Glenn Strange

Biography: Glenn Strange was born in Weed, New Mexico. His father was a bartender and later a rancher. Glenn started playing the fiddle at cowboy dances when he was 12. He began in radio in El Paso in 1928, and came to Hollywood and CBS-Radio in 1930 as a member of the Arizona Wranglers after appearing at a rodeo in Prescott, Arizona. He made his first film in 1932 and literally appeared in hundreds of films, mostly westerns. He appeared in three Frankenstein films. In the first Lone Ranger TV show episode he was 'Butch Cavendish', who wiped out all of the Texas Rangers, but one. He appeared in the role on the series several times, although he also appeared in other roles in the series. He first appeared on Gunsmoke in 1959 and appeared in several episodes in character roles before joining the series in 1961, as 'Sam Noonan' the Long Branch Saloon bartender. He was 6 feet 5 and 220 pounds, and married to the same lady for 36 years, and had one daughter. He died in 1973 of lungGlenn Strange was born in Weed, New Mexico. His father was a bartender and later a rancher. Glenn started playing the fiddle at cowboy dances when he was 12. He began in radio in El Paso in 1928, and came to Hollywood and CBS-Radio in 1930 as a member of the Arizona Wranglers after appearing at a rodeo in Prescott, Arizona. He made his first film in 1932 and literally appeared in hundreds of films, mostly westerns. He appeared in three Frankenstein films. In the first Lone Ranger TV show episode he was 'Butch Cavendish', who wiped out all of the Texas Rangers, but one. He appeared in the role on the series several times, although he also appeared in other roles in the series. He first appeared on Gunsmoke in 1959 and appeared in several episodes in character roles before joining the series in 1961, as 'Sam Noonan' the Long Branch Saloon bartender. He was 6 feet 5 and 220 pounds, and married to the same lady for 36 years, and had one daughter. He died in 1973 of lung cancer in Los Angeles, California. Expand

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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 20 Sep 9, 1974 Bartender tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 19 Sep 10, 1973 Bartender / Sam tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 18 Sep 11, 1972 Bartender / Sam tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 17 Sep 13, 1971 Bartender / Sam Noonan tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 16 Sep 14, 1970 Bartender / Sam tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 15 Sep 22, 1969 Bartender / Sam Noonan tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 14 Sep 23, 1968 Bartender / Sam Noonan The Bartender tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 13 Sep 11, 1967 Bartender / Sam Noonan The Bartender tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 12 Sep 17, 1966 Bartender / Sam Noonan The Bartender tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 11 Sep 18, 1965 Bartender / Sam Noonan tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 10 Sep 26, 1964 Bartender / Sam Noonan The Bartender tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 9 Sep 28, 1963 Bartender / Sam (Uncredited) tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 8 Sep 15, 1962 Sam (Uncredited) tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 7 Sep 30, 1961 Bartender (Uncredited) / Sam (Uncredited) tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 2 Sep 8, 1956 Bartender tbd
tbd The Lone Ranger: Season 4 Sep 9, 1954 Stage Driver tbd
tbd The Lone Ranger: Season 3 Sep 11, 1952 Tom Casley tbd
tbd The Lone Ranger: Season 1 Sep 15, 1949 Butch Cavendish tbd