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Gordon Avil (1899–1970)

Gordon Avil was born on March 3, 1899 in Michigan, USA as David Gordon Avil. He is known for his work on Hogan's Heroes (1965), Zorro (1957) and The Champ (1931). He died on April 25, 1970 in Barbados, West Indies. See full bio »

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(age 71) in Barbados, West Indies
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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  Hogan's Heroes (TV Series) (106 episodes, 1966 - 1970) (director of photography - 35 episodes, 1965 - 1968)
- Klink's Escape (1970)
- The Merry Widow (1970)
  Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1957 - 1962) (director of photography - 3 episodes, 1960 - 1968)
- From the Pirates of the Caribbean to the World of Tomorrow (1968) ... (director of photography)
- Disneyland After Dark (1962) ... (director of photography)
- The Swamp Fox: Tory Vengeance (1960) ... (director of photography)
- The Best Doggoned Dog in the World (1957) ... (segment "Arizona Sheepdog", photographed by)
 1965 Convict Stage (director of photography)
 1965 Git!
 1965 War Party
 1964 Rawhide (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Piney (1964) ... (director of photography)
 1963 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Cry Wolf (1963)
- Die Hard (1963)
 1963 13 Frightened Girls! (director of photography)
 1962 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Musicale (1962)
 1962 Zotz! (director of photography)
 1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Malignant Hearts (1962) ... (director of photography)
 1962 Deadly Duo
 1962 Wild Harvest
 1960-1961 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- Barney's Bounty (1961) ... (director of photography)
- Death Divided by Three (1960) ... (director of photography)
- Vendetta (1960) ... (director of photography)
- Black Belt (1960) ... (director of photography)
- Triple Vise (1960) ... (director of photography)
 1961 Miami Undercover (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Thrush (1961) ... (director of photography)
 1960 Ten Who Dared
 1960 Law of the Plainsman (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Rabbit's Fang (1960) ... (director of photography)
 1960 Black Saddle (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- The Indian Tree (1960) ... (director of photography)
 1957-1959 Zorro (TV Series) (director of photography - 78 episodes)
- Finders Keepers (1959) ... (director of photography)
- Señor China Boy (1959) ... (director of photography)
- The Fortune Teller (1959) ... (director of photography)
- Long Live the Governor (1959) ... (director of photography)
- Masquerade for Murder (1959) ... (director of photography)
 1958 The Sign of Zorro (director of photography)
  Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series) (14 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (director of photography - 12 episodes, 1957 - 1958)
- The Criminal Collie (1958) ... (director of photography)
- Boy Alone (1958) ... (director of photography)
- The Diamond Collar (1958) ... (director of photography)
 1956 Ethel Barrymore Theater (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Justice for All (1956)
- The Duke (1956)
 1956 Rebel in Town
 1956 The Black Sleep (photography)
 1956 American Engineer (Short)
 1955 Desert Sands
 1955 Fort Yuma
 1955 King Dinosaur
 1955 The Big Bluff (director of photography)
 1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955 Big House, U.S.A. (photography)
 1955 American Harvest (Revised Edition) (Documentary short) (photographic director)
 1954 Merry Maids of the Gay Way (Documentary) (as J. Gordon Avil)
 1954 Beachhead
 1953 War Paint (director of photography)
 1952 Cowboy G-Men (TV Series)
 1947 Christmas Eve
 1936 Master Hands (Short)
 1931/I The Champ (photographed by)
 1930 Billy the Kid (photographed by)
 1929 Hallelujah (photographed by)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
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