Jack Elam

Highest Rated:
100%     The Comancheros (1961)
Lowest Rated:
0%     The Villain (Cactus Jack) (1979)
Birthday:
Nov 13
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:


A graduate of Santa Monica Junior College, Jack Elam spent the immediate post-World War II years as an accountant, numbering several important Hollywood stars among his clients. Already blind in one eye from a childhood fight, Elam was in danger of losing the sight in his other eye as a…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
Giant Of Thunder Mountain, The
  • Actor
-- 1997
Bonanza - Under Attack
  • Actor
-- 1995
Bonanza: The Return
  • Buckshot Patterson
-- 1993
Uninvited
  • Director
  • Grady
-- 1993
Shadow Force
  • Tommy
-- 1992
Giant of Thunder Mountain
  • Actor
-- 1991
20% Suburban Commando
  • Col. Dustin McHowell
-- 1991
Big Bad John
  • Actor
-- 1990
Where the Hell's That Gold?!!?
  • Actor
-- 1988
Dynamite and Gold
  • Boone
-- 1988
Once Upon a Texas Train
  • Jason Fitch
-- 1988
I Am Not a Freak
  • Actor
-- 1987
Pony Express Rider
  • Actor
-- 1987
The Gunfighters
  • Tom McLowery
-- 1987
Hawken's Breed
  • Actor
-- 1987
Ninja Champion
  • Actor
-- 1986
Aurora Encounter
  • Charlie
-- 1986
13% Cannonball Run II
  • Doc
-- 1984
Sacred Ground
  • Lum Witcher
-- 1983
Lost
  • Mr. Newsom
-- 1983
Leopard Fist Ninja
  • Actor
-- 1982
Jinxed
  • Otto
-- 1982
Soggy Bottom U.S.A.
  • Actor
-- 1981
31% The Cannonball Run
  • Doctor
-- 1981
The Sacketts (The Daybreakers)
  • Actor
-- 1979
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again
  • Big Mack
-- 1979
0% The Villain (Cactus Jack)
  • Avery Simpson
-- 1979
The Norseman
  • Death Dreamer
-- 1978
Hot Lead and Cold Feet
  • Rattlesnake
-- 1978
Grayeagle
  • Trapper Willis
-- 1977
New Daughters of Joshua Cabe
  • Bitteroot
-- 1976
Hawmps
  • Bad Jack Cutter
-- 1976
Creature From Black Lake (Demon of the Lake)
  • Joe Canton
-- 1976
Ransom of Red Chief
  • Actor
-- 1975
Revenge of Red Chief
  • Actor
-- 1975
Huckleberry Finn
  • King
-- 1975
82% Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
  • Alamosa Bill
-- 1973
64% Support Your Local Gunfighter
  • Jug May
-- 1971
71% Rio Lobo
  • Phillips
-- 1971
Wild Country
  • Thompson
-- 1971
Hannie Caulder
  • Frank Clemens
-- 1971
The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again
  • Actor
-- 1970
Dirty Dingus Magee
  • John Wesley Hardin
-- 1970
Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County
  • Kitterick
-- 1970
64% Support Your Local Sheriff
  • Jake
-- 1969
The Over-the-Hill Gang
  • Actor
-- 1969
98% Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Knuckles
-- 1968
Never a Dull Moment
  • Ace Williams
-- 1968
Firecreek
  • Norman
-- 1968
The Last Challenge (The Pistolero of Red River)
  • Ernest Scarnes
-- 1967
Big Jessie
  • Actor
-- 1967
The Way West (Harold Hecht's The Way West)
  • Weatherby
-- 1967
The Night of the Grizzly
  • Hank
-- 1966
33% The Rare Breed
  • Deke Simons
-- 1966
11% 4 for Texas
  • Dobie
-- 1963
100% The Comancheros
  • Horseface
-- 1961
The Last Sunset
  • Ed Hobbs
-- 1961
63% Pocketful of Miracles
  • Cheesecake
-- 1961
The Girl in Lovers Lane
  • Jesse
-- 1960
Edge of Eternity
  • Bill Ward
-- 1959
Gun Runners
  • Arnold
-- 1958
Lure of the Swamp
  • Henry Bliss
-- 1958
Night Passage
  • Shotgun
-- 1957
82% Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
  • Tom McLowery
-- 1957
Baby Face Nelson
  • Fatso
-- 1957
Dragoon Wells Massacre (Dragon Wells Massacre)
  • Tioga
-- 1957
100% Jubal
  • McCoy
-- 1956
Pardners
  • Pete
-- 1956
71% Artists and Models
  • Ivan
-- 1955
75% Moonfleet
  • Damen
-- 1955
100% The Man From Laramie
  • Chris Boldt
-- 1955
Wichita
  • Al
-- 1955
57% Kismet
  • Hassan-Ben
-- 1955
James Stewart Mix
  • Actor
-- 1955
100% The Far Country
  • Newberry
-- 1955
Man Without a Star
  • Drifter
-- 1955
97% Kiss Me Deadly
  • Charlie Max
-- 1955
Cattle Queen of Montana
  • Yost
-- 1954
Ride Clear of Diablo
  • Tim Lowerie
-- 1954
Jubilee Trail
  • Sergeant
-- 1954
82% Vera Cruz
  • Tex
-- 1954
Count the Hours
  • Max Verne
-- 1953
Appointment in Honduras
  • Castro
-- 1953
The Moonlighter
  • Strawboss
-- 1953
100% Rancho Notorious
  • Geary
-- 1952
The Battle at Apache Pass
  • Mescal Jack
-- 1952
Bushwackers
  • Cree
-- 1952
My Man and I
  • Celestino Garcia
-- 1952
96% High Noon
  • Charlie
-- 1952
80% Kansas City Confidential (The Secret Four)
  • Harris
-- 1952
Lure of the Wilderness
  • Dave Longden
-- 1952
The Ring
  • Harry Jackson
-- 1952
Rawhide (Desperate Siege)
  • Tevis
-- 1951
63% American Guerrilla in the Philippines (I Shall Return)
  • The Speaker
-- 1950
High Lonesome
  • Smiling Man
  • Director
-- 1950
The Sundowners
  • Boyce
-- 1950
Key to the City
  • Councilman
-- 1950
One Way Street
  • Arnie
-- 1950
A Ticket to Tomahawk
  • Fargo
-- 1950
She Shoulda Said No
  • Raymond
-- 1949

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Quotes from Jack Elam's Characters

    • Jake:
      you want me to tell Joe Damby that he is under arrest for murder? What will you do once he kills me?
    • Jason McCullough:
      Then I'll arrest him for both murders.
    From Support Your Local Sheriff. Submitted by Kenneth V (14 months ago)

    • Chris Boldt:
      Well, I ain't got no references. But anybody can tell you that Chris Boldt is a man not to be trusted. That means nobody's secrets are sacred with me.
    From The Man From Laramie. Submitted by Sarfaraz A (2 years ago)