James Gammon

American actor

Richard Gammon (April 20, 1940 – July 16, 2010) was an American actor and entertainer. He was known for his role as Ulysses S. Grant in Lincoln, Wyatt Earp as Mr. Sutherland, and as Lou Brown Major League.

Gammon was born on April 20, 1940 in Newman, Illinois.[1] Gammon was married to Nancy Jane Kapusta from 1972 until his death in 2010. Gammon died on July 16, 2010 from liver cancer in Costa Mesa, California, aged 70.[2]


  1. "James Gammon (1940–2010) biography". filmreference.com. Retrieved February 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. Bruce Weber (July 20, 2010). "James Gammon, Character Actor, Dies at 70". The New York Times.

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