I. Stanford Jolley was born October 24, 1900. He was a very well established character actor in American television and film from the 1930s through the mid 1970s. Depending on the film or television show, Jolley was generally cast as a villain, a police officer, or a cowboy. Jolley got his first taste of performance as a child while traveling with his family's circus. This would later lead him to vaudeville acts before hitting the big screens. In 1950, I. Stanford Jolley first appeared in The Lone Ranger, a series where he would go on to play different small characters for the next few years. Jolley was never known for being huge star. Rather, he preferred playing several small roles which lead to his consistent work. He was never paid over one hundred dollars for any single performance of his career. I. Stanford Jolley died of emphysema on December 7, 1978 in Woodland Hills, California.