Character actor Clue Gulgar, known for working in horror films and western films during his long career, has passed away. The news of his death was spreading on social media and now Hollywood Reporter brings confirmation of his death. According to the trade, Gulgar died of natural causes at his Los Angeles home on Friday, his son John confirmed the news. Born on November 16, 1928, in Holdenville, Oklahoma, Gulager made a name for himself by appearing in countless Western TV shows such as The Virginian and starring in horror films such as The Return of the Living Dead. He was 93 years old at the time of his death.
Gulager made his television debut, appearing in shows such as The United States Steel Hour, Goodyear Playhouse and Studio One in Hollywood. He got his big break playing Billy the Kid on The Tall Man for 75 episodes, later appearing as Emmett Raiker in The Virginian for over 100 episodes. His career would continue into the 1970s and ’80s with guest spots on countless TV shows such as Bonanza, Mod Squad, Hawaii Five-O, Chip, Knight Rider, Magnum P.I., Murder, She Wright and MacGyver. After appearing in shows such as The Virginian, FBI and others, Gulager earned herself a place in Quenton Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, a film that served as a love letter to that era of television. in which he had grown up. The film marked his last role.
To fans of the genre, Gulager is perhaps best known for appearing as Burt in The Return of the Living Dead, later starring in several other horror films including A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge, From A Whisper to a Scream, Uninvited, Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter, and others. He would later appear in the Gala Trilogy, Piranha 3DD, and Children of the Corn: Runway, all of which were directed by his son John Gulgar.
Our thoughts are with Clue’s family during this difficult time.
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