Gordon Heath (I) (1918–1991)

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Gordon Heath was born on September 20, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Asterix in Britain (1986), Animal Farm (1954) and Othello (1955). He died on August 27, 1991 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 72) in Paris, France

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Known For

Animal Farm Narrator
Othello Othello
The Emperor Jones Emperor Brutus Jones


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 1989 Street of No Return
Black Bum
 1986 Animals United
Narrator (voice)
 1986 Asterix in Britain
Caesar (English version, voice)
 1985 Asterix Versus Caesar
Caesar (English version, voice)
 1983 L'africain
Le ministre
 1975 The Porcelain Anniversary
Le majordome
 1974 Born Free (TV Series)
- The Maneaters of Merti (1974) ... Nkobo
 1972 Pets
Narrator (voice)
 1972 Money Money Money
Le général africain
 1970 Aladdin & The Magic Lamp
African magician (English version, voice)
 1969 The Madwoman of Chaillot
The Folksinger
 1969 Staircase
 1966 Lost Command
 1961 My Baby Is Black!
 1959 Sapphire
Paul Slade
 1958 Storm Over Jamaica
 1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Reverend Stephen Kumalo
- Cry the Beloved Country (1958) ... Reverend Stephen Kumalo
 1956 For the Defence (TV Movie)
Frank Wilson
 1956 Le secret de soeur Angèle
Le trompettiste
 1955 Othello (TV Movie)
 1955 Heroes and Sinners
 1955 Confidential Report
Pianist (uncredited)
 1955 Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion (TV Series)
- The Prayer Rug (1955) ... Charlie
 1954 Animal Farm
Narrator (voice)
 1950-1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Rev. Ezekiel Selby / Stanley Atlas / Brett Charles
- Halcyon Days (1954) ... Rev. Ezekiel Selby
- The Troubled Air (1953) ... Stanley Atlas
- Deep Are the Roots (1950) ... Brett Charles
 1953 Man of Africa
Narrator (voice)
 1953 The Emperor Jones (TV Movie)
Emperor Brutus Jones
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Ran a popular Left Bank cafe, L'Abbaye, with his lover Lee Payant.

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