Don Gordon

Don Gordon was an American film and television actor, best known for playing in feature films alongside his friend Steve McQueen, such as "Bullitt", "Papillon" and "The Towering Inferno", as well as the western series "Wanted: Dead or Alive".

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Bullitt (1968)

Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a pair of mob hitmen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Robert Vaughn  •  Don Gordon

Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a pair of mob hitmen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Robert Vaughn  •  Don Gordon

Cannon for Cordoba (1970)

In 1912, during the Mexican Revolution, the border between Texas and Mexico is on flames due to savage raids by Mexican bandits who call themselves freedom fighters, so the US government entrusts to General Pershing the capture of General Héctor Córdoba, the most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Giovanna Ralli  •  Raf Vallone  •  Pete Duel

In 1912, during the Mexican Revolution, the border between Texas and Mexico is on flames due to savage raids by Mexican bandits who call themselves freedom fighters, so the US government entrusts to General Pershing the capture of General Héctor Córdoba, the most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Giovanna Ralli  •  Raf Vallone  •  Pete Duel

Lethal Weapon (1987)

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Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Gary Busey  •  Mitchell Ryan

Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Gary Busey  •  Mitchell Ryan

The Exorcist III (1990)

Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased serial killer. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Peter Blatty
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Ed Flanders  •  Brad Dourif  •  Jason Miller

Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased serial killer. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Peter Blatty
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Ed Flanders  •  Brad Dourif  •  Jason Miller

The Last Movie (1971)

A film shoot in Peru goes badly wrong when an actor is killed in a stunt, and the unit wrangler, Kansas, decides to give up film-making and stay on in the village, shacking up with local prostitute Maria. But his dreams of an unspoiled existence are interrupted ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Hopper
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Toni Basil  •  Stella Garcia  •  Julie Adams

A film shoot in Peru goes badly wrong when an actor is killed in a stunt, and the unit wrangler, Kansas, decides to give up film-making and stay on in the village, shacking up with local prostitute Maria. But his dreams of an unspoiled existence are interrupted ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Hopper
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Toni Basil  •  Stella Garcia  •  Julie Adams

The Mack (1973)

Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime lord who wants him to return to the small time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Campus
CAST:  Max Julien  •  Don Gordon  •  Richard Pryor  •  Carol Speed

Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime lord who wants him to return to the small time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Campus
CAST:  Max Julien  •  Don Gordon  •  Richard Pryor  •  Carol Speed

The Towering Inferno (1974)

At the opening party of a colossal—but poorly constructed—office building, a massive fire breaks out, threatening to destroy the tower and everyone in it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Paul Newman  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Robert Vaughn

At the opening party of a colossal—but poorly constructed—office building, a massive fire breaks out, threatening to destroy the tower and everyone in it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Paul Newman  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Robert Vaughn

Twelve O'Clock High (1949)

In the early days of daylight bombing raids over Germany, General Frank Savage must take command of a 'hard luck' bomber group. Much of the story deals with his struggle to whip his group into a disciplined fighting unit in spite of heavy losses, and withering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Gary Merrill  •  Millard Mitchell

In the early days of daylight bombing raids over Germany, General Frank Savage must take command of a 'hard luck' bomber group. Much of the story deals with his struggle to whip his group into a disciplined fighting unit in spite of heavy losses, and withering ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Hugh Marlowe  •  Gary Merrill  •  Millard Mitchell

Out of the Blue (1980)

A young girl whose father is an ex-convict and whose mother is a junkie finds it difficult to conform and tries to find comfort in a quirky combination of Elvis and the punk scene.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Hopper
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Raymond Burr  •  Sharon Farrell  •  Linda Manz

A young girl whose father is an ex-convict and whose mother is a junkie finds it difficult to conform and tries to find comfort in a quirky combination of Elvis and the punk scene.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Hopper
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Raymond Burr  •  Sharon Farrell  •  Linda Manz

WUSA (1970)

Rheinhardt, a cynical drifter, gets a job as an announcer for right-wing radio station WUSA in New Orleans. Rheinhardt is content to parrot WUSA's reactionary editorial stance on the air, even if he doesn't agree with it. Rheinhardt finds his cynical detachment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Laurence Harvey

Rheinhardt, a cynical drifter, gets a job as an announcer for right-wing radio station WUSA in New Orleans. Rheinhardt is content to parrot WUSA's reactionary editorial stance on the air, even if he doesn't agree with it. Rheinhardt finds his cynical detachment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Rosenberg
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Laurence Harvey

Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981)

Damien Thorn has helped rescue the world from a recession, appearing to be a benign corporate benefactor. When he then becomes U.S. Ambassador to England, Damien fulfils a terrifying biblical prophecy. He also faces his own potential demise as an astronomical event ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Graham Baker
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Don Gordon  •  Lisa Harrow

Damien Thorn has helped rescue the world from a recession, appearing to be a benign corporate benefactor. When he then becomes U.S. Ambassador to England, Damien fulfils a terrifying biblical prophecy. He also faces his own potential demise as an astronomical event ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Graham Baker
CAST:  Sam Neill  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Don Gordon  •  Lisa Harrow

Skin Deep (1989)

Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer's block, Zach slips in and out of casual relationships and one-night stands, while his drinking becomes more and more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Vincent Gardenia  •  Alyson Reed  •  Joel Brooks  •  John Ritter

Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer's block, Zach slips in and out of casual relationships and one-night stands, while his drinking becomes more and more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Vincent Gardenia  •  Alyson Reed  •  Joel Brooks  •  John Ritter

The Beast Within (1982)

A young woman gets raped by a mysterious man-creature, and years later her son begins a horrific transformation into a similar beast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Mora
CAST:  Ronny Cox  •  Bibi Besch  •  Paul Clemens  •  L. Q. Jones

A young woman gets raped by a mysterious man-creature, and years later her son begins a horrific transformation into a similar beast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Mora
CAST:  Ronny Cox  •  Bibi Besch  •  Paul Clemens  •  L. Q. Jones

Cry Tough (1959)

After getting out of prison, a Latino criminal tries to go straight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Stanley
CAST:  John Saxon  •  Linda Cristal  •  Joseph Calleia  •  Harry Townes

After getting out of prison, a Latino criminal tries to go straight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Stanley
CAST:  John Saxon  •  Linda Cristal  •  Joseph Calleia  •  Harry Townes

Code Name: Vengeance (1987)

Soldier of fortune, Monroe Bieler, is sent to dole out some American-style justice when the wife and child of an African president are kidnapped by terrorists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Winters
CAST:  Robert Ginty  •  Shannon Tweed  •  Don Gordon  •  Cameron Mitchell

Soldier of fortune, Monroe Bieler, is sent to dole out some American-style justice when the wife and child of an African president are kidnapped by terrorists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Winters
CAST:  Robert Ginty  •  Shannon Tweed  •  Don Gordon  •  Cameron Mitchell

The Return of Charlie Chan (1973)

Charlie Chan comes out of retirement to investigate a murder case aboard the yacht of a wealthy Greek shipping tycoon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daryl Duke  •  Leslie H. Martinson
CAST:  Ross Martin  •  Richard Haydn  •  Louise Sorel  •  Joseph Hindy

Charlie Chan comes out of retirement to investigate a murder case aboard the yacht of a wealthy Greek shipping tycoon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daryl Duke  •  Leslie H. Martinson
CAST:  Ross Martin  •  Richard Haydn  •  Louise Sorel  •  Joseph Hindy

Revolt at Fort Laramie (1957)

At the breaking of the Civil War the garrison of Fort Laramie splits between the sympathezers of the two different factions, but when the fort is attacked by the Sioux, they unite their forces to fight them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lesley Selander
CAST:  John Dehner  •  Gregg Palmer  •  Frances Helm  •  Don Gordon

At the breaking of the Civil War the garrison of Fort Laramie splits between the sympathezers of the two different factions, but when the fort is attacked by the Sioux, they unite their forces to fight them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lesley Selander
CAST:  John Dehner  •  Gregg Palmer  •  Frances Helm  •  Don Gordon

The Gamblers (1970)

Card cheats travel by cruise ship to the Adriatic coast to fleece a wealthy aristocrat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Winston
CAST:  Suzy Kendall  •  Don Gordon  •  Pierre Olaf  •  Kenneth Griffith

Card cheats travel by cruise ship to the Adriatic coast to fleece a wealthy aristocrat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Winston
CAST:  Suzy Kendall  •  Don Gordon  •  Pierre Olaf  •  Kenneth Griffith

The Lollipop Cover (1965)

After learning of his sister's suicide, Nick, a small-time boxer, decides to pay a visit to his sister's junkie lover in Los Angeles, collect some money and pursue an early retirement in Mexico. Along the way, he meets a 9-year-old girl who's been abandoned by her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Everett Chambers
CAST:  Don Gordon  •  Carol Anne Seflinger  •  George Sawaya  •  Annette Valentine

After learning of his sister's suicide, Nick, a small-time boxer, decides to pay a visit to his sister's junkie lover in Los Angeles, collect some money and pursue an early retirement in Mexico. Along the way, he meets a 9-year-old girl who's been abandoned by her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Everett Chambers
CAST:  Don Gordon  •  Carol Anne Seflinger  •  George Sawaya  •  Annette Valentine

Girls in the Night (1953)

Juvenile delinquents (Joyce Holden, Glenda Farrell, Harvey Lembeck) trap a neighborhood hoodlum in New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  Harvey Lembeck  •  Joyce Holden  •  Glenda Farrell  •  Leonard Freeman

Juvenile delinquents (Joyce Holden, Glenda Farrell, Harvey Lembeck) trap a neighborhood hoodlum in New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  Harvey Lembeck  •  Joyce Holden  •  Glenda Farrell  •  Leonard Freeman
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