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Gordon Jones

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Gordon Jones is really a baritone, most widely known as an associate from the world-class Hilliard Outfit. Therefore he offers divided his energies between your Middle ages and Renaissance vocal masterworks — such as for example those of Ockeghem, Gesualdo, Frye, Perotin, Dufay, Lassus, Palestrina, Victoria, and Brumel — as well as the functions of modern composers, as displayed by Arvo Pärt, Gavin Bryars, Heinz Holliger, Wayne MacMillan, Barry Man, Jan Garbarek, Ivan Moody, Peter Erskine, among others.

Quick Facts


Full Name Gordon Jones
Died June 12, 1963, Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession Actor, Football player
Nationality American
Spouse Lucile Van Winkle
Music Groups Silly Wizard
Albums Golden, Golden, So Many Partings, Live Wizardry, Kiss the Tears Away, The Best of Silly Wizard
Movies McLintock!, Flying Tigers, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Green Hornet, My Sister Eileen, The Monster That Challenged the World, Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend, The Shaggy Dog, The Feminine Touch, Tokyo Joe, Night Waitress, I Take This Oath, The Winning Team, Trail of Robin Hood, Sea Devils, The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap, You Belong to Me, Treasure of Ruby Hills, Island in the Sky, North of the Great Divide, They Wanted to Marry, Wagon Team, The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond, Live Fast, Die Young, Spoilers of the Plains, Red Salute, Big Jim McLain, The Marrying Kind, Trigger, Jr., Heart of the Rockies, Easy Living, Out West with the Hardys, The Blonde from Singapore, The Doctor Takes a Wife, Strike Me Pink, Black Midnight, Fight for Your Lady, China Passage, Mr. Soft Touch, There Goes My Girl, Up in the Air, Sound Off, Rich Man Poor Girl, Walking on Air, Long Shot, Sons of Adventure, Dear Wife, Disputed Passage, Don't Turn 'em Loose, The Arizona Cowboy, Yellow Fin
TV Shows The Abbott and Costello Show, Meet Mr. McNutley, The Green Hornet


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#Fact
1 Was a slim leading man in "B" movies of the mid-1930s.
2 Usually portrayed good-natured but rather dim-witted louts.
3 Big, beefy character actor best known as Brit Reid/The Green Hornet in Universal's "Green Hornet" film serials and Mike the Cop, Lou Costello's nemesis, on The Abbott and Costello Show (1952).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rich Man, Poor Girl 1938 Tom Grogan
Night Spot 1938 Riley
Quick Money 1937 Bill Adams
Fight for Your Lady 1937 Mike Scanlon
The Big Shot 1937 Chester 'Chet' Scott
Forlorn River 1937 Lem Watkins (uncredited)
There Goes My Girl 1937 Reporter Dunn
China Passage 1937 Joe Dugan
Sea Devils 1937 Puggy
They Wanted to Marry 1937 Jim
We Who Are About to Die 1937 Slim Tolliver
Night Waitress 1936 Martin Rhodes
Don't Turn 'em Loose 1936 Joe Graves
Walking on Air 1936 Joe
Devil's Squadron 1936 Tex
Captain Calamity 1936 Henchman (uncredited)
Strike Me Pink 1936 Butch Carson
Red Salute 1935 Michael (Lefty) Jones
Let 'em Have It 1935 Tex
Car 99 1935 Mechanic (uncredited)
The Monkey's Paw 1933 Soldier (uncredited)
Wild Girl 1932 Vigilante (uncredited)
Three Rogues 1931 Teamster (uncredited)
McLintock! 1963 Matt Douglas
The Lucy Show 1963 TV Series Charlie Vantassel
77 Sunset Strip 1961-1963 TV Series Copeland / Schoolboy Slidell
The Joey Bishop Show 1963 TV Series Delivery Man / 1st Delivery Man
The Real McCoys 1963 TV Series Walt Newberry
Son of Flubber 1963 Rutland Coach (uncredited)
Have Gun - Will Travel 1962 TV Series Brawley
Ripcord 1962 TV Series Captain Blacker
Kraft Mystery Theater 1962 TV Series Tucker
Frontier Circus 1961-1962 TV Series Jase / Rousty
Maverick 1959-1962 TV Series Ward Quillan / Marshal
Surfside 6 1962 TV Series Garth
Margie 1961 TV Series Sgt. McClure
Dennis the Menace 1961 TV Series Mr. Bierschmidt
Everything's Ducky 1961 Chief Petty Officer Conroy
Master of the World 1961 Talkative Morgantown Townsman (uncredited)
The Rifleman 1959-1961 TV Series Vince Medford / Shell Game Operator
The Absent Minded Professor 1961 Rutland Basketball Coach (uncredited)
Stagecoach West 1961 TV Series Jake Slocum
Perry Mason 1961 TV Series Deputy Gillis
Hawaiian Eye 1961 TV Series Elmer Dodie
The Case of the Dangerous Robin 1960 TV Series
The Islanders 1960 TV Series Shipwreck Callahan
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis 1960 TV Series Wilfred
Colt .45 1960 TV Series Sgt. O'Hickey
Hotel de Paree 1960 TV Series Pemmican Joe
The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond 1960 Sgt. Joe Cassidy
Richard Diamond, Private Detective 1958-1959 TV Series Joel Finlay / Mike Gower
Lawman 1959 TV Series Sergeant Hanks / Chalk Hennesey
Battle of the Coral Sea 1959 Torpedoman Bates
Laramie 1959 TV Series Clint
Sugarfoot 1957-1959 TV Series Sheriff / Wasco Wolters
The Big Fisherman 1959 Minor Role (uncredited)
Battle Flame 1959 Sgt. McKelvey
The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet 1958-1959 TV Series Butch Barton / Butch
The Shaggy Dog 1959 Captain Scanlon, Police Chief
The Ann Sothern Show 1959 TV Series Buck
Frontier Doctor 1958 TV Series
The Perfect Furlough 1958 'Sylvia', MP #1
Live Fast, Die Young 1958 Pop Winters
Bachelor Father 1958 TV Series Harry McKey
Broken Arrow 1957 TV Series Sgt. Jud Temby
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre 1956-1957 TV Series Luke / Elmer
The Adventures of Jim Bowie 1957 TV Series Pat Donovan
The Monster That Challenged the World 1957 Sheriff Josh Peters
Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend 1957 Pvt. Wilbur 'Will' Clegg
Spring Reunion 1957 Jack Frazer
Cheyenne 1956 TV Series C.R. Tatum
Fury 1956 TV Series
Damon Runyon Theater 1956 TV Series Grommet
Schlitz Playhouse 1956 TV Series
Cavalcade of America 1956 TV Series Lt. Treusch
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp 1956 TV Series Big George Cannery
The Donald O'Connor Show 1955 TV Series
So This Is Hollywood 1955 TV Series Hubie Dodd
Smoke Signal 1955 Cpl. Rogers
Treasure of Ruby Hills 1955 Jack Voyle
Lassie 1954 TV Series Frank Galloway
Public Defender 1954 TV Series Tom McNary
The Outlaw Stallion 1954 Wagner
The Ray Milland Show 1953-1954 TV Series Pete Thompson
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse 1954 TV Series
Big Town 1954 TV Series Hobbie Miller
The Joe Palooka Story 1954 TV Series Dudley McGurn
Take the High Ground! 1953 Moose (uncredited)
Island in the Sky 1953 Walrus
Woman They Almost Lynched 1953 Yankee Sergeant
My Little Margie 1953 TV Series Tex Mulloy
I'm the Law 1953 TV Series Sandy McNeil
Death Valley Days 1953 TV Series Steve Bassett
The Abbott and Costello Show 1952-1953 TV Series Mike Kelly / Col. Potts (in play) / Mike's Cousin / ...
Racket Squad 1952 TV Series Fred Hooper
Wagon Team 1952 Marshal Sam Taplin
Big Jim McLain 1952 Olaf
The Winning Team 1952 George Glasheen
Gobs and Gals 1952 CPO Mike Donovan
Sound Off 1952 Sgt. Crockett
Dangerous Assignment 1952 TV Series Henderson
The Marrying Kind 1952 Steve (uncredited)
The Gene Autry Show 1951 TV Series Deputy Sheriff in Gray Shirt / Mike Halen
Yellow Fin 1951 Breck
Corky of Gasoline Alley 1951 Elwood Martin
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok 1951 TV Series Curly Wolf
Heart of the Rockies 1951 Splinters McGonigle
Spoilers of the Plains 1951 Splinters
Trail of Robin Hood 1950 Splinters McGonigle
North of the Great Divide 1950 Splinters Mcgonagle
Sunset in the West 1950 Splinters
Big Timber 1950 Jocko
Trigger, Jr. 1950 Splinters
The Arizona Cowboy 1950 I.Q. Barton
The Palomino 1950 Bill Hennessey
Belle of Old Mexico 1950 Tex Barnet
Bodyhold 1949 Pat Simmons
Dear Wife 1949 Taxi Cab Driver
Tokyo Joe 1949 Idaho
Easy Living 1949 Bill Holloran
Black Midnight 1949 Roy
Mr. Soft Touch 1949 Muggles
Take Me Out to the Ball Game 1949 Senator Catcher (uncredited)
The Untamed Breed 1948 Happy Keegan
Black Eagle 1948 Benjy Laughton
Sons of Adventure 1948 Andy Baldwin
A Foreign Affair 1948 Military Police
The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap 1947 Jake Frame
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 1947 Tubby Wadsworth
Wanderer of the Wasteland 1945 Sheriff (uncredited)
Youth Runs Wild 1944 Truck Driver (uncredited)
Buffalo Bill 1944 Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Flying Tigers 1942 Alabama Smith
Highways by Night 1942 'Footsy' Fogarty
My Sister Eileen 1942 'The Wreck' Loomis
They All Kissed the Bride 1942 Taxi Driver (uncredited)
To the Shores of Tripoli 1942 Military Policeman at Main Gate (uncredited)
True to the Army 1942 Pvt. Dugan
Among the Living 1941 Bill Oakley
You Belong to Me 1941 Robert Andrews
The Blonde from Singapore 1941 'Waffles' Billings
The Feminine Touch 1941 Rubber-Legs Ryan
Reaching for the Sun 1941 Sailor (uncredited)
Texas Rangers Ride Again 1940 Ranger Radio Man (uncredited)
Girl from Havana 1940 Tubby Waters
Up in the Air 1940 Tex
I Take This Oath 1940 Steve Hanagan
The Doctor Takes a Wife 1940 O'Brien
The Green Hornet 1940 Britt Reid The Green Hornet
Henry Goes Arizona 1939 Tug Evans (uncredited)
Disputed Passage 1939 Bill Anderson
When Tomorrow Comes 1939 Radio Technician (uncredited)
Grand Jury Secrets 1939 Billy Hargraves (uncredited)
Invitation to Happiness 1939 Dutch Arnold (uncredited)
Big Town Czar 1939 Chuck Hardy (uncredited)
Pride of the Navy 1939 Joe Falcon
Long Shot 1939 Jeff Clayton
Out West with the Hardys 1938 Ray Holt
I Stand Accused 1938 Blackie

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet 1958 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Arizona Cowboy 1950 performer: "Red River Valley"
My Sister Eileen 1942 performer: "Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech" - uncredited
Up in the Air 1940 performer: "Oh, Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie" - uncredited
We Who Are About to Die 1937 performer: "Trail to Mexico Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie"
Night Waitress 1936 performer: "The Monkeys have no Tails in Zamboanga"
Strike Me Pink 1936 "Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day" 1931, uncredited

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cimarron 1931 trick rider - uncredited

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stingaree 1934 stand-in: Andy Devine - uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Colgate Comedy Hour 1952 TV Series Himself - Actor

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Green Hornet Movie Edition 2011 Video Britt Reid The Green Hornet
Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfeld 1994 TV Movie documentary
The Green Hornet 1990 Video Brit Reid, aka The Green Hornet
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1978-1980 TV Series Rutland Basketball Coach / Rutland Coach / Captain Scanlon - Chief of Police
The Ghost of Crossbone Canyon 1952 Curly Wolf

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1960 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television On 8 February 1960. At 1623 Vine Street.


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