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Gordon Scott

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Ideal remembered for his starring function in the Tarzan movies from the 1950s and early 1960s, this professional played other swashbuckling hero assignments, including Remus in Duel from the Titans and Hercules in Hercules as well as the Princess of Troy. He offered in america Military from 1944 until 1947 and eventually worked being a lifeguard in NEVADA. While working on the Sahara Resort and Modern casino, he was contacted by a skill scout who guaranteed him the function of Tarzan. After finishing his Tarzan agreement, he relocated to European countries and made an appearance in some Italian films. Blessed Gordon Merrill Werschkul, he was raised in Portland, Oregon, with eight siblings. He was wedded to Janice Wynkoop and celebrity Vera Mls. He previously a kid with each of his wives. He had taken over from the prior Tarzan professional, Lex Barker, in the eighteenth installment (Tarzan’s Hidden Jungle) from the Tarzan films.

Quick Facts


Full Name Gordon Scott
Date Of Birth August 3, 1926
Place Of Birth Portland, OR
Height 1.91 m
Profession Movie Actor
Education University of Oregon
Nationality American
Spouse Vera Miles, Janice Mae Wynkoop
Children Karen Judith Werschkul, Michael Scott
Parents Stanley Werschkul, Alice Werschkul
Siblings Rafield Werschkul
Movies Tarzan's Greatest Adventure, Tarzan the Magnificent, Tarzan and the Trappers, Tarzan and the Lost Safari, Tarzan's Fight for Life, Tarzan's Hidden Jungle, Duel of the Titans, Hercules and the Princess of Troy, Gladiator of Rome, Hero of Rome, Maciste alla corte del Gran Khan, The Tramplers, Danger!! Death Ray, Buffalo Bill, Hero of the Far West, Hercules vs. Moloch, The Beast of Babylon Against the Son of Hercules, Goliath and the Rebel Slave, Coriolanus: Hero without a Country, Zorro and the Three Musketeers, The Lion of St. Mark, Tarzan the Fearless, The Shortest Day, Kerim, Son of the Sheik, Top Secret, Tyrant of Lydia Against the Son of Hercules, Ultimate Hero, Mask of the Musketeers, Maciste contro il vampiro, Crooks in Cloisters, Petticoat Pirates, Queen for Caesar, The Marauder, Buffalo Bill, Beast of Babylon
Star Sign Leo

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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Segretissimo1967John Sutton
Danger!! Death Ray1967Bart Fargo
The Tramplers1965Lon Cordeen
Hercules and the Princess of Troy1965TV MovieHercules
Buffalo Bill1965Buffalo Bill
Karim ibn el sheikh1964Karim
Hero of Rome1964Mucius
Coriolano eroe senza patria1964Coriolanus
Conquest of Mycene1963Glauco / 'Hercules'
The Lion of St. Mark1963Manrico Venier
Goliath and the Rebel Slave1963Goliath / Gordian
The Beast of Babylon Against the Son of Hercules1963Nippur
The Shortest Day1963Soldato (uncredited)
Zorro e i tre moschettieri1963Zorro
A Queen for Caesar1962Giulio Cesare
Gladiator of Rome1962Marcus Lucilius
Kerim, Son of the Sheik1962Kerim
Duel of the Titans1961Remus
Samson and the 7 Miracles of the World1961Maciste / Samson (U.S. English version)
Goliath and the Vampires1961Maciste (Goliath)
Tarzan the Magnificent1960Tarzan
Tarzan's Greatest Adventure1959Tarzan
Tarzan and the Trappers1958TV MovieTarzan
Tarzan's Fight for Life1958Tarzan
The Bob Cummings Show1957TV SeriesGordon Scott
Tarzan and the Lost Safari1957Tarzan
Tarzan's Hidden Jungle1955Tarzan

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In Search of Tarzan with Jonathan Ross1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Investigating Tarzan1997DocumentaryHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1975TV SeriesHimself - Actor
About Faces1960TV SeriesHimself
The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show1959TV SeriesHimself - Actor
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1957TV SeriesHimself
Film Fanfare1956TV SeriesHimself
You Bet Your Life1956TV SeriesHimself
A Star Is Born World Premiere1954TV ShortHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tarzan at the Movies, Part 2: The Many Faces of Tarzan1996Video documentary short
Biography1996TV Series documentaryHimself
Kolossal - i magnifici Macisti1977Documentary as G. Scott
Un sorriso, uno schiaffo, un bacio in bocca1975
The Movie Orgy1968DocumentaryTarzan - Promotional Ad (uncredited)

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