Fred Grandy


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Fred is lovingly known as Gopher by his millions of fans around the world who watched him became for 9 years in the 1970s hit series The Love Boat (1977). But, before Fred became well known as an actor, he went to "Phillips Exeter Academy" with David Eisenhower. Later, he became David's best man when he married Julie Nixon. Then, Fred entered "... See full bio »

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Known For

The Love Boat Ship's Purser 'Gopher' Smith / Guido
(1977-1986)
Death Race 2000 Herman the German
(1975)
Charlie's Angels Gopher Smith
(1979)
The Lincoln Conspiracy David Herold
(1977)

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 2020 Hollywood (TV Mini-Series)
C. Aubrey Smith
- Hooray for Hollywood: Part 2 (2020) ... C. Aubrey Smith
 2019 Fuller House (TV Series)
Cunningham
- The Mayor's Bird (2019) ... Cunningham
 2019 The Wedding Year
Preist
 2018-2019 Knight Squad (TV Series)
Wizard Hogancross
- Knight of the Living Dead (2019) ... Wizard Hogancross
- End of the Knight: Part 2 (2018) ... Wizard Hogancross
- End of the Knight: Part 1 (2018) ... Wizard Hogancross
- A Thief in the Knight: Part 2 (2018) ... Wizard Hogancross
- A Thief in the Knight: Part 1 (2018) ... Wizard Hogancross
 2019 Play the Flute
Pastor Lawrence
 2019 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series)
Pop
- You've Got a Girlfriend (2019) ... Pop
 2017 Great News (TV Series)
Fred
- Award Show (2017) ... Fred
 2017 General Hospital (TV Series)
Father Corey
- Episode #1.13935 (2017) ... Father Corey
- Episode #1.13931 (2017) ... Father Corey
 2014-2017 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Dr. Ledreau
- Leo's Girlfriend (2017) ... Dr. Ledreau
- Mindy's Best Friend (2017) ... Dr. Ledreau
- Mindy Lahiri Is a White Man (2017) ... Dr. Ledreau
- Margaret Thatcher (2016) ... Dr. Ledreau
- Nurses' Strike (2016) ... Dr. Ledreau
 2003 Law & Order (TV Series)
Neil Skinner
- B*tch (2003) ... Neil Skinner
 1977-1986 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Ship's Purser 'Gopher' Smith / Guido
- My Stepmother, Myself/Almost Roommates/Cornerback Sneak (1986) ... Ship's Purser 'Gopher' Smith
- The Will/Deja Vu/The Prediction (1986) ... Ship's Purser 'Gopher' Smith
 1984 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Richard White
- Matinee (1984) ... Richard White
 1983 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Ted Baer
- The Showgirl Murders (1983) ... Ted Baer
 1978-1979 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Bernie Drexel / Jerry Burton / Bernie Parker
- The Pug/Class of '69 (1979) ... Bernie Drexel
- The Comic/The Golden Hour (1979) ... Jerry Burton
- The Appointment/Mr. Tattoo (1978) ... Bernie Parker
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Gopher Smith
- Love Boat Angels (1979) ... Gopher Smith
 1979 Blind Ambition (TV Mini-Series)
Donald Segretti
- Part IV (1979) ... Donald Segretti
- Part III (1979) ... Donald Segretti
- Part II (1979) ... Donald Segretti
- Part I (1979) ... Donald Segretti
 1977 The Lincoln Conspiracy
David Herold
 1977 Fernwood Tonight (TV Series)
Dr. Alexander Beach
- Barbershop Trio (1977) ... Dr. Alexander Beach
 1977 Duffy (TV Movie)
Cliff Sellers
 1977 Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series)
Andy
- Radio Free Freddie (1977) ... Andy
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Milt Jordan
 1977 The Love Boat II (TV Movie)
Gopher (Purser)
 1976 Monster Squad (TV Series)
Walter
- Albert/Alberta (1976) ... Walter
- Lawrence of Moravia (1976) ... Walter
- The Weatherman (1976) ... Walter
- The Skull (1976) ... Walter
- The Wizard (1976) ... Walter
 1975-1976 Doc (TV Series)
Chuck / Chuck Bogert
- A Quiet Anniversary (1976) ... Chuck
- My Son, the Doctor (1975) ... Chuck Bogert
 1975 Phyllis (TV Series)
The Newlyweds - Young Man
- Phyllis' Garage Sale (1975) ... The Newlyweds - Young Man
 1975 Death Race 2000
Herman the German
 1975 The Mary Tyler Moore Show (TV Series)
Rev. J.W. Dannenbrink
- You Can't Lose 'em All (1975) ... Rev. J.W. Dannenbrink
 1974 The Fireman's Ball (TV Movie)
 1973-1974 Maude (TV Series)
Chris
- Phillip's Problem (1974) ... Chris
- The Commuter Station (1974) ... Chris
- Maude's Revolt (1974) ... Chris
- The Office Party (1973) ... Chris
- Carol's Problem (1973) ... Chris
 1973 The Girl Most Likely to... (TV Movie)
Dr. Ted Gates
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Larry (segment "Love and the See-Through Mind")
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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Has one son, Charlie Grandy, and one daughter with his first wife, Jan Gough, and one daughter with his current wife, Catherine Mann. See more »

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Cancer

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