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Gerald Gordon



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.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Judas Project
  • Jackson
1993
No Score Yet Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story
  • Williams
1992
38% 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
No Score Yet Final Tactic
  • Actor
1975
13% 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

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Mr. Bream
The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
  • Lieutenant

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