Hal Gordon

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Hal Gordon
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Born18 April 1894
London
United Kingdom
Died1946
Lewes, Sussex
United Kingdom
Other namesHarold Gordon
Occupation Film actor
Years active1928–1946

Hal Gordon (1894–1946) was a British film actor. [1] A character actor, he appeared in over 90 films in both comic and straight roles.

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He started off as a lawyer's clerk but finding it dull he decided on the stage, making his music hall debut in 1912. He toured England and South Africa in pantomime and comedy before entering films in 1928, his first being Adam's Apple .

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References

  1. BFI.org