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Gordon Scott (I) (1926–2007)

Physical Education major Gordon Weschkul left the University of Oregon after one term. He became an infantry drill instructor (rifle, pistol and bayonet; judo and hand-to-hand combat; close order drill), then a military policeman. After his honorable discharge in 1947, he was a fireman, cowboy, and farm machinery salesman. In 1953, a Las Vegas ... See full bio »

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Being an actor is one thing I never thought about doing, but once you're in it, it spoils you for anything else if you're successful at it. The money's so easy, you meet beautiful people. My God, that's the ideal situation - kind of a fantasy world. It's the best way to travel too. First class, and you get to see a lot of interesting places. See more »


His prior experience on a half dozen Tarzan movies made him one of the few stars of the Italian produced sword and sandal/mythological muscleman movies to be praised for this acting talent as well as his physique. See more »



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