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Birth Name: William Scott Elam

Born: 13 November 1920 Died: 20 October 2003

Country of origin: United States

Height: 6' 0"


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Description: 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 result of his demanding profession. Several of his show business friends suggested that Elam give acting a try; Elam would be a natural as a villain. A natural he was, and throughout the 1950s Elam cemented his reputation as one of the meanest-looking and most reliable "heavies" in the movies. Few of his screen roles gave him the opport ... (more)
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2. High Noon (1952)
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5.9
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7.7
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5. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
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7.6
200 Watched




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4. Fantasy Island (1977)
Rating:
5.9
187 Watched
5. Bonanza (1959)
Rating:
6.4
161 Watched





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