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Clu Gulager


Clu Gulager was born on November 16, 1928 in Holdenville, Oklahoma, USA as William Martin Gulager. He is an actor, known for The Virginian (1962), The Return of the Living Dead (1985) and The Tall Man (1960). He was previously married to Miriam Byrd-Nethery. See full bio »
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 2015 Tangerine (pre-production)
The Cherokee
 2012 Piranha 3DD
Mo
 2010 Nico Vega: Gravity (Video short) (uncredited)
 2008 Thus to Tyrants (Short)
Storyteller
 2006 Vic (Short)
Vic Reeves
 2005 Feast
Bartender
 2005 Jacqueline Hyde (Video)
Bouncer Outside of Strip Club (uncredited)
 1999 Gunfighter
Uncle Buck Peters, Owner Bar 20 Ranch
 1999 Palmer's Pick Up
Telegraph Operator
 1996 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series)
Art McKendrick
- Last Dance (1996) ... Art McKendrick
 1995 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series)
Anderson's War Buddy
- What's the Deal? (1995) ... Anderson's War Buddy (voice, uncredited)
 1995 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
Deputy Clay Hardin
- Gunfighters (1995) ... Deputy Clay Hardin
 1994 Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter (Video)
Man #1
 1993 Killing Device
Smitty
 1990 The Willies
Greeley Principal
 1990 Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective (Video)
Desk Sergeant
 1988 Teen Vamp
The Reverend
 1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
Lt. Baker
 1988 Uninvited (Video)
Albert
 1988 MacGyver (TV Series)
Walt Kirby
- Thin Ice (1988) ... Walt Kirby
 1988 Tapeheads
Norman Mart
 1985-1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Ray Carter / Mike Gann / Carl Mestin
- Old Habits Die Hard (1987) ... Ray Carter
- Dead Heat (1985) ... Mike Gann
- Funeral at Fifty-Mile (1985) ... Carl Mestin
 1987 Summer Heat
Will
 1987 The Offspring
Stanley Burnside
 1986 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Nathan Sloan
- The Rookie (1986) ... Nathan Sloan
 1986 Hunter's Blood
Mason Rand
 1982-1986 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Col. Halston / Osborne / Marv Jackson
- The Last Chance Platoon (1986) ... Col. Halston
- Trauma (1983) ... Osborne
- Hell on Wheels (1982) ... Marv Jackson
 1986 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Theo Wolf
- Way of the Stalking Horse (1986) ... Theo Wolf
 1986 Airwolf (TV Series)
Cullen Dixon
- Day of Jeopardy (1986) ... Cullen Dixon
 1985 Riptide (TV Series)
Doug Skinner
- Requiem for Icarus (1985) ... Doug Skinner
 1985 Bridge Across Time (TV Movie)
Chief Peter 'Pete' Dawson
 1985 Lies
Doctor Bartlett
 1985 Space (TV Mini-Series)
Victor Hardesty
- Part I (1985) ... Victor Hardesty
 1985 Prime Risk
Paul Minsky
 1985 Into the Night
Federal Agent
 1985 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Eugene Hanson
- Buy Out (1985) ... Eugene Hanson
 1985 Street Hawk (TV Series)
Will Gassner
- Fire on the Wing (1985) ... Will Gassner
 1984 The Initiation
Dwight Fairchild
 1984 I Do Mind Dying (Short)
Melvin Ricks
 1984 Cover Up (TV Series)
Bo Watson
- Sudden Exposure (1984) ... Bo Watson
 1984 The Yellow Rose (TV Series)
Charlie Reno
- Villa's Gold (1984) ... Charlie Reno
 1984 Masquerade (TV Series)
- Oil (1984)
 1984 The Master (TV Series)
Mr. Christensen
- Max (1984) ... Mr. Christensen
 1983 Automan (TV Series)
Rudolph Brock
- The Great Pretender (1983) ... Rudolph Brock
 1983 Cutter to Houston (TV Series)
Coach Chug Phillips
- It Ain't Braggin' If You Done It (1983) ... Coach Chug Phillips
 1983 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Coach Williams
- The Champion (1983) ... Coach Williams
 1983 Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story (TV Movie)
J.R. Smith
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Stoler
- The Game of War (1982) ... Stoler
 1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Larry Krushevitz
- For Love of Joshua (1982) ... Larry Krushevitz
 1980 Skyward (TV Movie)
Steve Ward
 1980 Touched by Love
Don Fielder
 1980 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (TV Movie)
Rufe Bennett
 1979 Willa (TV Movie)
Joe Welch
 1978 Lawman Without a Gun (TV Movie)
Marvin Tayman
 1978 A Question of Love (TV Movie)
Mike Guettner
 1978 Stickin' Together (TV Movie)
Cuda Weber
 1978 Ski Lift to Death (TV Movie)
Marv Gilman
 1978 King (TV Mini-Series)
William Sullivan
 1978 Black Beauty (TV Mini-Series)
Reuben Smith
 1977 The Oregon Trail (TV Series)
Harris
- The Army Deserter (1977) ... Harris
 1977 Westside Medical (TV Series)
Jim MacAllister
- Pressure Cook (1977) ... Jim MacAllister
 1977 Charlie Cobb: Nice Night for a Hanging (TV Movie)
Charlie Cobb
 1977 The Other Side of Midnight
Bill Fraser
 1977 Dog and Cat (TV Series)
Bob Murphy
- Dead Skunk (1977) ... Bob Murphy
 1976 Once an Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
Alvin Merrick
 1976 Most Wanted (TV Series)
Shelby
- The Two Dollar Kidnappers (1976) ... Shelby
 1972-1976 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Arthur Lambert / Jack Gulley
- Assault on the Palace (1976) ... Arthur Lambert
- Fools Die Twice (1972) ... Jack Gulley
 1976 The Killer Who Wouldn't Die (TV Movie)
Harry Keller
 1976 Good Heavens (TV Series)
Jim Pearson
- Good Neighbor Maxine (1976) ... Jim Pearson
 1973-1976 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Sheriff Mack Hollister / Mark Landy
- The Eyes of Terror (1976) ... Sheriff Mack Hollister
- Trial Run for Death (1973) ... Mark Landy
 1976 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Father Terrence Devlin / Captain Thomas G. Horton
- The Adventure of the Judas Tree (1976) ... Father Terrence Devlin / Captain Thomas G. Horton
 1976 Phyllis (TV Series)
Rex
- Phyllis in Love (1976) ... Rex
 1975 The Drought
 1974-1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Officer Williams / Tim Keegan
- The Empty Weapon (1975) ... Officer Williams
- Country Boy (1974) ... Tim Keegan
 1975 Three for the Road (TV Series)
- The Cave (1975)
 1975 Medical Story (TV Series)
Dr. Harry Carlisle
- An Air Full of Death (1975) ... Dr. Harry Carlisle
 1975 Kate McShane (TV Series)
 1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Inspector George Turner
- Poisoned Snow (1975) ... Inspector George Turner
 1971-1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Jonathan Quill / Burdick / B.J. Long
- Vengeance (1975) ... Jonathan Quill
- Child of Fear (1972) ... Burdick
- Country Blues (1971) ... B.J. Long
 1975 Khan! (TV Series)
- Khan (1975)
 1975 McCloud (TV Series)
Johnny Monahan
- Lady on the Run (1975) ... Johnny Monahan
 1974 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series)
Ford
- Heart in Hiding (1974) ... Ford
 1974 Get Christie Love! (TV Series)
 1974 Gangsterfilmen
Glenn Mortenson
 1974 Hit Lady (TV Movie)
Roarke
 1974 Houston, We've Got a Problem (TV Movie)
Lou Matthews
 1974 Shaft (TV Series)
Quayle
- The Murder Machine (1974) ... Quayle
 1974 Smile Jenny, You're Dead (TV Movie)
Det. Milt Bosworth
 1974 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Georgie
- The Attacker (1974) ... Georgie
 1974 McQ
Toms
 1973 The New Perry Mason (TV Series)
Tom Heater
- The Case of the Jailed Justice (1973) ... Tom Heater
 1968-1973 Ironside (TV Series)
Frank Clinton / D.W. Donnelly / Jack Brody
- Murder by One (1973) ... Frank Clinton
- Poole's Paradise (1969) ... D.W. Donnelly
- Price Tag: Death (1968) ... Jack Brody
 1973 Insight (TV Series)
Joe Hammond
- The Resurrection of Joe Hammond (1973) ... Joe Hammond
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
- Chant of Silence (1973)
 1973 Call to Danger (TV Movie)
Emmet Jergens
 1973 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Sheriff Rutledge
- Blood Brother (1973) ... Sheriff Rutledge
 1973 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Keith Raynor
- The Mystery in Dracula's Castle: Part 2 (1973) ... Keith Raynor
- The Mystery in Dracula's Castle: Part 1 (1973) ... Keith Raynor
 1973 Mannix (TV Series)
Lyle Foster
- The Man Who Wasn't There (1973) ... Lyle Foster
 1973 Mystery in Dracula's Castle (TV Movie)
Keith Raynor
 1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Dan Corwin / Matt Smith
- End Theme (1972) ... Dan Corwin
- A Threatened Species (1972) ... Matt Smith
 1972 Molly and Lawless John
Deputy Tom Clements
 1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Dustin Ellis
- Another Final Game (1972) ... Dustin Ellis
 1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
Billy Brenner
- Stallion (1972) ... Billy Brenner
 1972 Footsteps (TV Movie)
Jonas Kane
 1972 Medical Center (TV Series)
Jack
- The Choice (1972) ... Jack
 1972 The Glass House (TV Movie)
Brian Courtland
 1971 Company of Killers (TV Movie)
Frank Quinn
 1971 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
 1971 The Last Picture Show
Abilene
 1971 The Psychiatrist (TV Series)
 1969-1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Rex Dakota / Bill Danziger / Steve Heywood
- Why I Blew Up Dakota (1970) ... Rex Dakota
- The Perfect Image (1969) ... Bill Danziger
- Swingers Only (1969) ... Steve Heywood
 1969 The Survivors (TV Series)
Sen. Mark Jennings
- Chapter Twelve (1969) ... Sen. Mark Jennings
 1969 Winning
Larry the Mechanic
 1963-1968 The Virginian (TV Series)
Emmett Ryker / Sherriff Emmett Ryker / Sheriff Emmett Ryker / ...
- Seth (1968) ... Emmett Ryker (credit only)
- The Decision (1968) ... Emmett Ryker (credit only)
- The Handy Man (1968) ... Emmett Ryker (credit only)
- Stacey (1968) ... Emmett Ryker (credit only)
- The Crooked Path (1968) ... Emmett Ryker (credit only)
 1967 Sullivan's Empire (TV Movie)
Juan Clemente
 1966 And Now Miguel
Johnny
 1964 The Killers
Lee
 1959-1964 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Harry Diel / Sam Spicer / Clarence Mullins / ...
- The Ben Engel Story (1964) ... Harry Diel
- The Sam Spicer Story (1963) ... Sam Spicer
- The Clarence Mullins Story (1963) ... Clarence Mullins
- The Stagecoach Story (1959) ... Caleb Jamison
- The Andrew Hale Story (1959) ... Elliott Garrison
 1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Dr. Norman Gage
- Tyger, Tyger: Part 2 (1964) ... Dr. Norman Gage
- Tyger, Tyger: Part 1 (1964) ... Dr. Norman Gage
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Dan Walsh
- The Deep End (1964) ... Dan Walsh
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Jimmy K. Bresson
- Final Vow (1962) ... Jimmy K. Bresson
 1960-1962 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Billy the Kid
- Phoebe (1962) ... Billy the Kid
- Doctor on Horseback (1962) ... Billy the Kid (credit only)
- The Black Robe (1962) ... Billy the Kid (credit only)
 1961 The Defenders (TV Series)
Tom Clinton
- Death Across the Counter (1961) ... Tom Clinton
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Jeff Whalen
- The Devil's Share (1961) ... Jeff Whalen
 1959-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Rod Collins / Sailor
- Pen Pal (1960) ... Rod Collins
- Appointment at Eleven (1959) ... Sailor
 1959-1960 The Deputy (TV Series)
Sanford / The Drifter
- Trail of Darkness (1960) ... Sanford
- Shadow of the Noose (1959) ... The Drifter
 1960 The Rebel (TV Series)
Virgil Taber
- Paint a House with Scarlet (1960) ... Virgil Taber
 1960 The Lineup (TV Series)
Fleming
- Seven Sinners (1960) ... Fleming
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series)
Beau Chandler
- Jessie Quinn (1959) ... Beau Chandler
 1959 Five Fingers (TV Series)
Larry Dane
- The Temple of the Swinging Doll (1959) ... Larry Dane
 1959 Law of the Plainsman (TV Series)
Truck Garnett
- The Hostiles (1959) ... Truck Garnett
 1959 Laramie (TV Series)
Private Gil Brady
- Fugitive Road (1959) ... Private Gil Brady
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Young Vix
- The Day the Town Stood Up (1959) ... Young Vix
 1959 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Roy Carter
- Return of Roy Carter (1959) ... Roy Carter
 1959 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Tommy Pavlock
- The Immigrant (1959) ... Tommy Pavlock
 1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Joe Collins
- Crossroads (1959) ... Joe Collins
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Zach
- The Day Before Atlanta (1959) ... Zach
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Andy Meade
- Client: Meade (1959) ... Andy Meade
 1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
James Wesley
- 15 October 1864 (1957) ... James Wesley
 1957 West Point (TV Series)
- The Harder Right (1957)
 1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Lloyd Carpenter
- Walk Down the Hill (1957) ... Lloyd Carpenter
 1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Terrible
- Stardust II (1956) ... Terrible
 1956 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Coker
- Bang the Drum Slowly (1956) ... Coker
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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't have fun acting. I don't enjoy acting. I think acting is very painful. There may be those joy boys and joy girls who claim that acting is the stuff of life, but I think most artists find that their art is very painful and very laborsome and very difficult under the best of circumstances, almost a killing kind of process. You can have fun during a picture but there's also a great deal of ... See more »

Trivia:

He grew up an only child on his alcoholic uncle's farm near Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Clu (the nickname means "Red Bird") is part Cherokee and is Will Rogers's cousin. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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