Gordon Oliver
Gordon Oliver actor.jpg
Born(1910-04-27)April 27, 1910
DiedJanuary 26, 1995(1995-01-26) (aged 84)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, film producer
Years active1933–1972
Elsa Oliver
(m. 1949)

Gordon Oliver (April 27, 1910 – January 26, 1995) was an American actor and film producer.[1] He appeared in more than 45 films and television shows between 1933 and 1972.


Oliver began working in films in 1936, eventually working for Warner Bros., Columbia and RKO.[2] He went on to appear in approximately 25 films.[3] Oliver was executive producer of It Takes a Thief, Peter Gunn, Mr. Lucky, and Mr. Adams and Eve. On-screen, he was co-host of Mobil Theatre and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Presents.[3]

Oliver was married to model Elsa Oliver for 46 years. They had a son, Angus Duncan, and a daughter, Elsa Lambert.[3] He died of emphysema January 26, 1995, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He was survived by his wife, a son, and a daughter.[3]

Partial filmography

As actor, unless otherwise noted.

Radio appearances

Year Program Episode/source
1952 Family Theater Pas de Deux[4]


  1. ^ "Gordon Oliver". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. 2007. Archived from the original on December 4, 2007. Retrieved May 2, 2011.
  2. ^ Scott, Tony L. (2014). The Stars of Hollywood Forever. Tony L. Scott. ISBN 9781312916975. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d "Gordon Oliver". Variety. March 5, 1995. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  4. ^ Kirby, Walter (February 10, 1952). "Better Radio Programs for the Week". The Decatur Daily Review. p. 38. Retrieved June 2, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access