Strother Martin

Strother Martin

  • Born on
    • March 26th, 1919
  • Died on
    • August 1st, 1980
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Strother Martin (March 26, 1919 – August 1, 1980) was an American actor in numerous films and television programs. Martin is perhaps best known as the prison "captain" in the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, where he uttered the line, "What we've got here is...failure to communicate." Description above from the Wikipedia article Strother Martin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

Starring Strother Martin on Plex


Acting (47 Credits)

1980The Secret Life of Nikola Tesla as George Westinghouse
1979Love and Bullets as Louis Monk
1979Nightwing as Selwyn
1979The Champ as Riley
1979The Villain as Parody Jones
1978Up in Smoke as Arnold Stoner
1978The End as Dr. Waldo Kling
1977Slap Shot as Joe McGrath
1976The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday as Billy
1975Hard Times as Poe
1975Rooster Cogburn as Shanghai McCoy
1973Sssssss as Dr. Carl Stoner
1972Pocket Money as Bill Garrett
1971The Brotherhood of Satan as Doc Duncan
1971Fools' Parade as Lee Cottrill
1971Hannie Caulder as Rufus Clemens
1970The Ballad of Cable Hogue as Bowen
1969Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid as Percy Garris
1969True Grit as Colonel G. Stonehill
1969The Wild Bunch as Coffer
1967Cool Hand Luke as Captain
1967The Flim-Flam Man as Lovick
1966Harper as Claude
1966Nevada Smith as Strother (uncredited)
1965Brainstorm as Mr. Clyde
1965The Sons of Katie Elder as Ned Ross
1965Shenandoah as Train Engineer
1964Invitation to a Gunfighter as FiddlerWatch Free
1963Showdown as Charlie Reeder
1963McLintock! as Agard
1962The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance as Floyd
1961The Deadly Companions as ParsonWatch Free
1959The Wild and the Innocent as Ben Stocker
1959The Shaggy Dog as Thurm
1959The Horse Soldiers as Virgil
1958Cowboy as Trailhand Bitten by Rattlesnake
1956Attack as Sgt. Ingersol
1956World Without End as Nihka (uncredited)
1955Strategic Air Command as Airman
1955Kiss Me Deadly as Harvey Wallace
1955The Big Knife as Stillman
1954Drum Beat as Scotty
1953The Magnetic Monster as Co-Pilot
1953South Sea Woman as Marine in Audience at Court-martial (uncredited)
1952Androcles and the Lion as Soldier (uncredited)
1951Rhubarb as Michael 'Shorty' McGirk (uncredited)
1950The Asphalt Jungle as William Doldy (uncredited)


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