Gale Gordon

Gale Gordon appeared in a number of comedic films, always bringing a spark of joy and laughter to whatever role he takes on. In the early stages of his career, Gordon acted in comedies like "Here We Go Again" (1942), "A ... Read more »
Born: 02/20/1906

Filmography

Actor (26)

Lucy & Desi: TV's First Couple 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The 'Burbs 1989 (Movie)

Walter (Actor)

Life With Lucy 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

It Takes Two 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Bungle Abbey 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Lucy Moves to NBC 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

The Lucille Ball Special 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Here's Lucy 1968 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Speedway 1968 (Movie)

RW Hepworth (Actor)

The Lucy Show 1962 - 1968 (TV Show)

Actor

The Royal Follies of 1933 1967 - 1968 (TV Show)

Actor

The Lucille Ball Comedy Hour 1966 - 1967 (TV Show)

Actor

Sergeant Deadhead 1964 (Movie)

Capt Weiskopf (Actor)

Dennis the Menace 1959 - 1963 (TV Show)

Actor

Pete and Gladys 1960 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

All Hands on Deck 1961 (Movie)

Admiral Bintle (Actor)

All in a Night's Work 1960 (Movie)

Oliver Dunning (Actor)

Visit to a Small Planet 1960 (Movie)

Bob Mayberry (Actor)

Don't Give Up the Ship 1958 (Movie)

Congressman Mandeville (Actor)

Rally Round the Flag, Boys! 1958 (Movie)

Colonel Thorwald (Actor)

Sally 1957 - 1958 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 30-Foot Bride of Candy Rock 1958 (Movie)

Raven Rossiter (Actor)

The Brothers 1956 - 1958 (TV Show)

Actor

Our Miss Brooks 1956 (Movie)

Osgood Conklin (Actor)

Our Miss Brooks 1952 - 1956 (TV Show)

Actor

Here Come the Nelsons 1952 (Movie)

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Biography

Gale Gordon appeared in a number of comedic films, always bringing a spark of joy and laughter to whatever role he takes on. In the early stages of his career, Gordon acted in comedies like "Here We Go Again" (1942), "A Woman of Distinction" (1950) with Ray Milland and Rosalind Russell and "Here Come the Nelsons" (1952) with Ozzie Nelson and Harriet Nelson. Gordon worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "Make Room For Daddy" (1953-1964). He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for "Our Miss Brooks" in 1955. This new success propelled him to seek out a role in "Rally Round the Flag, Boys!" (1958). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Jerry Lewis comedy "Don't Give Up the Ship" (1959), the fantastical comedy "The 30-Foot Bride of Candy Rock" (1959) with Lou Costello and "Visit to a Small Planet" (1960) with Jerry Lewis. He also appeared in the Dean Martin comedy adaptation "All in a Night's Work" (1960). Additionally, he appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Royal Follies of 1933" (1967-68), "The Lucille Ball Special" (1977-78) and "Lucy Moves to NBC" (1979-1980). He followed this recognition with roles in "The Lucille Ball Special" (1977-78), "Lucy Moves to NBC" (1979-1980), and the comedy "The 'Burbs" (1989) with Tom Hanks. Gordon last appeared in "Lucy & Desi: TV's First Couple" (1994-95). Gordon was nominated for an Outstanding Performance By an Actor In a Supporting Role Primetime Emmy Award for "The Lucy Show" in 1968 as well as for an Outstanding Performance By an Actor In a Supporting Role Primetime Emmy Award for "The Lucy Show" in 1967.

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