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Gorden Kaye (1941–2017)


Gorden Kaye was born on April 7, 1941 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England as Gordon Irving Kaye. He was an actor, known for 'Allo 'Allo (1982), Brazil (1985) and Born and Bred (1978). He died on January 23, 2017 in Knaresborough, Yorkshire. See full bio »

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Known For

'Allo 'Allo René Artois
(1982-1992)
Brazil M.O.I. Lobby Porter
(1985)
Born and Bred Ray Benge
(1978-1980)
Codename Icarus Frank Broadhurst
(1981)

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 2001-2004 Revolver (TV Series)
The Farmer
- Episode #1.6 (2004) ... The Farmer
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... The Farmer
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... The Farmer
- Episode #1.0 (2001) ... The Farmer
 1994 The Best of 'Allo 'Allo! (TV Movie)
René Artois
 1993 Screen One (TV Series)
Nickson
- The Bullion Boys (1993) ... Nickson
 1982-1992 'Allo 'Allo (TV Series)
René Artois
- A Winkle in Time (1992) ... René Artois
- A Fishy Sendoff (1992) ... René Artois
- The Fishmonger Float (1992) ... René Artois
- René Artois Is Still Dead (1992) ... René Artois
- Missing and Presumed Dead (1992) ... René Artois
 1990 The Tale of Little Pig Robinson (TV Movie)
The Mate
 1990 Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series)
Maynard Lavery
 1988 'Allo 'Allo! at the London Palladium (Short)
René Artois
 1988 The Noel Edmonds Saturday Roadshow (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1988)
 1988 The Les Dennis Laughter Show (TV Series)
René Artois
- Episode #2.5 (1988) ... René Artois
 1985 Screen Two (TV Series)
Buff
- In the Secret State (1985) ... Buff
 1985 Brazil
M.O.I. Lobby Porter
 1984 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie)
First Watch
 1984 The Life and Death of King John (TV Movie)
Lymoges - Duke of Austria
 1984 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Fat Henry
- Losers, Weepers (1984) ... Fat Henry
- Finders, Keepers (1984) ... Fat Henry
 1984 Play for Today (TV Series)
Vicar
- Rainy Day Women (1984) ... Vicar
 1984 Minder (TV Series)
Sammy
- Get Daley (1984) ... Sammy (as Gordon Kaye)
 1983 Mansfield Park (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Grant
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... Dr. Grant
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Dr. Grant
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... Dr. Grant
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Dr. Grant
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Dr. Grant
 1983 Don't Rock the Boat (TV Series)
Mr. Danby
- Top of the Bill (1983) ... Mr. Danby
 1982-1983 Let There Be Love (TV Series)
Ernest Thompson / Bertram
- Fool's Mate (1983) ... Ernest Thompson
- In Sickness and in Health (1982) ... Bertram
 1983 Dead on Time (Short)
Moonie (as Gordon Kaye)
 1982 Fame Is the Spur (TV Mini-Series)
Birley Artingstall
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Birley Artingstall
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Birley Artingstall
 1981 Codename Icarus (TV Series)
Frank Broadhurst
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Frank Broadhurst
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... Frank Broadhurst (uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Frank Broadhurst
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Frank Broadhurst
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Frank Broadhurst
 1981/I Sredni Vashtar (Short)
Ogden
 1978-1981 Are You Being Served? (TV Series)
Mr. Fortescue / The Plastic Mac / Mr. Tomiades
- Closed Circuit (1981) ... Mr. Fortescue
- Mrs. Slocombe, Senior Person (1979) ... The Plastic Mac
- Do You Take This Man? (1978) ... Mr. Tomiades
 1980 Kelly Monteith (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (1980)
- Episode #2.1 (1980)
 1978-1980 Born and Bred (TV Series)
Ray Benge
- Nothing to Spoil Our Joy (1980) ... Ray Benge
- Italian Overture (1980) ... Ray Benge
- C'est Si Bon (1980) ... Ray Benge
- Meeting Your Obligations (1980) ... Ray Benge
 1980 Oh Happy Band (TV Series)
Record producer
- A Record to Be Proud of (1980) ... Record producer
 1980 Just Liz (TV Series)
Mr. Chatto
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Mr. Chatto
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Mr. Chatto
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Mr. Chatto
 1980 God's Wonderful Railway (TV Series)
Jem
- The Permanent Way - Part 1 (1980) ... Jem
 1979 Citizen Smith (TV Series)
'His Man'
- The Party's Over (1979) ... 'His Man'
 1979 Shoestring (TV Series)
Tom Clarke
- Higher Ground (1979) ... Tom Clarke (as Gordon Kay)
 1979 Doing Time
Dines (as Gordon Kaye)
 1979 The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris (TV Series)
Adam Alexander
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... Adam Alexander
 1978 The Waterloo Bridge Handicap (Short)
Chubby Chap (as Gordon Kaye)
 1978 All Creatures Great and Small (TV Series)
Kit Bilton
- Pups, Pigs and Pickle (1978) ... Kit Bilton
 1977-1978 Come Back Mrs. Noah (TV Series)
Television Presenter / Nicky Manson
- The Last Chance (1978) ... Nicky Manson
- The Housing Problem (1978) ... Television Presenter
- Who Goes Home? (1978) ... Television Presenter
- To the Rescue (1978) ... Television Presenter
- In Orbit (1978) ... Television Presenter
 1978 The Foundation (TV Series)
Mr. Thrush
- Business Not Quite as Usual (1978) ... Mr. Thrush
 1977 Backs to the Land (TV Series)
Corporal
- All Mod Con-Tricks (1977) ... Corporal
 1977 It Ain't Half Hot Mum (TV Series)
Burly Soldier
- The Pay Off (1977) ... Burly Soldier (as Gordon Kaye)
 1977 Mr. Big (TV Series)
Chauffeur
- The Sheiks (1977) ... Chauffeur
 1977 The Boys and Mrs B (TV Short)
Mr. Hobkirk
 1977 Jabberwocky
Sister Jessica (as Gordon Kaye)
 1976 Sykes (TV Series)
Mr. Macclesfield
- Bath (1976) ... Mr. Macclesfield (as Gordon Kaye)
 1976 Well Anyway (TV Series)
Waiter
- Up to a Point (1976) ... Waiter
- There Again (1976) ... Waiter
 1975 The Growing Pains of PC Penrose (TV Series)
PC Knowles
- Among Those Appearing (1975) ... PC Knowles
 1973-1975 Emmerdale (TV Series)
Jerry / Gerry
- Episode #1.254 (1975) ... Gerry
- Episode #1.253 (1975) ... Gerry
- Episode #1.107 (1973) ... Jerry
- Episode #1.72 (1973) ... Jerry
- Episode #1.71 (1973) ... Jerry (credit only)
 1974 South Riding (TV Mini-Series)
Turnbull
- Dreams and Destinations (1974) ... Turnbull (as Gorden Kay)
 1974 My Old Man (TV Series)
1st Customer
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... 1st Customer
 1974 Till Death Us Do Part (TV Series)
Television Licence Inspector
- TV Licence (1974) ... Television Licence Inspector
 1973 Follyfoot (TV Series)
Man with Court Order
- The Dream (1973) ... Man with Court Order
 1973 Hey Brian! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1973)
 1971-1973 The Flaxton Boys (TV Series)
PC Joseph / Delivery Man / Engine Driver
- 1945: It Fell off the Back of a Lorry (1973) ... Delivery Man
- 1945: Is Your Journey Really Necessary? (1973) ... Engine Driver
- 1928: In and Out of Hiding (1971) ... PC Joseph
- 1928: Snake in the Grass (1971) ... PC Joseph
 1973 The Gordon Peters Show (TV Series)
- The Prize (1973)
- The Candidate (1973)
 1972 Villains (TV Series)
Mervyn
- Sand Dancer (1972) ... Mervyn
 1972 Scene (TV Series documentary)
Garage Man
- Bank Holiday (1972) ... Garage Man
 1969-1970 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Bernard Butler
- Episode #1.980 (1970) ... Bernard Butler
- Episode #1.966 (1970) ... Bernard Butler
- Episode #1.957 (1970) ... Bernard Butler
- Episode #1.955 (1970) ... Bernard Butler
- Episode #1.954 (1970) ... Bernard Butler
 1969 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
Bernard Butler
 1968 Inside George Webley (TV Series)
Clerk
- Are You Sure or Only Positive (1968) ... Clerk (as Gordon Kaye)
 1968 Champion House (TV Series)
Railway Guard
- Go West, Young Man (1968) ... Railway Guard
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed in the pantomime, "The Sleeping Beauty," at the Theatre Royal in Stratford East, England with Joanne Whalley, Linda Dobell, Darlene Johnson, Ian Bartholomew, and Martin Duncan in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Gorden Kay | Gordon Kay | Gordon Kaye

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It's the sign of a misspelt youth. [Joking about the unusual spelling of his first name] See more »

Trivia:

Comedy actor best known to TV audiences as the reluctant French Resistance hero René Artois in the iconic series 'Allo 'Allo (1982). He also played the role on stage more than 1200 times. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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