Gerald Gordon

Highest Rated: 50% Patty Hearst (1988)
Lowest Rated: 22% Hell Up in Harlem (1973)
Birthday: Jul 12, 1934
Birthplace: Not Available
Emmy award-winning daytime television staple Gerald Gordon is often credited with creating the soap opera's first anti-hero and becoming one of the highest paid soap actors after joining the cast of General Hospital in the mid-'70s.A native of Chicago, Gordon studied acting at Northwestern University with Viola Spolin before relocating to New York to continue his studies with Lee Strasberg. Performing on and off-Broadway in such productions as Compulsion and The Threepenny Opera, Gordon later went on to appear in such popular television shows as The Twilight Zone, Knight Rider, and Baywatch. Following his Emmy win for his role in First Ladies Diaries: Rachel Jackson, Gordon hit his stride with his role as hotheaded neurosurgeon Nick Bellini on NBC's The Doctors. On August 17, 2001, Gordon died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. after a long illness. He was 67.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Judas Project Jackson 1993
No Score Yet Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story Williams 1992
50% Patty Hearst F. Lee Bailey 1988
No Score Yet Driving Force Actor 1988
No Score Yet Force - Five Actor 1981
No Score Yet Panic at Lake Wood Manor Tony Fleming 1977
22% Hell Up in Harlem Mr. DiAngelo 1973
No Score Yet 40 Pounds of Trouble District Attorney 1963
No Score Yet One Man's Way Robert Peale Grown 1963

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
Mr. Bream
  • 1992
No Score Yet Baywatch
1989-2001
Peters
  • 1989
No Score Yet Highway to Heaven
1984-1989
Morgan Payne
  • 1986
No Score Yet Dallas
1978-1991
Dr. Carter
  • 1984
No Score Yet Knight Rider
1982-1986
Inmate
  • 1983
No Score Yet The Fugitive
1963-1967
Policeman
  • 1965
  • 1964
80% The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
Lieutenant
  • 1963

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