrisMovie
Lure of the Wilderness1952Dave LongdenMovie
Rancho Notorious1952Mort GearyMovie
The Battle at Apache Pass1952Mescal JackMovie
The Ring1952Harry JacksonMovie
Death Valley Days1952Juan CortinaTV Show
Four Star Playhouse1952VicTV Show
Mr. & Mrs. North1952Matt WeberTV Show
Montana Territory1952GimpMovie
My Man and I1952Celestino GarciaMovie
The Cases of Eddie Drake1952Steve VikoTV Show
Bird of Paradise1951The TraderMovie
The Bushwhackers1951CreeMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951Halleck, Lee DineenTV Show
Finders Keepers1951EddieMovie
A Ticket to Tomahawk1950Fargo (uncredited)Movie
American Guerrilla in the Philippines1950The SpeakerMovie
High Lonesome1950Smiling ManMovie
Key to the City1950Councilman (uncredited)Movie
One Way Street1950Arnie (uncredited)Movie
Quicksand1950Man at Bar (uncredited)Movie
The Sundowners1950Earl BoyceMovie
Love That Brute1950Henchman #2 in Cigar Store (uncredited)Movie
The Texan Meets Calamity Jane1950Henchman (uncredited)Movie
Wild Weed1949Raymond - HenchmanMovie
The Lone Ranger1949Jack Miles, Reno LawrenceTV Show
Mystery Range1947Burvel LambertMovie
Trailin' West1944The KillerShort Film
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

wjerryzwjerryzMay 3, 2018

Great actor

Kathryn YoungJul 29, 2009

Dr. Bob Elam. Riveting, empassioned Am. History professor. In class he said, you need me more than those ivy leagues.You have less opportunities here . 25 yrs. later, I get it...and we did.

RobbieJan 25, 2009

I heard a rumor that jack elam had a twin brother, is there any truth to that?

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