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Patrick Gorman

Birth name:
Patrick O. Gorman
Date of Birth:
Patrick has appeared as a performer in almost all phases of entertainment. He was born in Visalia, California. Although he's been in SAG over 50 years, he began his professional career as a dancer. He was with Judy Garland at the Palace on Broadway and Donald O'Connor and Sammy Davis, Jr. in Vegas. After his military service he was a clown at the Cirque Medrano (Paris, France) and was the only American in "How To Succed In Business Without Really Trying" (also Paris). Patrick performed in television, film and stage in France before appearing in Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival. He has appeared on and off Broadway and spent time in such prestigious repertory companies as Seattle Rep, ACT (San Francisco) and Actor's Theatre Louisville, among others. His two favorite roles in theatre were 'Truffaldino' in "The Servant of Two Masters' and the prosecuting attorney in "In the Matterof J. Robert Oppenheimer," both at Seattle Rep. In television and film his favorites are 'Jacques Du Bois,' the arrogant French fencer in "The Duel" on "Happy Days" and 'Major General John Bell Hood' in the films, "Gettysburg" and "Gods & Generals." Patrick still trains, is a Black Belt in Aikido, and along with acting, his passions are poker, chess, Japanese calligraphy and the Foreign Language Committee for the Oscars.
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