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Gavin Gordon

Show Count: 4
Series Count: 0
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: April 7, 1901, Chicora, Mississippi, USA
Died: April 7, 1983, Canoga Park, California, USA

Gavin Gordon (April 7, 1901 – April 7, 1983) was an American film, television, and radio actor.

He was born in Chicora, Mississippi, and died in Canoga Park, California on his 82nd birthday.

Gordon studied secretarial work. While working as a railway clerk, he attended a film acting school in his spare time. In Los Angeles, he became secretary to an actor who later gave him his first part on stage at the age of nineteen. After a film test, Gordon starred asGreta Garbo's leading man in the 1930 film Romance.

With his distinctive voice, Gordon acted in numerous radio dramas.

His companion for many years was actor Edward Everett Horton, who was 15 years his senior. They appeared together in only one filmPocketful of Miracles (1961).

Source: Wikipedia

Broadcast: 30th November 1936
Added: Mar 12 2010