Jack Elam bio

Birth Name: William Scott Elam

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: AZ

Date Of Birth: November 13, 1920

Date Of Death: October 20, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Jack Elam was born on the 13th of November, 1920. He was famous for being a Movie Actor. Grizzled actor who played supporting roles, usually as the villain, in numerous westerns. His television credits include Zorro, Have Gun Will Travel, and Lone Ranger.

Jack Elam was born in AZ. He lost sight in his left eye after getting in a fight at age 12. The damage contributed to his grizzled look. He appeared in over 100 films over his carer, including the classics High Noon and Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. He also appeared in over 200 television episodes.

Jack Elam was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jack Elam was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

William Scott Elam is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Jack’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Jack Elam’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jack Elam’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jack Elam kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jack Elam was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Scott Elam
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Jack Elam was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jack Elam was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Jack Elam had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Jack Elam’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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