Phil Gordon (actor)
May 5, 1916
|Died||June 15, 2010
|Occupation||Actor, dialect coach|
|Spouse(s)||Jane Dupree Gulley|
Phil Gordon (May 5, 1916 – June 15, 2010) was an American character actor and dialect coach, most known for his work in television. Gordon's work included roles on The Beverly Hillbillies, Green Acres, Petticoat Junction.
Gordon was born Phil Gulley on May 5, 1916, in Meridian, Mississippi. His parents were Philomen and Zena Alexina Gulley. He enlisted in the United States Navy and the United Service Organizations (USO) during World War II. He worked as a jazz musician following the end of World War II, touring in Chicago and New Orleans during the 1940s and 1950s.
Gordon moved to California in the late 1950s, where he worked as an actor and dialect coach (for Green Acres) in television throughout the 1960s. He departed the television industry and moved to Mobile, Alabama, with his wife, Jane Dupree Gulley, in the late 1970s. He resided in Mobile for the remainder of his life.