Alan Gifford was born on March 11, 1911 in Taunton, Massachusetts, USA as John Lennox. He was an actor, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Saint (1962), and Phase IV (1974). He was married to Blanch. He later remarried to Beatrix Gifford, taking her surname as his stage name. Together they had one daughter. He died on March 20, 1989 in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland.