Strother Martin

Strother Martin

Highest Rated: 100% Shenandoah (1965)

Lowest Rated: 0% The Villain (1979)

Birthday: Mar 26, 1919

Birthplace: Kokomo, Indiana, USA

Hollywood swimming instructor turned character player; the man who said "What we have here is a failure to communicate" to Paul Newman, aka "Cool Hand Luke" (1967).

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hotwire The Weasel (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet 73% The Secret of Nikola Tesla George Westinghouse (Character) - 1980
36% 82% The Champ Riley (Character) - 1979
0% 38% The Villain Parody Jones (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet 40% Love and Bullets Louis Monk (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Better Late Than Never J.D. Ashcroft (Character) - 1979
29% 23% Nightwing Selwyn (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fast Line Fever Pinky Pincus (Character) - 1978
60% 50% The End Dr. Waldo Kling (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet 20% Steel Cowboy Pinky Pincus (Character) - 1978
85% 89% Slap Shot McGrath (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 41% The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday Billy (Character) - 1976
44% 70% Rooster Cogburn McCoy (Character) - 1975
92% 81% Hard Times Poe (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet One of Our Own LeRoy Atkins (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Candidate for Murder Unknown (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder in the Slave Trade Unknown (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder on the 13th Floor Unknown (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet 59% Death and the Maiden R.J. Hawkins (Character) - 1973
30% 25% Sssssss Dr. Carl Stoner (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder in Movieland R.J. Hawkins (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Boy and the Bronc Buster Buckshot (Character) - 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blood Feud R.J. Hawkins (Character) - 1973
57% 30% Pocket Money Bill Garrett (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 54% Hannie Caulder Rufus Clemons (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet 65% Fool's Parade Lee Cottrill (Character) - 1971
0% 33% The Brotherhood of Satan Doc Duncan (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Red Sky at Morning John Cloyd (Character) - 1971
93% 82% The Ballad of Cable Hogue Bowen (Character) - 1970
90% 91% The Wild Bunch Coffer (Character) - 1969
90% 92% Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Percy Garris (Character) - 1969
89% 84% True Grit Col. G. Stonehill (Character) - 1969
75% 65% The Flim Flam Man Lovick (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mountain of the Blue Moons O'Keefe (Character) - 1967
100% 95% Cool Hand Luke Captain (Character) - 1967
100% 74% Harper Claude (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet An Eye for an Eye Trumbull (Character) - 1966
100% 79% Shenandoah Train Engineer (Character) - 1965
100% 81% The Sons of Katie Elder Jeb Ross (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet 39% Invitation to a Gunfighter Fiddler (Character) - 1964
67% 85% McLintock! Agard (Character) - 1963
83% 32% The Deadly Companions Parson (Character) - 1962
94% 92% The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Floyd (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sanctuary Dog Boy (Character) - 1961
68% 48% The Shaggy Dog Thurm (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Copper Sky Pokey (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Black Whip Thorny (Character) - 1956
100% 77% Attack! Sgt. Ingersol (Character) - 1956
88% 58% The Big Knife Stillman (uncredited) (Character) - 1955
98% 84% Kiss Me Deadly Harvey Wallace (Character) $882 1955
No Score Yet 20% The Magnetic Monster Co-Pilot (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 53% Rhubarb Michael "Shorty" McGirk (uncredited) (Character) - 1951

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saturday Night Live Host 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rockford Files Thomas Tyler 'T.T.' Flowers (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Petrocelli Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Billy (Guest Star) 1974 1964 1961-1962 1956-1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Paper Moon Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rookies Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1972 1969-1970 1964-1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The New Adventures of Charlie Chan Unknown (Guest Star)
No Score Yet No Score Yet Daniel Boone Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Name of the Game Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Doris Day Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1968-1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Guns of Will Sonnett Unknown (Guest Star) 1967-1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gentle Ben Unknown (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tarzan O'Keefe (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Iron Horse Unknown (Guest Star) 1966-1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Charlie Neal (Character) 1966-1967 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big Valley Unknown (Guest Star) 1966-1967
90% 73% Gilligan's Island George Barkley (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet 71% Lost in Space Nerim (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Man Called Shenandoah Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Joe Mead (Guest Star) 1965 1961-1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1965 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dick Van Dyke Show Harper Worthington Yates (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fugitive Deputy Shirky Saulter (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lieutenant Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dakotas Pvt. Antrim Copang (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Charles Sloane (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Calvin 'Rabbits' Ross (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1962 1959 1957
82% 94% The Twilight Zone Mothershed (Character) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marshal Dillon Unknown (Guest Star) 1961 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rebel Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trackdown Benny French (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jeff's Collie Unknown (Guest Star) 1956-1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Lem Boots (Guest Star) 1956-1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1957
No Score Yet 98% I Love Lucy Unknown (Guest Star) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stage 7 Lt. Bob Handley (Character) 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Behind the Badge Brother Daniel (Character) 1955

QUOTES FROM Strother Martin CHARACTERS

Captain says: What we've got here is failure to communicate.

Denis Le Mieux says: Joe, who own the Chiefs?

Joe McGrath says: Owns! Owns!

Captain says: What we've got here is failure to communicate. Some men you just can't reach. So you get what we had here last week, which is the way he wants it... well, he gets it. I don't like it any more than you men.

Percy Garris says: I'm not crazy; I'm just colorful.

Percy Garris says: I'm not crazy, I'm just colorful.