Jack Ging, Alva actor, dies at age 90


September 16, 2022

Actor Jack Ging

When Alva-born Jack Ging was inducted into the Oklahoma Movie Hall of Fame in 2021, the Alva Review-Courier published the story and mentioned he was born here. He sent an email saying he was surprised people in Alva remembered him.

Ging, 90, died of natural causes in his residence in La Quinta, California, on Sept. 9, 2022, his wife, Apache, told the Hollywood Reporter. He was born in Alva on Nov. 30, 1931. He went to boarding school in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Then he played halfback on the University of Oklahoma football team, helping the Sooners...

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