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Gil Perkins (I) (1907–1999)

A champion athlete and trackman in his native northern Australia, Gil Perkins always wanted to get into films; as a teenager he virtually ran away from home, taking a job as a deck hand on a Norwegian freighter. He eventually landed in Hollywood in the late '20s, during the era of part-silent, part-talkie movies, and (because his accent was ... See full bio »

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 1980 Raging Bull
Cornerman (uncredited)
 1979 The Prisoner of Zenda (uncredited)
 1976 Sherlock Holmes in New York (TV Movie)
Carriage Driver
 1974 Shaft (TV Series)
Gunther
- The Capricorn Murders (1974) ... Gunther
 1973 Walking Tall
1st Bouncer
 1972 What's Up, Doc?
Jones' Driver
 1970 Mannix (TV Series)
Tom Smith / Wagner
- The World Between (1970) ... Tom Smith
- Harlequin's Gold (1970) ... Wagner
 1970 Lost Flight (TV Movie)
Australian
 1970 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Babyface Johnson
- Lucy and Wally Cox (1970) ... Babyface Johnson
 1969 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Russian Colonel
- The Numbers Game (1969) ... Russian Colonel
 1968 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Old Man
- The Trap (1968) ... Old Man (uncredited)
 1968 Star Trek (TV Series)
Slave #3
- Bread and Circuses (1968) ... Slave #3 (uncredited)
 1968 Get Smart (TV Series)
Waiter
- The Little Black Book: Part 1 (1968) ... Waiter
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Swede
- The Last Wolf (1967) ... Swede
 1963-1967 The Virginian (TV Series)
Hooded Man / Whitey
- To Bear Witness (1967) ... Hooded Man
- Vengeance Is the Spur (1963) ... Whitey
 1965-1967 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Guard / Dr. Armand Warshowsky (Boris in credits)
- The Prince of Darkness Affair: Part I (1967) ... Guard (uncredited)
- The Deadly Toys Affair (1965) ... Dr. Armand Warshowsky (Boris in credits)
 1966-1967 Batman (TV Series)
Dicer / Cauliflower / Henchman
- Ring Around the Riddler (1967) ... Cauliflower
- Batman Stands Pat (1966) ... Dicer
- The Thirteenth Hat (1966) ... Dicer
- The Joker Is Wild (1966) ... Henchman (uncredited)
 1967 Lost in Space (TV Series)
Convict
- Condemned of Space (1967) ... Convict (uncredited)
 1962-1967 Bonanza (TV Series)
Porter / Drunk / Brawler / ...
- The Prince (1967) ... Porter
- To Bloom for Thee (1966) ... Drunk (uncredited)
- The Genius (1966) ... Brawler (uncredited)
- Knight Errant (1962) ... Whitey
 1967 The Time Tunnel (TV Series)
Sergeant
- Raiders from Outer Space (1967) ... Sergeant (uncredited)
 1967 T.H.E. Cat (TV Series)
Henchman
- Matter Over Mind (1967) ... Henchman (unconfirmed)
 1966 The Sand Pebbles
Customer at Red Kettle Bar (uncredited)
 1966 Daktari (TV Series)
Alex Chapman
- Shoot to Kill (1966) ... Alex Chapman
 1965 Laredo (TV Series)
Will Brannigan
- A Matter of Policy (1965) ... Will Brannigan
 1965 The Glory Guys
Brawler (uncredited)
 1965 The Great Race
Saloon Brawler (uncredited)
 1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told
Jacob of Bethlehem (uncredited)
 1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Levi Windsor
- The Meeting (1965) ... Levi Windsor (uncredited)
 1964 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Brawling Bailiff
- The Family Fluellen (1964) ... Brawling Bailiff (uncredited)
 1963 4 for Texas
Dock Worker (uncredited)
 1963 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Pool Man
- The Clampetts Are Overdrawn (1963) ... Pool Man
 1963 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Watchman
- The Case of Constant Doyle (1963) ... Watchman
 1962 To Kill a Mockingbird
Man in Mob (uncredited)
 1962 It's a Man's World (TV Series)
The Policeman
- The Long Way Around (1962) ... The Policeman
 1958-1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Harvey Bates / Blacksmith / Freddy
- The Orly French Story (1962) ... Harvey Bates
- The Jane Hawkins Story (1960) ... Blacksmith (uncredited)
- Around the Horn (1958) ... Freddy
 1960-1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Racetrack Cop in Locker Room Fight / Irwin Spector / Louis Hoffner
- Come and Kill Me (1962) ... Racetrack Cop in Locker Room Fight (unconfirmed)
- The Otto Frick Story (1960) ... Irwin Spector (uncredited)
- The St. Louis Story (1960) ... Louis Hoffner (uncredited)
 1962 How the West Was Won
Henchman (uncredited)
 1962 Pressure Point
Bar Patron (uncredited)
 1962 Kid Galahad
Freddie (uncredited)
 1958-1962 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Winstead / Sentry
- Remember the Yazoo (1962) ... Winstead
- The Deserter (1958) ... Sentry
 1962 Experiment in Terror
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1961 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
 1961 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Driver
- Moment of Decision (1961) ... Driver
 1961 Valley of the Dragons
Tarn / Doctor
 1956-1961 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Gunman in Hotel / Gunman / Indian / ...
- The Outlaws Cry Murder (1961) ... Gunman in Hotel (uncredited)
- Arizona Comes to Dodge (1959) ... Gunman (uncredited)
- The Truth About Rawhide Geraghty (1959) ... Indian (uncredited)
- Bat Jumps the Reservation (1959) ... Casey
- Earp Ain't Even Wearing Guns (1959) ... Swede Larsen
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Bus Driver
- Coming Home (1961) ... Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1961 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Second Worker
- The Cure (1961) ... Second Worker
 1961 The Rebel (TV Series)
Stage Driver
- Decision at Sweetwater (1961) ... Stage Driver
 1961 Portrait of a Mobster
Joe Murdoch
 1958-1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Hoodlum
- Come Dance with Me and Die (1961) ... Hoodlum
- Death House Testament (1958) ... Hoodlum
 1960-1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Jake Harbor / Eddie
- The Merriweather File (1961) ... Jake Harbor
- The Big Blackout (1960) ... Eddie
 1961 Lassie (TV Series)
Mr. Nolan
- Shadrack (1961) ... Mr. Nolan
 1960 The Alamo
Tennessean (uncredited)
 1960 Spartacus
Slave Leader (uncredited)
 1960 Guns of the Timberland
Townsman in Brawl (uncredited)
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Prisoner Guard
- Inside Man (1960) ... Prisoner Guard (uncredited)
 1958-1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Gang Member / Dan Vale / Cryer
- Hoodlum (1959) ... Gang Member
- Two for Paradise (1959) ... Dan Vale
- The Percentage Takers (1958) ... Cryer
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Sgt. Moffat / Assailant
- The Freebooters (1959) ... Sgt. Moffat
- Client: Starkey (1959) ... Assailant
 1959 The Beat Generation
Lovers Lane Bandit (uncredited)
 1959 Gunmen from Laredo
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1957-1959 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Pike / Pete
- The Mysterious Stranger (1959) ... Pike
- Bunch Quitter (1957) ... Pete
 1958-1959 Maverick (TV Series)
Burger / Miner
- Two Beggars on Horseback (1959) ... Burger (uncredited)
- High Card Hangs (1958) ... Miner (uncredited)
 1958 Tarzan and the Trappers (TV Movie)
Sikes' Henchman
 1958 The Buccaneer
Stevedore (uncredited)
 1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Attacker in Alley / Saloon Brawler / Sam
- Ricochet (1958) ... Attacker in Alley (uncredited)
- The Favor (1958) ... Saloon Brawler (uncredited)
- Miracle at Pot Hole (1958) ... Sam (uncredited)
 1958 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
U.S. Marshal / White
- The Scaffold (1958) ... U.S. Marshal
- Three Days to Death (1958) ... White
 1958 High School Confidential!
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Thug
- Music to Die By (1958) ... Thug (uncredited)
 1958 Violent Road
Sheriff Sam Vincent (uncredited)
 1958 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Hank Lawler
- The Manbuster (1958) ... Hank Lawler
 1958 The Californians (TV Series)
Hogan
- The Marshal (1958) ... Hogan
 1958 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Alex Gurse
- Spurs for Johnny (1958) ... Alex Gurse
 1958 Teenage Monster
Charles Cannon (as Gilbert Perkins)
 1957 Teenage Thunder
Sgt. Benson (as Gilbert Perkins)
 1957 M Squad (TV Series)
Man in Fight with Nick
- The Specialists (1957) ... Man in Fight with Nick
 1957 Baby Face Nelson
FBI Agent Duncan (uncredited)
 1957 Casey Jones (TV Series)
- Night Mail (1957) ... (uncredited)
 1957 Circus Boy (TV Series)
Elmer
- The Gentle Giant (1957) ... Elmer (uncredited)
 1957 Calypso Heat Wave
First Thug
 1957 Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend
Ed Olsen (uncredited)
 1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Jim
- Massacre 1883 (1957) ... Jim (uncredited)
 1956 Bundle of Joy
Bouncer (uncredited)
 1956 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Pier Heavy #2 / Dock Heavy #2
- Hatchet Man (1956) ... Pier Heavy #2 (uncredited)
- Limehouse Knights (1956) ... Dock Heavy #2 (uncredited)
 1955-1956 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Ruck Grover / Mingo / Ranch Hand
- Lone Gun (1956) ... Ruck Grover
- Johnny Bravo (1956) ... Mingo
- The Outlander (1955) ... Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1956 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Henderson Brother
- The Interview (1956) ... Henderson Brother
 1956 Come Next Spring
Man at Halloween Dance (uncredited)
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Henchman Second
- Freezeout (1956) ... Henchman Second
 1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- On a Dark Night (1956)
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Truck Driver
- The Final Tribute (1955) ... Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1955 I Died a Thousand Times
Slim (uncredited)
 1955 The Phenix City Story
Wilson's Henchman (uncredited)
 1955 The Sea Chase
Baldhead (uncredited)
 1955 East of Eden
Lettuce Truck Worker (uncredited)
 1954-1955 The Adventures of Falcon (TV Series)
FHA Agent / Cafe Owner
- Dawn's Early Light (1955) ... FHA Agent
- A Drug on the Market (1954) ... Cafe Owner
 1954 The Big Chase
Payroll Guard
 1954 Charge of the Lancers
Officer with Head Wound (uncredited)
 1953 Private Eyes
Al (uncredited)
 1953 City of Bad Men
Bob Fitzsimmons (uncredited)
 1953 I, the Jury
Lolly (uncredited)
 1953 Code Two
1st Man in Warehouse (uncredited)
 1953 The Clown
Dundee (uncredited)
 1952 The Member of the Wedding
Moving Man (uncredited)
 1952 Hans Christian Andersen
Second Gendarme
 1952 Plymouth Adventure
Sailor (uncredited)
 1952 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Man Wearing 'Tom' Campaign Button / Hospital Janitor / Tide Commercial / ...
- Whistle Stop (1952) ... Man Wearing 'Tom' Campaign Button
- Father's Day Show (1952) ... Hospital Janitor / Tide Commercial
- How to Make a Salad (1952) ... Soldier
- Fancy Footwork (1952)
 1952 Fearless Fagan
Max (uncredited)
 1952 Brave Warrior
English Lieutenant (as Gilbert V. Perkins)
 1952 Gobs and Gals
Russian Agent (uncredited)
 1952 Listen, Judge (Short)
Officer Ryan (uncredited)
 1952 The Steel Fist
First organizer
 1952 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
Gil
- The Trap (1952) ... Gil
 1951 Double Dynamite
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1951 The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
German Soldier (uncredited)
 1951 His Kind of Woman
Seaman (uncredited)
 1951 Show Boat
Player (uncredited)
 1951 Chicago Calling
Construction Worker (uncredited)
 1950 Double Deal
Harry (uncredited)
 1950 The Flame and the Arrow
Guard (uncredited)
 1950 Father of the Bride
Moving Man (uncredited)
 1950 Cargo to Capetown
Brawling Seaman (uncredited)
 1949 The Lost Tribe
Dojek (uncredited)
 1949 Bride of Vengeance
Huntsman (uncredited)
 1949 Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Fan (uncredited)
 1948 Kidnapped
Sailor (uncredited)
 1948 The Three Musketeers
Felton (uncredited)
 1948 Hollow Triumph
Stansyck Hood Who Jumps Big Boy (uncredited)
 1948 Souvenirs of Death (Short)
Bouncer at Gambling House (uncredited)
 1948 G-Men Never Forget
Finch - Welder Thug [Ch. 7] (uncredited)
 1947 Killer McCoy
Man in Pool Hall (uncredited)
 1947 The Black Widow
Burke (uncredited)
 1947 Desire Me
Soldier (uncredited)
 1947 Jesse James Rides Again
Barn Henchman (uncredited)
 1947 Twilight on the Rio Grande
Rurale (uncredited)
 1947 The Brasher Doubloon
Figaro - Hood (uncredited)
 1947 Son of Zorro
Ranchhouse Henchman (uncredited)
 1946 Cloak and Dagger
Gestapo Agent (uncredited)
 1946 Traffic with the Devil (Short)
Irate Motorist, Honking Horn (uncredited)
 1945 The Fatal Witness
Detective (uncredited)
 1945 Bells of Rosarita
Studio Stunts Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 I'll Remember April
Roughneck (uncredited)
 1944 Heavenly Days
Confederate Soldier (uncredited)
 1944 Abroad with Two Yanks
Tough Marine (uncredited)
 1944 The Desert Hawk (uncredited)
 1944 Captain America
Barn Thug [Ch. 2] / Hotel Room Thug [Ch. 9] / Waiter Thug [Chs. 13-14] (uncredited)
 1943 Whistling in Brooklyn
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1943 The Man from Down Under
Australian Soldier / Bartender - Sydney Pub (uncredited)
 1943 Slightly Dangerous
Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited)
 1943 They Got Me Covered
Nazi (uncredited)
 1943 G-men vs. the Black Dragon
Mansion Heavy 1 / Intern 2 (uncredited)
 1943 No Time for Love
Pop Murphy's Waiter (uncredited)
 1942 Journey for Margaret
Man in Subway (uncredited)
 1942 Random Harvest
Hospital Attendant (uncredited)
 1942 Just Off Broadway
Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 The Big Street
Mug (uncredited)
 1942 The Magnificent Ambersons
Citizen (uncredited)
 1942 Mrs. Miniver
Man in Tavern (uncredited)
 1942 A Desperate Chance for Ellery Queen
Tough Woman's Escort at Bar (uncredited)
 1942 Spy Smasher
Sub-Valve Sailor [Chs. 3-4] (uncredited)
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
Southern Cross Leadsman (uncredited)
 1941 Hellzapoppin'
Butler in Pool (uncredited)
 1941 A Yank in the R.A.F.
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1941 Riders of Death Valley
Fighter (uncredited)
 1941 Hello, Sucker
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1940 Wildcat Bus
Wildcat Driver (uncredited)
 1939 Nick Carter, Master Detective
Factory Workman (uncredited)
 1939 Blackmail
Kearney - Oil Worker Blown Up (uncredited)
 1939 Second Fiddle
Studio Grip (uncredited)
 1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy
Goebbels' Aide (uncredited)
 1937 In Old Chicago
Hub Patron (uncredited)
 1937 Fight for Your Lady
Man (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1937 Captains Courageous
Crewman (uncredited)
 1937 God's Country and the Woman
First Man at Boundary (uncredited)
 1936 Mummy's Boys
Native Cop (uncredited)
 1935 Mutiny on the Bounty
Able-Bodied Seaman (uncredited)
 1935 A Feather in Her Hat
Ticket Taker (uncredited)
 1935 Dante's Inferno
Stoker (uncredited)
 1935 The Nitwits
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1933 King Kong
Sailor (uncredited)
 1932 Madison Sq. Garden
Extra (uncredited)
 1930 Journey's End
Sgt. Cox
 1929 The Divine Lady
Extra (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Gilbert V. Perkins | Gilbert Perkins
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Personal Quote:

It was the Depression and MONEY that made me a stuntman . . . I had a pretty good education, and I always thought, even when I WAS a stuntman, that I wasn't particularly proud of it.

Trivia:

Treasurer of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) from 1964-1979. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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