Roy Gordon (I) (1884–1972)

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Roy Wells Gordon was the third of four sons born to John W. Gordon and Nancy Ellen Wells Gordon. He was born October 18, 1884 in Beaver Village, Pike County, Ohio. The family soon moved to Portsmouth, Ohio, where Roy grew up. He was always interested in the theater and acting, and decided to make it his profession. In the 1910s, 20s, and early 30s... See full bio »

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Attack of the 50 Foot Woman Dr. Isaac Cushing
Hand of Death Dr. Frederick Ramsey
The Shanghai Cobra Walter Fletcher
Zero Hour! Frank Graham


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 1964 Shock Treatment
Butler (uncredited)
 1964 What a Way to Go!
Minister (uncredited)
 1962 Hand of Death
Dr. Frederick Ramsey
 1961 All in a Night's Work
 1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
- I Know It's Murder (1961) ... John
 1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
Dr. Gordon
- Top Secret (1960) ... Dr. Gordon
 1960 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Judge Donovan
- Dealer's Choice (1960) ... Judge Donovan
 1959 World of Giants (TV Series)
- The Smugglers (1959)
 1959 Career
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1959 The FBI Story
Emmett Reese (uncredited)
 1959 The Wasp Woman
Paul Thompson
 1959 Northwest Passage (TV Series)
William Jason
- The Deserter (1959) ... William Jason
 1959 Plunderers of Painted Flats
 1958 The Fearmakers
Sen. Walder
 1958 War of the Colossal Beast
Mayor (uncredited)
 1958 Attack of the 50 Foot Woman
Dr. Isaac Cushing
 1958 War of the Satellites
The President
 1958 The World Was His Jury
H.B. McClay (uncredited)
 1957 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
U.S. Senator
- The Last Bad Man (1957) ... (uncredited)
- Gold Rush in Reverse (1957) ... U.S. Senator
 1957 Zero Hour!
Frank Graham
 1957 The Unearthly
Dr. Loren Wright
 1957 The Iron Sheriff
Sorenson - Bank Manager (uncredited)
 1957 The Spirit of St. Louis
Associate Producer (uncredited)
 1957 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Stanley Hale
- The Frame-Up (1957) ... Stanley Hale
 1956-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Admiral Rodney Brent / General
- The Man Who Beat Lupo (1957) ... Admiral Rodney Brent
- Your Other Love (1956) ... General
 1956 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Judge Foster
- Along the Oregon Trail (1956) ... Judge Foster
 1956 Lust for Life
Elderly Gentleman (uncredited)
 1956 Wetbacks
 1956 Slightly Scarlet
General Norman B. Marlowe (uncredited)
 1956 The Great Locomotive Chase
Secretary Stanton (uncredited)
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
- Honorary Degree (1955)
 1955 The Crooked Web
Richard V. Atherton (uncredited)
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Andrew V. McMahon
- The Robert Croft Story (1955) ... Andrew V. McMahon
- The Rita Keeley Story (1955) ... Andrew V. McMahon
- The Mildred Milliken Story (1955) ... Andrew V. McMahon (uncredited)
- The Cobb Marley Story (1955) ... Andrew V. McMahon
- The Vickie Lawson Story (1955) ... Andrew V. McMahon
 1955 The Gun That Won the West
Colonel Carrington
 1955 Murder Is My Beat
 1955 New York Confidential
Congressman (uncredited)
 1955 The Big Combo
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Harvey Blake
- Backwash (1954) ... Harvey Blake
 1954 Cattle Queen of Montana
Cattleman (uncredited)
 1954 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
The General
- Operation Failure (1954) ... The General
 1954 My Little Margie (TV Series)
- Real George (1954)
 1954 Silver Lode
Dr. Elmwood
 1954 Jesse James vs. the Daltons
Mr. Rutherford - Railroad President (uncredited)
 1954 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
Northfield Sheriff
- The Younger Brothers (1954) ... Northfield Sheriff (uncredited)
 1954 Paris Playboys
United Nations Intelligence Man (uncredited)
 1953 Walking My Baby Back Home
Mr. Houseman (uncredited)
 1953 Hot News
Mr. Simmons (uncredited)
 1953 The Robe
Chamberlain (uncredited)
 1953 So This Is Love
Otto Kahn - Manager of Metropolitan Opera (uncredited)
 1953 Francis Covers the Big Town
Roger van Cartel (uncredited)
 1953 The Vanquished
Doctor Colfax
 1953 Sangaree
Dr. Tyrus
 1953 Titanic
Isador Strauss (uncredited)
 1953 Kansas Pacific
Gen. Winfield Scott (uncredited)
 1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
- Czar of the Underworld (1953) ... Postello
 1953 Fangs of the Arctic
Mountie Chief
 1952 The Lawless Breed
Chuck (uncredited)
 1952 Stars and Stripes Forever
President Benjamin Harrison (uncredited)
 1952 Road to Bali
Eunice's Father (uncredited)
 1952 Army Bound
 1952 Just for You
Luncheon Guest / School Trustee (uncredited)
 1952 Yukon Gold
 1952 Son of Ali Baba
Ishmael (uncredited)
 1952 The Atomic City
Chief Inspector (uncredited)
 1952 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
Dr. R.J. Armstrong / Jud Halsey
- The Ruthless Renegade (1952) ... Dr. R.J. Armstrong
- The Lawless Press (1952) ... Jud Halsey
 1952 Lone Star
Mr. Colby (uncredited)
 1951 Drums in the Deep South
Lt. Col. Fitzgerald (uncredited)
 1951 Rhubarb
Golfer (uncredited)
 1951 Jim Thorpe -- All-American
Coach John McGraw - N.Y. Giants (uncredited)
 1951 Yukon Manhunt
Commanding Officer (uncredited)
 1951 Insurance Investigator
George Sullivan (uncredited)
 1951 Texans Never Cry
Frank Bagley
 1951 The Lemon Drop Kid
Judge (uncredited)
 1951 Law of the Badlands
Secretary of Treasury (uncredited)
 1951 Bowery Battalion
The General (uncredited)
 1950 Call of the Klondike
Major James Robertson (uncredited)
 1950 Two Flags West
Capt. Stanley (uncredited)
 1950 Indian Territory
Major Farrell
 1950 Beyond the Purple Hills
Judge Beaumont
 1950 My Friend Irma Goes West
Jensen - Sponsor (uncredited)
 1950 The Invisible Monster
Mr. Moore [Chs.8-9] (uncredited)
 1950 Buccaneer's Girl (uncredited)
 1950 Mule Train
John Macknight (uncredited)
 1950 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Joe Crawford
- The Man Who Came Back (1950) ... Joe Crawford
 1949 The Blonde Bandit
Thorndyke (uncredited)
 1949 Sons of New Mexico
Major Hynes (uncredited)
 1949 Riders in the Sky
J.B. Galloway
 1949 Apache Chief
Colonel Martin
 1949 The Cowboy and the Indians
Man in Washington (uncredited)
 1949 Angels in Disguise
Mr. Johnson - Steel Works President (uncredited)
 1949 The Fountainhead
Vice-President (uncredited)
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining
C.D. Billingsley (uncredited)
 1949 Flamingo Road
Senator Flagstedt (uncredited)
 1949 Riders of the Whistling Pines
Supt. John Hoaglund (uncredited)
 1948 Michael O'Halloran
Dr. Carrell
 1948 Speed to Spare
Mr. Maxton (uncredited)
 1948 Letter from an Unknown Woman
Elderly Man in Uniform (uncredited)
 1948 April Showers
Gary - Society Man (uncredited)
 1947 Public Prosecutor (TV Series)
Dr. Walton
- The Case of the Strange Suicide (1947) ... Dr. Walton
 1947 Cass Timberlane
Critic (uncredited)
 1947 The Last Round-up
Homer Smith (uncredited)
 1947 The Spirit of West Point
Colonel Grey (uncredited)
 1947 Railroaded!
Jackland Ainsworth
 1947 Danger Street
John Matthews
 1947 Nora Prentiss
Dr. Oberlin (uncredited)
 1946 Never Say Goodbye
Detective (uncredited)
 1946 Blue Skies
Charles Dillingham (uncredited)
 1946 Big Town
Editor Post
 1946 One Exciting Week
Captain Adams (uncredited)
 1946 Night Editor
Benjamin Merrill (uncredited)
 1945 The Spider
Pickett, Dramatist Drinking Buddy
 1945 Follow That Woman
Professor (uncredited)
 1945 The Shanghai Cobra
Walter Fletcher
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Man at Funeral (uncredited)
 1945 The Caribbean Mystery
Gov. Gerald McCracken Sr.
 1944 An American Romance
Mr. MacLane (uncredited)
 1944 Casanova Brown
Doctor in X-Ray (uncredited)
 1944 I Love a Soldier
Doctor (uncredited)
 1944 Wilson
Senator (uncredited)
 1944 Take It or Leave It
Dr. Edward Preston
 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell
Commander of the Surabaya (uncredited)
 1944 The Navy Way
Malcolm Randall Sr. (uncredited)
 1944 Standing Room Only
Commander (uncredited)
 1943/I There's Something About a Soldier
Lt. Col. Berry (uncredited)
 1943 Jack London
Literary Guest (uncredited)
 1943 So Proudly We Hail!
Ship's Captain (uncredited)
 1943 What's Buzzin', Cousin?
Jim Langford (uncredited)
 1942 Secrets of the Underground
John Perkins (uncredited)
 1942 Lucky Jordan
Colonel (uncredited)
 1942 Powder Town
Dr. Wayne
 1942 My Favorite Spy
Major Updyke (uncredited)
 1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq.
Mr. Pressley (uncredited)
 1941 Two-Faced Woman
Man Standing at Lodge Counter (uncredited)
 1941 The Night of January 16th
Roger Wakefield
 1941 Married Bachelor
 1941 Dive Bomber
Commandant (uncredited)
 1941 They Met in Bombay
Chief of Detectives (uncredited)
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust
Craig, Edna's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1941 The Getaway
Mr. Simpson, Prison Board Member (uncredited)
 1941 Coffins on Wheels (Short)
Commissioner Blake (uncredited)
 1941 Love Crazy
Sanity Hearing Doctor (uncredited)
 1941 Sky Raiders
Maj. Gen. Fletcher [Chs. 1-2, 4, 11-12]
 1941 The Strawberry Blonde
Exchange Bank President (uncredited)
 1940 The Howards of Virginia
Colonel Jefferson (as R. Wells Gordon)
 1940 Men Against the Sky
Judge J. Doran Fox (uncredited)
 1940 Boom Town
 1940 Foreign Correspondent
Mr. Brood
 1940 Queen of the Mob
Mr. Milliken
 1940 Virginia City
Maj. Gen. Taylor (uncredited)
 1940 Pound Foolish (Short)
Dorset - Lancaster Election Supporter (uncredited)
 1940 The Lone Wolf Strikes
Phillip Jordan
 1940 Wolf of New York
 1939 Blondie Brings Up Baby
Mr. Mason
 1939 Rulers of the Sea
New York City Mayor (uncredited)
 1939 Sued for Libel
Colonel Jasper White
 1939 Sabotage
Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited)
 1939 Three Sons
Banker (uncredited)
 1939 The Real Glory
Col. Hatch
 1939 Fifth Avenue Girl
Board Member (uncredited)
 1939 The Spellbinder
Third Trial Judge
 1939 Million Dollar Legs
Dean Wixby
 1939 Grand Jury Secrets
Justice Heath (uncredited)
 1939 Undercover Doctor
Easton (uncredited)
 1939 The Flying Irishman
Doctor Brown (uncredited)
 1939 Almost a Gentleman
The Judge (uncredited)
 1939 Persons in Hiding
John Nast
 1939 Boy Slaves
 1939 The Great Man Votes
Mr. Byrne
 1938 Campus Confessions
Dean Wilton
 1938 Cocoanut Grove
Robert Grayson (uncredited)
 1937 Bad Guy
Detective Al Blochman (uncredited)
 1922 Silver Wings
George Mills (play)
 1922 The Broken Silence
Jacques Beauvais
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