Gordon Oliver

Gordon Oliver (April 27, 1910 January 26, 1995) was an American actor and film producer.[1] He appeared in more than 45 films and television shows between 1933 and 1972.

Gordon Oliver
Born(1910-04-27)April 27, 1910
DiedJanuary 26, 1995(1995-01-26) (aged 84)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor
Film producer
Years active1933–1972
Spouse(s)
Elsa Oliver
(m. 1949; his death 1995)
Children2

Biography

Oliver began working in films in 1936, eventually working for Warner Brothers, Columbia and RKO.[2] He went on to appear in approximately 25 films.[3] Oliver was executive producer of It Takes a Thief, Peter Gunn, Mr. Lucky, and Mr. Adams and Eve. On-screen, he was co-host of Mobil Theatre and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Presents.[3]

Oliver was married to model Elsa Oliver for 46 years. They had a son, Angus Duncan, and a daughter, Elsa Lambert.[3] He died of emphysema January 26, 1995, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He was survived by his wife, a son, and a daughter.[3]

Partial filmography

As actor, unless otherwise noted.

Radio appearances

YearProgramEpisode/source
1952Family TheaterPas de Deux[4]

References

  1. "Gordon Oliver". NY Times. Retrieved May 2, 2011.
  2. Scott, Tony L. (2014). The Stars of Hollywood Forever. Tony L. Scott. ISBN 9781312916975. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  3. "Gordon Oliver". Variety. March 5, 1995. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  4. Kirby, Walter (February 10, 1952). "Better Radio Programs for the Week". The Decatur Daily Review. p. 38. Retrieved June 2, 2015 via Newspapers.com.
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