Gordon Westcott


Biography

Gordon Westcott was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Westcott kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Enemies of the Law" (1931), the western "Heritage of the Desert" (1932) with Randolph Scott and "Private Detective 62" (1933). He also appeared in the drama "Heroes For Sale" (1933) with Richard Barthelmess, "Lilly Turner" (1933) and "Footlight Parade"...

Biography

Gordon Westcott was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Westcott kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Enemies of the Law" (1931), the western "Heritage of the Desert" (1932) with Randolph Scott and "Private Detective 62" (1933). He also appeared in the drama "Heroes For Sale" (1933) with Richard Barthelmess, "Lilly Turner" (1933) and "Footlight Parade" (1933) with James Cagney. His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like "The Crime of the Century" (1933), the George Arliss drama "The Adopted Father" (1933) and "I've Got Your Number" (1934). He also appeared in "Fashions of 1934" (1934). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Murder in the Clouds" (1934), "Six Day Bike Rider" (1934) and "Registered Nurse" (1934). He also appeared in the Al Jolson musical "Go Into Your Dance" (1935). Westcott more recently acted in "The White Cockatoo" (1935). Westcott passed away in October 1935 at the age of 32.

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Working Man, The (1933) - Putter Around Shoe magnate Reeves (George Arliss), pretending to be a lowly accountant, has finagled his way into the yacht party hosted by Jenny (Bette Davis) and Tommy (Theodore Newton), the spendthrift children of his deceased friendly rival, in The Working Man, 1933.
Fashions Of 1934 (1934) - I'm Going To Love Paris! Broke investor turned fashion scam artist “Sherry” Nash (William Powell), with his team (Frank McHugh as Snap, Bette Davis as Lynn), has persuaded the New York designers he was ripping-off to send him to Paris to steal fashions, but they meet former partners Glenda and Harry (Dorothy Burgess, Gordon Westcott) at the docks, in Fashions Of 1934, 1934.
Fashions Of 1934 (1934) - Isn't That A Hottie? Frank McHugh as Snap is sidekick to William Powell as broke investor Nash, conniving with models (Dorothy Burgess as Glenda) and new-recruit fashion artist Lynn (Bette Davis) to photograph then counterfeit the latest Paris designs, delivered by chauffeur Harry (Gordon Westcott) en route to New York couture houses, in Fashions Of 1934, 1934.
Case Of The Howling Dog, The (1934) - A Sure Sign Of Insanity Mucho nervous Cartwright (Gordon Westcott), established in the opening scenes with a howling canine neighbor and a deaf housekeeper, has insisted on seeing super-busy LA attorney Perry Mason (Warren William), who sees a need for his in-house shrink (Frank Reicher), early in the first feature in the Warner Bros. series, The Case Of The Howling Dog, 1934.
Footlight Parade (1933) - Only Talking Pictures Will Be Made Chester (James Cagney) and Harry (Gordon Westcott) unimpressed by what they read on a Broadway marquee, until Gould (Guy Kibbee) and Frazer (Arthur Hohl) take them to see John Wayne in Warner Bros. Telegraph Trail, opening Warner Bros. Footlight Parade, 1933.

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