Jack Ingram (actor)

John Samuel Ingram (November 15, 1902 – February 20, 1969) was an American film and television actor. He appeared in many serials and Westerns between 1935 and 1966.

Jack Ingram
Born(1902-11-15)November 15, 1902
DiedFebruary 20, 1969(1969-02-20) (aged 66)
Years active1935–1966
Spouse(s)Eloise Fullerton (1944 – ?)


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; several Western films were shot there.[3]

In 1944, Ingram married Eloise Fullerton.[4]

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  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.
  4. ^ Ayres, Betty (September 12, 1954). "Former Lansingite Helps Build 'Old West' Town in California". Lansing State Journal. Michigan, Lansing. p. 45. Retrieved May 13, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.

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