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						Glenn Strange

Glenn Strange

Date of Birth August 16, 1899
Date of Death September 20, 1973, Los Angeles, CA
Place of Birth New Mexico
Country United States
Profession Movie Actor
Horoscope Leo

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Glenn Strange is a famous Movie Actor, born on August 16, 1899 in United States. As of June 1, 2023, Glenn Strange’s net worth is $5 Million. He was a descendant of English colonist John Rolfe and Rolfe’s wife, the famous Pocahontas of Jamestown, Virginia.

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Spouse Minnie Thompson Strange
Children(s) Wynema Strange, Juanita Strange, Harry Glenn Strange, Janine Laraine Strange


Remembered best for his role as Frankenstein’s monster in The Mad Monster, House of Frankenstein, and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, this twentieth-century screen actor also famously played the bartender in the CBS western series Gunsmoke.

He grew up in what was then the New Mexico territory as the son of William Russell Strange and Sarah Eliza Byrd. He was married three times; his third marriage – to Minnie Thompson Strange – lasted from the late 1930s until his death in 1973.

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Glenn Strange Net Worth

Glenn is one of the richest Movie Actor & listed on most popular Movie Actor. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Glenn Strange's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Movie Actor
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During his youth, he performed on local radio stations. He began his screen acting career after traveling to California as a member of a radio vocal ensemble called the Arizona Wranglers.

Glenn Strange Wife

According to our records, Glenn Strange married to Minnie Thompson Strange. As of January 12, 2023, Glenn Strange’s is not dating anyone.

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Glenn Ranked on the list of most popular Movie Actor. Also ranked in the elit list of famous Movie Actor born in United States. Glenn Strange celebrates birthday on August 16 of every year.

When did Glenn Strange leave Gunsmoke?

Among other TV roles, he capped off his career with a steady (12 years) role as Sam the bartender on the classic Gunsmoke (1955) series from 1962 until shortly before his death from lung cancer in 1973.

Did Glenn Strange really play the fiddle?

Strange was born in Weed, New Mexico Territory, 13 years prior to New Mexico gaining statehood. Strange grew up in the West Texas town of Cross Cut. His father was a bartender and later a rancher. Strange learned by ear how to play the fiddle and guitar.

Who was the first Sam on Gunsmoke?

For fans of the Western drama series Gunsmoke, actor Glenn Strange can be remembered as Sam Noonan, the bartender of the Long Branch Saloon on the show. The actor was first cast in the show in 1959, playing various characters before being cast as the famous bartender.

When did Sam become the bartender on Gunsmoke?

Strange started playing Sam the bartender on Gunsmoke in 1961 but he still acted one last time in The Rifleman in 1962.

Why did Kitty Russell leave Gunsmoke?

Blake was at CBS when she heard that the radio version of “Gunsmoke” was to go on television and later told an interviewer: “I knew I had to have the part of Kitty, so I hounded the producer until I got it.” She left the show in 1974, after 19 years, telling The Times later: “I was tired and it was time to go.

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