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James Gammon

  • Apr 20, 1940 - Jul 16, 2010 (age 70)
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2010
James Gammon
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James Gammon

James Gammon passed away.
2009
In the Electric Mist
MovieFeb 7, 2009

In the Electric Mist

Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is …
Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie (Baby Feet) Balboni, who is co-producer of a Civil War film. At the same time, after Elrod Sykes, the star of the film, reports finding another corpse in the Atchafalaya Swamp near the movie set, Robicheaux starts another investigation, believing the corpse to be the remains of a black man who he saw being murdered 35 years before.
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2008
Appaloosa
MovieSep 5, 2008

Appaloosa

1882, New Mexico Territory. Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch are …
1882, New Mexico Territory. Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch are itinerant lawmen, hired by desperate towns as marshal and deputy. The city fathers of Appaloosa hire them after Randall Bragg, a newly-arrived rancher with money and a gang of thugs, disrupts commerce and kills three local lawmen. Cole and Hitch contrive to arrest Bragg and bring him to trial, but hanging him proves difficult. Meanwhile, a widow has arrived in town, Allison French, pretty, refined, and good-natured. Virgil falls hard, and it seems mutual, but there may be more to Allie than meets the eye. Can friendship and skill with a gun overcome a pernicious villain and green-eyed jealousy?
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2007
Jesse Stone: Sea Change
MovieMay 22, 2007

Jesse Stone: Sea Change

Police Chief Jesse Stone's …
Police Chief Jesse Stone's shrink recommends looking into old, unsolved cases to reduce drinking by staying busy. Of 3 cases before his time, he starts on the killing of a bank teller. He's also investigating an alleged rape.
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2006
Altered
MovieDec 19, 2006

Altered

Fifteen years ago, a group of men's lives were forever changed …
Fifteen years ago, a group of men's lives were forever changed by a strange occurrence. Now, the same group of men will spend a night together ... in terror.
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2005
Don't Come Knocking
MovieMay 19, 2005

Don't Come Knocking

Howard Spence (Sam Shepard) has seen better days. Once …
Howard Spence (Sam Shepard) has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs, and young women. If he were to die now, nobody would shed a tear over him, that's the sad truth. Until one day Howard learns that he might have a child somewhere out there. The very idea seems like a ray of hope that his life wasn't all in vain. So he sets out to find that young man or woman. He discovers an entire life that he has missed.
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2003
Cold Mountain
MovieDec 7, 2003

Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain is a 2003 epic war film written and directed by …
Cold Mountain is a 2003 epic war film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is based on the bestselling 1997 novel of the same name by Charles Frazier. It stars Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Renée Zellweger with Eileen Atkins, Brendan Gleeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Jack White, Giovanni Ribisi, Donald Sutherland, and Ray Winstone in supporting roles. The film tells the story of a wounded deserter from the Confederate army close to the end of the American Civil War, who is on his way home to the woman he loves.
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Monte Walsh
MovieJan 17, 2003

Monte Walsh

Monte Walsh and Chet Rollins are long-time cowhands, working …
Monte Walsh and Chet Rollins are long-time cowhands, working whatever ranch work comes their way, but "nothing they can't do from a horse." Their lives are divided between months on the ...
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2002
The Country Bears
MovieJul 21, 2002

The Country Bears

The Country Bears is a film about a few bears who love the …
The Country Bears is a film about a few bears who love the beauty of country music. This movie involves a young bear named Beary Barrington who lives in a world where bears and humans exist. He is raised by a wonderful human family but soon realizes that he needs to find his family and his roots. Beary ends up getting in good contact with the Country Bears who is a local band who stopped performing together many years ago. He convinces them that breaking up wasn't a good idea, so he tries to help them come back together and create a big one time concert. They soon find out that Country Bear Hall is about to be destructed. Beary is then asked to come back to them and perform with them since it was him who brought them all together to do one more show. While Ted decides to go and get Beary to join them for their last concert, they end up experiencing pain as the group is kidnapped in the end by the person who wants to ruin their hall, Reed Thimple. With a bit of help from Dex, Beary and a few other members who didn't get kidnapped, they were all able to save them in time for the concert. They also perform and sing in musical songs as they all encounter different things in their days on trying to get back to the concert. By the time they end up having the concert, they soon realize that nobody is there to watch them. This makes them feel bad. After they soon realize that everybody was just waiting out back in the concert hall, everybody starts to come in to watch their concert. They even earn just enough money to save the nice concert hall from being broken down. This movie showcases how just a bit of hard work, encouragement, and a little faith can go a long way in saving a big from separating.
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Monk
TV ShowJul 12, 2002

Monk

Monk is an American comedy-drama detective mystery …
Monk is an American comedy-drama detective mystery television series created by Andy Breckman and starring Tony Shalhoub as the title character, Adrian Monk. It originally ran from 2002 to 2009 and is primarily a police procedural series, but also exhibits comic and dramatic tones in its exploration of the main characters' personal lives. The series was produced by Mandeville Films and Touchstone Television in association with Universal Television.
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2000
The Cell
MovieAug 17, 2000

The Cell

The Cell is a 2000 science fiction horror film directed by …
The Cell is a 2000 science fiction horror film directed by Tarsem Singh in his directorial debut, and starring Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, and Vincent D'Onofrio. It received mixed reviews upon its release, with critics praising its visuals, direction, make-up, costumes and D'Onofrio's performance, while criticizing its Silence of the Lambs-inspired plot, an emphasis on style rather than substance, and masochistic imagery.
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1999
One Man's Hero
MovieAug 2, 1999

One Man's Hero

"One Man's Hero" tells the little-known story of the "St. …
"One Man's Hero" tells the little-known story of the "St. Patrick's Battalion" or "San Patricios," a group of mostly Irish, and other immigrants of the Catholic religion, who deserted to Mexico after encountering religious and ethnic prejudice in the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War. The plot centers around the personal story of John Riley, an Irishman who had been a Sergeant in the American Army, who is commissioned as a Captain in the Mexican Army, and commands the battalion, as he leads his men in battle, and struggles with authorities on both sides of the border.
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The Iron Giant
MovieJul 31, 1999

The Iron Giant

A giant metal machine falls to Earth and frightens the residents of …
A giant metal machine falls to Earth and frightens the residents of a small town in Maine in 1957, until it befriends a nine-year-old boy named Hogarth and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.
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You Know My Name
MovieJan 15, 1999

You Know My Name

Fact-based biography of early film Producer and Director Bill …
Fact-based biography of early film Producer and Director Bill Tilghman (Sam Elliott). Tilghman was a real-life cowboy, who rode with the Earps and faced down countless bad guys. When he ...
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1998
The Hi-Lo Country
MovieDec 30, 1998

The Hi-Lo Country

An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between …
An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy are masters of the prairie, but ultimately face trickier terrain: the human heart.
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Point Blank
MovieMay 12, 1998

Point Blank

Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison …
Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a group of shoppers hostage (after killing many more of them) before making their demands. Only Rudy, a former mercenary and brother of one of the fugitives, can take out the criminals before more of the hostages die.
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1996
Nash Bridges
TV ShowMar 29, 1996

Nash Bridges

Nash Bridges is an American television police drama …
Nash Bridges is an American television police drama created by Carlton Cuse starring Don Johnson and Cheech Marin as two Inspectors with the San Francisco Police Department's Special Investigations Unit. The series ran for six seasons on CBS from March 29, 1996, to May 4, 2001, for a total of 122 episodes.
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Nomination1996

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Nominated for "Buried Child".
Drama Desk Award
Nomination1996

Best Featured Actor in a Play

Nominated for "Buried Child".
Tony Award
Nomination1996

Best Featured Actor in a Play

Nominated for "Buried Child".
Tony Award
1995
Wild Bill
MovieDec 1, 1995

Wild Bill

Maverick Writer and Director Walter Hill's version of the famous …
Maverick Writer and Director Walter Hill's version of the famous Wild Bill Hickok legend is a dreamscape western that is told entirely in flashback. Hickok's friend Charley Prince (Sir John Hurt) narrates the events of Wild Bill's life while sitting at Bill's graveside. Hickok is played by Jeff Bridges as a mean, high-spirited, but gallant outlaw. He wanders the West, adding to his reputation with some well-chosen gunfights, and he meets up with characters such as Calamity Jane (Ellen Barkin), who becomes his sidekick for a time. After becoming a legend, Hickok signs up for a stint with Buffalo Bill Cody's travelling variety show. Eventually, he falls in love with Susannah Moore (Diane Lane), and his love leads him to tragedy in the town of Deadwood, South Dakota.
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Streets of Laredo
TV ShowNov 12, 1995

Streets of Laredo

Larry McMurtry's Streets of Laredo is a 1995 American Western …
Larry McMurtry's Streets of Laredo is a 1995 American Western television miniseries directed by Joseph Sargent. It is a three-part adaptation of the 1993 novel of the same name by author Larry McMurtry and is the third installment in the Lonesome Dove series serving as a direct sequel to Lonesome Dove (1989), ignoring the events of Return to Lonesome Dove (1993).
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1994
Wyatt Earp
MovieJun 24, 1994

Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp is a 1994 American biographical Western film …
Wyatt Earp is a 1994 American biographical Western film directed, produced, and co-written by Lawrence Kasdan, with Dan Gordon. It stars Kevin Costner in the title role as the lawman of the same name, and features an ensemble cast that includes Gene Hackman, Mark Harmon, Michael Madsen, Bill Pullman, Dennis Quaid, Isabella Rossellini, Tom Sizemore, JoBeth Williams, Mare Winningham and Jim Caviezel in one of his earliest roles.
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Major League II
MovieMar 30, 1994

Major League II

Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After losing in the …
Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! First, though, they have to contend with Rachel Phelps again when she buys back the team. Also, has Rick "Wild Thing" Vaughn lost his edge? Are Jake's knees strong enough to make it as a catcher another year? These and other questions are answered as the Indians recapture the magic and win the championship "their way".
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Cabin Boy
MovieJan 7, 1994

Cabin Boy

Cabin Boy is a 1994 American fantasy comedy film directed …
Cabin Boy is a 1994 American fantasy comedy film directed by Adam Resnick and co-produced by Tim Burton, which starred comedian Chris Elliott. Elliott co-wrote the film with Resnick. Both Elliott and Resnick worked for Late Night with David Letterman in the 1980s, as well as co-creating the Fox sitcom Get a Life in the early 1990s.
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1992
CrissCross
MovieMay 8, 1992

CrissCross

Set in 1969, a twelve-year-old grows up in Key West with …
Set in 1969, a twelve-year-old grows up in Key West with his mother, who is paying the bills by stripping at the local topless bar. The boy finds out about her activities and tries to convince her to stop, to no avail. A local restaurant owner hires him to collect fish from a boat out in the bay, and the boy discovers that the restaurant owner is using the fish to bring drugs in to shore. He steals one load and goes about selling it so his mother can afford to quit her job.
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1991
Conagher
MovieJul 1, 1991

Conagher

Mrs. Evie Teale is struggling to stay alive while raising her two …
Mrs. Evie Teale is struggling to stay alive while raising her two children alone on a remote homestead. Conn Conagher is an honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they ...
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1990
I Love You to Death
MovieApr 6, 1990

I Love You to Death

I Love You to Death is a dark comedy film that first came …
I Love You to Death is a dark comedy film that first came out in 1990. The film centers on a married couple who work together in a pizza parlor. However, the wife discovers that her husband is actually a lying cheater and that he has been engaging in these kinds of behaviors since they first got married. The wife decides that the only way that she can solve the problem is by killing her husband. However, she is very bad at killing her husband, and she repeatedly fails at doing so. Frequently, her attempts to kill her husband result in very funny situations. I Love You to Death is loosely based on the event of 1984 where a woman by the name of Frances Toto repeatedly attempted and failed to kill her husband. The film was written by John Kostmayer, and was directed by Lawrence Kasdan. It features performances by Kevin Kline, Tracey Ullman, and William Hurt.
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Revenge
MovieFeb 16, 1990

Revenge

The retired US Navy pilot comes to Mexico, where he falls in …
The retired US Navy pilot comes to Mexico, where he falls in love with the wife of a powerful businessman. The consequences will be cruel and unforeseen.
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1989
Major League
MovieApr 7, 1989

Major League

The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a …
The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her.
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1988
The Milagro Beanfield War
MovieMar 18, 1988

The Milagro Beanfield War

In the tiny town of Milagro, …
In the tiny town of Milagro, New Mexico, where the local water is a premium resource, shady developer Ladd Devine has conceived a glitzy resort that will ultimately siphon off all the water from the neighboring crop-fields. When handyman and farmer Joe Mondragon accidentally breaks a water valve reserved for major companies, he inadvertently sets off a small-scale water-rights war between the farmers and the developers.
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In the Heat of the Night
TV ShowMar 6, 1988

In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night is an …
In the Heat of the Night is an American drama television series based on the 1967 film and the 1965 novel of the same title. It starred Carroll O'Connor as police chief William Gillespie and Howard Rollins as police detective Virgil Tibbs, and was broadcast on NBC from March 6, 1988 until May 19, 1992, then on CBS from October 28, 1992 until May 16, 1995. Its executive producers were Fred Silverman, Juanita Bartlett and O'Connor.
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1987
Ironweed
MovieDec 18, 1987

Ironweed

Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and …
Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city. She was a singer on the radio, he a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery and visits the grave of his infant son whom he dropped; visions of his past haunt him, including ghosts of two men he killed. That night, out drinking, Helen tries to sing at a bar. Next day, Fran visits his wife and children and meets a grandson. He could stay, but decides it's not for him. Helen gets their things out of storage and finds a hotel. Amidst their mistakes and dereliction, the film explores their code of fairness and loyalty.
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Made in Heaven
MovieSep 1, 1987

Made in Heaven

In 1952 while driving to California to start his life anew, twenty …
In 1952 while driving to California to start his life anew, twenty-something Mike Shea accidentally dies while doing a heroic act. Despite floundering in his life - he was having troubles holding a steady job and his supposed girlfriend was about to marry someone else - he was not ready to leave the living. In heaven, he learns that despite it being a fantastical other world existence, he still has human emotions, such as romantic love, which he feels for a "new" soul he meets named Annie Packert (i.e. she has never been among the living on Earth), who in turn loves him. He also learns that one's next life is somewhat predetermined by their stay in heaven. So when Annie is sent to Earth for her first go around as a human, Mike pleads with the man in charge at heaven, Emmett Humbird, to locate him in his next human life at least in the same country so that he can find Annie. Emmett reluctantly agrees, but only gives Mike thirty years in his next life to find her. Those next lives of Annie and Mike are as Allison Chandler and Elmo Barnett respectively. Each carries a bit of their experience with each other in heaven to their new subconscious human being, Ally's manifesting itself in an imaginary childhood friend named Mike, whereas Elmo grows up to be a drifter but one not sure for what he is looking. With Elmo receiving a little help from both Emmett and some people from his past life, will the match made in heaven find its way to Earth before the thirty year deadline?
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1986
Nomination1986

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Nominated for "A Lie of the Mind".
Drama Desk Award
1985
Silver Bullet
MovieOct 11, 1985

Silver Bullet

In the spring of 1976, inhabitants of the peaceful town of Tarker's …
In the spring of 1976, inhabitants of the peaceful town of Tarker's Mills, rocked by recent, violent murders, press Sheriff Joe Haller to investigate and find those responsible. Meanwhile, crippled boy Marty is very happy with the new motorized wheelchair his dear Uncle Red has given him. One night, Marty sneaks out to a remote bridge to set off some fireworks that Red also gave to him and is attacked by a hairy creature. Luckily, Marty shoots a rocket in to the left eye of the attacker and escapes. He tells his sister Jane he was attacked by a werewolf and convinces her to seek out anyone in town with an injured eye. She discovers that it's the local reverend who is the creature. Now the siblings have to convince Uncle Red to help them prepare for a visit by the reverend at the next full moon.
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Silverado
MovieJul 8, 1985

Silverado

In 1880, four men travel together to the city of Silverado. They …
In 1880, four men travel together to the city of Silverado. They come across many dangers before they finally engage the "bad guys" and bring peace and equality back to the city.
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Vision Quest
MovieFeb 15, 1985

Vision Quest

Vision Quest is a coming of age movie in which high school …
Vision Quest is a coming of age movie in which high school wrestler Louden Swain decides he wants to be something more than an average high school athlete and sets his sights on a prize that many don't think he can win - he then sets out to reach his goal alone, without much support from his father or coach. His father rents a room to a young drifter, Carla. Swain falls in love with her and she helps him stay focused and prevents him from losing sight of his goals.
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1984
Murder, She Wrote
TV ShowSep 30, 1984

Murder, She Wrote

Murder, She Wrote is an American crime drama television series …
Murder, She Wrote is an American crime drama television series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher. The series aired for 12 seasons with 264 episodes from 1984 to 1996 on the CBS network. It was followed by four TV films. Among the most successful and longest-running television shows in history, it averaged more than 30 million viewers per week in its prime (sometimes hitting above 40 million viewers), and was a staple of the CBS Sunday night lineup for a decade. In syndication, the series is still highly successful throughout the world.
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1980
Any Which Way You Can
MovieDec 17, 1980

Any Which Way You Can

Philo takes part in a bare …
Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A motorcycle gang and an orangutan called Clyde all add to the 'fun'.
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Below the Belt
MovieDec 1, 1980

Below the Belt

The life of a waitress in New York City can be pretty mundane. …
The life of a waitress in New York City can be pretty mundane. Taking orders, serving food, and dealing with rude customer all day made one waitress say that she has had enough. She has high aspirations to be a professional wrestler. The waitress quickly learns that the cutthroat sports world is not very welcoming to new comers.
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Urban Cowboy
MovieJun 6, 1980

Urban Cowboy

Bud Davis is a country boy who moves to the city to visit his …
Bud Davis is a country boy who moves to the city to visit his uncle and his family. He starts hanging out at Gilley's, the popular nightclub owned by Mickey Gilley himself. He takes a job at the oil refinery where his uncle works, hoping to save enough money to buy some land. He also meets a cowgirl named Sissy, they dance together, fall in love and suddenly get married. And then their marriage is shattered when Bud sees Sissy allegedly seeing con man Wes, who teaches her how to ride the mechanical bull... and plans to rob Gilley's. When a bull-riding contest at Gilley's is announced, Bud decides to sign up. Can he win the contest and save his marriage to Sissy?
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1979
The Sacketts
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TV ShowMay 15, 1979

The Sacketts

Louis L'Amour, the greatest storyteller ever to chronicle …
Louis L'Amour, the greatest storyteller ever to chronicle the American Wild West, spins an epic saga as vast as the untamed land. Blood feuds, cattle drives and gold strikes accent the lively legend of The Sacketts. Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott and Glenn Ford head a rough-riding cast of cowboys and gunslingers in this sweeping tale of three brothers who traverse the savagely beautiful territory in pursuit of fortune--and on the run from a vengeful gang. Rowdy and ready for whatever fate hurls their way, the willful brothers encounter folks as dangerous as the badlands they claim--a brutal place that can bring fabulous wealth or sudden death--the rugged home of The Sacketts.
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1977
Lou Grant
TV ShowSep 20, 1977

Lou Grant

Lou Grant is an American drama television series starring Ed …
Lou Grant is an American drama television series starring Ed Asner in the title role as a newspaper editor that aired on CBS from September 20, 1977, to September 13, 1982. The series was the third spin-off of the sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Lou Grant was created by The Mary Tyler Moore Show co-creators James L. Brooks and Allan Burns, along with Gene Reynolds.
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1976
Charlie's Angels
TV ShowSep 22, 1976

Charlie's Angels

Charlie's Angels is an American crime drama television series …
Charlie's Angels is an American crime drama television series that aired on ABC from September 22, 1976 to June 24, 1981, producing five seasons and 110 episodes. The series was created by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts and was produced by Aaron Spelling. It follows the crime-fighting adventures of three women working in a private detective agency in Los Angeles, California, and originally starred Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett (billed as Farrah Fawcett-Majors), and Jaclyn Smith in the leading roles and John Forsythe providing the voice of their boss, the unseen Charlie Townsend, who directed the crime-fighting operations of the "Angels" over a speakerphone. There were a few casting changes: after the departure of Fawcett and Jackson came the additions of Cheryl Ladd, Shelley Hack, and Tanya Roberts.
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1974
Macon County Line
MovieAug 8, 1974

Macon County Line

A vengeful Southern sheriff is out for blood after his wife is …
A vengeful Southern sheriff is out for blood after his wife is brutally killed by a pair of drifters. Low-budget film set in Georgia in 1953 and based on fact.
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1972
Nancy Kapusta
MarriageOctober 1972

Nancy Kapusta

Married Nancy Kapusta.
The Waltons
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TV ShowSep 14, 1972

The Waltons

The Waltons is an American television series created by …
The Waltons is an American television series created by Earl Hamner Jr., based on his book Spencer's Mountain and a 1963 film of the same name, about a family in rural Virginia during the Great Depression and World War II.
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1970
Macho Callahan
MovieAug 17, 1970

Macho Callahan

Macho Callahan breaks out of a Confederate military prison, …
Macho Callahan breaks out of a Confederate military prison, intent on revenge against the man responsible for his imprisonment. Unfortunately, along the way, he kills another man and that man's vengeful widow tracks down Callahan.
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A Man Called Horse
MovieApr 2, 1970

A Man Called Horse

During the early 1800s, English Lord John Morgan is hunting …
During the early 1800s, English Lord John Morgan is hunting in the Dakotas but he is captured by a group of Sioux warriors. Morgan's guides are killed but he is spared by Sioux chief Yellow Hand who marvels at Morgan's blond hair.Brought to Yellow Hand's tribal village, Morgan has to endure physical abuse and mockery at the hands of women and children who consider Morgan to be a wild horse.Restrained by a rope around his neck, Morgan is given as a gift to an old squaw, Buffalo Cow Head, to be her slave and help her with daily chores.In the village, Morgan meets Running Deer, the beautiful young sister of chief Yellow Hand.Morgan witnesses the traditional courtship process when Running Deer is asked in marriage by a tribe member who presents Yellow Hand with gifts in return for his sister's hand in marriage.Morgan starts to fall in love with her.Also in the village is half-breed, Batise, whose mother was Sioux and father was French.Batise becomes Morgan's friend and interpreter.Batise advises Morgan against escaping citing his own escape attempt when he was re-captured and hamstrung by the savage Sioux.Despite these warnings, Morgan tries to escape several times but he is re-captured.He decides to bid his time for another escape opportunity.When a rival Shoshone war party approaches the Sioux village, Morgan kills two of the Shoshone scouts, winning the respect of his Sioux captors.Instead of escaping, Morgan plans to learn the ways of the Sioux, become a warrior and gain his place among them.But this would require much more than killing a few Shoshone scouts.Lord John Morgan's true ordeal is just beginning.
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1968
Journey to Shiloh
MovieMay 10, 1968

Journey to Shiloh

Journey to Shiloh is a 1968 Technicolor Western film …
Journey to Shiloh is a 1968 Technicolor Western film directed by William Hale and starring James Caan, Michael Sarrazin and Brenda Scott. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Will Henry first published in 1960.
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1967
Barbara Giacchero
Marriage1967

Barbara Giacchero

Married Barbara Giacchero.
The Invaders
TV ShowJan 10, 1967

The Invaders

The Invaders is an American science fiction television …
The Invaders is an American science fiction television program created by Larry Cohen that aired on ABC for two seasons, from 1967 to 1968. Roy Thinnes stars as David Vincent, who tries to thwart an in-progress alien invasion with doubting officials and public. The series was a Quinn Martin Production.
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1962
The Virginian
TV ShowSep 19, 1962

The Virginian

The Virginian (repackaged as The Men from Shiloh in its final …
The Virginian (repackaged as The Men from Shiloh in its final year) is an American Western television series starring James Drury, Doug McClure and Lee J. Cobb, which aired on the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) television network from 1962 to 1971 for a total of 249 episodes. It was a spin-off from a 1958 summer series called Decision. Filmed in color, The Virginian became television's first 90-minute Western series (75 minutes excluding commercial breaks). Cobb left the series after four seasons and was replaced over the years by mature character actors John Dehner, Charles Bickford, John McIntire and Stewart Granger portraying different characters.
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1959
Bonanza
TV ShowSep 12, 1959

Bonanza

Bonanza is an American western television series that ran on …
Bonanza is an American western television series that ran on NBC from 1959 to 1973. Lasting 14 seasons and 431 episodes, Bonanza is NBC's longest-running western, and ranks overall as the second-longest-running western series on U.S. network television (behind CBS's Gunsmoke), and within the top 10 longest-running, live-action American series. The show continues to air in syndication. The show is set in the 1860s and it centers on the wealthy Cartwright family that live in the vicinity of Virginia City, Nevada, bordering Lake Tahoe. The series initially starred Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker and Michael Landon and later featured (at various times) Guy Williams, David Canary, Mitch Vogel and Tim Matheson. The show is known for presenting pressing moral dilemmas.
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1955
Gunsmoke
TV ShowSep 10, 1955

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western …
Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. When aired in the UK, the television series was initially titled Gun Law, later reverting to Gunsmoke.
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1940
James Gammon
BirthApril 1940

James Gammon

James Gammon was born.
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