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Susan Gordon

TriviaDaughter of Bert I. Gordon and Flora M. GordonAttended the 2006 Twilight Zone Convention at the Hilton Hasbrouck Heights, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, August 12-13, 2006.Attended the 2007 Twilight Zone Convention at the Hilton Hasbrouck Heights, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, August 4-5, 2007.After decades of retirement, she performed in an off, off Broadway production showcase in the early millennium.Starred in a live TV performance of "Miracle on 34th Street" alongside Ed Wynn in 1959.Best remembered for her "Twilight Zone" episode in which she befriends the ruler of a planet (playing by twinkle-eyed J. Pat O'Malley) who is hiding out on earth. Forced to return to his kingdom, the little girl pleads to return with him back to his planet in order to escape her abusive home life.In Danny Kaye's The Five Pennies (1959), Susan had to sing. She grew up to become Tuesday Weld in the picture. She won the role over 500 other girls.Worked frequently with child actor Charles Herbert. They later became friends.She was two when she made her first commercial in Minnesota. It was for her father and was a chocolate candy commercial. Neither of her parents wanted her to enter show business but Susan was a natural and they eventually acquiesced.Susan's film debut was quite by accident. Her father was directing Attack of the Puppet People (1958). The young girl who was cast in the role of the little Girl Scout with the broken dolly became ill. Susan filled in and the results of her one day of work had Hollywood agents buzzing.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Picture Mommy Dead
  • Susan Shelley
1966
No Score Yet Tormented
  • Sandy Hubbard
1960
No Score Yet The Boy and the Pirates
  • Katrina Van Keif / Kathy
1960
No Score Yet The Five Pennies
  • Dorothy Nichols at 6
1959
No Score Yet The Man in the Net
  • Angel Jones
1959
No Score Yet Attack of the Puppet People
  • Agnes
1958

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
  • Jenny

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