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Gordon Tanner (II) (1918–1983)

Gordon Tanner was born on July 17, 1918 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), The Vise (1954) and Carry on Sergeant (1958). He died on August 3, 1983. See full bio »


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 1981 Brideshead Revisited (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Kramm
- Brideshead Deserted (1981) ... Mr. Kramm
 1975 Eskimo Nell
Big Dick
 1974 Caravan to Vaccares
American guest
 1974 The Zoo Gang (TV Series)
Harry Crane
- Revenge: Post Dated (1974) ... Harry Crane
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Al Jacobs / Admiral Grimm
- Rumour (1970) ... Al Jacobs
- The Pueblo Affair (1970) ... Admiral Grimm
 1968 The Prisoner (TV Series)
Town Elder
- Living in Harmony (1968) ... Town Elder
 1966 The Vulture (uncredited)
 1966 Court Martial (TV Series)
General Wagman
- The House Where He Lived (1966) ... General Wagman
 1966 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Commander Tolen
- Vendetta (1966) ... Commander Tolen
 1966 The Liars (TV Series)
Willie Adams
- Episode #1.6 (1966) ... Willie Adams
 1966 Where the Spies Are
 1965 The Return of Mr. Moto
Russell McAllister
 1965 Front Page Story (TV Series)
The Major
- Background Only: Not for Publication (1965) ... The Major
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series)
Martin Nault
- Not for Every Eye (1964) ... Martin Nault
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
- A Tiny Drop of Poison (1964) ... Quade
 1963 The Sicilians
District attorney
 1963 Zero One (TV Series)
- Hurricane (1963) ... Taggart
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
- PG7 (1963) ... Sullivan
 1963 Sierra Nine (TV Series)
US Army Colonel
- The Man Who Shook the World: Part One (1963) ... US Army Colonel
 1963 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Mr. McGinnis
- The Remarkable Incident at Carson Corners (1963) ... Mr. McGinnis
 1962 Man of the World (TV Series)
General Oliver
- Specialist for the Kill (1962) ... General Oliver
 1962 The Saint (TV Series)
Arthur Gresson
- The Arrow of God (1962) ... Arthur Gresson
 1962 The Problem of Mary Winshaw (TV Movie)
Dr. Yildiz
 1961 Hurricane (TV Series)
Mr. Van Diemen
 1961 The Green Helmet
 1961 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Alec Robinson
- The Slippery Deck (1961) ... Alec Robinson
 1955-1960 The Vise (TV Series)
Larry Nelson / Reception Clerk / Tom Duggan
- Beyond Fear (1959) ... Larry Nelson
 1959-1960 Rendezvous (TV Series)
Fred Carmona / Father / Harrison
- The Dodo (1960) ... Father
- Alfy's Tulip (1959) ... Harrison
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
Ben Marlowe
- The Marlowe Case (1960) ... Ben Marlowe
 1960 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
- Ascent to Murder (1960) ... Clyde
 1959-1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Sam Brady / Flynn
- The Man in the Road (1960) ... Sam Brady
- Dead Man's Switch (1959) ... Flynn
 1957-1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
David Browning / Mike Foster
- The Winner (1959) ... David Browning
- His and Hers (1957) ... Mike Foster
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Harris Rhodes
- A Sense of Justice (1958) ... Harris Rhodes
 1958 Floods of Fear
Lt. Colonel
 1958 Carry on Sergeant
First Specialist
 1958 On the Run
Bart Taylor
 1958 A Woman of Mystery
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1958 O.S.S. (TV Series)
- Operation Firefly (1958) ... Ferry
 1957 The Silver Sword (TV Series)
Captain Greenwood
- Jan in Trouble (1957) ... Captain Greenwood
 1957 Campbell's Kingdom
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series)
Charles Delaney
- The Billion Franc Mystery (1957) ... Charles Delaney
 1957 Craig's Wife (TV Movie)
Walter Craig
 1957 Fire Down Below
2nd U.S. Sailor
 1956 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Page
- The Mother (1956) ... Dr. Page
 1956 Triple Deception
 1955-1956 Encounter (TV Series)
 1955 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Bart Gordon / George Meeker
- Success Train (1955) ... Bart Gordon
- The Only Son (1955) ... George Meeker
 1955 The Explorer (TV Mini-Series)
- The Golden Future (1955) ... Speake
 1954 Willie the Squouse (TV Movie)
Mr. Smith
 1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Oscar Wyemark
- The Silent People (1954) ... Oscar Wyemark
 1954 The Dancing Bear (TV Series)
Colonel Omar Hargen, US Army
- Josef (1954) ... Colonel Omar Hargen, US Army
- Julius (1954) ... Colonel Omar Hargen, US Army
- Kurt (1954) ... Colonel Omar Hargen, US Army
 1954 Impostor's Gold (TV Movie)
Raff Carner
 1952 Taking Things Quietly (TV Movie)
Max Devonshire
 1951 Shadow of the Tree (TV Movie)
 1951 Talk of a Million (uncredited)
 1950 The Great Manhunt
Joe (uncredited)
 1949 The Gay Adventure
 1949 The Third Man
International Patrol C (uncredited)
 1949 Counsellor at Law (TV Movie)
Arthur Sandler
 1948 The Case of Mr. Pelham (TV Movie)
Mr. Gans

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He acted in the play, "The Dish Ran Away," at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Betty Paul, Frank Leighton, Emma Treckman, Winifred Evans, Blanche Fothergill, and Shelagh Furley in the cast. Leslie French was director.

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