Gale Gordon Biography
Birthday: February 20, 1906 (Pisces)
Born In: New York City, U.S.New York, New York, United States
Charles Thomas Aldrich Jr., popularly known as Gale Gordon in the show business, was an American actor. A method actor, he was most popular for his portrayal of ‘Mr. Theodore J. Mooney’ in the CBS sitcom ‘The Lucy Show’. He also appeared in another long-running popular sitcom ‘Here's Lucy’. Gordon worked extensively with Lucille Désirée Ball in many of her shows, portraying lead roles and becoming a crowd favourite. He also appeared in ‘I Love Lucy’ and ‘Life with Lucy’, two more shows produced by Ball. His portrayal of the principal ‘Osgood Conklin’ in the sitcom ‘Our Miss Brooks’ is regarded to be one of his best performances. Gordon was nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards between 1955 and 1971. Gordon had a remarkable career in radio as well and became the first person to play the character of ‘Flash Gordon’, the space hero from an adventure comic strip. He appeared in many popular radio shows, including ‘The Great Gildersleeve’, ‘Granby's Green Acres’, and ‘My Favorite Husband’. Apart from acting, Gordon had other talents as well. He wrote two books and used to paint in his free time.