Supporting Actors in Motion Pictures
By: Dr. Roger L. Gordon
About the Book
Supporting Actors in Motion Pictures is a compilation of biographies of supporting actors that spans from the advent of sound through the present day. Supporting actors, known also as character actors, often play in roles that complement the lead with comedy, drama, or other means, and are the backbone of any good film, television program, or stage performance. This book contains over 300 biographies that highlight the careers of the many talented actors and actresses that have appeared on the big screen throughout the past 100 years.
About the Author
Dr. Roger L. Gordon was a professor of Educational Media at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for 31 years. He previously served as a professor at Slippery Rock University. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at The American University in Washington, DC, and he received his doctorate degree at Michigan State University. Dr. Gordon has authored other books in the area of instructional media.
Dr. Gordon has been married to his wife, Sharon, for 55 years. The couple resides in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania.