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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 7 April 1901Chicora, Mississippi, USA
Date of Death 7 April 1983Canoga Park, California, USA
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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

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His niece is Costumer Kerrie Karcewski.
Acted on Broadway rather infrequently from 1924-1951, appearing in 7 productions.
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).
Brother of Jean Karcewski.
Granduncle of Brody Karcewski.
Paramount contract player during the 1950's.
Promoted to romantic lead opposite Greta Garbo in 'Romance' (1930) on the strength of his theatrical career. However, he lacked the necessary charisma and was quickly relegated to supporting roles.

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