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Gordon Heath

Show Count: 29
Series Count: 0
Role: Old Time Radio Star
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Born: 18 September, 1918, New York, NY, USA
Died: 27 August, 1991, Paris, France

Gordon Heath (September 20, 1918 - August 27, 1991) was an African-American actor and musician who narrated the animated feature film Animal Farm (1954) and appeared in the title role of The Emperor Jones (1953) and Othello (1955), both live BBC telecasts, respectively directed by Alvin Rakoff and Tony Richardson.

He and music and business partner, Lee Payant, operated a Left Bank café in Paris, France, called L'Abbaye where many of the duo's folk albums were recorded and released on various international labels including Elektra Records. Payant died on December 14, 1976.

Heath died in Paris after a lengthy illness on August 27, 1991.

Source: Wikipedia

Broadcast: December 25, 1979
Added: Dec 28 2015
Broadcast: January 26, 1979
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Broadcast: 7th February 1978
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Broadcast: December 18, 1978
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Broadcast: February 23, 1981
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Broadcast: November 22, 1978
Added: Nov 17 2015
Broadcast: 6th March 1978
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Broadcast: November 13, 1978
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Broadcast: 16th February 1978
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Broadcast: 19th January 1978
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Broadcast: November 26, 1979
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Broadcast: September 29, 1978
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Broadcast: April 2, 1979
Added: Feb 21 2016