Jack Pennick

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Birthday
7, 1895
Birthplace
Oregon
DEATH DATE
Aug 16, 1964 (68)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1895
Birthplace
Oregon
DEATH DATE
Aug 16, 1964 (68)

About

As one of John Ford's Stock Company actors, his snaggle-toothed visage appeared in dozens of the director's films. His credits include these classic films: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, The Alamo, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and How the West Was Won.

Before Fame

A WWI veteran, he was working as a horse wrangler in 1926 when he was called up to Hollywood as a technical advisor for What Price Glory?

Trivia

He re-enlisted to serve in WWII, working as a field photographer. He earned a Silver Star after being wounded in action.

Family Life

He was married three times and had four children.

Associated With

In addition to acting, he helped direct some of John Ford's action sequences, adding elements of military realism.