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Gulager in THE HIDDEN.

About Clu Gulager (1928 –)

Clu Gulager was born on November 16, 1928, in Holdenville, Oklahoma. His birth name was William Martin Gulager.

He got his nickname, "Clu", from his father who notice the clu-clu birds that were nesting at the Gulager home at the time Clu was born. Clu is part Cherokee, and grew up on his uncle's farm. Clu Gulager's father, John Gulager, was a Broadway actor-vaudevillian who worked with George M. Cohan. The apple didn't fall far from the tree.

After a two year stint in the Marines, Clu attended Northeastern State College in Oklahoma.
He married the love of his life, actress Miriam Byrd-Nethery in 1952, and they had two sons together: Tom and John.

Though Clu doesn't enjoy acting, he began his career as an actor at the age of 19, studying in Paris, France, participating in experimental theatre, under the direction and guidance of Jean-Louis Barrault.

Clu Gulager signed with Universal Studios to be a contract player during the 1960s'.
Clu Gulager is best known for the TV series: THE TALL MAN;(1960) and THE VIRGINIAN;1962.

Throughout the 1970s, Clu was in multiple TV movies and guest starred on many TV series, making a great living doing so. For the 1979 season, he portrayed the character, Cuda Webber, on the show, THE MACKENZIES OF PARADISE COVE.

In the 1980s, Clu Gulager made a come back in scores of horror flicks that took advantage of his ever-growing wild-eyed, eccentricities. While having success in films, Clu continued to find a lot of work on TV, such as THE FALL GUY, MAGNUM P.I., AIRWOLF and RIPTIDE. Notably, Clu was in the TV Mini-Series, NORTH AND SOUTH BOOK 2, portraying General Philip Henry Sheridan.

Up until 1996, Clu Gulage continued to work on TV series and projects, in such shows as: MACGIVER, WALKER-TEXAS RANGER, TV Movie; AMBUSH IN WACO: IN THE LINE OF DUTY, DR. QUINN:MEDICINE WOMAN and KUNG FU: THE LEGEND CONTINUES.

In recent years, Clu Gulager has run his own acting school, and likes to be in his son John's films; notably the FEAST trilogy.

In 2015, he has been cast in two interesting films; one directed by Thomas Calleway; GIVE TIL IT HURTS, and in TANGERINE; directed by up and coming Sean Baker.

Clu Gulager's notable movie credits include...

GIVE TIL IT HURTS (2015)
TANGERINE (2015)
FEAST 111: THE HAPPY FINISH (2009)
THUS TO TYRANTS (2008)
FEAST 11: THE SLOPPY SECONDS (2008)
VIC (2006)
FEAST (2005)
PALMER'S PICK UP (1999)
PUPPET MASTER 5 (1994)
MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN COWBOYS (1991)
I'M GONNA GIT YOU SUCKA (1988)
A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET PART 2 (1985)
RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD (1985)
THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT (1977)
MOLLY AND LAWLESS JOHN (1972)
THE KILLERS (1964)


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Clu Gulager in THE HIDDEN.