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Frank Gorshin, Jr
Birth: Apr. 5, 1933
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 17, 2005
Burbank
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. He was born in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania). Appearing in more than 100 films, he is best remembered for his portrayal of the character 'The Riddler' in the classic 1960s TV series "Batman," for which he received an Emmy Award nomination. In films, he worked in "The Proud and the Profane" (1956), "The True Story of Jesse James" (1957), "Bells Are Ringing" (1960), "That Darn Cat" (1965). His last work was the role of George Burns in the Broadway hit, "Say Goodnight, Gracie." (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Frank Gorshin (1911 - 1998)
  Frances Gorshin (1910 - 2003)
 
 Sibling:
  Frank Gorshin (1933 - 2005)
  Herman L Gorshin (1934 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Emphysema, Lung cancer
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section R, behind Soldiers Plot
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: May 17, 2005
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Frank Gorshin, Jr
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
Frank Gorshin, Jr
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Frank Gorshin, Jr
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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- Antonio DosSantos
 Added: Nov. 24, 2014

- Dino
 Added: Nov. 14, 2014
Here,s to you, Frank!What a great guy you were! You could impersonate anyone; you were just incredible! You were such a great talent, that was taken too soon; I know that you certainly are making them laugh up there; that,s for sure! Miss you terribly; s...(Read more)
- Linda Bauerle
 Added: Nov. 4, 2014
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