Gordon Jones


Gordon Jones

Biography

Gordon Jones was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Jones's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Night Waitress" (1936), "Walking on Air" (1936) and "Devil's Squadron" (1936). He also appeared in the musical comedy "Strike Me Pink" (1936) with Eddie Cantor, "There Goes My Girl" (1937) and "Sea Devils" (1937) with Victor McLaglen. He continu...

Biography

Gordon Jones was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Jones's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Night Waitress" (1936), "Walking on Air" (1936) and "Devil's Squadron" (1936). He also appeared in the musical comedy "Strike Me Pink" (1936) with Eddie Cantor, "There Goes My Girl" (1937) and "Sea Devils" (1937) with Victor McLaglen. He continued to act in productions like "They All Kissed the Bride" (1942), "Flying Tigers" (1942) and the Judy Canova comedy adaptation "True to the Army" (1942). He also appeared in the Rosalind Russell comedic adaptation "My Sister Eileen" (1942). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Doris Day biopic "The Winning Team" (1952), the Gene Autry western "Wagon Team" (1952) and the action flick "Island in the Sky" (1953) with John Wayne. He also appeared in the Dana Andrews western "Smoke Signal" (1955) and "The Monster That Challenged the World" (1957). Jones was most recently credited in "History Vs. Hollywood" (History, 2001-02). Jones passed away in June 1963 at the age of 52.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Fever Pitch (1985)
Son of Flubber (1963)
Rutland coach
McLintock! (1963)
Matt Douglas
Everything's Ducky (1961)
Chief Conroy
The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960)
Sgt. Cassidy
The Shaggy Dog (1959)
Capt. Scanlon
Battle of the Coral Sea (1959)
Torpedoman Bates
Battle Flame (1959)
Sgt. "Mac" McKelvey
The Perfect Furlough (1959)
M.P.
Live Fast, Die Young (1958)
Pop
Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957)
Pvt. Wilbur Clegg
Spring Reunion (1957)
Jack Frazer
The Monster that Challenged the World (1957)
Josh Peters
Treasure of Ruby Hills (1955)
Frank Voyle
Smoke Signal (1955)
Corporal Rogers
The Outlaw Stallion (1954)
Wagner
Woman They Almost Lynched (1953)
Sergeant
Take the High Ground! (1953)
Moose
Island in the Sky (1953)
Walrus
The Marrying Kind (1952)
Steve
Gobs and Gals (1952)
C.P.O. Mike Donovan
Sound Off (1952)
Sgt. Crockett
Big Jim McLain (1952)
Olaf
Wagon Team (1952)
U.S. Marshal Taplan
The Winning Team (1952)
George Glasheen
Heart of the Rockies (1951)
Splinters McGonicle
Corky of Gasoline Alley (1951)
Elwood Martin
Spoilers of the Plains (1951)
Splinters Fedders
Yellow Fin (1951)
Breck
Belle of Old Mexico (1950)
Tex Barnett
Bodyhold (1950)
Pat Simmons
Dear Wife (1950)
Taxicab driver
The Arizona Cowboy (1950)
I. Q. Barton
North of the Great Divide (1950)
Splinters
Big Timber (1950)
Jocko
Trail of Robin Hood (1950)
Splinters McGonigle
Sunset in the West (1950)
Splinters
Trigger, Jr. (1950)
Splinters
The Palomino (1950)
Bill
Easy Living (1949)
Bill ["Holly"] Holloran
Tokyo Joe (1949)
Idaho
Black Midnight (1949)
Roy
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
"Senator" catcher
The Untamed Breed (1948)
Happy Keegan
Sons of Adventure (1948)
Andy Baldwin
Black Eagle: The Story of a Horse (1948)
Benjy Laughton
A Foreign Affair (1948)
Military police
Black Eagle (1948)
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)
Tubby Wadsworth
The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (1947)
Jake Frame
Wanderer of the Wasteland (1945)
Sheriff
Youth Runs Wild (1944)
Truck driver
Buffalo Bill (1944)
True to the Army (1942)
Private Dugan
My Sister Eileen (1942)
"The Wreck" Loomis
Highways by Night (1942)
Footsy Fogarty
They All Kissed the Bride (1942)
Taxi driver
Flying Tigers (1942)
Alabama Smith
To the Shores of Tripoli (1942)
Corporal
You Belong to Me (1941)
Robert Andrews
The Feminine Touch (1941)
Rubber-legs Ryan
The Blonde from Singapore (1941)
"Waffles" Billings
Among the Living (1941)
Bill Oakley
Reaching for the Sun (1941)
Sailor
The Doctor Takes A Wife (1940)
O'Brien
Girl from Havana (1940)
Tubby Waters
I Take This Oath (1940)
Steve Hannigan
When Tomorrow Comes (1939)
Radio technician
Invitation to Happiness (1939)
Dutch Arnold
Big Town Czar (1939)
Chuck Hardy
Disputed Passage (1939)
Bill Anderson
Henry Goes Arizona (1939)
Tug Evans
Pride of the Navy (1939)
Joe Falcon
The Long Shot (1939)
Jeff Clayton
Grand Jury Secrets (1939)
Billy Hargraves
Night Spot (1938)
Riley
Rich Man, Poor Girl (1938)
Tom Grogam
Out West with the Hardys (1938)
Ray Holt
I Stand Accused (1938)
Blackie
Sea Devils (1937)
Puggy
We Who Are About to Die (1937)
Slim Tolliver
Fight for Your Lady (1937)
Mike Scanlon
Quick Money (1937)
Bill
They Wanted to Marry (1937)
Jim [Tyler]
There Goes My Girl (1937)
Dunn
China Passage (1937)
Joe Dugan
The Big Shot (1937)
Chester "Chet" Scott
Forlorn River (1937)
Lem Watkins
Strike Me Pink (1936)
Butch Carson
Devil's Squadron (1936)
Tex
Walking on Air (1936)
Joe
Night Waitress (1936)
Martin Rhodes
Don't Turn 'Em Loose (1936)
Joe
Let 'Em Have It (1935)
Tex
Red Salute (1935)
Lefty
Car 99 (1935)
Mechanic
Wild Girl (1932)
Vigilante
Not Exactly Gentlemen (1931)
Teamster
Beau Bandit (1930)

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

The Cowboys (1972)
Wrangler
Big Jake (1971)
Wrangler
Cimarron (1931)
Trick rider

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

Stingaree (1934)
Stand-in for Andy Devine

Music (Special)

St. Peter's Lutheran Church -- A Live Christmas Eve Celebration (1985)
Music

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Trail Of Robin Hood (1950) - Get A Christmas Tree For Johnny Christmas party in the fictional California mountain town, Jack Holt as himself, a Christmas tree benefactor, with local lass Sis (Carol Nugent) catching a song by star Roy Rogers (with the Riders Of The Purple Sage, composed by Jack Elliott), Penny Edwards as the charming villainess in the holiday-themed Roy feature Trail Of Robin Hood 1950.
My Sister Eileen (1942) -- He's Not The Drug Store? Random gent (Chick Chandler) arrives looking for the previous tenant, confusing Eileen (Janet Blair) then Ruth (Rosalind Russell), "Wreck" (Gordon Jones) and wife (Jeff Donnell) then summoned, in My Sister Eileen, 1942.
Feminine Touch, The (1941) - If Gorillas Had Puppies Jock Rubberlegs (Gordon Jones), growing a beard with the rest of the football team, has seized the opportunity to pick up Julie Hathaway (Rosalind Russell), pretty wife of his professor John (Don Ameche), who was summoned by the dean, and who’s writing a book on jealousy, early in The Feminine Touch, 1941.
Winning Team, The (1952) - Show Me A Curve! Newly scolded Grover Cleveland Alexander (Ronald Reagan) and betrothed Aimeee (Doris Day) are at a Nebraska hometown travel lecture when recruiter Glasheen (Gordon Jones) drives up, keeping that pesky baseball dream alive, in the Warner Bros.' bio-pic The Winning Team, 1952.
Shoot-Out At Medicine Bend (1957) - Hold The Formation Merchant Priscilla (Angie Dickinson) has doubts about the back-story of her employee Devlin (Randolph Scott) who, though posing a Quaker, is on a revenge mission with fellow veterans Maitland (James Garner) and Clegg (Gordon Jones), in Shoot-Out At Medicine Bend, 1957.
Shoot-Out At Medicine Bend (1957) - Better Off Throwing Rocks Devlin (Randolph Scott), with fellow Union vets Maitland (James Garner) and Clegg (Gordon Jones), concludes that bad ammo led to his brother getting killed by Indians and resolves (with Ann Doran, the widow) to set things straight, in Shoot-Out At Medicine Bend, 1957.
Wagon Team (1952) - Back In The Saddle Again Stage-coach line detective Gene Autry (using his own name as usual), steps up to front the band with his signature song (co-written with Ray Whitley), drama surrounding "The Kid" (Dick Jones) continuing, in Wagon Team, 1952.
Wagon Team ((1952) - In And Out Of The Jailhouse Marshal Taplan (Gordon Jones) is chasing escapee Dave "The Apache Kid" Weldon (Dick Jones), when Gene Autry (this time, a detective for a stage-coach line) rides up singing, with sidekick Cyclone (Pat Buttram), in Wagon Team, 1952.

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