MARTIN STROTHER: (1919-1980) American Character Actor, famous for his roles in Westerns alongside John Wayne as well as for his role in Cool Hand Luke opposite Paul Newman. Signed and inscribed 10 x 8 photograph of Martin in costume as Joe McGrath, seated in a half length pose behind a desk in a scene from the film Slap Shot (1977) which also starred Paul Newman. Signed in bold purple ink across a clear area of the image. Scarce.

MARTIN STROTHER: (1919-1980) American Character Actor, famous for his roles in Westerns alongside John Wayne as well as for his role in Cool Hand Luke opposite Paul Newman. Signed and inscribed 10 x 8 photograph of Martin in costume as Joe McGrath, seated in a half length pose behind a desk in a scene from the film Slap Shot (1977) which also starred Paul Newman. Signed in bold purple ink across a clear area of the image. Scarce.

Strother Martin in "Cool Hand Luke".  "What we got here is a failure to communicate."

Strother Martin in "Cool Hand Luke". "What we got here is a failure to communicate."

Strother Martin acted in a number of John Wayne movies, among many others.

Strother Martin acted in a number of John Wayne movies, among many others.

Strother Martin - 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.He died on Aug 1, 1980 from a heart attack at the age of 61

Strother Martin - 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.He died on Aug 1, 1980 from a heart attack at the age of 61

Strother Martin:  Cool Hand Luke, The Wild Bunch, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, True Grit, Rooster Cogbur, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence, etc, etc, etc.  This character actor was so good he landed numerous notable roles with many of Hollywood's biggest actors in their biggest films.  He was still going strong when he succumbed to a heart attack in 1980.  Paul Newman, Robert Redford, John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Jason Robards, George C. Scott, he stood with them all and lit up the…

Strother Martin: Cool Hand Luke, The Wild Bunch, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, True Grit, Rooster Cogbur, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence, etc, etc, etc. This character actor was so good he landed numerous notable roles with many of Hollywood's biggest actors in their biggest films. He was still going strong when he succumbed to a heart attack in 1980. Paul Newman, Robert Redford, John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Jason Robards, George C. Scott, he stood with them all and lit up the…

Strother Martin (1919-1980) ---  American character actor who achieved considerable fame in the last decade of his life.    He moved to California to become an actor, but worked in odd jobs and as a swimming instructor to Marion Davies and the children of Charles Chaplin.     With Cool Hand Luke (1967) in 1967 came new acclaim and a place among the busiest character actors in Hollywood.

Strother Martin (1919-1980) --- American character actor who achieved considerable fame in the last decade of his life. He moved to California to become an actor, but worked in odd jobs and as a swimming instructor to Marion Davies and the children of Charles Chaplin. With Cool Hand Luke (1967) in 1967 came new acclaim and a place among the busiest character actors in Hollywood.

Stretcher Martin and Paul Newman in Cool Hand Luke

YEAH, WELL — SOMETIMES NOTHIN’ CAN BE A REAL COOL HAND

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