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Leo Gorcey (1917–1969)

Leo Gorcey's parents were actor Bernard Gorcey (born 1888) who stood 4' 10", and Josephine Condon (born 1901), who stood 4' 11" and weighed 95 pounds; they worked in vaudeville in New York. In 1915, 14-year-old Josephine gave birth to Fred. In 1917, Leo was born, a large baby at 12 lb. 3 oz.; as an adult he would be 5' 6". In 1921 his brother ... See full bio »

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(age 51) in Oakland, California, USA

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 1970 The Phynx
Leo Gorcey
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Billy Vale
- No Strings Attached (1962) ... Billy Vale (as Leo B. Gorcey)
 1948 So This Is New York
Sid Mercer - Jockey
 1945 Midnight Manhunt
Clutch Tracy
 1943 Destroyer
Sarecky
 1942 Maisie Gets Her Man
Ceecil
 1942 Sunday Punch
'Biff'
 1941 Out of the Fog
Eddie
 1941 Angels with Broken Wings
Punchy Dorsey
 1940 Gallant Sons
'Doc' Reardon
 1940 Hullabaloo
Apartment House Bellhop (uncredited)
 1939 Invisible Stripes
Jimmy
 1939 Private Detective
Newsboy (uncredited)
 1939 On Dress Parade
Slip Duncan
 1939 The Angels Wash Their Faces
Leo Finnegan
 1939 Hell's Kitchen
Gyp
 1938 Crime School
Spike
 1938 The Beloved Brat
Spike Matz
 1938 Swingtime in the Movies (Short)
Crime School Kid (uncredited)
 1937 Mannequin
Clifford
 1937 Headin' East
Boy Boxer in Gym (uncredited)
 1937 Portia on Trial
Joe Gannow
 1937 Dead End
Spit (as Leo B. Gorcey)
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Active on Broadway in the following production: See more »

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Alternate Names:

Leo B. Gorcey

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[observation, as a five-times-married man] Kids have a habit of marrying their first date and spending an awful lot of time wondering what the other dates would have been like. I never made that mistake. I married them all. See more »

Trivia:

When Gorcey was making one of his few non-Dead End Kids/East Side Kids/Bowery Boys films, 1941's Out of the Fog (1941), he repeatedly blew a simple line of dialog. Fed up, director Anatole Litvak stormed over to him and shouted, "Gorcey, as an actor, you stink!" Stung by this rebuke, Gorcey let fly with a burst of retaliatory fireworks of his own - "Don't you ever, ever scream at me like that ... See more »

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