Strother Martin Biography

Strother Douglas Martin, Jr., was a popular American character actor who often appeared in support of superstars John Wayne and Paul Newman and was memorable in Western films directed by John Ford and Sam Peckinpah. Martin perhaps is best known as the prison "captain" in the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, in which he uttered the since famous line, "What we've got here is failure to communicate." The line is number 11 on the American Film Institute list of AFI's 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
Strother Martin
Full Name:
Strother Douglas Martin, Jr.
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Swimming Teacher, Swimmer
Date of Birth:
March 26, 1919
Astrological Sign:
Aries
Date of Death:
August 1, 1980
Age at Death:
61
Cause of Death:
Myocardial infarction
Marriages
Strother Martin Timeline
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