Gordon Oliver entered films in 1936 as a general purpose actor. Oliver started out with lightweight leads and supporting roles as Warner Bros. and Columbia, then settled into character parts at RKO. His credits range from frivolities like Blondie (1938) to film noir exercises like Born to be Bad (1950). Gordon Oliver left films in 1952, re-emerging twenty years later as producer of the Bob Hope comedy Cancel My Reservation (1972).
by Hal Erickson biography