Gordon MacRae

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Gordon MacRae was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. MacRae's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the biopic "Look For the Silver Lining" (1949) with ... Read more »
Born: 03/12/1921 in East Orange, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Actor (19)

100 Years of Golden Hits 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

The Pilot 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

Vaudeville 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

The Gordon MacRae Show 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

The Lux Video Theater 1950 - 1960 (TV Show)

Actor

Carousel 1956 (Movie)

Billy (Actor)

The Best Things in Life Are Free 1956 (Movie)

DeSylva (Actor)

The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950 - 1956 (Tv Show)

Actor

Oklahoma! 1955 (Movie)

Curly (Actor)

By the Light of the Silvery Moon 1953 (Movie)

William Sherman (Actor)

The Desert Song 1952 (Movie)

El Khobar / Paul Bonnard (Actor)

About Face (Movie)

Tony Williams (Actor)

Look for the Silver Lining (Movie)

Frank Carter (Actor)

On Moonlight Bay (Movie)

William Sherman (Actor)

Starlift (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Tea for Two (Movie)

Jimmy Smith (Actor)

The Big Punch (Movie)

Johnny Grant (Actor)

The West Point Story (Movie)

Tom Fletcher (Actor)
Music (1)

Welcome to Woop Woop 1998 (Movie)

("Oh What a Beautiful Morning (from 'Oklahoma!')") (Song Performer)

Biography

Gordon MacRae was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. MacRae's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the biopic "Look For the Silver Lining" (1949) with June Haver, "Backfire" (1950) and "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" (1950). He also appeared in "Tea For Two" (1950) and the James Cagney musical "The West Point Story" (1950). His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like "On Moonlight Bay" (1951), the musical "Starlift" (1951) with Janice Rule and "About Face" (1952). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Carousel" (1956), "The Best Things in Life Are Free" (1956) and "The Pilot" (1979). MacRae was most recently credited in the comedy adaptation "Welcome to Woop Woop" (1998) with Johnathon Schaech. He held additional roles in television including a part on "Vaudeville" (1974-75). MacRae was married to Elizabeth Lambert Schrafft and had four children. MacRae passed away in January 1986 at the age of 65.

Relationships

Meredith MacRae Actor

Daughter

Sheila MacRae Actor

Wife

Heather MacRae

Daughter

Meredith MacRae

Daughter
died in July 2000

Bruce MacRae

Son

Garr MacRae

Son

Elizabeth Schrafft

Wife
Married 1967 until his death 1986

Bonus Trivia

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Served as National Council of Alcoholism honorary chairman and board member from 1983.

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