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James Gammon

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 ...

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Apr 20, 1940 In Newman, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West
Latest Project:
Movie Paradise 2016-03-07

1 nomination.

Known For
Poster of Cold Mountain
Poster of Nash Bridges
Poster of The Iron Giant
Poster of Major League
Movie Paradise Old cowboy 2016-03-07
Movie The 65th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2011-06-12
Movie The New Daughter Unknown 2009
Movie Convict Unknown 2009
Movie In the Electric Mist Unknown 2009
Movie Appaloosa Unknown 2008-10-03
Movie Nick Nolte: No Exit Unknown 2008
Movie Jesse Stone: Sea Change Unknown 2007-05-22
Movie The Final Season Unknown 2007-10-12
Movie The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Passion for Life Teddy Roosevelt 2007-10-23
Movie Altered Unknown 2006
Movie What I Did for Love Unknown 2006
Movie Outlaw Trail: The Treasure of Butch Cassidy Unknown 2006
Movie The Far Side of Jericho Unknown 2006
Series Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Movie Don't Come Knocking Unknown 2005
Series LAX Unknown 2004-09-06
Movie Silver City Unknown 2004-09-24
Movie This So-Called Disaster: Sam Shepard Directs the Late Henry Moss Unknown 2003
Movie Monte Walsh Fighting Joe Hooker / Albert Miller 2003-01-17
Movie Cold Mountain Esco Swanger 2003-12-25
Series Fillmore! Unknown 2003
Movie The Country Bears Unknown 2002
Movie Life or Something Like It Unknown 2002-04-26
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Series Crossing Jordan Unknown 2001-09-24
Movie The Cell Teddy Lee 2000-08-18
Series Candid Camera Unknown 2000
Movie One Man's Hero Unknown 1999
Movie The Iron Giant Unknown 1999
Movie The Hi-Lo Country Hoover Young 1999-01-22
Series Streets of Laredo Unknown 1999
Movie You Know My Name Real Arkansas Tom 1999-08-22
Movie The Apostle Unknown 1998-02-20
Movie The Man in the Iron Mask The Commandant 1998-02-05
Movie Point Blank Unknown 1998
Movie Love from Ground Zero Unknown 1998
Movie Logan's War: Bound by Honor Unknown 1998
Movie Traveller Unknown 1997
Series Tracey Takes On... Unknown 1996-01-24
Movie The 50th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1996-06-02
Series Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Two Mothers for Zachary Unknown 1996
Movie Truman Unknown 1995
Movie Wild Bill Unknown 1995
Movie Wyatt Earp Unknown 1994
Movie Major League II Unknown 1994-03-30
Movie Cabin Boy Unknown 1994
Movie Natural Born Killers Unknown 1994-08-26
Movie Hard Vice Unknown 1994
Movie Running Cool Unknown 1993-09-15
Movie The Adventures of Huck Finn Unknown 1993
Movie Painted Desert Unknown 1993
Series The Wild West Unknown 1993
Movie Men Don't Tell Unknown 1993
Series Middle Ages Unknown 1992
Movie CrissCross Unknown 1992
Movie Leaving Normal Unknown 1992
Movie Criminal Behavior Unknown 1992
Series The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Unknown 1992-03-04
Movie Conagher Smoke Parnell, Ladder Five Owner 1991-07-01
Series Homefront Unknown 1991
Movie Stranger at My Door Sheriff Bitterman 1991-09-27
Movie Revenge Texan 1990-02-16
Movie I Love You to Death Unknown 1990
Series Bagdad Cafe Unknown 1990
Movie Coupe de Ville Unknown 1990
Series Midnight Caller Unknown 1989
Movie Major League Unknown 1989
Series The Young Riders Unknown 1989-09-20
Movie Roe vs. Wade Unknown 1989
Movie The Milagro Beanfield War Horsethief Shorty 1988-03-18
Movie Ironweed Reverend Chester 1988-02-12
Series Lincoln Unknown 1988
Series In the Heat of the Night Unknown 1988-03-06
Movie Made in Heaven Steve Shea 1987-11-06
Movie Laguna Heat Unknown 1987
Series Crime Story Unknown 1986-09-18
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Hard Traveling Unknown 1986
Movie Hell Town Unknown 1985
Movie The Long Hot Summer Billy Quick 1985-10-06
Movie Sylvester Unknown 1985
Movie Silverado Unknown 1985
Movie Silver Bullet Unknown 1985
Movie Vision Quest Unknown 1985
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Series The Master Unknown 1984
Movie Women of San Quentin Unknown 1983
Movie M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers Unknown 1983
Movie Deadly Encounter Unknown 1982
Series American Playhouse Clate Connaloe / ... 1982-01-12
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1981-10-08
Movie The Big Black Pill Unknown 1981
Movie On the Nickel Unknown 1980
Movie Any Which Way You Can Unknown 1980
Movie Below the Belt Unknown 1980
Movie Urban Cowboy Unknown 1980
Movie Rage! Unknown 1980
Movie It's My Turn Unknown 1980
Series The Sacketts Unknown 1979
Series Lou Grant Unknown 1979
Series Most Wanted Unknown 1977
Movie Black Oak Conspiracy Unknown 1977-04-01
Movie The Greatest Unknown 1977
Series Code R Unknown 1977
Series Monster Squad Unknown 1976
Series Charlie's Angels Unknown 1976-09-22
Movie Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw Unknown 1976
Movie The Pom Pom Girls Unknown 1976
Movie The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West Unknown 1976
Movie The Wild McCullochs Unknown 1975
Movie The Kansas City Massacre Unknown 1975
Movie Zandy's Bride Unknown 1974
Movie Macon County Line Unknown 1974
Series Petrocelli Unknown 1974
Movie The F.B.I. Story: The FBI Versus Alvin Karpis, Public Enemy Number One Unknown 1974
Series Dusty's Trail Unknown 1973
Series Barnaby Jones Unknown 1973-01-28
Series The Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-16
Movie Cry for Me, Billy Unknown 1972
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-10-14
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Movie Macho Callahan Unknown 1970
Movie The Intruders Unknown 1970
Movie A Man Called Horse Ed 1970-05-01
Movie The Thousand Plane Raid Unknown 1969
Series Lancer Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Felony Squad Unknown 1968
Series The High Chaparral Unknown 1968
Movie Journey to Shiloh Unknown 1968
Series Captain Nice Unknown 1967
Series The Monroes Unknown 1967
Movie Cool Hand Luke Unknown 1967
Series The Invaders Unknown 1967-01-10
Series The Road West Unknown 1966
Series The Wild Wild West Unknown 1966
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1966
Series Batman Unknown 1966-01-12
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962
Series Bonanza Unknown 1961
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Death Valley Days Unknown 1952-03-06