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Did Glenn Strange play the fiddle?

Strange was born in Weed, New Mexico Territory, 13 years prior to New Mexico gaining statehood. Strange grew up in the West Texas town of Cross Cut. Strange learned by ear how to play the fiddle and guitar. By the time he was 12, he was performing at cowboy dances.

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Likewise, when did Glenn Strange join Gunsmoke?

Among other TV roles, he capped off his career with a steady (12 years) role as Sam the bartender on the classic Gunsmoke (1955) series from 1962 until shortly before his death from lung cancer in 1973.

Beside above, when did Glenn Strange die? September 20, 1973

Keeping this in consideration, did Sam on Gunsmoke play the fiddle?

Glenn Strange played Sam the Bartender on Gunsmoke. Glenn Strange was born in Weed, New Mexico, on August 16, 1899. He was raised in Texas. He learned to play guitar and fiddle.

How did Glenn Strange die?

Lung cancer

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