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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"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Margaret M. Jennison


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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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1454 Watched
2. High Noon (1952)
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8
593 Watched
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349 Watched
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7.7
261 Watched
5. Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
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7.6
204 Watched




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3. Fantasy Island (1977)
Rating:
6
208 Watched
4. Bonanza (1959)
Rating:
6.5
185 Watched
5. Kung Fu (1972)
Rating:
6.6
152 Watched




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