Huntley Gordon

1887 - 1956

The actor Huntley Gordon launched his film career in the 10's and he impersonated countless roles in the next decades.

He grew up in Canada where he first worked for the Bank of Montreal, later he was active in the broker business.
But his real interest was focused to the acting and he went to New York where he played smaller parts on stage with modest success.
But his breakthrugh came when he was offered a role by Vitagraph in 1916. Huntley Gordon seized the opportunity and started an impressive career which lasted three decades.

He met the classical beauty ideal and with his perfect behaviour Hollywood soon became aware of this young actor. In no time he played together with many stars in front of the camera. During his very busy career in the silent movie era he impersonated roles in the USA as well as in England.

To his first silent movies belong "The Destroyers" (16), "The Conflict" (16), "The Million Dollar Dollies" (18), "The Eleventh Commandment" (18), "Too Many Crooks" (19) and "The Invisible Bond" (19), most of them were directed by Ralph Ince.

In the 20's he finally became established as a popular actor on the big screen. To his countless silent movies of the 20's belong among others "The Dark Mirror" (20), "Enchantment" (21), "At the Stage Door" (21), "Man Wanted" (22), "What Fools Men Are" (22), "Bluebeard's Eight Wife" (23) "The Wanters" (23), "The Enemy Sex" (24), "The Love Hour" (25), "Lost at Sea" (26), "Gypsy of the North" (28), "Our Dancing Daughters" (28) and "Scandal" (29).

When the talkies rang in a new era into the film business Gordon Huntley was still a demanded actor for the screen. He was convincing with his roles in the movies "Night World" (32), "The Phantom Express" (32), "The Red-Haired Alibi" (32), "Secrets" (33), "Corruption" (33), "It Happened in New York" (35), "Front Page Woman" (35), "Murder by Television" (35), "Daniel Boone" (36), "Bad Guy" (37), "Stage Door" (37) and "Gangster's Boy" (38).

To his last movies belong "Phantom of Chinatown" (40) and "Lady Scarface" (41).

Other movies with Huntley Gordon: 
His Wife's Good Name (16) Getting By (16) Justice a la Carte (16) Men (18) Our Mrs. McChesney (18) The Beloved Impostor (18) The Common Cause (19) The Unknown Quantity (19) Atonement (19) The Glorious Lady (19) Out Yonder (19) Out of the Snows (20) Red Foam (20) The Frisky Mrs. Johnsohn (20) Brother of the Bear (21) Society Snobs (21) The Girl From Nowhere (21) Tropical Love (21) Chivalrous Charley (21) Why Announce Your Marriage? (22) Beyond the Rainbow (22) Reckless Youth (22) His Wife's Husband (22) What's Wrong with the Women? (22) When the Desert Calls (22) The Famous Mrs. Fair (23) Your Friend and Mine (23) Her Fatal Millions (23) Cordelia the Magnificent (23) The Social Code (23) Pleasure Mad (23) Chastity (23) Shadows of Paris (24) True As Steel (24) Daring Love (24) Wine (24) Married flirts (24) So This Is Marriage? (24) The Great Divide (25) My Wife and I (25) Never the Twain Shall Meet (25) The Wife Who Wasn't Wanted (25) The Golden Cocoon (25) The Gilded Butterfly (26) Other Women's Husbands (26) Her Second Chance (26) Silken Shackles (26) The Golden Web (26) The Truthful Sex (26) Sensation Seekers (27) One Increasing Purpose (27) Don't Tell the Wife (27) A Certain Young Man (28) Their Hour (28) Name of the Woman (28) Sally's Shoulders (28) Outcast (28) Sinners in Love (28) Melody Lane (29) The Marriage Playground (29) Anybody's Woman (30) New Movietone Follies of 1930 (30) Merrily Yours (32) Sally of the Subway (32) Speed Madness (32) Broadway to Cheyenne (32) The King Murder (32) The All-American (32) Midnight Warning (32) Afraid to Talk (32) Racetrack (33) Sailor Be Good (33) The World Gone Mad (33) Justice Takes a Holiday (33) Only Yesterday (33) Managed Money (34) Dancing Man (34) Bombay Mail (34) Their Big Moment (34) Embarrassing Moments (34) She Had to Choose (34) Myster Dynamite (35) Circumstantial Evidence (35) The Irish in Us (35) orchids to You (35) Page Miss Glory (35) King Solomon of Broadway (35) The Spanish Cape Mystery (35) Follow the Fleet (36) Klondike Annie (36) Yours for the Asking (36) China Passage (37) Idol of the Crowds (37) Portia on Trial (37) Professor Beware (38) Mr. Wong in Chinatown (39) Lady with Red Hair (40)