James Gammon

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Birthday
20, 1940
Birthplace
Newman, IL
Death Date
Jul 16, 2010 (70)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1940
Birthplace
Newman, IL
Death Date
Jul 16, 2010 (70)

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He was typecast for surly, rugged roles in films ranging from the 1960's Cool Hand Luke to 1990's Wyatt Earp. In 1989, he played Lou in Major League.

Before Fame

He began his Hollywood career behind the camera at an Orlando, Florida television station.

Trivia

He was also known for co-founding the Met Theatre in Los Angeles and directing some of its most notable productions.

Family Life

His father, Donald Gammon, was a musician.

Associated With

His gruff exterior got him cast on the series Nash Bridges as Don Johnson's father, despite the fact that he was several years younger than Don.

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