C. Henry Gordon (1884–1940)

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Although he occasionally played honest police officials or army officers, New York-born C. Henry Gordon excelled at playing oily, duplicitous villains, whether gangsters, businessmen or evil rulers. Among the many evildoers he portrayed, his most memorable would have to be the murderous Surat Khan, who massacred prisoners, women and children, in ... See full bio »

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Scarface Police Inspector Guarino
Conquest Prince Poniatowski


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 1940 You, the People (Short)
Boss Bailey
 1940 Kit Carson
General Castro
 1940 Women in Hiding (Short)
Dr. Mansby, Clinic Administrator
 1940 Passport to Alcatraz
Leon Fenten
 1939 City in Darkness
Prefect of Police J. Romaine
 1939 Heritage of the Desert
Henry Holderness
 1939 Trapped in the Sky
 1939 Man of Conquest
Santa Ana
 1939 The Return of the Cisco Kid
Mexican Captain
 1939 Long Shot
Lew Ralston
 1938 Sharpshooters
 1938 Adventure in Sahara
Capt. Savatt
 1938 Yellow Jack
Col. Wiggins - Medical Corp (uncredited)
 1938 Invisible Enemy
Nikolai Kamarov
 1938 The Black Doll
Nelson Rood
 1938 Tarzan's Revenge
Ben Alleu Bey
 1937 Stand-In
 1937 Conquest
Prince Poniatowski
 1937 Sophie Lang Goes West
Sultan of Padaya
 1937 Trapped by G-Men
 1937 Charlie Chan at the Olympics
Arthur Hughes
 1937 Trouble in Morocco
Captain Nardant
 1936 Love Letters of a Star
Lt. Valcour
 1936 The Big Game
Brad Anthony
 1936 Hollywood Boulevard
Jordan Winslow
 1936 Under Two Flags
Lt. Petaine
 1935 Professional Soldier
 1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936
 1935 Hollywood Extra Girl (Documentary short)
Crusades Actor (uncredited)
 1935 The Crusades
Philip the Second - King of France
 1935 Pursuit
Nick Shawn
 1935 The Great Hotel Murder
Dr. John M. Temple
 1934 Death on the Diamond
Joe Karnes
 1934 Hide-Out
Tony Berrelli aka The Boss
 1934 Straight Is the Way
 1934 Stamboul Quest
Ali Bey
 1934 Men in White
Dr. Cunningham
 1934 Lazy River
Sam Kee
 1934 This Side of Heaven
William Barnes
 1934 Fugitive Lovers
Detective Daly
 1933 The Women in His Life
Tony Perez
 1933 Advice to the Forlorn
 1933 The Chief
Paul Clayton
 1933 Broadway Thru a Keyhole
Tim Crowley
 1933 Night Flight
 1933 Stage Mother
 1933 Penthouse
Jim Crelliman
 1933 Turn Back the Clock
Dave Holmes
 1933 The Devil's in Love
Capt. Radak - Chief of Police
 1933 Storm at Daybreak
Panto Nikitch
 1933 Made on Broadway
Mayor Tom Starling
 1933 Gabriel Over the White House
Nick Diamond
 1933 Clear All Wires!
 1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche
State's Attorney
 1933 Whistling in the Dark
Ricco Lombardo
 1932 Rasputin and the Empress
Grand Duke Igor
 1932 Kongo
Gregg Whitehall
 1932 The Crooked Circle
 1932 Hell's Highway
'Blacksnake' Skinner
 1932 Thirteen Women
Swami Yogadachi
 1932 Miss Pinkerton
Dr. Stuart
 1932 The Washington Masquerade
 1932 Roar of the Dragon
 1932 The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
Detective Martin
 1932 State's Attorney
Attorney Grey
 1932 The Doomed Battalion
Italian General
 1932 Scarface
Police Inspector Guarino
 1932 The Gay Caballero
Don Paco Morales
 1931 Mata Hari
 1931 Honor of the Family
 1931 Young as You Feel
Harry Lamson
 1931 A Woman of Experience
Captain Muller
 1931 Hush Money
Jack Curtis
 1931 The Black Camel
Huntley Van Horn (uncredited)
 1931 Charlie Chan Carries On
John Ross
 1931 Once a Sinner
Serge Ratoff
 1930 Renegades
Captain Mordiconi
 1930 A Devil with Women
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Stage Play: Lights Out. Comedy. Written by Paul Dickey and Mann Page. Directed by Walter Wilson. Vanderbilt Theatre: 14 Aug 1922- Aug 1922 (closing date unknown/12 performances). Cast: Robert Ames, Hallam Bosworth, Marcia Byron, C. Henry Gordon (as "High Shine Joe"), William Ingersoll, Sam Janney (as "Silent Jim"), Felix Krembs (as "Walt ... See more »

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Educated both in New York and abroad in Switzerland and Germany. See more »

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