The Greatest Western Stars of All Time And Their Stories

Jack Elam

National General Pictures

For every cowboy hero there was a villain, and Jack Elam did a marvelous job playing one in both television and movies. Elam appeared in television Westerns like “Gunsmoke,” “The Lone Ranger,” “The Rifleman,” and “Tales of Wells Fargo.” But he’s also worked on memorable Western films like “Vera Cruz,” “The Far Country,” and “Once Upon a Time in the West.”

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