Gordon Oliver

Actor, Producer
Gordon Oliver found incredible success as an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. Oliver kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the mystery "Fugitive in ... Read more »
Born: 04/27/1910 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (24)

Cancel My Reservation 1974 (Movie)

Television Executive (Actor)

Born to Be Bad 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

Station West 1948 (Movie)

Prince (Actor)

The Spiral Staircase 1945 (Movie)

Steve Warren (Actor)

Brother Rat 1938 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jezebel 1937 (Movie)

(Actor)

Alcatraz Island 1936 (Movie)

(Actor)

Expensive Husbands 1936 (Movie)

Ricky Preston (Actor)

San Quentin 1936 (Movie)

Captain (Actor)

Blondie (Movie)

Chester Franey (Actor)

Draegerman Courage (Movie)

Pete (Actor)

Fly-Away Baby (Movie)

Lucien "Sonny" Croy (Actor)

Follies Girl (Movie)

Pvt. Jerry Hamlin (Actor)

Fugitive in the Sky (Movie)

Bob White (Actor)

Heavenly Days (Movie)

Dick (Actor)

My Forbidden Past (Movie)

Clay Duchesne (Actor)

Over the Goal (Movie)

Benton (Actor)

Romance of the Redwoods (Movie)

Malone (Actor)

Since You Went Away (Movie)

Marine officer (Actor)

The Las Vegas Story (Movie)

Drucker (Actor)

The Marines Are Here (Movie)

Jones (Actor)

West of Shanghai (Movie)

Jim Hallet (Actor)

Women Are Like That (Movie)

Howard Johns (Actor)

Youth on Parole (Movie)

Phillip Henderson (Actor)
Producer (6)

Cancel My Reservation 1974 (Movie)

(Producer)

It Takes a Thief 1967 - 1970 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Seven Little Foys 1963 - 1964 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Peter Gunn 1958 - 1961 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Mr. Lucky 1959 - 1960 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Biography

Gordon Oliver found incredible success as an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. Oliver kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the mystery "Fugitive in the Sky" (1936) with Jean Muir, the action movie "Draegerman Courage" (1936) with Jean Muir and "Alcatraz Island" (1937). He also appeared in the William Hopper drama "Over the Goal" (1937), "San Quentin" (1937) with Pat O'Brien and the drama "Women Are Like That" (1937) with Kay Francis. His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like "Youth on Parole" (1937), the dramatic adaptation "Jezebel" (1938) with Bette Davis and the Beverly Roberts action picture "The Daredevil Drivers" (1938). He also appeared in the Penny Singleton comedy "Blondie" (1938). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the drama "Born to Be Bad" (1950) with Joan Fontaine, the Robert Mitchum drama "My Forbidden Past" (1951) and the crime picture "The Las Vegas Story" (1952) with Jane Russell. Oliver more recently acted in "Cancel My Reservation" (1974) with Bob Hope. Oliver was married to Elsa Oliver and had two children. Oliver passed away in January 1995 at the age of 85.

Relationships

Angus Duncan

Son
survived him

Elsa Lambert

Daughter
survived him

Elsa Oliver

Wife
married c. 1948 until his death survived him

Milestones

1937

Appeared in the motion picture "Alcatraz Island"

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