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Gale Gordon (1906–1995)


Character actor Gale Gordon found his niche as stuffy, blustery characters on Our Miss Brooks (1952) and the various Lucille Ball sitcoms. In his early film appearances, he usually played stuffy military officers. Gordon was at his best when he had to deliver the "slow burn" take. See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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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
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
Anthony Baxter
- The Royal Follies of 1933 (1967) ... Anthony Baxter
 1966 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Warren Packard
- Where There's Smokey (1966) ... Warren Packard
 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
- Unpopular Mechanics (1961) ... Mr. Johnson
 1959 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
P. T. Kirkland
- Screen Test (1959) ... P. T. Kirkland
 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
 1950 The Marionette Mystery (TV Movie)
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(11/20/56) Guested on the daytime television program "Panorama Pacific" with Bob Sweeney. See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Played Ronald Coleman's part in the first version of "The Halls of Ivy" on NBC radio. The show was re-recorded with Mr. and Mrs. Coleman in the leads. See more »

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

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