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Gale Gordon
Original name: Charles Thomas Aldrich
Birth: Feb. 2, 1906
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 30, 1995
Escondido
San Diego County
California, USA

Actor. Born in New York City, he was most fondly remembered for his role as Mr. Mooney with Lucille Ball on the popular TV series "Here's Lucy" and "The Lucy Show". He began his career on radio at KFWB Los Angeles in 1926. Over the next two decades he played supporting roles on dramatic shows like "Tarzan", "Gangbusters", "Fibber McGee and Molly" and "Death Valley Days" In 1948, he assumed the role as the tyrannical principal on "Our Miss Brooks", which evolved into the television show of the same name in the 1950s. He died of cancer at age 89 in Escondido, California and was posthumously inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1999. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: Ashes Given to Family
 
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Record added: Sep 23, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6455
Gale Gordon
Added by: Curtis Jackson
 
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- R I P
 Added: Sep. 2, 2014
Gale,you were so funny in all the roles you played,thanks for the memories,hope to meet you someday
- robert vincent
 Added: Aug. 28, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 16, 2014
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