Jack Lambert (actor)
- Not to be confused with the British actor of same name Jack Lambert.
in Bonanza (1960)
April 13, 1920|
Yonkers, New York, U.S.
|Died||February 18, 2002
Carmel, California, U.S.
|Children||Lee J. Lambert|
Jack Lambert (April 13, 1920 – February 18, 2002) was an American character actor born in Yonkers, New York specializing in playing movie tough guys and heavies. Best known for playing the psychotic cat-loving, iron-hooked Steve "the Claw" Michael in Dick Tracy's Dilemma.
Following a stint on Broadway, Lambert moved to Hollywood and began working in films in 1942. Lambert was a familiar figure in Westerns and crime dramas after World War II, in such movies as Kiss Me Deadly, Vera Cruz, The Killers, Bend of the River, How the West Was Won, and The Enforcer.
Lambert also appeared in many television series of the 1950s and 1960s, such as Rod Cameron's State Trooper, Gunsmoke (season 4, episode 35, 1959), Have Gun - Will Travel, Daniel Boone, Wagon Train, Bonanza, and Get Smart.
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