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Fred Grandy


Fred is lovingly known as Gopher by his millions of fans around the world who watched him became for 9 years in the 1970s hit series The Love Boat (1977). But, before Fred became well known as an actor, he went to "Phillips Exeter Academy" with David Eisenhower. Later, he became David's best man when he married Julie Nixon. Then, Fred entered "... See full bio »

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Known For

The Love Boat
The Love Boat Ship's Purser 'Gopher' Smith / Guido / Ship's Purser Berle 'Gopher' Smith
(1977-1986)
Death Race 2000
Death Race 2000 Herman the German
(1975)
The Girl Most Likely to...
(1973)
The Love Boat II
The Love Boat II Gopher (Purser)
(1977)

Filmography

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 2014-2016 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Dr. Ledreau
- There's No Crying in Softball (2016) ... Dr. Ledreau
- Dinner at the Castellanos (2015) ... Dr. Ledreau
- Christmas (2014) ... Dr. Ledreau
- How to Lose a Mom in Ten Days (2014) ... Dr. Ledreau
 2003 Law & Order (TV Series)
Neil Skinner
- B*tch (2003) ... Neil Skinner
 1984 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Richard White
- Matinee (1984) ... Richard White
 1983 The Love Boat Fall Preview Special (TV Movie)
Ship's Purser 'Gopher' Smith
 1983 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Ted Baer
- The Showgirl Murders (1983) ... Ted Baer
 1978-1979 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Bernie Drexel / Jerry Burton / Bernie Parker
- The Pug/Class of '69 (1979) ... Bernie Drexel
- The Comic/The Golden Hour (1979) ... Jerry Burton
- The Appointment/Mr. Tattoo (1978) ... Bernie Parker
 1979 Blind Ambition (TV Mini-Series)
Donald Segretti
- Part IV (1979) ... Donald Segretti
- Part III (1979) ... Donald Segretti
- Part II (1979) ... Donald Segretti
- Part I (1979) ... Donald Segretti
 1977 Fernwood Tonight (TV Series)
Dr. Alexander Beach
- Barbershop Trio (1977) ... Dr. Alexander Beach
 1977 Duffy (TV Movie)
Cliff Sellers
 1977 Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series)
Andy
- Radio Free Freddie (1977) ... Andy
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Milt Jordan
 1977 The Love Boat II (TV Movie)
Gopher (Purser)
 1976 Monster Squad (TV Series)
Walter
- The Astrologer (1976) ... Walter
- No Face (1976) ... Walter
- The Ringmaster (1976) ... Walter
- The Tickler (1976) ... Walter
- Queen Bee (1976) ... Walter
 1975-1976 Doc (TV Series)
Chuck / Chuck Bogert
- A Quiet Anniversary (1976) ... Chuck
- My Son, the Doctor (1975) ... Chuck Bogert
 1975 Phyllis (TV Series)
The Newlyweds - Young Man
- Phyllis' Garage Sale (1975) ... The Newlyweds - Young Man
 1975 Death Race 2000
Herman the German
 1975 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Rev. J.W. Dannenbrink
- You Can't Lose 'em All (1975) ... Rev. J.W. Dannenbrink
 1973-1974 Maude (TV Series)
Chris
- Phillip's Problem (1974) ... Chris
- Maude's Revolt (1974) ... Chris
- The Office Party (1973) ... Chris
- Carol's Problem (1973) ... Chris
 1974 The Fireman's Ball (TV Movie)
 1973 The Girl Most Likely to... (TV Movie)
Dr. Ted Gates
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Larry (segment "Love and the See-Through Mind")
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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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In March 2011, Fred was relieved of his on-air hosting duties at the DC radio station, WMAL, for broadcasting his strong beliefs against Sharia law and radical Islam. See more »

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