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Strother Martin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Strother Martin (March 26, 1919 – August 1, 1980) was an American actor in numerous films and television programs. Martin is perhaps best known as the prison "captain" in the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, where he uttered the line, "What we've got here is...failure to communicate." Description above from the Wikipedia article Strother Martin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

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Mar 26, 1919 In Kokomo, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Asphalt Jungle 1950-06-01
Latest Project:
Movie Hotwire 1980-09-01
Known For
Poster of The Deadly Companions
Poster of The Twilight Zone
Poster of Black Patch
Poster of Lassie
Movie Hotwire The Weasel 1980-09-01
Movie The Secret of Nikola Tesla George Westinghouse 1980-02-19
Movie Nightwing Selwyn 1979-06-22
Movie The Champ Riley 1979-07-10
Movie The Villain Parody Jones 1979-07-26
Movie Love and Bullets Louis Monk 1979-08-14
Movie Up in Smoke Arnold Stoner 1978-01-01
Series Vega$ Unknown 1978-09-20
Movie The End Dr. Waldo Kling 1978-05-10
Movie Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy Turtle Ranch Boss 1978-11-22
Movie Stubby Pringle's Christmas Old Hollander 1978-12-17
Movie Slap Shot Joe McGrath 1977-02-25
Movie The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday Billy 1976-06-23
Movie Steel Cowboy 1976-12-06
Series Baretta Unknown 1975-01-17
Movie Mitzi and a Hundred Guys Himself 1975-03-24
Movie Rooster Cogburn Shanghai McCoy 1975-10-17
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Movin' On Unknown 1974-05-08
Movie Sssssss Dr. Carl Stoner 1973-07-06
Movie Pocket Money Bill Garrett 1972-01-01
Movie Red Sky at Morning John Cloyd 1971-05-12
Movie The Brotherhood of Satan Doc Duncan 1971-08-06
Movie Fools' Parade Lee Cottrill 1971-08-18
Movie Hannie Caulder Rufus Clemens 1971-11-08
Movie The Ballad of Cable Hogue Bowen 1970-05-13
Movie True Grit Colonel G. Stonehill 1969-06-11
Movie The Wild Bunch Coffer 1969-06-17
Movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Percy Garris 1969-09-23
Movie The Flim-Flam Man Lovick 1967-08-22
Movie Cool Hand Luke Captain 1967-06-22
Series He & She Unknown 1967-09-06
Movie Nevada Smith Strother (uncredited) 1966-06-10
Movie Harper Claude 1966-02-22
Movie An Eye for an Eye Trumbull 1966-06-13
Movie Shenandoah Train Engineer 1965-06-03
Movie Brainstorm Mr. Clyde 1965-05-05
Movie The Sons of Katie Elder Ned Ross 1965-06-23
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Series The Legend of Jesse James Unknown 1965-09-13
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series Gilligan's Island Unknown 1964-09-26
Movie Invitation to a Gunfighter Fiddler 1964-10-14
Series Profiles in Courage Unknown 1964-11-08
Series The Dakotas Unknown 1963-01-07
Movie McLintock! Agard 1963-11-13
Movie Showdown Charlie Reeder 1963-05-03
Movie The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Floyd 1962-04-22
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Movie Sanctuary Dog Boy 1961-04-18
Movie The Deadly Companions Parson 1961-06-06
Movie The Wild and the Innocent Ben Stocker 1959-05-27
Movie The Horse Soldiers Virgil 1959-06-11
Movie The Shaggy Dog Thurm 1959-03-19
Series Hotel de Paree 1959-10-02
Series The Rebel Unknown 1959-10-04
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1959-10-02
Movie Bitter Heritage Earle Eheeler 1958-08-07
Series Lawman Unknown 1958-10-05
Movie Copper Sky Pokey 1957-09-01
Series Have Gun – Will Travel Unknown 1957-09-14
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Trackdown Unknown 1957-10-04
Movie Black Patch Deputy Petey Walker 1957-09-15
Movie World Without End Nihka (uncredited) 1956-03-25
Series Telephone Time Unknown 1956-04-08
Movie The Black Whip Thorny 1956-12-01
Series The Adventures of Jim Bowie Unknown 1956-09-07
Movie Attack Sgt. Ingersol 1956-09-19
Movie Strategic Air Command Airman 1955-07-12
Movie Kiss Me Deadly Harvey Wallace 1955-04-28
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Matinee Theater Unknown 1955-10-31
Movie Target Zero Pvt. Dan O'Hirons 1955-11-15
Movie The Big Knife Stillman 1955-10-25
Series Lassie Unknown 1954-09-12
Movie Drum Beat Scotty 1954-11-10
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie South Sea Woman Marine in Audience at Court-martial (uncredited) 1953-06-27
Movie The Magnetic Monster Co-Pilot 1953-02-18
Series Cavalcade of America Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie Androcles and the Lion Soldier (uncredited) 1952-12-01
Movie Rhubarb Michael 'Shorty' McGirk (uncredited) 1951-08-29
Series I Love Lucy Unknown 1951-10-15
Series Dragnet Unknown 1951-12-16
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie The Asphalt Jungle William Doldy (uncredited) 1950-06-01
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