Gordon Jackson

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Gordon Jackson

Born

12/19/1923, Glasgow Scotland ,UK

Died

1/15/1990

Birth Name

Gordon Cameron Jackson

Gender

Male
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Biography

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Gordon was born in 1923 in Glasgow. His father was a printer. An early visit to the BBC Drama department in Glasgow started his interest in acting, and he took part in many radio shows such as Children's Hour. When he left school he worked at the Rolls…more

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  • Trivia

    • Gordon appeared in the following TV movies: Spectre (1977), The Last Giraffe (1979), Noble House (1988), The Lady ad the Highway Man (1989) and The Winslow Boy (1989).

    • Among Gordon's many stage appearances are the following: Seagulls Over Sorrento (1951), Moby Dick (1955), Macbeth (1966 & 1975), This Story of Yours (1968), Hamlet (1969), Hedda Gabler (1970), Twelth Night (1976) and Cards on the Table (1981).

    • In 1968, Gordon appeared on Broadway in Hamlet.

    • Gordon's parents were Thomas Jackson and Margaret Fletcher.

    • Awards:
      Clarence Derwent Award for Best Actor (1969).
      Royal Television Society's Best Actor for Hudson in Upstairs, Downstairs (1975).
      Emmy Award for Best Actor also for Hudson in Upstairs, Downstairs (1976).
      Order of the British Empire (OBE) (1979).
      Logie for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries for A Town Like Alice (1982).

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