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Art Gilmore (1912–2010)

Art Gilmore was born on March 18, 1912 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Arthur Wells Gilmore. He is known for his work on The Red Skelton Hour (1951), Highway Patrol (1955) and Mackenzie's Raiders (1958). He was married to Grace Gilmore. He died on September 25, 2010 in Irvine, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2001 Moonbeams
The Moon
 1976-1978 The Waltons (TV Series)
The Radio Announcer / Announcer / Radio Announcer / ...
- Day of Infamy (1978) ... Announcer (voice)
- The First Casualty (1977) ... Radio Announcer (voice)
- The Hawk (1977) ... Newscast Announcer (voice)
- The Long Night (1977) ... Poetry Pantry Announcer (voice)
- The Wedding: Part 2 (1976) ... The Radio Announcer (voice)
 1977 The Amazing Howard Hughes (TV Movie)
Newsreel Announcer
 1968-1974 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Lt. Moore / Captain Moore / Lt. Val Wangsgard
- Excessive Force (1974) ... Captain Moore
- Log 44: Attempted Bribery (1970) ... Lt. Moore
- Log 54: Impersonation (1970) ... Lt. Moore
- Log 83: A Different Thing (1969) ... Lt. Moore
- Log 52: Good Cop - Handle with Care (1969) ... Lt. Moore
 1972-1973 Emergency! (TV Series)
Battalion Chief
- Rip-Off (1973) ... Battalion Chief
- Nurse's Wild (1972) ... Battalion Chief (uncredited)
- The Wedsworth-Townsend Act (1972) ... Battalion Chief (uncredited)
 1973 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Norman Keller
- Put on a Happy Face (1973) ... Norman Keller
 1954-1971 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Announcer / Ship's Captain / Interviewer / ...
- Ironside Spoof (1971) ... Announcer
- The Candidate's Director (1971) ... Announcer
- Sheriff Hater (1971) ... Announcer
- Humperdoo's Magic Tire (1971) ... Announcer
- Appleby's Garage Sale (1971) ... Announcer
 1967-1970 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Capt. Merton Howe / Capt. Mert Howe / Capt. Hugh Brown / ...
- Robbery: The Harassing Wife (1970) ... Capt. Hugh Brown
- Burglary: The Dognappers (1970) ... Capt. Ken Green
- Community Relations: DR-17 (1969) ... Capt. Larry Walton
- Internal Affairs: DR-20 (1968) ... Lt. Moore
- Public Affairs: DR-12 (1968) ... Captain Colwell
 1967 The World: Color It Happy (TV Movie)
Joseph Barbera (voice)
 1966 Clown Alley (TV Movie)
 1965 Harum Scarum
Trailer Co-Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1963 Johnny Cool
Racetrack Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1963 The Nutty Professor
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1963 The Courtship of Eddie's Father
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1961-1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
- Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here (1962) ... Narrator (voice)
- Thousands and Thousands of Miles (1962) ... Narrator (voice)
- Echoes of Hate (1962) ... Narrator
- The Deadlier Sex (1962) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Torch (1962) ... Narrator (voice)
 1960 Red Skelton Timex Special (TV Movie)
 1960 Maggie (TV Movie)
Narrator (uncredited)
 1960 The Comedy Spot (TV Series)
 1960 The Gallant Hours
Narrator: Japanese Sequences (voice)
 1960 Who Was That Lady?
Television Announcer (uncredited)
 1960 Mel-O-Toons (TV Series)
- The Trojan Horse (1960) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1959 Beach Patrol (TV Movie)
 1955-1959 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Narrator / Radio Announcer
- Gem Robbery (1959) ... Narrator (voice)
- Cargo Hijack (1959) ... Narrator (voice)
- Diversion Robbery (1959) ... Narrator (voice)
- Express Delivery (1959) ... Narrator (voice)
- Confession (1959) ... Narrator (voice)
 1958-1959 Mackenzie's Raiders (TV Series)
- Mutiny (1959) ... Narrator (voice)
- Violent Sanctuary (1959) ... Narrator (voice)
- Terror in Chuma Valley (1959) ... Narrator (voice)
- Ambush (1959) ... Narrator (voice)
- Joe Ironhat (1959) ... Narrator (voice)
 1955-1958 Climax! (TV Series)
- The Volcano Seat (1958) ... Announcer
- Four Hours in White (1958) ... Announcer
- Scream in Silence (1958) ... Announcer
- To Walk the Night (1957) ... Announcer
- Keep Me in Mind (1957) ... Announcer
 1958 The Narcotics Story
Narrator (voice)
 1954-1958 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
- Cloak and Dagger (1957) ... Announcer
- Bombshells (1956) ... Announcer
- Gold Records (1955) ... Announcer
- Ethel Merman's Show Stoppers (1955) ... Announcer
 1958 Suicide Battalion
Captain Hendry
 1957-1958 Men of Annapolis (TV Series)
- Hot Steam (1958) ... Narrator (voice)
- Heads Up (1958) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Fight (1958) ... Narrator (voice)
- Fast Gun (1958) ... Narrator (voice)
- Last Chance (1958) ... Narrator (voice)
 1957 Fear Strikes Out
Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
 1956 Rodan
Narrator (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1956 The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu (TV Series)
- The Counterfeiters of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... (uncredited)
 1956 The Boss
Radio Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
 1956 A Cry in the Night
Television Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1956 The Killing
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1956 Fish Are Where You Find Them (Short)
 1955 The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
Radio Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
 1955 Three Stripes in the Sun
Public Address Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1955 The Lineup (TV Series)
- The T.V. Case (1955) ... Announcer
 1955 Wiretapper
Narrator (voice)
 1955 Aqua Queens (Short)
 1955 Francis in the Navy
Lieutenant Hopper (uncredited)
 1955 To Catch a Thief
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1955 Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1955 City of Shadows
Radio Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
 1955 The Eternal Sea
British Naval Officer (uncredited)
 1954-1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
- Stolen Chance (1954) ... Ferris
 1955 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
Professor Harlowe
- Mystery of the Forest (1955) ... Professor Harlowe
 1955 Unchained
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1955 Silver Blades (Short)
 1954 Red Skelton Revue (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1954) ... Announcer
 1954 Tobor the Great
Airport Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1954 Dragnet
Doctor (uncredited)
 1954 Rear Window
Radio Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1954 Susan Slept Here
The Oscar (voice, uncredited)
 1954 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1954 Lucky Me
Butler (uncredited)
 1954 When Fish Fight (Short)
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Officer / Policeman
- High Water ... Officer
- Harbor Piracy ... Policeman
 1954 It Should Happen to You
Don Toddman (uncredited)
 1953 Gone Fishin' (Short)
 1953 Hit 'im Again (Short)
 1953 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
- The Friendly Gesture (1953) ... (as Arthur Gilmore)
 1952 Thar She Blows! (Short)
 1952 Snow Frolics (Short)
 1952 Barbed Wire
Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1952 The Story of Will Rogers
Announcer at Political Convention (uncredited)
 1952 The Winning Team
Radio Sports Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1952 Switzerland Sportland (Short)
 1952 Dutch Treat in Sports (Short)
 1951 A Laugh a Day (Short) (Narrator)
 1951 The Tanks Are Coming
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1951 Art of Archery (Short)
 1951 Winter Wonders (Short)
 1951 Sunny Side of the Street
Announcer (uncredited)
 1951 A Place in the Sun
Radio Broadcaster / Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1951 When Worlds Collide
Paul (uncredited)
 1951 Hawaiian Sports (Short)
 1951 Appointment with Danger
Narrator (uncredited)
 1951 Valentino
Narrator at End (voice, uncredited)
 1951 The Will to Win (Short)
 1951 The Mating Season
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1951 The Living Christ Series (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator (1951)
 1950 Wild Water Champions (Short)
 1950 Stranger in the Lighthouse (Short)
 1950 Tea for Two
Radio Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1950 Just for Fun (Short)
 1950 So You Want to Hold Your Husband (Short)
Soap Opera Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1950 Hands Tell the Story (Short)
 1950 Montana
Opening Off-Screen Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1950 Let's Go Boating (Short)
 1949 Water Wizards (Short)
 1949 Happy Holidays (Short)
 1949 So You Want to Be an Actor (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1949 Horse and Buggy Days (Short)
 1949 Hunting the Fox (Short)
 1949 The Girl from Jones Beach
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1949 King of the Rocket Men
Newscaster [Ch. 5] (voice, uncredited)
 1949 My Dream Is Yours
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1949 Treachery Rides the Trail (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1949 So You Want to Be Popular (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1949 So You Want to Be a Baby Sitter (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1948 Pie in the Eye (Short)
 1948 Cinderella Horse (Short)
 1948 The Strange Mrs. Crane
Radio Broadcaster (uncredited)
 1948 So You Want to Be in Politics (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1948 Let's Sing Grandfather's Favorites (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1948 Let's Sing a Song from the Movies (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1948 So You Want to Be a Detective (Short)
Gilmore - Narrator (voice)
 1948 So You Want to Build a House (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1948 Let's Sing a Stephen Foster Song (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1948 So You Want to Be a Gambler (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1948 Celebration Days (Short)
 1948 Let's Sing a Song About the Moonlight (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1948 So You Want an Apartment (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1947 Let's Sing an Old Time Song (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1947 Dad Minds the Baby (Short)
 1947 So You Want to Hold Your Wife (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1947 The Unsuspected
Announcer (uncredited)
 1947 Let's Sing a Song of the West (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1947 So You Want to Be a Salesman (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1947 So You're Going on a Vacation (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1947 Welcome Stranger
Radio Announcer / Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1947 So You Want to Be in Pictures (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1947 So You're Going to Be a Father (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1947 Backlash
Radio Commentator (voice, uncredited)
 1947 Let's Go Swimming (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1947 It's Done with Arrows (Short)
 1946 So You Think You're a Nervous Wreck (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1946 So You Want to Keep Your Hair (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1946 Blue Skies
Radio Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
 1946 So You Want to Play the Horses (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1946 Deadline for Murder
Bit Role (voice, uncredited)
 1946 The Man Who Dared
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1946 Rendezvous 24
Agent Thompson / Narrator (uncredited)
 1944 Ski-Whizz (Short)
 1943 Cavalcade of Dance (Short)
Art Gilmore - Narrator
 1943 Women at War (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1943 Snow Sports (Short)
 1943 Five Graves to Cairo
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Commentator (uncredited)
 1943 King of the Archers (Short)
 1942 So You Think You Need Glasses (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1942 So You Want to Give Up Smoking (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1942 The Right Timing (Short)
Commentator (voice)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Franklin D. Roosevelt (voice, uncredited)
 1942 Saboteur
Radio Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
 1941 The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance
Newsreel Announcer (uncredited)
 1941/I The Reluctant Dragon
FDR (segment "Baby Weems") (voice, uncredited)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (81 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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He and announcer Don Wilson recorded several children's records for Capitol Records which were first released on 78-RPM and later on 33 1/3-RPM. Among them were versions of Walt Disney's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" (from the film Fantasia (1940), and narrated by Wilson) and Pinocchio (1940) (narrated by Gilmore). They also ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Arthur Gilmore

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He is a graduate of Washington State University. An announcing award is given each year in his name. He is part of a long and proud history of WSU graduates that include Edward R. Murrow and Keith Jackson. See more »

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