Jack Starrett

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Birthday
2, 1936
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Mar 27, 1989 (52)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
2, 1936
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Mar 27, 1989 (52)

About

Burly actor who played the stuttering cowboy, Gabby Johnson, in Blazing Saddles, and directed low-budget exploitation films.

Before Fame

His acting debut came in the 1965 film, Like Father, Like Son, where he played Coach Jennings.

Trivia

In addition to his film career, he directed episodes of Hill Street Blues, The A-Team, and The Dukes of Hazzard.

Family Life

He grew up with his family in California.

Associated With

One of his best directorial works, the campy drive-in classic, Cleopatra Jones, starred Shelley Winters.

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