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James Gammon

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The Resume

    (April 20, 1940-July 16, 2010)
    Born in Newman, Illinois
    Portrayed Nick Bridges in the TV series 'Nash Bridges' (1996-2001)
    Appeared in the films 'A Man Called Horse' (1970), 'Macon County Line' (1974), 'The Pom Pom Girls' (1976), 'Urban Cowboy' (1980), 'Any Which Way You Can' (1980), 'Vision Quest' (1985), 'Silverado' (1985), 'Silver Bullet' (1985), 'Major League' (1989), 'I Love You To Death' (1990), 'CrissCross' (1992), 'Cabin Boy' (1994), 'Major League II' (1994), 'Natural Born Killers' (1994), 'Wyatt Earp' (1994), 'The Iron Giant' (voice only, 1999), 'The Country Bears' (voice only, 2002), 'Cold Mountain' (2003) and 'Apaloosa' (2008)

Why he might be annoying:

    He was usually cast as grizzled good ol' boys.
    He sported a walrus mustache.
    He twice played Don Johnson's father (in 'Nash Bridges' and the TV movie 'The Long Hot Summer') despite being only nine years older.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He started as a cameraman at an Orlando TV station, became a director, then joined a community theater.
    He was nominated for a Tony for his only Broadway appearance, in Sam Shepard's 'Buried Child.'
    Shepard said, 'This was a guy who could act circles around most other actors and he never pretended to be other than a working kind of actor.'

Credit: C. Fishel

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 8 Votes: 12.50% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 13 Votes: 30.77% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 100 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 11 Votes: 36.36% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 155 Votes: 50.32% Annoying