Nov. 16th, 1928
Holdenville, Oklahoma, USA
Clu Gulager's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2005 - Feast
1988 - I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
1988 - Tapeheads
1987 - The Offspring
1987 - The Hidden
1986 - Hunter's Blood
1985 - The Return of the Living Dead
1985 - A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge
1979 - A Force of One
1974 - McQ
1971 - The Last Picture Show
Guest TV Roles
Billy the Kid
Dr. Norman Gaye
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- He was in the Marines, stationed at Camp Pendleton from 1946 to 1948.
- Revitalized his career in the 1980s in scores of horror flicks that took advantage of his ever-growing, wild-eyed eccentricities.
- Got nickname from his father for the clu-clu birds who were nesting at the Gulager home at the time Clu was born.
- Father, John Gulager, was a Broadway actor-vaudevillian who worked with 'George M. Cohan' (qv).
- Clu and his wife, 'Miriam Byrd-Nethery' (qv), had two sons - 'John Gulager' (qv), born in 1958 and 'Tom Gulager' (qv), born in 1965.
- Signed with Universal in the 1960s as a contract player.
- He grew up an only child on his alcoholic uncle's farm near Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Clu (the nickname means "Red Bird") is part Cherokee and is 'Will Rogers (I)' (qv)' cousin.
- Mentor and longtime friend of 'Patrick Thomas (I)' (qv).
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