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Frank Gorshin

Frank John Gorshin, Jr. (April 5, 1933 – May 17, 2005) was an American actor and comedian. He was perhaps best known as an impressionist, with many guest appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show and The Tonight Show (with host Steve Allen). His most famous acting role was as The Riddler in the Batman live action television series. Description above from the Wikipedia article Frank Gorshin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Apr 5, 1933 In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie The Creature of the Sunny Side Up Trailer Park 2006-03-27
Known For
Poster of Pullet Surprise
Poster of Treasure Island
Movie The Creature of the Sunny Side Up Trailer Park Burdus 2006-03-27
Movie Angels with Angles George Burns / Shelleen 2005-12-16
Series Love Story in Harvard Professor John H. Keynes 2004-11-22
Series The Batman Unknown 2004-09-11
Movie High Times Potluck The Slim Man 2003-10-17
Movie Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt Himself 2003-03-09
Movie Sting of the Black Scorpion Benjamin Tickerman / Clockwise 2002-11-06
Movie Manna from Heaven Ed 2002-09-14
Movie Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes The Riddler (archive footage) 2001-12-23
Movie Castle Rock  Mack 2000-01-01
Movie Beethoven's 3rd Uncle Morrie 2000-07-25
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie The Phantom Eye Codger 1999-10-30
Movie Game Day Sam Segal 1999-09-21
Movie The Rules (For Men) 1999-08-25
Movie Final Rinse Chief 1999-06-02
Movie From Hare to Eternity Yosemite Sam 1997-11-04
Movie Twilight of the Ice Nymphs Cain Ball 1997-09-09
Movie Bloodmoon Chief William Hutchins 1997-06-20
Movie Pullet Surprise Foghorn Leghorn (voice) 1997-03-26
Movie Superior Duck Daffy Duck / Foghorn Leghorn 1996-08-23
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Twelve Monkeys Dr. Fletcher 1995-12-29
Movie Hail Caesar Pete Dewitt 1994-05-11
Movie The Big Story Cub Reporter / Editor / Older Reporter (voice) 1994-01-01
Movie Amore! Asino 1993-11-01
Movie The Meteor Man Byers the Mobster 1993-08-06
Movie Sweet Justice Billy Joe Rivas 1993-04-07
Movie Joker's Wild Johnny Zero 1992-10-20
Series Are You Afraid of the Dark? Unknown 1992-08-15
Series Shades of L.A. Unknown 1990-10-10
Movie Beverly Hills Bodysnatchers Doc 1989-10-11
Movie Midnight Ron Saphier 1989-07-01
Movie The Gnomes' Great Adventure Holler / Carlo / Omar / Prince (voice) 1987-01-01
Movie Hollywood Vice Squad Walsh 1986-02-28
Movie A Masterpiece of Murder 1986-01-27
Movie Uphill All The Way Pike 1986-01-01
Movie Hot Resort Mr. Green 1985-01-01
Movie Princess Ida King Gama 1982-06-01
Movie Den Tüchtigen gehört die Welt Harry Werner, alias Nash 1982-05-01
Movie Treasure Island Ben Gunn 1982-01-01
Movie Death Car on the Freeway Ralph Chandler 1979-09-24
Series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Unknown 1979-09-20
Movie Legends of the Superheroes The Riddler 1979-01-18
Series Charlie's Angels Unknown 1976-09-22
Movie Rudolph's Shiny New Year Sir Ten-to-Three 1976-12-10
Movie Sky Heist Ben Hardings 1975-05-26
Series S.W.A.T. Unknown 1975-02-24
Series Wonder Woman Unknown 1975-11-07
Series The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts Unknown 1974-10-31
Series Police Woman Unknown 1974-09-13
Movie The Horror Hall of Fame: A Monster Salute 1974-02-20
Series The Flip Wilson Show Unknown 1970-09-17
Movie Skidoo The Man 1968-12-19
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1968-01-22
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Series The Carol Burnett Show Unknown 1967-09-11
Series Garrison's Gorillas Unknown 1967-09-06
Series The High Chaparral Unknown 1967-09-10
Series Star Trek Bele 1966-09-08
Movie Batman The Riddler 1966-07-30
Movie Ride Beyond Vengeance Tod Wisdom 1966-05-09
Series Batman Riddler 1966-01-12
Movie That Darn Cat! Iggy 1965-12-02
Series The Munsters Unknown 1964-09-24
Series Combat! Unknown 1962-10-02
Movie The Great Impostor Barney 1961-03-01
Movie The George Raft Story Moxie Cusack 1961-11-22
Movie Ring of Fire Frank Henderson 1961-06-14
Movie Sail A Crooked Ship George M. Wilson 1961-12-01
Movie Where the Boys Are Basil 1960-12-28
Movie Studs Lonigan Kenny Killarney 1960-09-01
Movie Bells Are Ringing Blake Barton 1960-06-23
Series Mr. Lucky Unknown 1959-10-24
Series The Detectives Unknown 1959-10-16
Movie Torpedo Run 1958-10-24
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie Tank Battalion Pfc. 'Skids' Madigan 1958-07-01
Movie Dragstrip Girl Tommy Burns 1957-04-24
Movie Portland Exposé Joe 1957-08-11
Movie Invasion of the Saucer-Men Joe Gruen 1957-06-01
Series Have Gun – Will Travel Unknown 1957-09-14
Movie Between Heaven and Hell Pvt. Millard - Co. G (uncredited) 1956-10-11
Movie Hot Rod Girl Flat Top 1956-07-04
Series The Steve Allen Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Movie The Proud and Profane Harry 1956-06-13
Movie Runaway Daughters Tommy Burns 1956-01-20
Series The Millionaire Unknown 1955-01-19
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20