Jack Elam

Born Nov 13, 1920
  • Actor
William Scott "Jack" Elam was an American film actor best known for his numerous roles as villains in Western films and, later in his career, comedies. His most distinguishing physical quality was the iris of his left eye, which was skewed to the outside, making him look unnaturally "wide eyed".

Jack Elam Stats


: William Scott Elam, William Scott "Jack" Elam


: Actor


: 6 ft (1.83 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Nov 13, 1920 - Oct 20, 2003 (82 years old)

Place of Birth

: Miami

Date of Death

: Oct 20, 2003

Place of Death

: Ashland

Cause of Death

: Heart failure

Jack Elam Film Roles

  1. Kiss Me Deadly
  2. Rio Lobo
  3. Support Your Local Sheriff!
    Support Your Local Sheriff!
  4. The Comancheros
  5. The Villain
  6. The Way West
    The Way West
  7. Support Your Local Gunfighter
    Jug May
    Support Your Local Gunfighter
  8. Vera Cruz
  9. The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again
    Big Mac
  10. Sacred Ground

Jack Elam TV Starring Roles

  1. The Sacketts
    The Sacketts
  2. Easy Street
  3. Temple Houston
  4. The Texas Wheelers
  5. Struck by Lightning
  6. The Dakotas
  7. Dobe and a Company of Heroes
  8. Detective in the House
  9. The Over-the-Hill Gang
  10. Sugarfoot

Jack Elam TV Guest Roles

  1. Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?
  2. Duel of Honor
  3. Helping Hand
  4. A Bride for Buford
    A Bride for Buford
  5. Tension
  6. Toothy Thompson
  7. The Dark Horse
  8. Hondo And The Rebel Hat
  9. Dirge for the Scourge
  10. The River (2)