Barry Gordon

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Birthday
21, 1948
Birthplace
Brookline, MA
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
21, 1948 (age 69)
Birthplace
Brookline, MA

About

Prolific actor of film and television who also voiced Donatello in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and hosted several radio programs.

Before Fame

He began acting at age three, winning second place in a televised talent show. By age six, he was recording Nuttin for Christmas, a perennial holiday top-seller.

Trivia

He was President of the Screen Actors Guild from 1988 to 1995, holding the longest term to date, and earned his law degree in the middle of his tenure.

Family Life

His stepfather Bob Manning was a crooner in the 1940s and '50s, and did a popular cover of Hoagie Carmichael's The Nearness of You.

Associated With

Bill Haley of The Comets wrote a song for him in the 1950s called "Six Year Olds Can Rock and Roll."