Glenn Strange Overview:

Actor, Glenn Strange, was born George Glenn Strange on Aug 16, 1899 in Weed, NM. Strange died at the age of 74 on Sep 20, 1973 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Hollywood Hills) Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.



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[Elmer, Alibi's ventriloquist dummy, is reading minds]
Elmer, Alibi's dummy: Quiet! I got to concentrate here. You're thinkin' about somebody that's dead. Somebody named R... O... Roberts!
Henchman Chuck: So what? Reno Red and Roberts are all the same guy.
'Alibi' Terhune: Is that right? Do you know somebody named Roberts?
Rance Austin: I used to. Go ahead... Tell me what I'm thinkin' about.
Elmer, Alibi's dummy: I can't get it clear. No, I lost it... No, I get it. You're thinking about his money!
Rance Austin: That dummy's too smart!

[Dolan is unhitching Dan's stagecoach horses]
Stagecoach passenger: Having trouble?
Henchman Dolan: Not me. I'm having fun!

Drunk frontiersman with whip: Who dares? Who dares to crack a whip with me? My mammy was a gator and my pappy was a bull! I can whup my weight in wildcats and drink my belly full. Who dares?
[Stan whips the jug out of drunk whipcracker's hand]
Drunk frontiersman with whip: Not you, Stan. You cut too fine a seam for me.

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Cousin of Rex Allen and Cactus Mack.

He as working on a film at Universal. He noticed that the makeup man, department head Jack P. Pierce, kept looking at his face. Pierce asked Strange if he would stay after work, for an extra $25.00, for a makeup test which might lead to another acting job. Pierce covered the mirrors and applied the makeup. When the mirrors were uncovered, Strange claimed that "I look like Boris Karloff". Pierce thought that Strange's face had the right characteristics for the Frankensein monster makeup. Strange took over the role in House of Frankenstein (1944).

Hobbies: hunting, fishing...and cooking.

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