Gordon Heath (Actor)

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(09-20-1918 - 08-27-1991) Age 73

Gordon Heath was an African American actor and musician. In later life he ran a cafe' in Paris' Left Bank district.

 

He appeared in the following 29 episodes of Radio Mystery Theater
Date Episode Title Plot
06/20/1977 0668 The Birthmark A scientist believes that a hand-shaped birthmark on his wife's cheek is the only thing standing between her and perfect beauty. He develops a means of removing it and his wife is willing. What price will they pay for their vanity?
07/01/1977 0675 Revenge Set in an 1880's western town, a wealthy man comes to town bent on revenge on three men who wronged him many years prior. His reasons for revenge are startling.
11/04/1977 0735 The Final Judgement A classic tale from the legendary fables of King Solomon. Three merchants go to Solomon to get his counsel as to which of them is unscrupulous. Solomon uses his sagacity and devices a unique strategy to get at the truth.
11/17/1977 0742 Hunted Down A man's beloved is killed in order to effect an insurance scam. He vows revenge and sets down on a hunt to bring the murderer to justice.
11/21/1977 0744 She An explorer and the son of his former co-worker journey to a distant island and find a mythic goddess who caused the death of the young man's predecessors. They also find an ancient queen who has waited hundreds of years to wreck revenge on the murderer of her lover.
12/09/1977 0752 This Time Around A man struggles to survive in his career and marriage. But his mind seems ridden with visions of an apocalyptic battle as a medieval knight. Later, Sir Kenneth overruns his mind completely.
01/19/1978 0767 Sophia and the Pilgrim A strange mystic charms young women into following him on his trip. His mysterious influence makes them forget who they are, chant indecipherable doctrine, get depressed and die. A gentleman decides to interfere as his friend's daughter gets under the mystic's spell too.
02/07/1978 0778 Dr. Heidegger's Experiment An aged and somewhat eccentric doctor invites some schoolmates to his residence for a scientific experiment. His experiment involves offering them all the magical waters from the fabled Fountain of Youth and examine if they will make the same mistakes as he did when he regained his youth.
02/16/1978 0783 Something in the Air A father attempts to stop his young girl from consenting to what he deems to be a poor match with an older man with little financial standing. But a strange psychic link seems to bring the two together despite his best attempts, even with the couple helping!
03/06/1978 0793 The House and the Brain The persistent appearance of a spirit at a local residence prompts two men to investigate into a mysterious tale spanning over a century.
05/25/1978 0839 The Spy and the Traitor A fictional narration about the events surrounding Benedict Arnold's perfidy about West Point to Britain.
05/30/1978 0842 The Bittersweet Honeymoon A couple out on honeymoon think they have landed an amazing stroke of luck when a cruise-line mess-up ends up accommodating them in a super luxury suite on the ship. But their gladness soon disappears when a man with nine fingers breaks into their suite.
06/08/1978 0847 Death Spell An unemployed couple of an artist and an actress are forced to move in with a rich friend who is convinced his wife is trying to murder him using black magic.
06/21/1978 0853 A Matter of Faith A businessman finds his long lost beloved in a restaurant after years. But he remembers witnessing her execution when they were fellow revolutionaries in a small country. She remembers nothing of him, or her supposed past.
09/29/1978 0899 A Thousand-Year-Old Story A tremendously wealthy man is killed aboard his own luxury yacht. The investigators believe the only possible culprit is his personal assistant. But the local physician who also happens to be the P.A.'s friend since childhood believes him innocent and tries to aid the unfortunate man.
10/13/1978 0905 How Much Land Does a Man Need? An Indian chief offers the deal of a lifetime to a greedy aristocrat in Colonial America. For the sum of one hundred pounds sterling, he can purchase the expanse of land he can travel around in one day.
11/13/1978 0917 The Pilgrim Soul During World War II, an American nurse travels to England to offer assistance to the local hospitals. Her friendly and open nature charm the patients and this causes British Intelligence to suspect her of espionage. A savior comes in the form of the mortally wounded officer she has fallen for.
11/22/1978 0921 The Grey Slapper In this play about the prevalent corruption in society, a former student tries to save his teacher turned politician from selling his soul. At the same time, a nosy reporter throws sparks a scandal that the two are in a relationship. In the midst of the chaos, the media continues to search for a gray-clad woman that unexpectedly slapped a prominent politician.
12/06/1978 0927 The Devil's Bargain A master con man steals from his victims, then poses as a psychic and helps in recovering them for a price!
12/18/1978 0932 The Familiar Ghost When he begins to receive letters of a threatening sort, a retired ship captain about to be married becomes paranoid and believes he is being pursued by an invisible being.
01/26/1979 0950 The Dominant Personality After their wedding, a city waitress moves to the wilderness to live with her loner husband. A series of murders take place on the nearby property and all clues point to her man.
02/21/1979 0956 The Great Brain A high stakes gamble takes place when a certified genius wagers with a friend and a prison warden that he can free himself from an escape-proof cell using only his wits and logic.
04/02/1979 0967 Voyage of Instrastar The dream world has given a grieving psychologist a chance to reunite with his deceased wife. When he becomes convinced that he has discovered an alternate dimension where the souls of the dead congregate before they are reborn, he goes to great lengths to prove his theory.
04/18/1979 0972 The Golden Girl With orders to assassinate a pseudo-political and religious leader, a woman from another planet is sent back in time to accomplish her mission on Earth.
08/22/1979 1006 Stranger from Nowhere When he chances upon a woman claiming to be his long lost wife, a scientist begins to doubt his identity as well as his weird belief that he is actually an alien being.
11/26/1979 1033 Strange New Tomorrow After the second Hundred Years War, a scientist and his wife are ordered by a covert agency to create a humanoid robot that can survive a land ravaged by nuclear fallout.
12/25/1979 1041 Death is a Woman A trio of friends are invited to the seaside residence of another of their comrades, and he discloses the power of a mysterious talking painting in his bedroom. After each taking a turn sleeping in their friend's quarters, they learn a new thing about the women they love.
02/23/1981 1163 The Frog Prince In order to keep them safe while driving, a team of race driver's relies on the power of voodoo. Things begin to fall apart when the black magic goes wrong.
03/09/1981 1169 Murder on the Space Shuttle In this outer space murder mystery, the legendary Sherlock Holmes meets the equally famous Buck Rogers.


2 Responses to Heath Gordon

He performed in 30 episodes. It's also the birthday of actress Anne Meara who acted in only one episode. Meara is well known for her comedic film/tv roles and as the mom of Ben Stiller.

Frank

He had a great voice for radio..I wondered if any black actors had roles in the CBSRMT, now I know.

Brian


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