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Gordon Harker (1885–1967)

Gordon Harker born in 1885 in London into a well-known family of theatrical artists, he first appeared on stage in 1903. Lugubrious, shifty cockney character who starred and supported in over 60 films his first film role as Major Kent in Harold M. Shaw 'General John Regan' starring Milton Rosmer for the Stoll Film Company in 1921 he was often cast... See full bio »


(age 81) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Rome Express Tom Bishop
Inspector Hornleigh Inspector Hornleigh
The Farmer's Wife Churdles Ash - Sweetland's His Handyman
The Phantom Light Sam Higgins


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 1959 Left Right and Centre
Centre - Hardy
 1959 The Nightwatchman's Stories (TV Series)
- The Castaway (1959) ... Bill
 1957 Small Hotel
 1956 A Touch of the Sun
 1956 One Family (TV Series)
Granpa Gus Armstrong
- Episode dated 21 May 1956 (1956) ... Granpa Gus Armstrong
- Episode dated 14 May 1956 (1956) ... Granpa Gus Armstrong
- Episode dated 23 April 1956 (1956) ... Granpa Gus Armstrong
- Episode dated 20 February 1956 (1956) ... Granpa Gus Armstrong
 1955 Out of the Clouds
The Taxi Driver
 1954 Game of Danger
Mr. Hare
 1952 Derby Day
Joe Jenkins
 1950 The Second Mate
Bill Tomkins
 1950 The Taming of Dorothy
Godfrey Dotherington
 1950 The Poltergeist (TV Movie)
Joe Harris
 1948 Things Happen at Night
Joe Harris
 1948 The Case of the Frightened Lady (TV Movie)
Sergeant Totty
 1948 Pygmalion (TV Movie)
Alfred Doolittle
 1945 The Facts of Love
Mr. Charles Robinson
 1943 Warn That Man
George Hawkins
 1941 Once a Crook
Charlie Hopkins
 1941 Mail Train
Inspector Hornleigh
 1940 Channel Incident (Short)
 1940 Saloon Bar
Joe Harris
 1939 Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday
Inspector Hornleigh
 1939 Inspector Hornleigh
Inspector Hornleigh
 1938 Blondes for Danger
Alf Huggins
 1938 Lightning Conductor
Albert Rughouse
 1938 Nobody Home
Inspector Elk
 1938 No Parking
 1937 Millions
Otto Forbes
 1937 The Frog
Sgt. Elk
 1937 Beauty and the Barge
Captain Barley
 1936 The Story of Papworth, the Village of Hope (Short)
Henry Hawkins, a working man
 1936 Two's Company
 1936 Wolf's Clothing
 1936 The Amateur Gentleman
Natty Bell
 1935 Hyde Park Corner
Constable Cheatle
 1935 Admirals All
Petty Officer Dingle
 1935 The Phantom Light
Sam Higgins
 1935 Boys Will Be Boys
Faker Brown
 1935 Squibs
Sam Hopkins
 1935 The Lad
Bill Shane aka The Lad
 1934 Dirty Work
 1934 Road House
Sam Pritchard
 1934 My Old Dutch
 1933 Friday the Thirteenth
Hamilton Briggs
 1933 This Is the Life
Albert Tuttle
 1933 Britannia of Billingsgate
Bert Bolton
 1932 The Lucky Number
A Hackney Man
 1932 Rome Express
Tom Bishop
 1932 Love on Wheels
 1932 The Stronger Sex
 1932 Criminal at Large
Sergeant Totty
 1932 Condemned to Death
Sam Knudge
 1931 Shadows
 1931 Bachelor's Folly
Sam Hillcott
 1931 The Gaunt Stranger
Samuel Hackett
 1931 Third Time Lucky
Bill Meggitt
 1931 The Sport of Kings
 1931 The Professional Guest (Short)
 1930 Escape!
 1930 The Squeaker
Bill Annerley
 1930 The W Plan
Pvt. Waller
 1930 Elstree Calling
 1929 The Wrecker
 1929 Taxi for Two
 1929 The Crooked Billet
 1929 The Return of the Rat
 1928 Champagne
The Father
 1928 The Farmer's Wife
Churdles Ash - Sweetland's His Handyman
 1927/I The Ring
Jack's Trainer
 1921 General John Regan
Maj. Kent
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Other Works:

He acted in Frank Harvey Jr.'s play, "Saloon Bar," at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Anna Konstam, Mervyn Johns, Margaret Johnston, Leueen MacGrath, and Peggy Livesey in the cast. Richard Bird was director. See more »

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Christine Barrie  (her death)


Susannah Harker (aunt or uncle)

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Sylvia Anderson states that his vocal delivery was the inspiration for that of Parker in Thunderbirds Are Go. See more »

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