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Gordon Mitchell (I) (1923–2003)

Gordon Mitchell was one of those perfectly developed bodybuilders who jumped on the Steve Reeves bandwagon and hightailed it to Italy to seek movie stardom as a Herculean strongman. Born in Denver, Colorado, but raised in Inglewood, California, Mitchell served in WWII and at one point became a prisoner of war. After the war he went to college and ... See full bio »

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 2004/II Malevolence
Don Fabrizio De Martino
 2002 An Enraged New World
Gen. Murchison
 1998 Ehen vor Gericht (TV Series)
Charles Pendelton
- Cybersex und Sektenfalle (1998) ... Charles Pendelton
 1995 Bikini Drive-In
 1989 The Betrothed (TV Mini-Series)
Don Gonzalo
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Don Gonzalo
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Don Gonzalo
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Don Gonzalo
 1988 Blood Delirium
 1988 La tempesta
 1988 Faida
 1987 Cross of the Seven Jewels
Black Mass Leader
 1987 Overdose
 1987 SFX Retaliator
 1987 Evil Spawn
Dan Thorn
 1986 Commando Invasion
General MacMoreland
 1986 Operation Nam
Col. Mortimer
 1985 White Fire
 1984 Ricordi
 1984 She
 1983 Se tutto va bene siamo rovinati
Jack Volpetti
 1983 Endgame - Bronx lotta finale
Col. Morgan
 1983 Rush
 1982-1983 Marco Polo (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1983) ... Arnolfo
- Episode #1.7 (1983) ... Arnolfo
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Arnolfo
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Arnolfo
 1981 Nightfall
 1981 Inchon
GHQ Officer (uncredited)
 1981 Trois filles dans le vent
Gordon Mitchell
 1980 Happy Birthday, Harry
Sandy's Husband
 1980 The Iron Hand of the Mafia
Don Nicola
 1980 The Umbrella Coup
Moskovitz, le tueur
 1980 Holocaust 2: The Revenge
Felix Oppenheimer
 1980 Emanuelle: Queen Bitch
Robert / Factory manager
 1979 Porno-Erotic Western (as Charles Pendleton)
 1979 A Very Special Woman
 1979 Santa Lucia (TV Movie)
 1978 Pugni, dollari e spinaci
Frank Stilo (as Charles Pendleton)
 1978 Il Passatore (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Host (as Gordon Mitchel)
 1977 Gli uccisori
 1977 Oil
 1977 Achtung! The Desert Tigers
Kommandant von Stolzen
 1976 L'unica legge in cui credo
Geo (uncredited)
 1975 The Man from Chicago
 1975 Tiger from River Kwai
Jack Mason
 1975 La pelle sotto gli artigli
Professor Helmut
 1975 Yankesici
 1974 Anasinin Gozu
 1974 Four for All
 1974 Il domestico
General Von Werner
 1974 The Godfather Squad
Son of Carrol
 1974 Una donna per 7 bastardi
 1973 Shanghai Joe
Burying Sam
 1973 Pan
 1973 My Darling Slave
Von Thirac
 1973 Curse of the Red Butterfly
Caliph married to the Queen
 1973 Anything for a Friend
 1972 Situation
 1972 Frankenstein '80
Dr. Otto Frankenstein
 1972 The French Sex Murders
Man in Nightclub (uncredited)
 1972 Magnificent West
 1972 The Big Bust-Out
El Kadir
 1972 A Gunman Called Dakota
 1971 His Name Was Sam Walbash, But They Call Him Amen
Gordon Mitchell (uncredited)
 1971 Adios Compañeros
Ironhead Donovan / Testa di Ferro
 1971 Angel's Leap
Henry Di Fusco
 1971 Day of Judgment
Deputy Norton
 1971 Let's Go and Kill Sartana
Greg "The Crazy Person"
 1971 Down with Your Hands... You Scum!
Buck Bradley
 1971 Finders Killers
Chris Forest
 1971 Tre nel mille
 1971 Io non spezzo... rompo
Joe il Rosso
 1970 Django and Sartana Are Coming... It's the End
Black Burt Keller / Burt Kelly
 1970 The Arizona Kid
 1970 Lisa dagli occhi blu
Football player
 1969 Fellini Satyricon
Il predone
 1969 Hour X Suicide Patrol
Sgt. Orwell Smith
 1968 Seven Times Seven
Big Ben
 1968 Cry of Death
Donkey / Morgan Pitt
 1968 Crazy Westerners
Silly Bull
 1968 Tutto sul rosso
 1968 Beyond the Law
 1968 Cheers to Cyanide
Al Rubino
 1968 Sapevano solo uccidere
 1967 John the Bastard
 1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye
Stables Sergeant
 1967 Death on the Run
The Albanian
 1967 Totò ciak (TV Movie)
 1967 Born to Kill
 1966 Uccidi o muori
Baltimore Joe
 1966 Thompson 1880
Glenn Sheppard
 1966 Star Pilot
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
- Sophia (1966) ... Angelo
 1966 Three Graves for a Winchester
Frank Sanders
 1965 Hercules and the Princess of Troy (TV Movie)
Pirate Captain
 1965 The Stone Forest
 1965 Vengeance of the Vikings
Sven / Byarni
 1964 La vendetta di Spartacus
 1964 Seven Slaves Against Rome
 1963 Brennus, Enemy of Rome
 1962 Fury of Achilles
 1962 Invasion 1700
 1962 Kerim, Son of the Sheik
 1962 Vulcan, Son of Giove
Pluto - God of Darkness
 1961 The Centurion
Gen. Metellus
 1961 Atlas Against the Cyclops
Maciste (as Mitchell Gordon)
 1960 Spartacus
Gladiator (uncredited)
 1960 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
- The Purple Testament (1960) ... Soldier (uncredited)
 1959 Li'l Abner
Muscleman Rufe (uncredited)
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Sideshow Strongman
- The Feathered Doll (1959) ... Sideshow Strongman (uncredited)
 1959 Rio Bravo
Bar Cowboy Watching Fistfight (uncredited)
 1958 The Buccaneer
Pirate (uncredited)
 1958 The Young Lions
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1957 The Enemy Below
German Sailor (uncredited)
 1957 The Spirit of St. Louis (uncredited)
 1956 Around the World in 80 Days
Extra (uncredited)
 1956 The Ten Commandments
Egyptian Guard (uncredited)
 1955 The Man with the Golden Arm
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1954 Prisoner of War
Bit Role (uncredited)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Mitchell Gordon | Gordon Mitchel | Charles Pendleton


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Honored by the UCLA Film Archive at a July 6, 2003, festival showing of The Giant of Metropolis (1961) in a theater on the Los Angeles campus. See more »

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