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Gil Stratton (1922–2008)

Gil Stratton was originally billed as Gil Stratton, Jr. He had a young, wholesome juvenile look when, at the age of 19, he debuted on Broadway creating the role of Bud Hooper in the 1941 Broadway musical "Best Foot Forward", in which he sang and danced. Stratton continued working in New York on stage and in radio, which got him his first featured ... See full bio »

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Stalag 17
Stalag 17 Sgt. Clarence Harvey 'Cookie' Cook
Girl Crazy
Girl Crazy Bud Livermore
Waldo Actor
Hot Rod
Hot Rod Clarence 'Swifty' Johnson


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 2003 Dismembered
Cafe Manager
 1999 Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series)
Race Track Announcer
- The Sweet Hell of Success (1999) ... Race Track Announcer (voice)
 1994-1995 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Announcer / T.V. Announcer
- The Last Temptation of Cory (1995) ... Announcer (voice)
- Boy Meets Girl (1994) ... T.V. Announcer (voice, as Gil Stratton Jr.)
 1986 Mama's Family (TV Series)
- National Mama (1986) ... Announcer
 1983 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Steve Kafner
- Steele Knuckles and Glass Jaws (1983) ... Steve Kafner
 1983 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
 1981 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
- Brain Child (1981) ... Announcer
 1981 Goldie and the Boxer Go to Hollywood (TV Movie)
Philadelphia Radio Announcer
 1981 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series)
Sports Announcer
- Barney the Gambler (1981) ... Sports Announcer (voice)
 1980 Inside Moves
Announcer - Himself
 1980 Galactica 1980 (TV Series)
Announcer 'Bob'
- Spaceball (1980) ... Announcer 'Bob' (uncredited)
 1978 Vega$ (TV Series)
 1978 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
- The Deadly Sting (1978) ... Broadcaster
 1978 The Cat from Outer Space
1st NASA Scientist
 1978 Sextette
Gil Stratton
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
- Nancy Drew's Love Match (1977) ... Announcer
 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Commander Knox
- Officer Dooly (1976) ... Commander Knox
 1960 Waldo (TV Movie)
 1959 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
- Nobu McCarthy (1959) ... Gabby
 1957 Climax! (TV Series)
Lou Palmer
- Keep Me in Mind (1957) ... Lou Palmer
 1955 The Girl Rush
Willie, Casino Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
Tobias Tweeny
- Tobias the Terrible (1955) ... Tobias Tweeny
 1954 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
 1954 That's My Boy (TV Series)
Junior Jackson
- Tiger on Rossmore College (1954) ... Junior Jackson (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
 1954 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Coach Shipley
- David Writes a Column (1954) ... Coach Shipley (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
 1953 The Wild One
Mouse (uncredited)
 1952-1953 Dragnet (TV Series)
Kenneth Alden
- The Big Thief (1953) ... Kenneth Alden (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
- The Big Rose (1953) ... (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
- The Big Trio (1952) ... (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
 1953 Stalag 17
Sgt. Clarence Harvey 'Cookie' Cook (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
 1952 Battle Zone
Marine Runner
 1952 Army Bound
Burt (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
 1952 Monkey Business
Yale Man (uncredited)
 1952 Here Come the Marines
Junior (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
 1952 Hold That Line
Junior (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
 1951 Stars Over Hollywood (TV Series)
 1950 Hot Rod
Clarence 'Swifty' Johnson (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series)
 1949 Tucson
Jerry Twill
 1948 Half Past Midnight
Chick Patrick (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
 1947 Dangerous Years
Tammy McDonald (as Gil Stratton Jr.)
 1947 Kilroy Was Here
Jimmy White
 1943 Best Foot Forward
Cadet (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (5 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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As a Pacific Coast league umpire used the signature line, "Time to call 'em as I see 'em."

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