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George Gobel (1919–1991)


Squat, easygoing, brushcut-blonde George Gobel first won Midwest attention singing as "Little Georgie Gobel" on radio. He also toured with country music bands while billed as "The Littlest Cowboy." His career was interrupted by WWII, in which he served as a pilot instructor. He also began doing standup for his fellow servicemen and took to the ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Ellie
Ellie Preacher
(1984)
The Birds and the Bees
The Birds and the Bees George 'Hotsy' Hamilton II
(1956)
I Married a Woman
I Married a Woman Marshall 'Mickey' Briggs
(1958)

Filmography

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 1987 Alice Through the Looking Glass (TV Movie)
Humpty Dumpty (voice)
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
The Gnat
 1984 Ellie
Preacher
 1984 The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (TV Movie)
Bergman
 1983 The Invisible Woman (TV Movie)
Dr. Farrington
 1981-1982 Harper Valley P.T.A. (TV Series)
Mayor Otis Harper Jr.
- Harper Valley Sentinel (1982) ... Mayor Otis Harper Jr.
- The Return of Charlie's Chow Palace (1982) ... Mayor Otis Harper Jr.
- Grizzly Gap (1982) ... Mayor Otis Harper Jr.
- Harper Valley Hoedown (1982) ... Mayor Otis Harper Jr.
- Stella Rae (1982) ... Mayor Otis Harper Jr.
 1981 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Harrison Harper
- The Trigamist/Jealousy/From Here to Maternity (1981) ... Harrison Harper
 1980 The Ghost in the Shed (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1980 CBS Library (TV Series)
Ghost
- The Incredible Book Escape (1980) ... Ghost (voice)
 1979 Better Late Than Never (TV Movie)
Captain Taylor
 1978 Flying High (TV Series)
Beamis
- The Great Escape (1978) ... Beamis
 1978 A Guide for the Married Woman (TV Movie)
Hallway Man
 1978 Sam (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1978)
 1978 Rabbit Test
The President of the U. S.
 1977 The Day It Came to Earth
Prof. Bartholomew
 1977 Chico and the Man (TV Series)
Joe Tubbs
- Louie's Can-Can (1977) ... Joe Tubbs
 1977 Lanigan's Rabbi (TV Series)
Joseph Jarvis
- The Cadaver in the Clutter (1977) ... Joseph Jarvis
 1977 Benny and Barney: Las Vegas Undercover (TV Movie)
Drunk
 1974 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (TV Short)
Father Mouse (voice)
 1973 Saga of Sonora (TV Movie)
Dingo
 1962-1970 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Henpecked Husband / Alexander Ragtime / Jed Dinglejumper / ...
- Singing Waiters, Hillbilly Songwriters (1969) ... Alexander Ragtime / Jed Dinglejumper
- Episode #18.6 (1968) ... Richard Cornwall III
- Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Dumb (1967) ... Christopher Columbus
- Mamma's Little Monster (1964) ... George Goodbody
 1969 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Albert Berry (segment "Love and the Medium")
- Love and the Medium/Love and the Bed/Love and the High School Flop-Out (1969) ... Albert Berry (segment "Love and the Medium")
 1966 F Troop (TV Series)
Henry Terkel
- Go for Broke (1966) ... Henry Terkel
 1965 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Francis Clover
- Four-Leaf Clover (1965) ... Francis Clover
 1965 The Bing Crosby Show (TV Series)
Jabowski
- The Image (1965) ... Jabowski
 1964 Valentine's Day (TV Series)
Dr. Delmore Link
- The Hottest Game in Town (1964) ... Dr. Delmore Link
 1964 Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Wally
- The Apartment House (1964) ... Wally
 1963 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Baylor Thomas
- Thar She Blows (1963) ... Baylor Thomas
 1960-1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Elroy Morgan / Eddie Miller
- A Friendly Tribe (1961) ... Elroy Morgan
- They Like Me Fine (1960) ... Eddie Miller
 1960 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Horace Best
- The Horace Best Story (1960) ... Horace Best
 1959 Startime (TV Series)
Drifter
- Cindy's Fella (1959) ... Drifter
 1958 I Married a Woman
Marshall 'Mickey' Briggs
 1956 The Birds and the Bees
George 'Hotsy' Hamilton II
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Starred in a pilot for an NBC sitcom called "The Willies" in which he played the owner of a haunted house. See more »

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If it weren't for electricity, we'd all be watching television by candlelight. See more »

Trivia:

George took over Cliff Arquette (Charley Weaver)'s square on The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (1965) after Cliff suffered a major stroke. Cliff returned after a partial recovery but after Arquette's death, George replaced him. See more »

Nickname:

Lonesome George

Star Sign:

Taurus

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