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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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Born:
Mar 26, 1919 In Kokomo, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
104
First Appeared:
In the series I Love Lucy 1951-06-15
Latest Project:
Movie The Secret of Nikola Tesla 1980-09-12
Known For
Poster of Sssssss
Poster of True Grit
Poster of The Twilight Zone
Poster of Hotel de Paree
Filmography

The Secret of Nikola Tesla (1980)

Drama
Movie
as George Westinghouse
6.2 9 votes

Hotwire (1980)

Action Comedy
Movie
as The Weasel

Nightwing (1979)

Horror
Movie
as Selwyn
5.8 6 votes

Love and Bullets (1979)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Louis Monk
7.1 6 votes

The Champ (1979)

Drama Family
Movie
as Riley
6.7 32 votes

The Villain (1979)

Comedy Western
Movie
as Parody Jones
5.8 31 votes

Vega$ (1978)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.5 3 votes

Up in Smoke (1978)

Comedy
Movie
as Arnold Stoner
6.6 179 votes

The End (1978)

Comedy
Movie
as Dr. Waldo Kling
6.1 12 votes

Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy (1978)

Comedy
Movie
as Turtle Ranch Boss
8 1 votes

Slap Shot (1977)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Joe McGrath
7.1 94 votes

The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday (1976)

Action Comedy Western
Movie
as Billy
4.4 7 votes

Steel Cowboy (1976)

Movie

Baretta (1975)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.0 6 votes

Mitzi and a Hundred Guys (1975)

Music Comedy
Movie
as Himself

Hard Times (1975)

Drama
Movie
as Poe
6.8 44 votes

Rooster Cogburn (1975)

Western
Movie
as Shanghai McCoy
6.1 31 votes

Saturday Night Live (1975)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
6.4 104 votes

Movin' On (1974)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Paper Moon (1974)

Comedy Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.5 2 votes

Sssssss (1973)

Horror Science Fiction
Movie
as Dr. Carl Stoner
5.9 18 votes

Hawkins (1973)

Mystery
Series
10 1 votes

Pocket Money (1972)

Action Comedy Western
Movie
as Bill Garrett
5.3 4 votes

The Rookies (1972)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.0 1 votes

Red Sky At Morning (1971)

Drama Romance Foreign
Movie
as John Cloyd

The Brotherhood of Satan (1971)

Horror
Movie
as Doc Duncan
5.4 7 votes

Fools' Parade (1971)

Thriller Drama Comedy
Movie
as Lee Cottrill
7.1 4 votes

Hannie Caulder (1971)

Drama Western Crime
Movie
as Rufus Clemens
6.3 28 votes

The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

Action Comedy Western
Movie
as Bowen
6.9 46 votes

The Wild Bunch (1969)

Adventure Western
Movie
as Coffer
7.6 229 votes

True Grit (1969)

Western
Movie
as Colonel G. Stonehill
7.3 185 votes

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

History Drama Western Crime
Movie
as Percy Garris
7.3 612 votes

Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.5 5 votes

The Flim-Flam Man (1967)

Comedy
Movie
as Lovick
6.6 8 votes

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Captain
7.6 350 votes

He & She (1967)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown

The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967)

Western
Series
as Unknown
8.0 1 votes

Harper (1966)

Action Drama Thriller Crime Mystery
Movie
as Claude
6.2 31 votes

Nevada Smith (1966)

Action Western
Movie
as Strother (uncredited)
6.8 30 votes

Tarzan (1966)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
5.1 4 votes

An Eye for an Eye (1966)

Western
Movie
as Trumbull
6.3 2 votes

Brainstorm (1965)

Thriller
Movie
as Mr. Clyde
6.7 4 votes

Run for Your Life (1965)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
9.0 1 votes

The Legend of Jesse James (1965)

Western Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.0 1 votes

Lost in Space (1965)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
6.9 22 votes

The Big Valley (1965)

Western
Series
as Unknown
5.8 5 votes

The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)

Action Adventure Drama Western
Movie
as Jeb Ross
7.0 51 votes

Invitation to a Gunfighter (1964)

Action Western
Movie
as Fiddler
5.3 16 votes

Daniel Boone (1964)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
5.8 5 votes

Profiles in Courage (1964)

War & Politics Drama
Series
as Unknown

Gilligan's Island (1964)

Comedy Family
Series
as Unknown
6.8 45 votes

The Dakotas (1963)

Western
Series
as Unknown

McLintock! (1963)

Comedy Romance Western
Movie
as Agard
6.1 49 votes

The Fugitive (1963)

Action & Adventure Drama Mystery
Series
as Unknown
7.9 11 votes

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Western
Movie
as Floyd
7.4 251 votes

The Virginian (1962)

Western Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.0 1 votes

Stoney Burke (1962)

Western
Series
as Unknown

Sanctuary (1961)

Drama
Movie
as Dog Boy

The Deadly Companions (1961)

Action Adventure Western
Movie
as Parson
4.9 13 votes

Ben Casey (1961)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.3 3 votes

The New Breed (1961)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
9.0 1 votes

Pete and Gladys (1960)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
8.0 1 votes

The Shaggy Dog (1959)

Comedy Family
Movie
as Thurm
6.2 20 votes

Black Saddle (1959)

Western Drama
Series
as Unknown

Rawhide (1959)

Western
Series
as Unknown
7.7 9 votes

The Wild and the Innocent (1959)

Western
Movie
6.3 4 votes

Hotel de Paree (1959)

Western
Series

The Horse Soldiers (1959)

Adventure Action Western War
Movie
as Virgil
6.8 34 votes

The Twilight Zone (1959)

Comedy Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
8.2 154 votes

The Rebel (1959)

Western
Series
as Unknown

Cowboy (1958)

Western
Movie
as Trailhand Bitten by Rattlesnake
6.2 11 votes

The Texan (1958)

Western
Series
as Unknown

Lawman (1958)

Western
Series
as Unknown
6.0 1 votes

77 Sunset Strip (1958)

Drama Crime
Series
as Unknown
7.8 6 votes

Have Gun – Will Travel (1957)

Western Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
8.2 12 votes

Panic! (1957)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Copper Sky (1957)

Western
Movie
as Pokey
6 2 votes

Black Patch (1957)

Action Western Romance Adventure
Movie
as Deputy Petey Walker
8 1 votes

Trackdown (1957)

Western Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
6.5 2 votes

Perry Mason (1957)

Mystery Drama Crime Family
Series
as Unknown
7.8 28 votes

Telephone Time (1956)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.0 1 votes

World Without End (1956)

Science Fiction
Movie
as Nihka (uncredited)
6.1 9 votes

The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956)

Western
Series
as Unknown

Attack (1956)

Action Drama War
Movie
as Sgt. Ingersol
6.8 22 votes

The Black Whip (1956)

Western
Movie
as Thorny

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (1956)

Western Drama
Series
as Unknown
8.0 1 votes

Gunsmoke (1955)

Western Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
6.9 21 votes

The Millionaire (1955)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.0 2 votes

Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Harvey Wallace
7.2 69 votes

Navy Log (1955)

War & Politics Drama
Series
as Unknown

Target Zero (1955)

War
Movie
as Pvt. Dan O'Hirons

Matinee Theater (1955)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

The Lone Wolf (1954)

Series
as Unknown

Studio 57 (1954)

Series
as Unknown

Lassie (1954)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
4.4 11 votes

General Electric Theater (1953)

Comedy Drama
Series
as Unknown

The Magnetic Monster (1953)

Science Fiction
Movie
as Co-Pilot
5.9 12 votes

South Sea Woman (1953)

Adventure Comedy Romance War
Movie
as Marine in Audience at Court-martial (uncredited)
5 3 votes

Cavalcade of America (1952)

Series
as Unknown

Dangerous Assignment (1952)

Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown

Androcles and the Lion (1952)

Comedy
Movie
as Soldier (uncredited)
6.3 4 votes

I Love Lucy (1951)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.8 51 votes

Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Dragnet (1951)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.2 6 votes