Gale Gordon (1906–1995)


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Gale Gordon was born on February 20, 1906 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Our Miss Brooks (1952), Here's Lucy (1968) and The 'Burbs (1989). He was married to Virginia Gordon. He died on June 30, 1995 in Escondido, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Our Miss Brooks Osgood Conklin
(1952-1956)
Here's Lucy Harrison Otis 'Harry' Carter
(1968-1974)
The 'Burbs Walter Seznick
(1989)
The Lucy Show Mr. Theodore J. Mooney
(1963-1968)

Filmography

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 1991 The New Lassie (TV Series)
Horace Peterson
- No Pets Allowed (1991) ... Horace Peterson
 1991 Hi Honey, I'm Home (TV Series)
Theodore J. Mooney
- Meet the Nielsens (1991) ... Theodore J. Mooney
- Pilot (1991) ... Theodore J. Mooney
 1989 The 'Burbs
Walter Seznick
 1986 Life with Lucy (TV Series)
Curtis McGibbon
- Lucy and the Guard Goose (1986) ... Curtis McGibbon
- Breaking Up is Hard to Do (1986) ... Curtis McGibbon
- Lucy and Curtis Are Up a Tree (1986) ... Curtis McGibbon
- World's Greatest Grandma (1986) ... Curtis McGibbon
- Lucy's Green Thumb (1986) ... Curtis McGibbon
 1981 Bungle Abbey (TV Movie)
The Abbot
 1977 Lucy Calls the President (TV Movie)
Omar Whittaker
 1968-1974 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Harrison Otis 'Harry' Carter
- Lucy Fights the System (1974) ... Harrison Otis 'Harry' Carter
- Where Is My Wandering Mother Tonight? (1974) ... Harrison Otis 'Harry' Carter
- Lucy Carter Meets Lucille Ball (1974) ... Harrison Otis 'Harry' Carter
- Lucy and Phil Harris Strike Up the Band (1974) ... Harrison Otis 'Harry' Carter
- Mary Jane's Boyfriend (1974) ... Harrison Otis 'Harry' Carter
 1968 Speedway
R.W. Hepworth
 1963-1968 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Mr. Theodore J. Mooney
- Lucy and 'The Boss of the Year' Award (1968) ... Mr. Theodore J. Mooney
- Lucy and Sid Caesar (1968) ... Mr. Theodore J. Mooney
- Lucy and the Lost Star (1968) ... Mr. Theodore J. Mooney
- Lucy Helps Ken Berry (1968) ... Mr. Theodore J. Mooney
- Lucy and Phil Harris (1968) ... Mr. Theodore J. Mooney
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
Anthony Baxter
- The Royal Follies of 1933 (1967) ... Anthony Baxter
 1967 Off to See the Wizard (TV Series)
Sarah's Father
- Rhino (1967) ... Sarah's Father
 1966 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Warren Packard
- Where There's Smokey (1966) ... Warren Packard
 1965 Sergeant Dead Head
Captain Weiskopf
 1964 Valentine's Day (TV Series)
Psychiatrist
- The Life You Save Is Yours (1964) ... Psychiatrist
 1964 Mr. and Mrs. (TV Movie)
Mr. Harvey
 1962-1963 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
John Wilson
- Aunt Emma Visits the Wilsons (1963) ... John Wilson
- A Man Among Men (1963) ... John Wilson
- First Editions (1963) ... John Wilson
- Listen to the Mockingbird (1963) ... John Wilson
- The Lucky Rabbit's Foot (1963) ... John Wilson
 1962 The Comedy Spot (TV Series)
Emil Sinclair
- For the Love of Mike (1962) ... Emil Sinclair
 1962 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Dudley Brockton / Mr. Webley
- Donna Meets Roberta (1962) ... Dudley Brockton
- Dr. Stone and His Horseless Carriage (1962) ... Mr. Webley
 1960-1962 Pete and Gladys (TV Series)
Uncle Paul Porter
- The Chocolate Cake Caper (1962) ... Uncle Paul Porter
- Yak, Yak, Yak (1962) ... Uncle Paul Porter
- Follow That Skeleton (1962) ... Uncle Paul Porter
- Pete's Hobby (1962) ... Uncle Paul Porter
- Uncle Paul's Insurance (1961) ... Uncle Paul Porter
 1961 Harrigan and Son (TV Series)
Merril Davis
- On Broadway (1961) ... Merril Davis
 1959-1961 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series)
Landlord Heckendorn / Mr. Heckendorn - Landlord / Godfrey Gaylord / ...
- The Party Wrecker (1961) ... Landlord Heckendorn
- The Scoutmaster (1961) ... Landlord Heckendorn
- The Rum Cake (1961) ... Landlord Heckendorn
- The Plant (1961) ... Mr. Heckendorn - Landlord
- Family Portrait (1960) ... Godfrey Gaylord
 1961 Angel (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson / Stanley Johnson
- The Guided Tour (1961) ... Mr. Johnson
- Unpopular Mechanics (1961) ... Mr. Johnson
- The Insurance Policy (1961) ... Stanley Johnson
 1961 All Hands on Deck
Rear Admiral Bintle
 1961 Dondi
Colonel
 1961 All in a Night's Work
Oliver Dunning
 1960 Visit to a Small Planet
Bob Mayberry
 1959 The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock
Raven Rossiter
 1959 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
P. T. Kirkland
- Screen Test (1959) ... P. T. Kirkland
 1959 Don't Give Up the Ship
Congressman Mandeville
 1958 Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
Brig. Gen. W.A. Thorwald
 1958 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Judge
- Lucy Makes Room for Danny (1958) ... Judge
 1958 Sally (TV Series)
Bascomb Bleacher
- Dear Myrtle (1958) ... Bascomb Bleacher
- Sally, the Love Doctor (1958) ... Bascomb Bleacher
- Episode #1.24 (1958) ... Bascomb Bleacher
- Sally, the Cosmetician (1958) ... Bascomb Bleacher
- Episode #1.22 (1958) ... Bascomb Bleacher
 1958 Studio One (TV Series)
R.J. Fuller
- The Award Winner (1958) ... R.J. Fuller
 1957-1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Ed Keller / Gen. Milton Dagby
- The Male Animal (1958) ... Ed Keller
- The Jet-Propelled Couch (1957) ... Gen. Milton Dagby
 1956-1957 The Box Brothers (TV Series)
Harvey Box
- The Runaways (1957) ... Harvey Box
- A Muscle for Harvey (1957) ... Harvey Box
- Picnic (1957) ... Harvey Box
- Stop That Bookmaking Up There (1957) ... Harvey Box
- The Unwelcomed Guest (1957) ... Harvey Box
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
Dr. Raymond Forrest
- A Trophy for Howard Davenport (1956) ... Dr. Raymond Forrest
 1952-1956 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series)
Osgood Conklin
- Travel Crazy (1956) ... Osgood Conklin
- Principal for a Day (1956) ... Osgood Conklin
- The $350,000 Question (1956) ... Osgood Conklin
- White Lies (1956) ... Osgood Conklin
- Geraldine (1956) ... Osgood Conklin
 1956 Our Miss Brooks
Osgood Conklin
 1953 Francis Covers the Big Town
Dist. Atty. Evans
 1952 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Mr. Littlefield / Mr. Alvin Littlefield
- Ricky Asks for a Raise (1952) ... Mr. Littlefield
- Lucy's Schedule (1952) ... Mr. Alvin Littlefield
 1952 Here Come the Nelsons
H.J. Bellows
 1950 The Marionette Mystery (TV Short)
Doctor
 1950 A Woman of Distinction
Station Clerk (uncredited)
 1942 Here We Go Again
Otis Cadwalader
 1933 Elmer, the Great
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1926 The Temptress
Dinner party guest (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (7 credits)
Show Show Self (27 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (17 credits)

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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Agamemnon") in "Daughters of Atreus" on Broadway. Written by Robert Turney. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Frederic McConnell. 44th Street Theatre: 14 Oct 1936-Oct 1936 (closing date unknown/13 performances). Cast: Barbara Adams, John Boruff (as "Vortigern"), Sidney Bryson, Richard Burdette, Eileen ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Virginia Gordon  (her death)
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