Frank Gorshin

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 67
Frank John Gorshin Jr. was an American character actor, impressionist, and comedian. He was perhaps best known as an impressionist, with many guest appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show and Tonight Starring Steve Allen. His most famous acting role was as the Riddler on the live-action television series Batman, a performance for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award.

Frank John Gorshin Jr. was an American character actor, impressionist, and comedian. He was perhaps best known as an impressionist, with many guest appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show and Tonight Starring Steve Allen. His most famous acting role was as the Riddler on the live-action television series Batman, a performance for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award.

Born

Wednesday, 05 April 1933

Died

Tuesday, 17 May 2005

Actor Filmography

The Creature of the Sunny Side Up Trailer Park Burdus 2006
Angels with Angles George Burns / Shelleen 2005
How William Shatner Changed The World Bele (archive footage) 2005
Bells Are Ringing: Just in Time Himself 2005
Love Story in Harvard Professor John H. Keynes 2004
Dr. Vegas Edgar Rhodes 2004
The Batman Professor Hugo Strange 2004
High Times Potluck The Slim Man 2003
Mail Order Bride Russian Doctor 2003
Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt Himself 2003
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Creature of the Sunny Side Up Trailer Park Burdus 2006
Angels with Angles George Burns / Shelleen 2005
How William Shatner Changed The World Bele (archive footage) 2005
Bells Are Ringing: Just in Time Himself 2005
Love Story in Harvard Professor John H. Keynes 2004
Dr. Vegas Edgar Rhodes 2004
The Batman Professor Hugo Strange 2004
High Times Potluck The Slim Man 2003
Mail Order Bride Russian Doctor 2003
Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt Himself 2003
Sting of the Black Scorpion Clockwise 2002
Manna From Heaven Ed 2002
De Superman à Spider-Man: L'aventure des super-héros The Riddler (archive footage) 2001
The Test Himself - Panelist 2001
Black Scorpion Benjamin Tickerman / Clockwise 2001
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Himself 2000
Beethoven's 3rd Uncle Morrie 2000
Hollywood Off-Ramp 2000
Luck Of The Draw Sterling Johnson 2000
Castle Rock Mack 2000
Man Of The Century Roman Navarro 1999
Game Day Sam Segal 1999
The Rules (For Men) 1999
Final Rinse Chief 1999
VH-1 Where Are They Now? Himself 1999
Donny & Marie Himself 1997
Sin City Spectacular Himself 1998
From Hare To Eternity Yosemite Sam 1997
Twilight of the Ice Nymphs Cain Ball 1997
Johnny Bravo Barney Stone / Clovy 1997
Bloodmoon Chief William Hutchins 1997
Pullet Surprise Foghorn Leghorn (voice) 1997
After the Game Benny Walsh 1997
Guy Maddin: Waiting for Twilight Cain Ball (during production of Twilight of the Ice Nymphs) 1997
Superior Duck Daffy Duck / Foghorn Leghorn 1996
12 Monkeys Dr. Fletcher 1995
Hail Caesar Pete Dewitt 1994
The Big Story Cub Reporter / Editor / Older Reporter (voice) 1994
Amore! Asino 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Sharpie Lawyer 1993
The Meteor Man Byers the Mobster 1993
Sweet Justice Billy Joe Rivas 1993
Body Trouble Johnny Zero 1992
The Hollywood Beach Murders Zoran 1992
The Ren & Stimpy Show The Reverend Jack Cheese 1991
Are You Afraid of the Dark? Brother Septimus 1990
Shades of LA 1990
Beverly Hills Bodysnatchers Doc 1989
Midnight Ron Saphier 1989
Monsters Ward Ellers 1988
The Gnomes' Great Adventure Holler / Carlo / Omar / Prince (voice) 1987
Hollywood Vice Squad Walsh 1986
Uphill All the Way Pike 1986
Hot Resort Mr. Green 1985
Murder, She Wrote Arnold Goldman 1984
The Uppercrust Harry Werner, alias Nash 1982
Treasure Island Ben Gunn 1982
Goliath Awaits Dan Wesker 1981
The Fall Guy Frakes 1981
Underground Aces Fred Kruger 1981
Death Car On The Freeway Ralph Chandler 1979
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Seton Kellogg 1979
Legends of the Superheroes The Riddler 1979
Greatest Heroes of the Bible Ocran 1978
Record City Chameleon 1978
Sha Na Na Himself 1977
Rudolph's Shiny New Year Sir Ten-to-Three 1976
Charlie's Angels Harry Dana 1976
Wonder Woman Orlich Hoffman 1975
The Rich Little Show Himself 1975
Rhyme and Reason Himself 1975
Sky Heist Ben Hardings 1975
S.W.A.T. Johnny Rizi 1975
Dinah! Himself 1974
Police Woman David Griffin 1974
Movin' On Tucker J. Paulsen 1974
Celebrity Sweepstakes Himself 1974
The Horror Hall of Fame Himself 1974
Get Christie Love! Maxwell Case 1974
The Vin Scully Show Himself 1973
The ABC Comedy Hour Himself - Various Characters 1972
Stand Up and Cheer Himself 1971
The Ice Palace 1971
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury Little Willie 1971
Celebrity Bowling Himself 1971
The Interns Joe Calico 1970
Flip Himself 1970
The David Frost Show Himself 1969
Skidoo The Man 1968
That's Life 1968
The Name of the Game Billy Howell 1968
Hawaii Five-O Stash 1968
Ironside Dorian 1967
The Jerry Lewis Show Himself 1967
The Carol Burnett Show Himself 1967
The High Chaparral Stinky Flanagan 1967
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Himself - Guest Performer, Himself 1967
Garrison's Gorillas Destin 1967
The Dean Martin Summer Show Starring Your Host Vic Damone Himself - Guest 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Himself 1967
The Jackie Gleason Show Himself 1966
The Roger Miller Show Himself 1966
Star Trek: The Original Series Bele 1966
Batman The Riddler 1966
The John Gary Show Himself 1966
Batman Riddler, The Riddler 1966
The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show Himself 1966
Ride Beyond Vengeance Tod Wisdom 1966
That Darn Cat! Iggy 1965
The Dean Martin Show Himself 1965
A Man Called Shenandoah Otto 1965
ABC's Nightlife Himself 1964
That Regis Philbin Show Himself 1964
The Munsters Fair Deal Dan 1964
The Lloyd Thaxton Show Himself 1964
The Danny Kaye Show Himself 1963
You Don't Say Himself 1963
Combat! Pvt. Gavin, Wharton 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
The Doctors and the Nurses 1962
Empire Billy Roy Fix 1962
The Andy Williams Show Himself 1962
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Lew Rydell 1962
The Virginian Dutch Miley 1962
The Tonight Show Himself - Comedian / Impressionist, Himself - Actor / Impressionist 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Actor, Himself - Impressionist, Himself 1961
Sail A Crooked Ship George M. Wilson 1961
The George Raft Story Moxie Cusack 1961
The DuPont Show of the Week Jeremy Rabbitt 1961
The Defenders Harry Simms 1961
Ring of Fire Frank Henderson 1961
Where The Boys Are Basil 1960
The Great Impostor Barney 1960
The Law and Mr. Jones Johnny Clover 1960
Here's Hollywood Himself 1960
Studs Lonigan Kenny Killarney 1960
Bells Are Ringing Blake Barton 1960
Mr. Lucky Jerry Musco 1959
The Detectives Billy McGirth 1959
Hennesey Seaman Pulaski 1959
Warlock Billy Gannon 1959
Night of the Quarter Moon Racist Punk 1959
The Untouchables Herbie Catcher 1959
Torpedo Run Sub Crewman 1958
The Kraft Music Hall Himself 1958
Naked City Alan Starkie 1958
Frontier Doctor Hank Butts 1956
The Chevy Showroom Starring Andy Williams Himself 1958
Tank Battalion Pfc. 'Skids' Madigan 1958
The Restless Gun Cowboy with Singer 1957
Have Gun - Will Travel Marty - Bully 1957
Portland Expose Joe 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Invasion of the Saucer Men Joe Gruen 1957
Dragstrip Girl Tommy Burns 1957
The Silent Service Torpedoman Larkin 1957
The True Story of Jesse James Charley Ford 1957
Runaway Daughters Tommy Burns 1956
Between Heaven And Hell Pvt. Millard - Co. G 1956
Hot Rod Girl Flat Top 1956
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Himself - Impressionist, Himself - Comedian 1956
The Proud and Profane Harry 1956
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Page 1955
Navy Log Captain Ray Duncan 1955
The Millionaire Hal 1955
The Magical World of Disney Iggy the Bank Robber 1954
General Electric Theater Dick 1953
American Bandstand Himself 1952
The Red Skelton Hour Himself - as Nasty McMean 1951
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself - Impressionist, Impressionist, Comedian, Herself, Himself - Comedian / Impressionist, Himself - Comedian, Jimmy Walker - scene from 'Jimmy' 1948
1966 Emmy Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Comedy Nominated
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