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James Gammon (James Richard Gammon)

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Biography

Newman, Illinois, USA
Rugged-looking James Gammon first broke into the entertainment industry not as an actor but as a TV cameraman. From there, his weatherbeaten features, somewhat menacing attitude and a tough-as-nails voice--the kind that used to be described in detective novels as "whiskey-soaked"--reminiscent of '40s noir icon Charles McGraw got him work in front of the cameras in TV westerns (though he sounds as if he's from Texas or Oklahoma, he was actually born and raised in Illinois) and he made his film debut in 1967. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Connie Foxworth

It's My Turn 1980

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Character: Peanut John

On the Nickel 1980

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Character: Himself - Memorial Tribute

The 65th Annual Tony Awards 2011

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Character: Roger Wayne

The New Daughter 2009

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Character: Ben Hebert

In the Electric Mist 2009

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Character: Earl May

Appaloosa 2008

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Character: Karl Ryder

What I Did for Love 2006

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Character: Old Ranch Hand

Don't Come Knocking 2005

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Character: Sheriff Joe Skaggs

Silver City 2004

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Character: Old cowboy

Paradise 2004

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Character: Esco Swanger

Cold Mountain 2003

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Character: Fighting Joe Hooker / Albert Miller

Monte Walsh 2003

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Character: Foreman Marv Loach / Floyd Turbeaux

The Iron Giant 1999

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Character: Real Arkansas Tom

You Know My Name 1999

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Character: Brother Edwards

The Apostle 1997

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Character: Redneck's Buddy in the Diner

Natural Born Killers 1994

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Character: Deputy Hines

The Adventures of Huck Finn 1993

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Character: Ironbutt Garrett

Running Cool 1993

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Character: Roy Stubbs

Criminal Behavior 1992

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Character: Smoke Parnell, Ladder Five Owner

Conagher 1991

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Character: Sheriff Bitterman

Stranger at My Door 1991

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Character: Lt. Larry Schooner

I Love You to Death 1990

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Character: Dr. Sturgeon the Cadillac Surgeon

Coupe de Ville 1990

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Character: Reverend Chester

Ironweed 1987

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Character: Steve Shea

Made in Heaven 1987

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Character: Arnie Westrum

Silver Bullet 1985

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Character: Kuch's Dad

Vision Quest 1985

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Character: Billy Quick

The Long Hot Summer 1985

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Character: Jared Akers

The Final Season 2007

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Character: Hoover Young

The Hi-Lo Country 1998

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Character: Mr. Scofield

Scars and Souvenirs 2007

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Character: Elias Mills

The Young Riders 1989

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Character: Skorig

Lou Grant 1977

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Character: Brian Holgate

Cagney & Lacey 1981

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Character: Pete Hanrahan

Midnight Caller 1988

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Character: Zack Rosswell

The Waltons 1971

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Character: Jake

Kung Fu 1972

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Character: Michael Cub

The Equalizer 1985

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Character: Clint Meek

Lancer 1968

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Character: Horsethief Shorty

The Milagro Beanfield War 1988

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Character: Man in Gunfight

Zandy's Bride 1974

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Featured Actor in a Play

The 50th Annual Tony Awards 1996

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Character: Bill Barkley

The Longest Morning 0

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Character: Olin Price

Justice Delayed 0

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