Gavin Gordon (actor)

Fred Gavin Gordon (April 7, 1901 – April 6, 1983) [1] was an American film, television, and radio actor.

Gavin Gordon
Gavin Gordon (ca. 1950).jpg
Gordon in 1950
Born(1901-04-07)April 7, 1901
DiedApril 6, 1983(1983-04-06) (aged 81)[1]
Resting placeMagnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama
Years active1929–1968

Life and careerEdit

Born Fred Gavin Gordon in Chicora, Wayne County, Mississippi, he worked as a railway clerk and attended acting school in his spare time.[citation needed]

He landed his first part on stage at the age of nineteen. After a film test, Gordon starred as Greta Garbo's leading man in Romance (1930). With his distinctive voice, Gordon acted in numerous radio dramas

He died in Canoga Park, California on the day before his 82nd birthday. He is interred in Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama.[2]

Partial filmographyEdit

TV rolesEdit

Gordon also appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, M Squad, Perry Mason, Playhouse 90, The Real McCoys, The Red Skelton Show, Green Acres, The Beverly Hillbillies, Petticoat Junction, etc.


  1. ^ a b "Fred Gavin Gordon (1901-1983) - Find A Grave..."
  2. ^ Wilson, Scott. Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed.: 2 (Kindle Location 18040). McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. Kindle Edition.
  • Film Star Who's Who on the Screen, 1938

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