|Birth: ||Feb. 2, 1906|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 1995|
San Diego County
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)
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: Ashes Given to Family
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Sep 23, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6455
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I think you are awesome! Merry Christmas.|
Added: Dec. 19, 2014
Gale, thanks so much for all the laughs as Mr. Wilson. I saw just about every one of them. Your legacy lives on in our minds. May you Rest In Eternal Peace.|
Billy R. Edgar
Added: Dec. 12, 2014
Gale, thank you for all the Great entertainment over the years. You were the best in Dennis the Menace as Mr. Wilson. Really enjoyed the Dennis Marathon on Antenna TV Thanksgiving day. It's a sad shame there are no really Great comedians left on TV today....(Read more)|
Added: Nov. 28, 2014
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