Henry Gibson was an American actor, singer, and songwriter. His best-known roles include his time as a cast member of the TV sketch-comedy series Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In from 1968 to 1971, the voice of Wilbur in the 1973 film Charlotte’s Web, his portrayal of diminutive country star Haven Hamilton in Robert Altman’s 1975 film Nashville, his role as the “Illinois Nazi” leader in the 1980 film The Blues Brothers, his performance opposite Tom Hanks in 1989’s The ‘Burbs, a small role in Magnolia, his role as the family priest in Wedding Crashers, and his recurring role as Judge Clark Brown on Boston Legal.
|Born:||James Bateman, September 21, 1935, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Died:||September 14, 2009, Malibu, California, U.S.|
|Other names:||Olsen Gibson|
|Education:||Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School|
|Alma mater:||Catholic University of America|
|Occupation:||Actor, singer, songwriter|
|Television:||Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In (1967–1973)|
|Children:||3, including Charles Alexander Gibson|
|IMDb:||Henry Gibson’s IMDb|
About Henry Gibson
Laugh-In comedian who rose to fame for a combination of his jokes and his his silly poetry.
He was the president of his school’s drama club.
He is a comedian and actor who played Judge Clark Brown on the series Boston Legal.
He married Lois Joan Geiger in 1966 and together they had three sons.
He was in The Blues Brothers by John Landis.
Information related to Henry Gibson
- Male actors from Philadelphia
- Catholic University of America alumni
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