Jack Ingram (actor)

Jack Ingram (born John Samuel Ingram; November 15, 1902 February 20, 1969) was an American film and television actor. According to the Internet Movie Database, he appeared in more than 300 films between 1935 and 1966.

Jack Ingram
Born(1902-11-15)November 15, 1902
DiedFebruary 20, 1969(1969-02-20) (aged 66)
Years active1935–1966


Ingram served in the U.S. Army in France. After leaving the military, he gave up plans to study law and instead joined a traveling minstrel show. He acted in stock theater with several companies before going into film. Ingram first appeared on screen in a bit part in Westward Ho (1935). His first film credit came in the serial Zorro Rides Again (1937).[1]

In addition to acting, Ingram was a stunt man, working with horses and cars in films in the early 1930s.[2]

He was born in Frankfort, Illinois, and died in Canoga Park, California of a heart attack. He was interred in the Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Chatsworth, California. Ingram also acquired a movie ranch in 1944 with several Western films shot there.[3]

Selected appearances



TV shows


  1. Mayer, Geoff (2017). Encyclopedia of American Film Serials. McFarland. p. 157. ISBN 9780786477623. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  2. Freese, Gene Scott (2014). Hollywood Stunt Performers, 1910s–1970s: A Biographical Dictionary, 2d ed. McFarland. ISBN 9781476614700. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  3. "Jack Ingram Western Movie Ranch". Movie Making Locations. Retrieved September 22, 2016.
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