James Gordon


Biography

James Gordon worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Gordon kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "The Final Close-Up" (1919), "The Last of the Mohicans" (1920) and the Tom Mix western "Trailin'" (1921). He also appeared in "The Iron Horse" (1924), the Hoot Gibson western "The Buckaroo Kid" (1926) and "Babe Comes Home" (1927). In the sixtie...

Biography

James Gordon worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Gordon kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "The Final Close-Up" (1919), "The Last of the Mohicans" (1920) and the Tom Mix western "Trailin'" (1921). He also appeared in "The Iron Horse" (1924), the Hoot Gibson western "The Buckaroo Kid" (1926) and "Babe Comes Home" (1927). In the sixties and the nineties, Gordon devoted his time to various credits, such as "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" (1963) starring Spencer Tracy, "The Great Race" (1965) and "Cop Rock" (ABC, 1990-91). He also worked on "Sweating Bullets" (CBS, 1990-95). Gordon continued to exercise his talent in the nineties, taking on a mix of projects like "Like Father, Like Santa" (Fox Family Channel, 1998-99), "More Haunted Houses: Tortured Souls & Restless Spirits" and "War Dogs" (1998-99). His credits also expanded to "15th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards" (IFC, 1999-2000). Gordon most recently appeared in "Hemlock Grove" (2012-15).

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

The Mystery of the Poison Pool (1914)
Director
Hoodman Blind (1913)
Director
The Stranglers of Paris (1913)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
Equity president
The Plough and the Stars (1937)
One More Spring (1935)
The Black Room (1935)
Gentleman
Neighbors' Wives (1933)
Judge Lee
Behind Jury Doors (1932)
William Wegand
Stowaway (1932)
The Bachelor Father (1931)
Mr. Creswell
The Front Page (1931)
The mayor
Masked Emotions (1929)
Captain Goodell
The Escape (1928)
Jim Joyce
Babe Comes Home (1927)
Baseball players
Tongues of Scandal (1927)
O'Rourke
The War Horse (1927)
General Evans
The Cancelled Debt (1927)
Mr. Butler
Wolf Fangs (1927)
Bill Garside
Wanted--a Coward (1927)
Bull Harper
Publicity Madness (1927)
Brutus Banning
Flying High (1926)
V. E. Martin
The Social Highwayman (1926)
Editor
The Ice Flood (1926)
Thomas De Quincy
The Buckaroo Kid (1926)
Mulford
Rose of the Tenements (1926)
Tim Galligan
Devil's Dice (1926)
Martin Godfrey
Miss Nobody (1926)
Police sergeant
Tumbleweeds (1925)
Hinman, of Box K Ranch
Beauty and the Bad Man (1925)
Gold Hill Cassidy
The Iron Horse (1925)
David Brandon, Sr.
The White Sin (1924)
Yacht captain
The Man Who Came Back (1924)
Captain Gallon
Wanderer of the Wasteland (1924)
Alex MacKay
The Courageous Coward (1924)
Charles Reed
Hearts of Oak (1924)
John Owen
Defying Destiny (1923)
Mr. Alden
The Grail (1923)
James Trammel
Man's Size (1923)
Carl Morse
On the High Seas (1922)
Captain of S. S. <I>Andren
The Love Gambler (1922)
Col. Angus McClelland
The Game Chicken (1922)
Joshua Hastings
A Self-Made Man (1922)
Jonas Spurlock
Nancy From Nowhere (1922)
Mr. Kelly
Trailin' (1921)
William Drew
Sunset Jones (1921)
David Rand
The Old Swimmin' Hole (1921)
His Pa
The Man From Lost River (1921)
Rossiter
The Bait (1921)
John Garson, The Game Warden
Homespun Folks (1920)
Hilary Rose
Excuse My Dust (1920)
Griggs
The Last of the Mohicans (1920)
Colonel Munro
Mary's Ankle (1920)
George P. Hampton
The Sea Wolf (1920)
"Death" Larsen
The Blue Moon (1920)
The river boss
When Doctors Disagree (1919)
Jacques of the Silver North (1919)
Don Baird
Behind the Door (1919)
Bill Tavish
The Final Close-Up (1919)
Patrick Norton
The Mystery of the Poison Pool (1914)
Joe Cameron
The Next in Command (1914)
Sergeant Nolan
Tess of the D'urbervilles (1913)
Crick
Hoodman Blind (1913)
Tom, the Romany
Caprice (1913)
Mr. Henderson
The Stranglers of Paris (1913)
Simmonet, later known as Jagon

Cinematography (Feature Film)

The Mask (1961)
Sp Effects Photographer, depth-dimensional seq
Under the Pampas Moon (1935)
Camera Operator
George White's 1935 Scandals (1935)
2nd Camera
Steamboat Round the Bend (1935)
Camera Operator
Caravan (1934)
Camera Operator
Pilgrimage (1933)
Assistant Camera
Robbers' Roost (1933)
Assistant Camera
Doctor Bull (1933)
Assistant Camera
Arizona to Broadway (1933)
Camera crew
Mystery Ranch (1932)
Assistant Camera
The Gay Caballero (1932)
Assistant Camera
Young America (1932)
Assistant Camera
The Golden West (1932)
Assistant Camera

Visual Effects (Feature Film)

Airport (1970)
Special Photography Effects
Hawaii (1966)
Special Photography Effects
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966)
Photography Effects
The Great Race (1965)
Special Photography Effects
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)
Photography Effects

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Cheater's Club (2006)
Grip
Obituary (2006)
Grip
Murder Among Friends (2001)
Dolly Grip
The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (2000)
Key Grip
Mercenary (1996)
Swing Gang

Producer (Special)

War Dogs (1999)
Segment Producer

Film Production - Unit (Special)

15th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (2000)
Unit Manager

Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)

Like Father, Like Santa (1998)
Assistant Production Coordinator

Life Events

Bibliography