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Gavin Gordon (I) (1901–1983)

Gavin Gordon was born on April 7, 1901 in Chicora, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for Bride of Frankenstein (1935), The Bat (1959) and The Scarlet Empress (1934). He died on April 7, 1983 in Canoga Park, California, USA. See full bio »

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Bride of Frankenstein
The Bat
The Bat Lt. Andy Anderson
The Scarlet Empress
The Scarlet Empress Capt. Gregori Orloff


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 1968 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
- Cannonball for Sale (1968) ... Butler
 1966 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Stafford Clark
- The Soup Contest (1966) ... Stafford Clark
 1965 Green Acres (TV Series)
Roland Weatherby
- The Best Laid Plans (1965) ... Roland Weatherby
 1965 Sylvia
Butler (uncredited)
 1964 The Patsy
Executive on Golf Course
 1963 The Nutty Professor
Clothing Salesman (uncredited)
 1962 Girls! Girls! Girls!
Mr. Peabody - Hat Shop Manager (uncredited)
 1961 Pocketful of Miracles
Mr. Cole
 1961 All in a Night's Work
Mr. Carruthers (uncredited)
 1961 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Mr. Sorensen
- The Good Neighbor Policy (1961) ... Mr. Sorensen
 1958-1959 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series)
Mr. Cameron
- The Golf Tournament (1959) ... Mr. Cameron
- Loco Vs Wall Street (1958) ... Mr. Cameron
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- The Day Before Atlanta (1959) ... Slade
 1959 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Reverend Morgan
- Night of April 14th (1959) ... Reverend Morgan
 1958 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Man with Dog / Ken Townsley
- Bentley Leads a Dog's Life (1958) ... Man with Dog
- Uncle Bentley and the Matchmaker (1958) ... Ken Townsley
 1958 The Matchmaker
 1958 King Creole
Mr. Primont - Druggist (uncredited)
 1958 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Capt. Walters
- The Case of the Substitute Face (1958) ... Capt. Walters
 1958 December Bride (TV Series)
- Aunt Emily (1958)
 1957-1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Glynn / Vance Parrish
- A New York Knight (1958) ... Glynn
- Eyes of a Stranger (1957) ... Vance Parrish
 1958 M Squad (TV Series)
- Blue Indigo (1958) ... Bongure
 1957 Here Comes Tobor (TV Movie)
Admiral Morgan
 1957 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Mr. Ferguson
- Christmas Tree Lot (1957) ... Mr. Ferguson
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- Secret Darkness (1957)
 1955-1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Ernest West / Card Player / George Brooks
- The Perfect Crime (1957) ... Ernest West
- Crack of Doom (1956) ... Card Player
- Our Cook's a Treasure (1955) ... George Brooks
 1957 Date with the Angels (TV Series)
Mr. Malcolm
- Everybody's Baby (1957) ... Mr. Malcolm
 1957 Chicago Confidential
Alan Dixon
 1957 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
Mr. Spencer / Judge Kling / Joseph Russo
- The Secret of Polanta (1957) ... Mr. Spencer
- The Case of the Double Trouble (1957) ... Judge Kling / Joseph Russo
 1957 The Box Brothers (TV Series)
- The Social Club (1957) ... Standish
 1955-1956 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Rigney / Master of Ceremonies
- The Betty Perkins Story (1956) ... Rigney
- The Margaret Browning Story (1955) ... Master of Ceremonies
 1956 The Ten Commandments
Trojan Ambassador (uncredited)
 1956 The Vagabond King
 1956 Pardners
Businessman (uncredited)
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Dr. Whitney
- The Oakhurst Incident (1956) ... Dr. Whitney
 1955 A Life at Stake
Sam Pearson
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Mr. Morris
- Tender Is the Night (1955) ... Mr. Morris
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
 1955 High Society
Frisbie the Butler
 1955 Big Town (TV Series)
 1954 There's No Business Like Show Business
Geoffrey (uncredited)
 1954 The Ray Milland Show (TV Series)
- Stagestruck (1954)
 1954 White Christmas
General Harold G. Carlton (uncredited)
 1954 The Pride of the Family (TV Series)
- Albie Buys a Sports Coat (1954) ... Pomeroy
- Big Boss's Son (1954) ... Pomeroy
 1954 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
- David Niven Show (1954) ... Jason
 1954 Knock on Wood
Car Salesman
 1953 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Mr. Wellington
- Episode #3.20 (1953) ... Mr. Wellington
 1952 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Senator Fraser
- Nostradamus Beery (1952) ... Senator Fraser
 1952 Nefretiti, Queen of Egypt (TV Movie)
Chief Priest
 1952 The Story of Roger Williams (TV Movie)
 1951 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Lord Ashburton
- Decision and Daniel Webster (1951) ... Lord Ashburton
 1950 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
- The Paper Sack (1950)
 1949 The Clock (TV Series)
- Payment on Time (1949)
 1947 Philo Vance's Gamble
Oliver Tennant
 1947 Three on a Ticket
Pearson aka Barton
 1946 Notorious
Ernest Weylin (uncredited)
 1946 Centennial Summer
Trowbridge (uncredited)
 1942 The Lone Star Vigilantes
Major Halland Clark, aka Keller
 1941 I Killed That Man
J. Reed
 1941 Suspicion
Dr. Bertram Sedbusk (uncredited)
 1941 Mr. Celebrity
 1941 Murder by Invitation
Garson Denham
 1941 Paper Bullets
Kurt Parrish
 1938 I See Ice
Night Club Singer
 1937 Windjammer
J. Montague Forsythe
 1937 The Toast of New York
Southern Major (uncredited)
 1937 They Gave Him a Gun
Army Captain (uncredited)
 1937 High Hat
Gregory Dupont
 1936 Ticket to Paradise
Tony Bates
 1936 The Leavenworth Case
Henry Clavering
 1935 Page Miss Glory
Reporter Metz
 1935 Love Me Forever
Mitchell (uncredited)
 1935 Stranded
 1935 Red Hot Tires
Robert Griffin
 1935 Women Must Dress
Philip Howard
 1935 Grand Old Girl
The President
 1935 Bordertown
Brook Manville
 1934 Happiness Ahead
'Jellie' Travis
 1934 Wake Up and Dream
 1933 Lone Cowboy
Jim Weston
 1933 Female
 1933 I Adore You
Alphonso Bouillaboise
 1933 Hard to Handle
John Hayden (uncredited)
 1932 Man Against Woman
George Perry
 1932 The Phantom of Crestwood
Will Jones
 1932 Two Against the World
Victor H. 'Vic' Linley
 1932 American Madness
Cyril Cluett
 1931 Hollywood Halfbacks (Short)
 1931 Shipmates
 1931 The Great Meadow
Evan Muir
 1930 The Silver Horde
Fred Marsh
 1930 Romance
Tom Armstrong
 1929 His First Command
Lt. Freddie Allen
 1929 Chasing Through Europe
Don Merrill
 1929 All Steamed Up (Short)
The Husband
 1929 Knights Out (Short)
 1929 The Medicine Men (Short)
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Stage Play: Sh, the Octopus. Comedy/mystery. Written by Ralph Murphy and Donald Gallaher. Directed by Donald Gallaher. Royale Theatre: 21 Feb 1928- Apr 1928 (closing date unknown/47 performances). Cast: Beatrice Allen (as "Vesta Vernoff"), Luigi Balestro, Lynne Clarke, Cliford Dempsey, Gavin Gordon (as "Paul Morgan"), John Jones, Harry ... See more »


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His companion for many years was actor Edward Everett Horton, who was 15 years his senior. They appeared together in only one film Pocketful of Miracles (1961). See more »

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