Henry Gibson Biography (1935-)



Born Henry Gibson Bateman, September 21, 1935, in Germantown, PA; son of Edmund Albert and Dorothy (maiden name, Cassidy) Bateman; married Lois Joan Geiger, April 6, 1966; children: Jonathan David, Charles Alexander, James Bateman.Education: Catholic University, B.A., drama, 1957; was an observer atthe Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, England, 1960. Addresses: Agent-- Gold/Marshak/Liedtke Talent and Literary Agency, 3500 West Olive Ave., Suite 1400, Burbank, CA 91505. Career: Actor, comedian, andwriter. Made professional debut with the Mae Desmond Theatre Company, Philadelphia, PA, 1943; child actor and performer in East Coast stock companies, 1943-57. Participant in National Teach-In, 1970; participant in Citizen's Committee on Population Growth and the American Future, 1972-75. Military service: U.S.A.F., 1957-60, served in France in the 66th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, becoming target intelligence officer. Member: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Actors' Fund of America (West Coast advisory board, 1967-85), KeepAmerica Beautiful (advisor, 1967-69); Environmental Defense Fund, Izaak Walton League (honorary president, 1975-76), United Nations Association. Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award nomination, best supporting actor--motion picture, and National Society of Film Critics Award, best supporting actor, 1976, both for Nashville. Addresses: Agent: Gold/Marshak/Liedtke Talent and Literary Agency, 3500 West Olive Ave., Suite 1400, Burbank, CA 91505.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, comedian, writer
Birth Details
September 21, 1935
Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States

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