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Gale Gordon (1906–1995)


Gale Gordon was born on February 20, 1906 in New York City, New York, USA as Charles Thomas Aldrich Jr. He was an actor, known for Here's Lucy (1968), Our Miss Brooks (1952) and The Lucy Show (1962). He was married to Virginia Gordon. He died on June 30, 1995 in Escondido, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Here's Lucy
Here's Lucy Harrison Otis 'Harry' Carter
(1968-1974)
Our Miss Brooks
Our Miss Brooks Osgood Conklin
(1952-1956)
The Lucy Show
The Lucy Show Mr. Theodore J. Mooney
(1963-1968)
Dennis the Menace
Dennis the Menace John Wilson
(1962-1963)

Filmography

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 1991 The New Lassie (TV Series)
Horace Peterson
- No Pets Allowed (1991) ... Horace Peterson
 1981 Bungle Abbey (TV Short)
The Abbot
 1977 The Honeymooners (TV Movie)
Mr. Marshall
 1977 Lucy Calls the President (TV Movie)
Omar Whittaker
 1968 Speedway
R.W. Hepworth
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
Anthony Baxter
- The Royal Follies of 1933 (1967) ... Anthony Baxter
 1967 Off to See the Wizard (TV Series)
Sarah's Father
- Rhino (1967) ... Sarah's Father
 1966 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Warren Packard
- Where There's Smokey (1966) ... Warren Packard
 1965 Sergeant Dead Head
Captain Weiskopf
 1964 Valentine's Day (TV Series)
Psychiatrist
- The Life You Save Is Yours (1964) ... Psychiatrist
 1964 Mr. and Mrs. (TV Movie)
Mr. Harvey
 1962 The Comedy Spot (TV Series)
Emil Sinclair
- For the Love of Mike (1962) ... Emil Sinclair
 1962 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Dudley Brockton / Mr. Webley
- Donna Meets Roberta (1962) ... Dudley Brockton
- Dr. Stone and His Horseless Carriage (1962) ... Mr. Webley
 1961 Harrigan and Son (TV Series)
Merril Davis
- On Broadway (1961) ... Merril Davis
 1961 Angel (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson / Stanley Johnson
- Unpopular Mechanics (1961) ... Mr. Johnson
- The Insurance Policy (1961) ... Stanley Johnson
 1961 All Hands on Deck
Rear Admiral Bintle
 1961 Dondi
Colonel
 1961 All in a Night's Work
Oliver Dunning
 1959 The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock
Raven Rossiter
 1959 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
P. T. Kirkland
- Screen Test (1959) ... P. T. Kirkland
 1959 Don't Give Up the Ship
Congressman Mandeville
 1958 Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
Brig. Gen. W.A. Thorwald
 1958 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Judge
- Lucy Makes Room for Danny (1958) ... Judge
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
R.J. Fuller
- The Award Winner (1958) ... R.J. Fuller
 1957-1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Ed Keller / Gen. Milton Dagby
- The Male Animal (1958) ... Ed Keller
- The Jet-Propelled Couch (1957) ... Gen. Milton Dagby
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
Dr. Raymond Forrest
- A Trophy for Howard Davenport (1956) ... Dr. Raymond Forrest
 1953 Francis Covers the Big Town
Dist. Atty. Evans
 1952 Here Come the Nelsons
H.J. Bellows
 1950 A Woman of Distinction
Station Clerk (uncredited)
 1950 The Marionette Mystery (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1942 Here We Go Again
Otis Cadwalader
 1933 Elmer, the Great
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
Show Show Self (19 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (14 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1948-51) Radio: Appeared (as "Rudolph Atterbury, bank president") in "My Favorite Husband" (CBS Radio). See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

First big break into show business was in 1923 when he met the renowned financier Baron Rothschild, who gave him a letter of introduction to the Shuberts. Gale made his Broadway debut under their auspices in "The Dancers" (1923). See more »

Trademark:

Often starred in Lucille Ball's television shows See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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