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Gil Stratton

Highest Rated:   97% Stalag 17 (1953)
Lowest Rated:   20% Sextette (1978)
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Originally billed as Gil Stratton Jr., this slight, apple-cheeked "juvenile" performer was barely out of his teens when he created the role of Bud Hooper in the 1941 Broadway musical Best Foot Forward. Stratton continued toting up stage and radio credits in New York until his 1943 film debut in Girl Crazy. His subsequent screen roles included Cookie, the stuttering narrator of Stalag 17 (1953), and pint-sized cyclist Mousie in The Wild One (1953). On television, he played the anemic collegiate Junior Jackson in the 1954 sitcom That's My Boy. That same year, he launched what would turn out to be a 20-year run as a top sportscaster at L.A.'s CBS TV affiliate KNXT. In his last few films, notably Mae West's Sextette (1977), he was cast as "himself." Gil Stratton retired to Hawaii in 1984, where for many years, he owned and maintained a radio station. He died of congestive heart failure in 2008.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet The Cat from Outer Space
  • 1st NASA Scientist
1978
20% Sextette
  • Himself
1978
No Score Yet Bundle of Joy
  • Mike Clancy
1956
80% The Wild One
  • Mouse
1954
97% Stalag 17
  • Cookie/Narrator
1953
88% Monkey Business
  • Yale Man
1952
No Score Yet Girl Crazy
  • Bud Livermore
1943

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