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Richard Gordon (IV) (1921–2017)

Richard Gordon was born on September 15, 1921 in London, England as Gordon Stanley Ostlere. He was a writer and actor, known for Doctor at Large (1971), Doctor in the House (1969) and Doctor in the House (1954). He was married to Mary Patten. He died on August 11, 2017 in Kent, England. See full bio »

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(age 95) in Kent, England, UK

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(1971)
(1969-1970)
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 1991 Doctor at the Top (TV Series) (based on the books by - 7 episodes)
- Waring Goes Private (1991) ... (based on the books by)
- It's Alright, I Am a Doctor (1991) ... (based on the books by)
- Bye Bye, Bickerstaff (1991) ... (based on the books by)
- The Kindest Cut... (1991) ... (based on the books by)
- The V.I.P. (1991) ... (based on the books by)
 1988 A Gentleman's Club (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- A Memorial Service (1988) ... (writer)
- Visiting Time (1988) ... (writer)
- The Perfect Match (1988) ... (writer)
- A Question of Er... (1988) ... (writer)
- The Actor (1988) ... (writer)
 1986 The Good Doctor Bodkin-Adams (TV Movie)
 1981 Doctors' Daughters (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Dr Sadie (1981) ... (writer)
- Professional Misconduct (1981) ... (writer)
- Needle Match (1981) ... (writer)
- Double Your Mummy (1981) ... (writer)
- General Practice (1981) ... (writer)
 1979 Doctor Down Under (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes)
- The Hawaiian Operation (1979) ... (creator)
- The Sydney Surprise (1979) ... (creator)
- The Name of the Game (1979) ... (creator)
- Thanks for the Memory (1979) ... (creator)
- If a Job's Worth Doing (1979) ... (creator)
 1975-1977 Doctor on the Go (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes)
- Happy Ever After (1977) ... (creator)
- Sunday Bleeping Sunday (1977) ... (creator)
- California Girl (1977) ... (creator)
- M*A*T*C*H (1977) ... (creator)
- A Turn for the Nurse (1977) ... (creator)
 1974 Doctor at Sea (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes)
- But It's So Much Nicer to Come Home (1974) ... (creator)
- Murder! He Said (1974) ... (creator)
- A Wolf in Ship's Clothing (1974) ... (creator)
- Physician, Heal Thyself (1974) ... (creator)
- In a Little Spanish Town (1974) ... (creator)
  Doctor in Charge (TV Series) (creator - 43 episodes, 1972 - 1973) (books - 1 episode, 1972)
- Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot? (1973) ... (creator)
- Watch Out - There's a Thief About! (1973) ... (creator)
- Any Complaints? (1973) ... (creator)
- Hello Sailor! (1973) ... (creator)
- There's No Fire Without Smoke (1973) ... (creator)
 1971 Der Kapitän (novel "The Captain's Table")
  Doctor at Large (TV Series) (series based on the 'Doctor' books by - 19 episodes, 1971) (based on the 'Doctor' books by - 9 episodes, 1971)
- A Situation Full of Promise (1971) ... (series based on the 'Doctor' books by)
- Bewigged, Bothered, & Bewildered (1971) ... (series based on the 'Doctor' books by)
- The Viva (1971) ... (series based on the 'Doctor' books by)
- Mr. Moon (1971) ... (series based on the 'Doctor' books by)
- Things That Go Mump in the Night (1971) ... (series based on the 'Doctor' books by)
  Doctor in the House (TV Series) (based on the 'Doctor' books by - 17 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (novels - 6 episodes, 1969) (creator - 2 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (based on the Doctor novels by - 1 episode, 1969) (based on the "Doctor" books by - 1 episode, 1969) (based on the novels - 1 episode, 1969)
- Finals (1970) ... (based on the 'Doctor' books by)
- Doctor on the Box (1970) ... (based on the 'Doctor' books by) / (creator - uncredited)
- May the Best Man... (1970) ... (based on the 'Doctor' books by)
- A Stitch in Time (1970) ... (based on the 'Doctor' books by)
- Hot Off the Presses (1970) ... (based on the 'Doctor' books by)
 1970 Doctor in Trouble (novel "Doctor on Toast")
 1966 Carnaby, M.D. (novel)
 1963 Doctor in Distress (by arrangement with: author of the Doctor books)
 1960 Doctor in Love (novel)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 1 episode)
 1959 The Captain's Table (novel)
 1957 Doctor at Large (novel)
 1955 Doctor at Sea (adapted for the screen by) / (by)
 1954 Doctor in the House (adapted for the screen by) / (by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "The Private Life of Jack the Ripper". London:William Heinemann See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr. Richard Gordon | Gordon Ostlere
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Trivia:

He appeared in both the first and third of the "Doctor" comedy films adapted from his novels, in both cases playing a hospital anesthetist - something he was in real life until he became successful enough to be a full-time writer. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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