Glenn Strange was born in Weed, New Mexico. His father was a bartender and later a rancher. Glenn started playing the fiddle at cowboy dances when he was 12. He began in radio in El Paso in 1928, and came to Hollywood and CBS-Radio in 1930 as a…more
At one time, Glenn was a deputy.
Besides being an actor, Glenn was also a rodeo rider.
Some of Glenn's hobbies were hunting, fishing, and cooking.
Glenn starred as the Frankenstein Monster after Boris Karloff abandoned the role.
Though Boris Karloff is more popular as the Frankenstein Monster, it is Glenn's version that is often used by Universal Studios for marketing purposes.
Eddie Dean sang at Glenn's funeral service.
Glenn had one daughter.
Glenn was the fourth child of William Russell Strange & Sarah Eliza Byrd.
Glenn is a cousin of Cactus Mack.
Glenn is a cousin of Rex Allen.
He is the great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great grandson of Pocahontas and John Rolfe.
Glenn was one of the first actors to be asked to play The Creature in the film Creature from the Black Lagoon.
Glenn was 6'5" tall.
The movie Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge was dedicated to Glenn's memory.