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Gale Gordon

Gordon in 1958
Born Charles T. Aldrich Jr.
(1906-02-20)February 20, 1906
New York, New York, U.S.
Died June 30, 1995(1995-06-30) (aged 89)
Escondido, California, U.S.
Cause of death Lung cancer
Occupation Actor
Years active 1933–1991
Spouse(s) Virginia Curley
(m. 1937; her death 1995)

I had admired Richard Burton for years and years before I had ever worked with him. He was a great, great actor. It was a joy to get to know him as a person.
Gale Gordon
My voice, I have to say, is kind of miraculous because I was born with a cleft palate.
Gale Gordon
I've worked with very few that I considered unpleasant. Dennis the Menace was a joy to work on.
Gale Gordon
My wife and I love to read. We're going to have to move out to make room for the books! And we have our dogs.
Gale Gordon
The last thing in the world I should have done was go into the theater because was inordinately shy as a young man. I couldn't open my mouth. At a party, I was the one stuck up against the wall. I was embarrassed about talking. I felt that I couldn't talk well.
Gale Gordon
I think anybody who has been in the theater, prefers it. Television is a… factory. You turn out things on a revolving assembly line. You don't have time to perfect anything in television.
Gale Gordon