Jack Elam

Archetypal villain in film and TV westerns: additional notice
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Paul Wadey's obituary of Jack Elam [23 October] omitted the story he used to tell, writes Nat Langdon, about the four ages in an actor's life:

"Who is Jack Elam?"

"Get me Jack Elam."

"Get me somebody who looks like Jack Elam."

"Who is Jack Elam?"

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