James Gammon Overview

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Born: April 20, 1940

Born in Newman, Illinois, James Gammon has made quite a name for himself as a character actor. His first movie role was an uncredited one, as "Sleepy" in the classic film, Cool Hand Luke (1967). The next year, he received a credit playing Tellis Yeager opposite Harrison Ford and James Caan in the western picture, Journey to Shiloh (1968). Since then he has racked up roles in more than 80 features and TV movies, including opposite Woody Harrelson in The Hi-Lo Country, One Man's Hero (starring Tom... See All


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