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William Scott "Jack" Elam (November 13, 1918 – October 20, 2003) was an American film actor best known for his numerous roles as villains in Western films.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William Scott "Jack" Elam (November 13, 1918 – October 20, 2003) was an American film actor best known for his numerous roles as villains in Western films.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Jack Elam, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 149

Birthday 1920-11-13

Day of Death 2003-10-20

Place of Birth Miami, Gila, Arizona, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • William Scott Elam

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1995 Bonanza: Under Attack as Buckshot
1993 Bonanza: The Return as Buckshot
1993 Uninvited as Grady
1991 Suburban Commando as Col. Dustin 'Dusty' McHowell
1991 Home Improvement (1 episode) as Hick Peterson
1991 The Giant of Thunder Mountain as Hezekiah Crow
1990 Big Bad John as Jake Calhoun
1988 Where the Hell's That Gold?!!? as Boone
1988 Paradise (1 episode)
1987 J.J. Starbuck (1 episode)
1987 I Am Not a Freak as Self
1987 Hawken's Breed as Tackett
1986 Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills as Squires
1986 Easy Street (22 episodes)
1986 The Aurora Encounter as Charlie
1985 Detective in the House (6 episodes)
1984 Scrooge's Rock 'N' Roll Christmas as Scrooge
1984 Cannonball Run II as Doctor Nikolas Van Helsing
1983 Lost as Mr. Newsom
1983 Sacred Ground as Lum Witcher
1982 Jinxed! as Otto
1981 Simon & Simon (1 episode)
1981 Father Murphy (2 episodes)
1981 Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. as Troscliar Boudreaux
1981 The Cannonball Run as Doctor Nikolas Van Helsing
1979 Struck by Lightning (10 episodes)
1979 The Villain as Avery Simpson
1979 The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again as Big Mac
1979 The Sacketts (2 episodes) as Ira Bigelow
1978 The Norseman as Death Dreamer
1978 Hot Lead & Cold Feet as Rattlesnake
1978 Black Beauty (5 episodes) as Jonas McBride
1977 Grayeagle as Trapper Willis
1977 Eight Is Enough (3 episodes)
1977 Grizzly Adams (1 episode)
1976 The Winds of Autumn
1976 Hawmps! as Bad Jack Cutter
1976 Creature from Black Lake as Joe Canton
1974 A Knife for the Ladies as Jarrod (Sheriff)
1974 Shootout in a One-Dog Town
1973 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid as Alamosa Bill Kermit
1973 The Red Pony as Granddad
1972 The Brian Keith Show (1 episode)
1972 The Daughters of Joshua Cabe as Bitterroot
1971 Hannie Caulder as Frank Clemens
1971 The Last Rebel as Matt
1971 Support Your Local Gunfighter as Jug May
1971 Alias Smith and Jones (1 episode)
1970 The Wild Country as Thompson
1970 Dirty Dingus Magee as John Wesley Hardin
1970 The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County as Kittrick
1970 Rio Lobo as Phillips
1969 The Over-the-Hill Gang as Sheriff Clyde Barnes
1969 Support Your Local Sheriff as Jake
1968 Once Upon a Time in the West as Snaky - Member of Frank's Gang
1968 Sartana Does Not Forgive as Slim Kovacs
1968 Lancer (1 episode)
1968 The Outcasts (1 episode)
1968 Never a Dull Moment as Ace Williams
1968 Firecreek as Norman
1967 The Last Challenge as Ernest Scarnes
1967 The High Chaparral (1 episode)
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (1 episode)
1967 Hondo (1 episode)
1967 Cimarron Strip (1 episode)
1967 The Way West as Preacher Weatherby
1966 Tarzan (1 episode)
1966 The Night of the Grizzly as Hank
1966 The Rare Breed as Deke Simons
1965 F Troop (1 episode)
1965 The Legend of Jesse James (1 episode)
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)
1963 4 for Texas as Dobie
1963 Temple Houston (26 episodes) as George Taggart
1963 The Dakotas (19 episodes)
1961 Pocketful of Miracles as Cheesecake
1961 The Comancheros as Horseface (Comanchero)
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)
1961 Target: The Corruptors! (1 episode)
1961 The Last Sunset as Ed Hobbs
1960 Outlaws (1 episode)
1960 National Velvet (1 episode)
1960 The Girl in Lovers Lane as Jesse
1960 The Slowest Gun in the West as Ike Dalton
1959 Edge of Eternity as Bill Ward
1959 Mr. Lucky (1 episode)
1959 The Rebel (1 episode)
1959 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)
1959 Tightrope (1 episode)
1959 Rawhide (1 episode)
1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1 episode)
1958 Lawman (3 episodes)
1958 The Rifleman (5 episodes)
1958 The Texan (3 episodes)
1958 Bronco (2 episodes)
1958 The Gun Runners as Arnold
1957 Baby Face Nelson as Fatso Nagel
1957 M Squad (1 episode)
1957 Sugarfoot (5 episodes)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (2 episodes)
1957 Dragoon Wells Massacre as Tioga
1957 Night Passage as Shotgun
1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (2 episodes)
1957 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral as Tom McLowery
1957 Lure of the Swamp as Henry Bliss
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (3 episodes)
1956 Thunder Over Arizona as Slats Callahan
1956 Pardners as Pete
1956 Jubal as McCoy
1955 Artists and Models as Ivan
1955 Frontier (2 episodes)
1955 Cheyenne (3 episodes)
1955 Gunsmoke (15 episodes)
1955 The Man from Laramie as Chris Boldt
1955 Wichita as Al
1955 Moonfleet as Damen
1955 Kiss Me Deadly as Charlie Max
1955 Tarzan's Hidden Jungle as Burger
1954 Vera Cruz as Tex
1954 Cattle Queen of Montana as Yost
1954 The Far Country as Newberry
1954 Princess of the Nile as Basra
1954 Jubilee Trail as Whitey
1954 Ride Clear of Diablo as Tim Lowerie
1953 Appointment in Honduras
1953 The Moonlighter as Slim
1953 Gun Belt as Rusty Kolloway
1953 Ride, Vaquero! as Barton
1953 Count the Hours as Max Verne
1952 Kansas City Confidential as Peter Harris / Johnson
1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (1 episode)
1952 The Ring as Harry Jackson
1952 My Man and I as Celestino Garcia
1952 Lure of the Wilderness as Dave Longden
1952 Montana Territory as Gimp
1952 The Battle at Apache Pass as Mescal Jack
1952 High Noon as Charlie - Drunk in Jail (uncredited)
1952 Rancho Notorious as Mort Geary
1952 The Bushwhackers as Cree
1952 Finders Keepers as Eddie
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (2 episodes)
1951 Rawhide as Tevis
1951 Bird of Paradise as The Trader
1950 American Guerrilla in the Philippines as The Speaker
1950 High Lonesome as Smiling Man
1950 One Way Street as Arnie (uncredited)
1950 Key to the City as Councilman (uncredited)
1950 The Sundowners as Earl Boyce
1949 Wild Weed as Raymond

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