Gordon Salkilld

Gordon Salkilld (9 May 1927 14 May 2003) was an English supporting actor best known for his portrayal of carpenter Jack Wood in the 1970s BBC cult series Survivors. He also gained fame in Red Dwarf: Season 2, Episode 2 as Gordon - the incredibly intelligent computer aboard the S.S. F Scott Fitzgerald, who is involved in a chess game with Holly - a part specially written for him by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor, with whom he had previously worked on the Radio 4 series Wrinkles, and as Petty Officer Parker in BBC Children's Series The Doombolt Chase.

He also made appearances in A Touch of Frost, A Very Peculiar Practice, Jeeves and Wooster, Shelley, Ever Decreasing Circles, Juliet Bravo, Never the Twain and Only Fools and Horses.


Year Title Role Notes
1978The PlaybirdsPolice Photographer
1979A Horse Called JesterBlaine
1991Close My EyesHotel Porter
1991Under SuspicionPrison Governor

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