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Full Name
  
James Bateman

Name
  
Henry Gibson

Other names
  
Olsen Gibson


Resting place
  
Cremation

Cause of death
  
Cancer

Role
  
Actor

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Born
  
September 21, 1935 (
1935-09-21
)

Education
  
Saint Joseph's Preparatory School

Occupation
  
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Died
  
September 14, 2009, Malibu, California, United States

Spouse
  
Lois Gibson (m. 1966–2007)

Children
  
Charles Gibson, Jonathan David Gibson, James Gibson

Parents
  
Dorothy Bateman, Edmund Albert Bateman

Movies and TV shows
  
Rowan & Martin's Laugh‑In, The Blues Brothers, Nashville, The 'Burbs, Wedding Crashers

Similar People
  
Arte Johnson, Wendy Schaal, Lois Gibson, Brother Theodore, Joe Dante

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Henry Gibson (September 21, 1935 – September 14, 2009), born James Bateman, was an American actor, singer, and songwriter. He was best known as a cast member of the TV sketch-comedy series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In from 1968 to 1971, for his portrayal of diminutive country star Haven Hamilton in Robert Altman's 1975 film Nashville, for his role as the "Illinois Nazi" leader in the 1980 film The Blues Brothers, and for his recurring role as Judge Clark Brown on Boston Legal.

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Early life

Gibson was born on September 21, 1935 as James Bateman in Germantown, Philadelphia, the sixth of seven children of Edmund Albert Bateman and his wife Dorothy (née Cassidy). He attended Saint Joseph's Preparatory School, where he was president of the drama club.

After graduating from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., he served as an intelligence officer in the United States Air Force with the 66th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing in France from 1957 to 1960. Early in his career as a professional entertainer, he developed a comedy act in which he played a poet from Fairhope, Alabama. He adopted the stage name Henry Gibson, which is an oronym for the name of famed Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen. He is also known to have used the name Olsen Gibson.

Career

Gibson's performing career began at the age of seven. He appeared in many stage and theater productions. Gibson made many appearances on Tonight Starring Jack Paar between 1957 and 1962, often reciting his poetry. His career took off when he performed in the Jerry Lewis film The Nutty Professor (1963). This was followed in 1964 by his poetry-reciting cowboy character Quirt Manly on the popular show The Beverly Hillbillies. Around this time, Gibson also appeared on an episode of My Favorite Martian.

Gibson spent three years as part of the Laugh-In television show's cast, where he was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1971. He often played "The Poet", reciting poems with "sharp satirical or political themes". Gibson would emerge from behind a stage flat, wearing a Nehru jacket and "hippie" beads and holding an outlandishly large artificial flower. He would bow stiffly from the waist, state "[Title of poem] — by Henry Gibson" in an ironic Southern US accent, again bow stiffly from the waist, recite his poem and return behind the flat. Gibson's routine was so memorable that John Wayne actually performed it once in his own inimitable style: "The Sky — by John Wayne. The Sky is blue/The Grass is green/Get off your butt/And join the Marine(s)!", whereupon Wayne left the scene by smashing through the flat. Gibson also regularly appeared in the "Cocktail Party" segments as a Catholic priest, sipping tea. He would put the cup on the saucer, recite his one-liner in a grave and somber tone, then go back to sipping tea. In 1962, Gibson had issued a comedy album on Liberty records, entitled "Alligator." The album was rereleased in 1968, now entitled "...by Henry Gibson," following his success on "Laugh-In." The liner notes perpetuated the origin story of his being a country boy from Fairhope, Alabama. The album did not reach the Billboard Top 200 in either release. Around this time, Gibson also made recurring appearances in the 1969–1974 anthology Love, American Style.

During the 60s, Gibson had appeared on The Dick Van Dyke Show reading the poem "Keep a-Goin'", which he later turned into a song in the Robert Altman movie Nashville (1975). Notably, he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his portrayal of country music star Haven Hamilton in the film and won the National Society of Film Critics award for the role. The Nashville Tennessean called Gibson “the male superstar most surely to be in line for an Academy Award" and hailed his performance as being “so real to Music Row habitués as to be frightening.” Gibson appeared in three other films directed by Altman: The Long Goodbye (starring Elliott Gould), A Perfect Couple, and Health.

In 1978, he appeared in The New Adventures Of Wonder Woman as the arch-villain Mariposa. Two years later, he appeared on The Dukes of Hazzard as Will Jason (Squirt) in the second-season episode "Find Loretta Lynn". The same year, he played the leader of the "Illinois Nazis" in the John Landis film The Blues Brothers; this became one of his best-known film roles. The next year, he appeared in The Incredible Shrinking Woman.

In the 1989 Joe Dante comedy The 'Burbs, starring Tom Hanks, Gibson played the villain. He reunited with director Dante a year later when Gremlins 2: The New Batch was released in 1990, performing a cameo as the office worker who is caught taking a smoking break on camera and fired by the sadistic boss. 1996 saw him playing an unusual dramatic role as former train conductor Robinson in the independent film Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day with Michael Stipe. That year, he was also the voice of Adolf Eichmann in Keith Gordon's film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's novel Mother Night. During 1999, Gibson made an appearance in another drama, Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia, as an eccentric barfly who antagonizes former child prodigy Donnie Smith, played by William H. Macy.

Gibson also worked frequently as a voice actor in animation, most notably portraying Wilbur the pig in the popular Hanna-Barbera children's movie Charlotte's Web (1973). He later worked for the company again on the cartoon The Biskitts. Additionally, Gibson's voice work was featured on The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy as Lord Pain, King of the Hill as reporter Bob Jenkins, and Rocket Power as grouchy neighbor Merv Stimpleton.

Later television work included a guest role on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine playing the Ferengi Nilva in the 1998 episode "Profit and Lace". Gibson also had a leading role in a season 5 episode of Stargate SG-1 entitled "The Sentinel" as the character Marul. His last major roles were in the 2005 film Wedding Crashers as Father O'Neil, and on the television show Boston Legal as supporting character Judge Clark Brown.

Personal life

On April 6, 1966, Gibson married Lois Joan Geiger, who was five years his senior. They had three sons together – Jonathan David Gibson, an executive at Universal Pictures, Charles Alexander Gibson, a director and visual effects supervisor, and James Gibson, a screenwriter. His wife died on May 6, 2007, at age 77.

Death

Gibson died of cancer on September 14, 2009 at his home in Malibu, California, a week before his 74th birthday. He was cremated at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery.

Filmography

Actor
2004
Boston Legal (TV Series) as
Judge Clark Brown
- Juiced (2008) - Judge Clark Brown
- Roe (2008) - Judge Clark Brown
- Mad Cows (2008) - Judge Clark Brown
- Dances with Wolves (2008) - Judge Clark Brown
- Guardians and Gatekeepers (2008) - Judge Clark Brown
- Patriot Acts (2008) - Judge Clark Brown
- The Gods Must Be Crazy (2008) - Judge Clark Brown
- Indecent Proposals (2008) - Judge Clark Brown
- Rescue Me (2008) - Judge Clark Brown
- Glow in the Dark (2008) - Judge Clark Brown
- No Brains Left Behind (2007) - Judge Clark Brown
- Oral Contracts (2007) - Judge Clark Brown
- Attack of the Xenophobes (2007) - Judge Clark Brown
- Do Tell (2007) - Judge Clark Brown
- The Chicken and the Leg (2007) - Judge Clark Brown
- Selling Sickness (2007) - Judge Clark Brown
- Fine Young Cannibal (2006) - Judge Clark Brown
- Can't We All Get a Lung? (2006) - Judge Clark Brown
- Legal Deficits (2005) - Judge Clark Brown
- Truly, Madly, Deeply (2005) - Judge Clark Brown
- Witches of Mass Destruction (2005) - Judge Clark Brown
- Death Be Not Proud (2005) - Judge Clark Brown
- 'Til We Meat Again (2005) - Judge Clark Brown
- Questionable Characters (2004) - Judge Clark Brown
2005
King of the Hill (TV Series) as
Bob Jenkins / Travis / Jenkins
- Strangeness on a Train (2008) - Bob Jenkins (voice)
- Glen Peggy Glen Ross (2007) - Bob Jenkins / Travis (voice)
- 24 Hour Propane People (2006) - Bob Jenkins (voice)
- You Gotta Believe (In Moderation) (2006) - Bob Jenkins (voice)
- Harlottown (2005) - Bob Jenkins (voice)
- Bystand Me (2005) - Jenkins (voice)
- Smoking and the Bandit (2005) - Bob Jenkins (voice)
2007
All Grown Up! (TV Series) as
Dr. Schleprzzi
- Trading Places (2007) - Dr. Schleprzzi (voice)
2007
Big Stan as
Shorts
2004
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (TV Series) as
Lord Pain
- Wrath of the Spider Queen (2007) - Lord Pain (voice)
- Everything Breaks/The Show That Dare Not Speak Its Name (2006) - Lord Pain (voice)
- House of Pain/Grim Prophecy, A/Mandy Bites Dog (2004) - Lord Pain (voice)
2006
Me, Eloise (TV Series)
- Eloise Goes to School Part 1 (2006) - (voice)
2006
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (Video Game) as
Lord Pain (voice)
2006
Trapped Ashes as
Tour Guide (story segments "Wraparound")
2005
Wedding Crashers as
Father O'Neil
2005
The Batman (TV Series) as
Bagley
- Topsy Turvy (2005) - Bagley (voice)
2004
Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) as
Frank Ralston
- Kitty's Back (2004) - Frank Ralston
1999
Rocket Power (TV Series) as
Merv Stimpleton / Townsperson #3 / Reporter #1 / ...
- Merv Links to Otto/Big Air (2004) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- The Big Day: Part 1 (2003) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- A Rocket X-mas (2003) - Merv Stimpleton / Townsperson #3 (voice)
- Reggie's Big (Beach) Break (2003) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Major Scrummage/Snow Bounders (2002) - Merv Stimpleton / Reporter #1 (voice)
- Race Across New Zealand (2002) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Losers Weepers/Reggie the Movie (2001) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Double-O Twistervision/Womp Race 2000 (2001) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Tito Time/Return of Cleo (2001) - Young Merv (voice)
- The Good Housekeeping Seal/What's That Smell? (2001) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Rad Rover Come Over/Extreme Nerd (2000) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Shark Bait/A Shot in the Park (2000) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Reggie and a Net/Great Sandcastle Race (2000) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- The Wrath of Don/Safety Patrol Sam (2000) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- It Came from Planet Merv/Netherworld Night (2000) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- The Night Before/Violet's Violet (1999) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Hawaii Blues/Lost and Find (1999) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Super McVariel 900/Loss of Squid (1999) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- D is for Dad/Banned on the Run (1999) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Blader Bowl/Total Luger (1999) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Power Girl Surfers/Twisted Cinema (1999) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Rocket Girls/Father's Day Off (1999) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Happy Luau to You-Au/Rocket Rescue (1999) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- Otto 3000/Night Prowlers (1999) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
- New Squid on the Block/Down the Drain (1999) - Merv Stimpleton (voice)
2004
Cracking Up (TV Series) as
Dr. Bollas
- Pilot (2004) - Dr. Bollas
2004
Stripperella (TV Series)
- Eruption Junction, What's Your Function? (2004) - (voice)
2004
Never Die Alone as
Funeral Home Director (uncredited)
2003
Becker (TV Series) as
Deputy Secretary
- Chock Full O'Nuts (2003) - Deputy Secretary
2003
The Commission as
Police Chief Jesse Curry
2003
The Goldfish (Short) as
Martin Glaser
2003
The Guardian (TV Series) as
Phil Hostetler
- Big Coal (2003) - Phil Hostetler
2003
Charmed (TV Series) as
Sandman
- Sand Francisco Dreamin' (2003) - Sandman
2002
No Prom for Cindy (Short) as
Minister
2002
She Spies (TV Series) as
Dr. Meelbow
- The Martini Shot (2002) - Dr. Meelbow
2002
The Year That Trembled as
Ralph Tyler
2002
Rocket Power: Race Across New Zealand (TV Movie) as
Merv Stimpleton (voice)
2002
Stargate SG-1 (TV Series) as
Marul
- The Sentinel (2002) - Marul
2001
Teddy Bears' Picnic as
Clifford Sloane
2001
The Luck of the Irish (TV Movie) as
Reilly O'Reilly
2000
Early Edition (TV Series) as
Mr. Quigley
- Luck o' the Irish (2000) - Mr. Quigley
2000
The Best of Dr. Seuss as
Cat in the Hat (voice)
2000
Mullitt (Short) as
Bucky
1999
Magnolia as
Thurston Howell
1999
Aimee Mann: Save Me (Music Video short) as
Thurston Howell
1999
A Stranger in the Kingdom as
Zack Burrows
1999
The Amanda Show (TV Series) as
Helicopter Pilot
- Episode #1.1 (1999) - Helicopter Pilot
1999
Hey Arnold! (TV Series) as
Patty's Father
- Grudge Match/Polishing Rhonda (1999) - Patty's Father (voice)
1999
Sunset Beach (TV Series) as
Wayne Landry
- Episode #1.667 (1999) - Wayne Landry (uncredited)
1997
Sabrina the Teenage Witch (TV Series) as
Witch Judge / Judge Samuels
- The Good, the Bad and the Luau (1999) - Witch Judge
- Salem, the Boy (1999) - Witch Judge
- When Teens Collide (1998) - Witch Judge
- Trial by Fury (1997) - Judge Samuels
1999
Total Recall 2070 (TV Series) as
Belasarius
- Bones Beneath My Skin (1999) - Belasarius
1999
The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald: The Visitors from Outer Space (Video short) as
Blue Planet (voice)
1999
The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series) as
Rhino
- Born to Be Wild (1999) - Rhino (voice)
1999
Providence (TV Series) as
Mr. Berry
- You Bet Your Life (1999) - Mr. Berry
1998
Maggie Winters (TV Series) as
Hotel Clerk
- Angstgiving Day (1998) - Hotel Clerk
1998
Buddy Faro (TV Series) as
Magic Teacher
- Now You See Him, Now He's Dead (1998) - Magic Teacher
1998
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) as
Nilva
- Profit and Lace (1998) - Nilva
1995
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series) as
Mayor / Husband / Maurice
- Laugh, Krumm, Laugh/Rookie Monsters (1997) - Mayor / Husband (voice)
- A Room with No Viewfinder/Krumm Rises to the Top (1995) - Mayor / Maurice (voice)
- Quest for the Holy Pail/Garbage in, Garbage Out (1995) - Mayor (voice)
- History of the Monster World: Part One/Fear, Thy Name Is Ickis (1995) - Mayor (voice)
1997
Asylum as
Dr. Edward Bellichek
1997
Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series) as
Dick's Please
- Respect (1997) - Dick's Please (voice)
1996
Mother Night as
Adolf Eichmann (voice)
1996
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series) as
Sodomite Mental Patient
- A Room with a Bellevue (1996) - Sodomite Mental Patient (voice)
1996
Mad About You (TV Series) as
Henry Gibson
- Dream Weaver (1996) - Henry Gibson
1996
Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day as
Robinson
1996
Bio-Dome as
William Leaky
1995
Santo Bugito (TV Series) as
Mothmeyer
- My Name Is Revenge (1995) - Mothmeyer (voice)
1995
Cyber Bandits as
Dr. Knutsen
1995
Coach (TV Series) as
Ted Tilly
- Turtle World (1995) - Ted Tilly
1995
The John Larroquette Show (TV Series) as
Priest
- Several Unusual Love Stories (1995) - Priest
1995
Escape to Witch Mountain (TV Movie) as
Ravetch
1995
Daisy-Head Mayzie (TV Movie) as
Cat in the Hat (voice)
1994
The Bears Who Saved Christmas (TV Movie) as
Flashy (voice)
1993
Rugrats (TV Series) as
Hairdresser / Counselor
- Chuckie's First Haircut/Cool Hand Angelica (1993) - Hairdresser / Counselor (voice)
1993
Cutters (TV Series)
- Where's Harry? (1993)
1993
Sisters (TV Series) as
Cyrus Calhoun
- Out of the Ashes (1993) - Cyrus Calhoun
- The Cold Light of Day (1993) - Cyrus Calhoun
1992
Tom and Jerry: The Movie as
Doctor Applecheek (voice)
1992
Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) as
Stanhope
- None But the Lonely Heart (1992) - Stanhope
1992
Fish Police (TV Series)
- The Codfather (1992) - (voice)
1988
Murder, She Wrote (TV Series) as
Oliver Thissle / Harold Banner
- Incident in Lot 7 (1992) - Oliver Thissle
- Who Threw the Barbitals in Mrs. Fletcher's Chowder? (1988) - Harold Banner
1990
MacGyver (TV Series) as
Pinky Burnette / Drive Thru Customer
- Deadly Silents (1991) - Pinky Burnette
- Harry's Will (1990) - Drive Thru Customer
1991
Eerie, Indiana (TV Series) as
Mr. Lodgepoole
- The Losers (1991) - Mr. Lodgepoole
1991
What a Dummy (TV Series)
- Tucker's on the Air (1991)
1991
Evening Shade (TV Series) as
Bud
- Chip Off the Old Brick (1991) - Bud
1990
The Magic Balloon (Short)
1990
Timeless Tales from Hallmark (TV Series) as
Sir Buffoon
- The Emperor's New Clothes (1990) - Sir Buffoon (voice)
1990
The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda (TV Series short) as
Additional Voices
- Pity the Poor Pirate (1990) - Additional Voices (voice)
1990
Tune in Tomorrow... as
Big John Coot
1990
Gremlins 2: The New Batch as
Employee Fired for Smoking
1990
Return to Green Acres (TV Movie) as
E. Mitchell Armstrong
1990
Newhart (TV Series) as
Tad Burrows / Giddy Goose
- Father Goose (1990) - Tad Burrows / Giddy Goose
1989
Night Visitor as
Jake
1989
Brenda Starr as
Professor Gerhardt Von Kreutzer
1989
Around the World in 80 Days (TV Mini Series) as
Train Conductor
- Episode #1.3 (1989) - Train Conductor
- Episode #1.2 (1989) - Train Conductor
- Episode #1.1 (1989) - Train Conductor
1989
The 'Burbs as
Dr. Werner Klopek
1988
Switching Channels as
Ike Roscoe
1987
Foofur (TV Series)
- Annabell Gets Framed/Scary Harry (1987) - (voice)
- Look Homeward, Foofur (1987) - (voice)
- Fencer Gets Soul/You Bet Your Life (1987) - (voice)
- Rocki's Big Fib/Bye, Bye, Birdie (1987) - (voice)
- Annabell Goes Punk/Puppy Love (1987) - (voice)
- Louis Sees the Light/Weekend in the Condo (1987) - (voice)
- Just Like Magic/The Nose Knows (1987) - (voice)
- Fencer Finds a Family/Tooth or Consequences (1987) - (voice)
- Just Bumming Around/Friend Foofur's Foul Up (1987) - (voice)
- The Dog's Meow/What Price Fleadom? (1987) - (voice)
- Winging It/Alone at Last, Dahling (1987) - (voice)
- Boot Camp Blues/My Pharaoh Lady (1987) - (voice)
- Pepe's Pet Peeve (1987) - (voice)
1987
Innerspace as
Mr. Wormwood
1987
Long Gone (TV Movie) as
Hale Buchman
1986
The Blinkins: The Bear and the Blizzard (TV Movie) as
Announcer (voice)
1986
Galaxy High School (TV Series) as
Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker
- It Came from Earth (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
- Martian Mumps (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
- The Brat Pack (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
- The Brain Blaster (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
- Beach Blanket Blow-Up (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
- Dollars and Sense (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
- Founder's Day (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
- Doyle's New Friend (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
- Those Eyes, Those Lips (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
- Where's Milo? (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
- The Beef Who Would Be King (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
- Pizza's Honor (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
- Welcome to Galaxy High (1986) - Doyle's Locker / Aimee's Locker (voice)
1986
Slow Burn (TV Movie) as
Robert
1986
Monster in the Closet as
Dr. Pennyworth
1986
Knight Rider (TV Series) as
Donald Crane
- Voo Doo Knight (1986) - Donald Crane
1986
The Twilight Zone (TV Series) as
Mayor (segment "Welcome to Winfield")
- Welcome to Winfield/Quarantine (1986) - Mayor (segment "Welcome to Winfield")
1985
The Wuzzles (TV Series) as
Eleroo / Girafbra
- What's Up, Stox? (1985) - Eleroo (voice)
- Class Dismissed (1985) - Eleroo / Girafbra (voice)
- The Main Course (1985) - Eleroo (voice)
- A Pest of a Pet (1985) - Eleroo (voice)
- Ghostrustlers (1985) - Eleroo (voice)
- Eleroo's Wishday (1985) - Eleroo (voice)
- Bumblelion and the Terrified Forest (1985) - Eleroo (voice)
- Klutz on the Clutch (1985) - Eleroo (voice)
- Moosel's Monster (1985) - Eleroo (voice)
- Crock Around the Clock (1985) - Eleroo (voice)
- In the Money (1985) - Eleroo (voice)
- Hooray for Hollywuz (1985) - Eleroo (voice)
- Bulls of a Feather (1985) - Eleroo (voice)
1985
The Pound Puppies (TV Short) as
Nabbit (voice)
1985
CBS Storybreak (TV Series short) as
Sam
- Robbut: A Tale of Tails (1985) - Sam (voice)
1985
Half Nelson (TV Series) as
Shelly Shapiro
- Diplomatic Inmunity (1985) - Shelly Shapiro
1984
The New Mike Hammer (TV Series) as
Simon Rondale
- The Deadly Prey (1984) - Simon Rondale
1981
The Fall Guy (TV Series) as
Merriwell Cooper / Milton Bach
- Terror U. (1984) - Merriwell Cooper
- The Meek Shall Inherit Rhonda (1981) - Milton Bach
1984
Cover Up (TV Series) as
Milton
- The Million Dollar Face (1984) - Milton
1984
The Smurfs (TV Series) as
Additional Voices
- Symbols of Wisdom/Blue Eyes Returns (1984) - Additional Voices (voice)
1984
High School U.S.A. (TV Movie) as
Vice Principal Roman Ing
1983
The Biskitts (TV Series) as
Downer
- Turnaround Hound/A Dark and Stormy Knight (1983) - Downer (voice)
- The Swamp Monster/May the Best Biskitt Win (1983) - Downer (voice)
- The Moonpond/Fly Me to the Goon (1983) - Downer (voice)
- The Trojan Biskitt/Snatched from Scratch (1983) - Downer (voice)
- The Golden Biskitt/The Bone in the Stone (1983) - Downer (voice)
- The Biskitt Who Cried Wolf/Shecky's Last Laugh (1983) - Downer (voice)
- Spinner's Surprise/Two Leagues Under the Pond (1983) - Downer (voice)
- Raiders of the Lost Bark/The Princess and the Plea (1983) - Downer (voice)
- Moving Day/A Biskitt Halloween (1983) - Downer (voice)
- Dogfoot/Up to His Old Tricks (1983) - Downer (voice)
- Belling the Wild Cat/King Max's War (1983) - Downer (voice)
- As the Worm Turns/Trouble in the Tunnel (1983) - Downer (voice)
- Around the Swamp in a Daze/Rogue Biskitt (1983) - Downer (voice)
1983
National Lampoon's Vacation as
Hotel clerk (uncredited)
1983
Small & Frye (TV Series) as
Dr. Calder
- Endangered Detectives (1983) - Dr. Calder
1983
Quincy M.E. (TV Series) as
Max
- Murder on Ice (1983) - Max
1982
The Love Boat (TV Series) as
Henry Beemus
- The Christmas Presence (1982) - Henry Beemus
1982
Simon & Simon (TV Series) as
Herbert T. Dowd
- Fowl Play (1982) - Herbert T. Dowd
1982
Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) as
Ronald Mills
- Mixed Doubles (1982) - Ronald Mills
1982
Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series) as
Dr. Brownell
- Candy Doctor (1982) - Dr. Brownell
1981
The Nashville Grab (TV Movie) as
Art Schmeckle
1981
Tulips as
Maurice Avocado
1981
The Incredible Shrinking Woman as
Dr. Eugene Nortz
1980
The Littlest Hobo (TV Series) as
Jeffrey Farley
- Ghost Rig (1980) - Jeffrey Farley
1980
For the Love of It (TV Movie) as
George
1980
HealtH as
Bobby Hammer
1980
The Blues Brothers as
Head Nazi
1980
The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series) as
Squirt
- Find Loretta Lynn (1980) - Squirt
1979
The Halloween That Almost Wasn't (TV Movie) as
Igor
1979
A Perfect Couple as
Fred Bott
1979
Sweepstakes (TV Series) as
Sometimes
- Episode #1.7 (1979) - Sometimes
1979
Amateur Night at the Dixie Bar and Grill (TV Movie) as
Milt Cavanaugh
1978
Fantasy Island (TV Series) as
Fred Wade
- Bet a Million/Mr. Irresistible (1978) - Fred Wade
1975
Wonder Woman (TV Series) as
Mariposa / Nikolas
- Screaming Javelins (1978) - Mariposa
- The New Original Wonder Woman (1975) - Nikolas
1977
Halloween Is Grinch Night (TV Movie) as
Max (singing voice)
1977
The Night They Took Miss Beautiful (TV Movie) as
Rolly Royce
1977
Escape from Bogen County (TV Movie) as
Abe Rand
1977
The Last Remake of Beau Geste as
General Pecheur
1976
The Bureau (TV Movie) as
Chief Peter Davlin
1975
Police Woman (TV Series) as
Otto Otterman
- Don't Feed the Pigeons (1975) - Otto Otterman
1975
Barbary Coast (TV Series) as
Dasher
- Sharks Eat Sharks (1975) - Dasher
1975
McCloud (TV Series) as
Cookie Watkins
- Showdown at Times Square (1975) - Cookie Watkins
1975
Nashville as
Haven Hamilton
1975
Get Christie Love! (TV Series) as
Garber
- Murder on High C (1975) - Garber
1975
Violence in Blue (TV Movie)
1969
Love, American Style (TV Series) as
Arnold Arnold (segment "Love and the Spendthrift") / George (segment "Love and the Christmas Punch") / (segment "Love and the Sweet Sixteen") / ...
- Love and the Awkward Age/Love and the Generation Gasp/Love and the Spendthrift (1973) - Arnold Arnold (segment "Love and the Spendthrift")
- Love and the Christmas Punch/Love and the Mystic/Love and the Tycoon (1972) - George (segment "Love and the Christmas Punch")
- Love and the Married Bachelor/Love and the Sweet Sixteen/Love and the Vacation/Love and the Well-Groomed Bride (1971) - (segment "Love and the Sweet Sixteen")
- Love and the Duel/Love and the Note/Love and the Young Unmarrieds (1971) - (segment "Love and the Note")
- Love and Mother/Love and the Dummies/Love and the Athlete/Love and the Shower (1969) - Lennie Granger (segment "Love and the Shower")
1973
The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series) as
Mr. Grundy
- The Mini-Munsters (1973) - Mr. Grundy (voice)
1972
Honeymoon Suite (TV Series)
- Episode dated 12 March 1973 (1973)
- First Pilot (1972)
1973
The Long Goodbye as
Dr. Verringer
1973
Charlotte's Web as
Wilbur (voice)
1972
Every Man Needs One (TV Movie) as
Walt
1972
Evil Roy Slade (TV Movie) as
Clifford Stool
1967
Laugh-In (TV Series) as
Regular Performer / The Parson / Guest Performer / ...
- 100th Anniversary with John Wayne (1971) - Guest Performer / The Parson
- Herschel Bernardi, Chuck Connors, Tim Conway, Phyllis Diller, Fernando Lamas, Louis Nye, George Raft (1971) - Regular Performer (uncredited)
- Jack Benny, Johnny Carson, Bill Cosby, Sammy Davis Jr., Rich Little, Roger Miller, Claudine Longet, Rod Serling, Jilly Rizzo, Gore Vidal (1971) - Regular Performer (uncredited)
- Richard Crenna (1971) - Regular Performer (uncredited)
- Peter Lawford, Roger Miller, George Raft, David Steinberg (1971) - Regular Performer (uncredited)
- Truman Capote, Chuck Connors, Sam Yorty (1971) - Regular Performer (uncredited)
- Herschel Bernardi, Truman Capote, Peter Lawford, Dinah Shore (1971) - Regular Performer (uncredited)
- Claudine Longet, Marcello Mastroianni, Louis Nye (1971) - Regular Performer (uncredited)
- Guest Starring Andy Griffith (1971) - Regular Performer (uncredited)
- Joey Bishop, Jilly Rizzo, David Steinberg, Ralph Edwards (1971) - Regular Performer (uncredited)
- So Long to Cigarette Commercials (1971) - Regular Performer (uncredited)
- Wilt Chamberlain, Sammy Davis Jr. (1971) - Regular Performer (uncredited)
- William F. Buckley Jr. (1970) - Regular Performer (uncredited)
- Bob Newhart, Desi Arnaz (1970) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Zero Mostel (1970) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring Tim Conway (1970) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring Art Carney (1970) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- The Wedding of Tyrone and Gladys (1970) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Milton Berle (1970) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Danny Kaye (1970) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Ringo Starr (1970) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Dan Blocker (1970) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Carl Reiner (1970) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Jack Benny (1970) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Tony Curtis Again (1970) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Jonathan Winters (1970) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring James Garner For the Second Time (1970) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Miss Nancy Sinatra (1969) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring Greer Garson (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Phyllis Diller (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Englebert Humperdinck (1969) - Regular Performer / General Washington / The Parson
- Guest Starring Sammy Davis, Jr. (Again) (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Sid Caesar (1969) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring Carol Channing (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Buddy Hackett (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Flip Wilson (Again) (1969) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson and Romy Schneider (1969) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring Sonny & Cher (1969) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring Diana Ross and Michael Caine (1969) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring Debbie Reynolds, Peter Sellers and Johnny Carson (1969) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Season Two Finale (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Tony Curtis (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Sammy Davis, Jr. (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Staring Flip Wilson (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring James Garner (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Connie Stevens (1969) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring Tiny Tim (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Davy Jones (1969) - Regular Performer / The Parson / The Poet
- Guest Starring Don Rickles (1969) - Regular Performer
- No Guest Star (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Nancy Sinatra (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Peter Lawford (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Peter Falk (1969) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Kate Smith, Vincent Price and Rich Little (1968) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (1968) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Liberace (1968) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Tiny Tim and Phyllis Diller (1968) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Dick Gregory (1968) - Regular Performer
- Marcel Marceau, Bill Dana, Jimmy Dean, Lena Horne, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Flip Wilson (1968) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Flip Wilson (1968) - Regular Performer
- Guest Starring Robert Culp and France Nuyen (1968) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring Abbe Lane (1968) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring Eve Arden (1968) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring Barbara Feldon (1968) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Sivi Aberg, Milton Berle, Shelley Berman, Joey Bishop, Jill St. John, Tiny Tim, John Wayne, Flip Wilson (1968) - Regular Performer
- Barbara Feldon, Tim Conway, Shelley Berman, Johnny Carson, Hugh Downs, John Wayne, Flip Wilson (1968) - Regular Performer
- Kaye Ballard, Harry Belafonte, Shelley Berman, James Garner, John Wayne, Flip Wilson (1968) - Regular Performer
- Flip Wilson, Hugh Downs, James Garner, John Wayne (1968) - Regular Performer
- Barbara Feldon, Flip Wilson, Harry Belafonte, Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, The Bee Gees (1968) - Regular Performer
- Joey Bishop, Sammy Davis, Jr., Elgin Baylor, Harry Belafonte, Regis Philbin, John Wayne (1968) - Regular Performer
- Barbara Feldon, Sonny Bono, Cher, Pat Morita, Paul Winchell, Anissa Jones, Jerry Lewis, Dinah Shore, John Wayne (1968) - Regular Performer
- Sally Field, Terry-Thomas, Joby Baker, Godfrey Cambridge, Jerry Lewis, John Wayne (1968) - Regular Performer
- Larry Storch, Connie Stevens, Nancy Ames, Buddy Hackett, Jerry Lewis, Leonard Nimoy, Ed Platt, Dinah Shore, The Temptations (1968) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Dinah Shore, Walter Slezak, Peter Lawford, Kaye Ballard, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (1968) - Regular Performer
- Pamela Austin, Don Adams, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (1968) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Tim Conway, Cher, Lorne Greene, Sheldon Leonard, Tiny Tim, Flip Wilson (1968) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Robert Culp, Flip Wilson, The First Edition, Leo G. Carroll, Sheldon Leonard, Tommy Smothers (1968) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Premiere - Barbara Feldon, Flip Wilson, Leo G. Carroll, Lorne Greene, Buddy Hackett, Sheldon Leonard, Tiny Tim, The Strawberry Alarm Clock (1968) - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Pilot (1967) - Regular Performer
1968
Bewitched (TV Series) as
Tim O'Shanter / Napoleon
- If the Shoe Pinches (1970) - Tim O'Shanter
- Samantha's French Pastry (1968) - Napoleon
1968
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as
Dancer (uncredited)
1967
Hey, Landlord (TV Series) as
Leroy
- Aunt Harriet Wants You (1967) - Leroy
1966
F Troop (TV Series) as
Pvt. Wrongo Starr / Wrongo Starr
- The Return of Wrongo Starr (1966) - Pvt. Wrongo Starr
- Wrongo Starr and the Lady in Black (1966) - Wrongo Starr
1966
The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) as
Doug Bedlork
- Talk to the Snail (1966) - Doug Bedlork
1965
Mister Roberts (TV Series) as
Insignia
- Carry Me Back to Cocoa Island (1965)
- Physician, Heal Thyself (1965)
- Liberty (1965) - Insignia
1965
Laredo (TV Series) as
Freddy Gruber
- The Pride of the Rangers (1965) - Freddy Gruber
1965
The Outlaws Is Coming as
Charlie Horse
1964
Kiss Me, Stupid as
Smith
1964
My Favorite Martian (TV Series) as
Homer P. Gibson (in credits Olsen Gibson)
- Danger! High Voltage (1964) - Homer P. Gibson (in credits Olsen Gibson)
1963
The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) as
Henry Schultz / Delivery Boy
- Every Dog Should Have a Boy (1964) - Delivery Boy
- The Baby Formula (1963) - Henry Schultz
- We're Going to Have a Baby (1963) - Henry Schultz
- Ellie, the Talent Scout (1963) - Henry Schultz
1964
Grindl (TV Series) as
Private Stoner
- Grindl, Girl Wac (1964) - Private Stoner
1964
The Littlest Hobo (TV Series) as
Ansel
- The Great Manhunt (1964) - Ansel
1964
The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series) as
Mr. Quirt Manly / Henry
- A Man for Elly (1964) - Mr. Quirt Manly / Henry
1963
77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) as
Eddie
- The Toy Jungle (1963) - Eddie
1963
The Nutty Professor as
Gibson - College Student
Soundtrack
2014
Altman (Documentary) (performer: "Keep a Goin'") / (writer: "Keep a Goin'")
2013
The Making of 'Nashville' (Video documentary) (performer: "200 Years") / (writer: "200 Years")
1992
Tom and Jerry: The Movie (performer: "God's Little Creatures")
1977
Halloween Is Grinch Night (TV Movie) (performer: "What Am I Doing Here (Max's Song)")
1975
Nashville (performer: "Keep A-Goin'", "200 Years", "For the Sake of the Children", "One, I Love You") / (writer: "Keep A-Goin'", "200 Years")
1973
Charlotte's Web (performer: "I Can Talk", "We've Got Lots In Common")
1968
Laugh-In (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Guest Starring Art Carney (1970) - (performer: "The Population Song")
- Guest Starring Debbie Reynolds, Peter Sellers and Johnny Carson (1969) - (performer: "It's Time for a Quickie" - uncredited)
- Larry Storch, Connie Stevens, Nancy Ames, Buddy Hackett, Jerry Lewis, Leonard Nimoy, Ed Platt, Dinah Shore, The Temptations (1968) - (performer: "Commit a Little Crime" - uncredited)
Thanks
1979
Flying High (TV Series) (many thanks - 1 episode)
- The Challenges (1979) - (many thanks)
1977
The Kentucky Fried Movie (special thanks)
Self
2008
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special documentary) as
Self
2007
To My Great Chagrin: The Unbelievable Story of Brother Theodore (Documentary) as
Self
2005
Hollywood's Master Storytellers: The Blues Brothers (TV Special) as
Self
1998
The Stories Behind the Making of 'the Blues Brothers' (Video documentary) as
Self
1998
Sin City Spectacular (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #1.18 - Self
1994
Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In: A Valentine's Day Special (TV Special) as
Self
1993
Laugh-in Past Christmas Present (TV Special) as
Self
1988
Opryland Celebrates 200 Years of American Music (TV Special) as
Self
1979
Disco Beaver from Outer Space (TV Movie) as
Self
1977
The Kentucky Fried Movie as
Self (segment "United Appeal for the Dead")
1964
The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) as
Self / Self - Comedian / Self - Co-Host
- Episode #16.8 (1976) - Self - Co-Host
- Episode #14.150 (1975) - Self - Comedian
- Episode #12.158 (1973) - Self - Comedian
- Episode #4.253 (1965) - Self
- Episode #4.5 (1964) - Self
- Episode #3.250 (1964) - Self
1976
The Late, Great 1968 (TV Special documentary) as
Self - Host
1976
The 2nd Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) as
Self - Presenter
1975
Iltatähti (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 23 December 1975 (1975) - Self
1975
Dinah! (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #2.17 (1975) - Self
1975
The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Liza Minnelli, Henry Gibson, Doug Henning (1975) - Self
1973
The Karen Valentine Show (TV Special short) as
Chic
1972
The Mouse Factory (TV Series) as
Self
- Lions (1972) - Self
- Knighthood (1972) - Self
1962
The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Edie Adams, Joe Flynn, David Frye, Jack E. Leonard, Henry Gibson (1972) - Self
- Guest Host: Eddie Albert; guests: Henry Gibson, William Ruckelshaus, and congressman Paul Rogers (1971) - Self
- Xavier Cugat, Charo, Norm Crosby, Henry Gibson, Rip Taylor, Azie Mortimer, Christian Dior (1968) - Self
- Victor Borge, Henry Gibson, Milt Kamen, Lionel Hampton (1962) - Self
1970
The David Frost Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #3.52 (1970) - Self
- Episode #2.196 (1970) - Self
1970
The Art Linkletter Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 17 August 1970 (1970) - Self
1968
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (TV Series) as
Self - Panelist
1970
The 27th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) as
Self - Presenter
1968
Laugh-In (TV Series) as
Self - Regular Performer / The Parson / Self
- Guest Starring Peter Lawford Again (1970) - Self
- Guest Starring Jack E. Leonard (1969) - Self - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Guest Starring The Monkees (1969) - Self - Regular Performer / The Parson
- Victor Borge, Rosemary Clooney, Arlene Dahl, Phil Harris, George Kirby, the Banana Splits (1968) - Self
- Guest Starring Bobby Darin (1968) - Self - Regular Performer / The Parson
1970
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (TV Series) as
Self
- Roger Miller, Henry Gibson, Caterina Valenti (1970) - Self
1969
Letters to Laugh-in (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #1.21 (1969) - Self
1967
The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #3.246 (1969) - Self
- Episode #1.26 (1967) - Self
1969
This Is Tom Jones (TV Series documentary) as
Self
- Episode #1.13 (1969) - Self
1969
Storybook Squares (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 8 March 1969 (1969)
- Episode dated 11 January 1969 (1969) - Self
1968
The Donald O'Connor Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 17 November 1968 (1968) - Self
1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Alan King (guest host); Pat Boone, Henry Gibson (1966) - Self - Guest
- Pat Harrington, Jr., Lillian Roth, Henry Gibson, Judy Joy, Joe Williams (1962) - Self - Guest
1962
The Tonight Show (TV Series) as
Self - Poet / Comedian / Self - Comedian
- Episode #1.111 (1962) - Self - Poet / Comedian
- Episode #1.102 (1962) - Self - Comedian
1961
The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #5.222 (1962) - Self
- Episode #5.177 (1962) - Self
- Episode #5.173 (1962) - Self
- Episode #5.172 (1962) - Self
- Episode #5.158 (1962) - Self
- Groucho Marx (1) (1961) - Self
Archive Footage
2017
Les Chroniques du Mea (TV Series) as
Self
- Gremlins 2 (1990) (2017) - Self
2017
The Green Fog
2014
The Sixties (TV Mini Series documentary) as
Various characters
- When Television Came of Age (2014) - Various characters (uncredited)
2014
You Can't Kill Tom Hanks! Interview mit Regisseur Joe Dante (Video documentary short) as
Dr. Werner Klopek (uncredited)
2010
Troma Is Spanish for Troma (Documentary) as
Dr. Pennyworth (in 'Monster in the Closet')
2010
16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) as
Self - In Memoriam
2009
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) as
Self - In Memoriam
2003
Stargate SG-1 (TV Series) as
Marul
- Disclosure (2003) - Marul
2000
A Conversation with Robert Altman (Video documentary short) as
Haven Hamilton (uncredited)
1993
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in: 25th Anniversary Reunion (TV Movie) as
Self
1990
Hollywood Mavericks (Documentary) as
Haven Hamilton (uncredited)
1987
Bloopermania (Video documentary)

References

Henry Gibson Wikipedia