Jack Elam

Born: 15 November 1916, Miami, Arizona
Died: 21 October 2003, Ashland, Ore.

Highlighted works

  • Once upon a Time in the West

    Once upon a Time in the West

    The railroad rushes westward, bringing power and progress with it, in Sergio Leone’s grandest spaghetti western, an operatic homage to Hollywood’s mythology of the Old West.

  • High Noon

    High Noon

    Gary Cooper won an Oscar for his role as Marshal Will Kane, forced to stand alone when an outlaw he put away returns from prison.

Filmography

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