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Strother Martin (March 26, 1919 – August 1, 1980) was an American actor in numerous films and television programs. Martin is perhaps best known as the prison "captain" in the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, where he uttered the line, "What we've got here is...failure to communicate."

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Strother Martin (March 26, 1919 – August 1, 1980) was an American actor in numerous films and television programs. Martin is perhaps best known as the prison "captain" in the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, where he uttered the line, "What we've got here is...failure to communicate."

Description above from the Wikipedia article Strother Martin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 112

Birthday 1919-03-26

Day of Death 1980-08-01

Place of Birth Kokomo, Indiana, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1980 The Secret of Nikola Tesla as George Westinghouse
1980 Hotwire as The Weasel
1979 The Villain as Parody Jones
1979 The Champ as Riley
1979 Nightwing as Selwyn
1979 Love and Bullets as Louis Monk
1978 Stubby Pringle's Christmas as Old Hollander
1978 Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy as Turtle Ranch Boss
1978 The End as Dr. Waldo Kling
1978 Vega$ (1 episode)
1978 Up in Smoke as Arnold Stoner
1977 Slap Shot as Joe McGrath
1976 Steel Cowboy
1976 The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday as Billy
1975 Rooster Cogburn as Shanghai McCoy
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode)
1975 Hard Times as Poe
1975 Mitzi and a Hundred Guys as Himself
1975 Baretta (3 episodes)
1974 The Rockford Files (2 episodes) as Thomas Tyler 'T.T.' Flowers
1974 Paper Moon (1 episode)
1974 Movin' On (1 episode)
1973 Sssssss as Dr. Carl Stoner
1973 Hawkins (8 episodes)
1972 The Rookies (1 episode)
1972 Pocket Money as Bill Garrett
1971 Hannie Caulder as Rufus Clemens
1971 Fools' Parade as Lee Cottrill
1971 The Brotherhood of Satan as Doc Duncan
1971 Red Sky At Morning as John Cloyd
1970 The Ballad of Cable Hogue as Bowen
1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. (1 episode)
1969 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid as Percy Garris
1969 The Wild Bunch as Coffer
1969 True Grit as Colonel G. Stonehill
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (2 episodes)
1967 He & She (1 episode)
1967 The Flim-Flam Man as Lovick
1967 Cool Hand Luke as Captain
1966 Tarzan (2 episodes)
1966 An Eye for an Eye as Trumbull
1966 Nevada Smith as Strother (uncredited)
1966 Harper as Claude
1965 The Big Valley (2 episodes)
1965 Lost in Space (1 episode)
1965 The Legend of Jesse James (1 episode)
1965 Run for Your Life (1 episode)
1965 The Sons of Katie Elder as Ned Ross
1965 Shenandoah as Train Engineer
1965 Brainstorm as Mr. Clyde
1964 Profiles in Courage (1 episode)
1964 Invitation to a Gunfighter as Fiddler
1964 Gilligan's Island (1 episode)
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)
1963 McLintock! as Agard
1963 The Fugitive (1 episode)
1963 Showdown as Charlie Reeder
1963 The Dakotas (1 episode)
1962 Stoney Burke (1 episode)
1962 The Virginian (1 episode)
1962 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance as Floyd
1961 The New Breed (2 episodes)
1961 Ben Casey (3 episodes)
1961 The Deadly Companions as Parson
1961 Sanctuary as Dog Boy
1960 Pete and Gladys (1 episode)
1959 The Rebel (1 episode)
1959 Hotel de Paree (31 episodes)
1959 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)
1959 The Horse Soldiers as Virgil
1959 The Wild and the Innocent as Ben Stocker
1959 The Shaggy Dog as Thurm
1959 Black Saddle (1 episode)
1959 Rawhide (2 episodes)
1958 77 Sunset Strip (1 episode)
1958 Lawman (1 episode)
1958 The Texan (1 episode)
1958 Bitter Heritage as Earle Eheeler
1958 Cowboy as Trailhand Bitten by Rattlesnake
1957 Trackdown (1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason (4 episodes)
1957 Black Patch as Deputy Petey Walker
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (4 episodes)
1957 Copper Sky as Pokey
1957 Panic! (1 episode)
1956 The Black Whip as Thorny
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (1 episode)
1956 Attack as Sgt. Ingersol
1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1 episode)
1956 Telephone Time (1 episode)
1956 World Without End as Nihka (uncredited)
1955 Target Zero as Pvt. Dan O'Hirons
1955 Matinee Theater (1 episode)
1955 Navy Log (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (11 episodes)
1955 Kiss Me Deadly as Harvey Wallace
1955 The Millionaire (1 episode)
1954 Drum Beat as Scotty
1954 Studio 57 (1 episode)
1954 Lassie (3 episodes)
1954 The Lone Wolf (1 episode)
1953 South Sea Woman as Marine in Audience at Court-martial (uncredited)
1953 The Magnetic Monster as Co-Pilot
1953 General Electric Theater (2 episodes)
1952 Androcles and the Lion as Soldier (uncredited)
1952 Cavalcade of America (1 episode)
1952 Storm Over Tibet as Co-pilot
1952 Dangerous Assignment (1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1951 Dragnet (1 episode)
1951 I Love Lucy (1 episode)
1950 The Asphalt Jungle as William Doldy (uncredited)

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