While leaving his mark on television’s formative years, he also had a diverse and decades-long film career. Notably, he appeared alongside Clint Eastwood in the actor-filmmaker’s 1973 film “High Plains Drifter,” in which Ging played Morgan Allen, whose final line was as great as it was memorable. told an outlaw trying to get into the safe, “I won’t give you a combination to hell’s gates.”
Ging is said to have been born into a farming family in Oklahoma and spent his first four years in the United States Marine Corps. Following his honorary discharge, Ging had a college football career at the University of Oklahoma, where he scored five touchdowns and entered the Orange Bowl in 1954. He also had a brief stint playing. for a Canadian football team, Edmonton Eskimos.
Actor’s wife, Apache, confirms Ging is moving in The Hollywood Reporter. The couple met in 1973 while he was filming the children’s classic “Where the Red Fern Grows” in their home state of Oklahoma. They married in 1978. According to THR, Ging is survived by his children, Adam, Casey, Erin, Charlie and Anna, as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
https://www.slashfilm.com/1005067/jack-ging-actor-known-for-the-a-team-and-riptide-dies-at-90/ Jack Ging, actor best known for group A and Riptide, has died at the age of 90