Gale Gordon

Gale Gordon

Highest Rated: 53% The 'Burbs (1989)

Lowest Rated: 30% Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1958)

Birthday: Feb 20, 1906

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Gale Gordon was a vibrant source of comedy on the big screen, bringing laughter and joy to many audiences over the course of his Hollywood career. Gordon kickstarted his acting career in comedies like "Here We Go Again" (1942) with Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy and the Ozzie Nelson film "Here Come the Nelsons" (1952). Gordon worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "Make Room For Daddy" (CBS, 1953-1964). He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for "Our Miss Brooks" in 1955. This recognition propelled him to pursue a role in the comedic adaptation "Rally Round the Flag, Boys!" (1958) with Paul Newman. He continued to work steadily in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, appearing in the Jerry Lewis comedy "Don't Give Up the Ship" (1959), the comedic fantasy "The 30-Foot Bride of Candy Rock" (1959) with Lou Costello and the Jerry Lewis comedy adaptation "Visit to a Small Planet" (1960). He also appeared in "All in a Night's Work" (1960). Additionally, he could be seen on a variety of television specials like "The Royal Follies of 1933" (NBC, 1967-68). He followed this recognition with roles in "The Lucille Ball Special" (1977-78), , "Lucy Moves to NBC" (1979-1980), , and "The 'Burbs" (1989) with Tom Hanks, Gordon last appeared on "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 1967 as well as for an Outstanding Performance By an Actor In a Supporting Role Primetime Emmy Award for "The Lucy Show" in 1968. Gordon passed away in June 1995 at the age of 89.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
53% 71% The 'Burbs Walter Seznick (Character) $34.1M 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lucy Calls the President Omar Whittaker (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet 52% Speedway R.W. Hepworth (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 0% Sergeant Deadhead Captain Weiskopf (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet All Hands on Deck Rear Admiral Bintle (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 43% All in a Night's Work Oliver Dunning (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dondi Colonel (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet 60% Visit to a Small Planet Bob Mayberry (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 100% The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock Raven Rossiter (Character) - 1959
30% 49% Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! Brig. Gen. W.A. Thorwald (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 67% Our Miss Brooks Osgood Conklin (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Francis Covers the Big Town District Attorney Evans (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Here Come the Nelsons H.J. Bellows (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Here We Go Again Otis Cadwalader (Character) - 1942

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lucy Show Unknown (Character) 2019 1963-1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Here's Lucy Harrison Carter (Character) 1968-1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Merv Griffin Show Guest 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dennis the Menace Unknown (Character) 1962-1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Danny Thomas Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Unknown (Character) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Our Miss Brooks Osgood Conklin (Character) 1952-1956
No Score Yet 98% I Love Lucy Mr. Alvin Littlefield (Guest Star) 1952

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