Jack Palance

Highest Rated:
100% Monte Walsh (1970)
Lowest Rated:
13% The Silver Chalice (1954)
Birthday:
Feb 18
Birthplace:
Lattimer Mines, Pennsylvania, USA
Bio:
One of the screen's most grizzled actors, Jack Palance defined true grit for many a filmgoer. The son of a Ukrainian immigrant coal miner, he was born Volodymyr Palahnyuk (Anglicized as Walter Jack Palaniuk) on February 18, 1920, in Lattimer Mines, Pennsylvania. As a young man, Palance supported…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
93% Le Mépris (Contempt)
  • Jeremy Prokosch
$39.2k 2008
Rule of the Gun
  • Actor
-- 2007
Searching for Bobby D
  • Actor
-- 2006
Talking to Heaven
  • Actor
-- 2006
Unknown Powers
  • Actor
-- 2005
Unknown Force
  • Actor
-- 2005
Gangsters
  • Actor
-- 2005
Back When We Were Grownups
  • Poppy
-- 2004
From Russia To Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 2002
Talking to Heaven (Living with the Dead)
  • Actor
-- 2002
Prancer Returns
  • Old Man Richards
-- 2001
The Omen Legacy
  • Actor
-- 2001
Monster Mania
  • Actor
-- 2001
Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End
  • John Witting
-- 1999
Treasure Island
  • Long John Silver
-- 1998
Marco Polo (The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo)
  • Actor
-- 1998
I'll Be Home for Christmas
  • Father
-- 1997
Ebenezer
  • Actor
-- 1997
Buffalo Girls
  • Actor
-- 1995
19% City Slickers 2 - The Legend of Curly's Gold
  • Duke Washburn
-- 1994
15% Cops And Robbersons
  • Jake Stone
-- 1994
44% The Swan Princess
  • Rothbart
-- 1994
47% Natural Born Killers
  • Actor
-- 1994
Legends of the West
  • Actor
-- 1993
Legends of the West
  • Actor
-- 1993
Cyborg 2
  • Mercy
-- 1993
Solar Crisis
  • Actor
-- 1993
Keep The Change
  • Overstreet
-- 1992
Toxie's Triple Terror: Horror of the Hungry Humongous Hungan
  • Actor
-- 1992
When It Was a Game 2
  • Actor
-- 1992
90% City Slickers
  • Curly
-- 1991
34% Tango & Cash
  • Yves Perret
-- 1989
Outlaw of Gor (Gor II)
  • Xenos
-- 1989
Solar Crisis (Crisis 2050)
  • Travis
-- 1989
72% Batman
  • Carl Grissom
-- 1989
40% Young Guns
  • Lawrence G. Murphy
-- 1988
88% Bagdad Cafe
  • Rudi Cox
-- 1988
Gor
  • Actor
-- 1988
92% Imagine: John Lennon
  • Actor
-- 1988
Outlaw of Gor
  • Actor
-- 1987
George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey
  • Himself
-- 1984
75% Alone in the Dark
  • Frank Hawkes
-- 1982
Hawk the Slayer
  • Voltan
-- 1981
Hell's Brigade - The Final Assault
  • Actor
-- 1980
Without Warning (It Came Without Warning) (Alien Encounters)
  • Actor
-- 1980
Angels' Brigade (Angels Revenge) (Seven from Heaven)
  • Actor
-- 1979
Cocaine Cowboys
  • Raf
-- 1979
The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang
  • Actor
-- 1979
H.G. Wells' The Shape of Things to Come
  • Omus
-- 1979
One Man Jury
  • Wade
-- 1978
Unknown Powers
  • Actor
-- 1977
The Cop in Blue Jeans
  • Actor
-- 1977
God's Gun (A Bullet from God) (Diamante Lobo)
  • Sam Clayton
-- 1977
Welcome to Blood City
  • Frendlander
-- 1977
Africa Express
  • Robert Preston / Willaim Hunter
-- 1976
Black Cobra Woman (Eva Nera)
  • Judas
-- 1976
Bloody Avenger
  • Actor
-- 1976
Mr. Scarface (I padroni della città)
  • Actor
-- 1976
The Sensuous Nurse (L'infermiera) (The Secrets of a Sensuous Nurse) (Nurse Anna)
  • Actor
-- 1975
Great Adventure
  • Actor
-- 1975
Hatfields and the McCoys
  • Actor
-- 1975
The Four Deuces
  • Vic Morono
-- 1975
67% Godzilla Vs Mechagodzilla
  • Actor
-- 1974
Craze, (Demon Master)
  • Neal Mottram
-- 1974
60% Dracula
  • Count Dracula
-- 1973
Oklahoma Crude
  • Hellman
-- 1973
Si può fare... amigo (It Can Be Done Amigo)
  • Sonny Bronston
-- 1972
Sting of the West
  • Actor
-- 1972
Chato's Land
  • Quincey Whitmore
-- 1971
The Horsemen
  • Tursen
-- 1971
100% Monte Walsh
  • Chet Rollins
-- 1970
McMasters
  • Kolby
-- 1970
Vamos a matar, compañeros (Companeros)
  • John
-- 1970
Marquis de Sade: Justine (Deadly Sanctuary)
  • Actor
-- 1969
The Desperados
  • Parson Josiah Galt
-- 1969
Che!
  • Fidel Castro
-- 1969
Battle of the Commandos (La legione dei dannati) (Legion of the Damned)
  • Actor
-- 1969
Torture Garden
  • Ronald Wyatt
-- 1968
The Mercenary (Il Mercenario) (A Professional Gun)
  • Ricciolo / Curly [in U.S. version]
-- 1968
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Actor
-- 1968
Kill a Dragon
  • Rick
-- 1967
93% The Professionals
  • Capt. Jesus Raza
-- 1966
Alice Through the Looking Glass
  • Jabberwocky
-- 1966
Once a Thief
  • Walter Pedak
-- 1965
100% Barabba (Barabbas)
  • Torvald
-- 1961
Mongols
  • Ogotai
-- 1961
Austerlitz (The Battle of Austerlitz)
  • General Weirother
-- 1960
Beyond All Limits
  • Jim Gatsby
-- 1959
Ten Seconds to Hell (The Phoenix)
  • Eric Koertner
-- 1959
The Man Inside
  • Milo March
-- 1958
House of Numbers
  • Arne Judlow
-- 1957
The Lonely Man
  • Jacob Wade
-- 1957
Requiem for a Heavyweight
  • Harlan "Mountain" McClintock
-- 1956
100% Attack
  • Lieutenant Joe Costa
-- 1956
80% The Big Knife
  • Charlie Castle
-- 1955
I Died a Thousand Times
  • Roy Earle
-- 1955
13% The Silver Chalice
  • Simon The Magician
-- 1954
43% Sign of the Pagan
  • Attila the Hun
-- 1954
Arrowhead
  • Toriano
-- 1953
97% Shane
  • Jack Wilson
-- 1953
Man in the Attic
  • Slade
-- 1953
Second Chance
  • Cappy Gordon
-- 1953
Westinghouse Studio One - "Little Men, Big World"
  • Actor
-- 1952
100% Sudden Fear
  • Lester Blaine
-- 1952
Golden Age of TV Dramas
  • Actor
-- 1951
95% Panic in the Streets
  • Blackie
-- 1950
83% Halls of Montezuma
  • Pidgeon Lane
-- 1950
Film Noir: The Dark Side of Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 1943
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century - A Blast for Buck
  • Actor
--
Demon Master
  • Actor
--

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Quotes from Jack Palance's Characters

    1. Neal Mottram: Awful lot of weirdos around and who can tell what it takes to please them.
    From Craze, (Demon Master). Submitted by Kevin R (4 months ago)
    1. Capt. Jesus Raza: You want perfection, or nothing. The revolution was never perfect. We fight because we believe, we leave because we are disilliusioned, we return because we are lost, we die because we are committed.
    2. Bill Dolworth: To die for a woman is even more foolish, any woman, even her.
    3. Bill Dolworth: My word to Grant 'aint worth a plug nickle.
    4. Rico (Henry Fardan): You gave your word to me.
    5. Hans Ehrengard: Mr Grant, I can make 'em go, but I can't make 'em do.
    From The Professionals. Submitted by William B (17 months ago)
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