Henry Gibson

Henry Gibson

actor, soundtrack

Henry Gibson was born on Sep 21, 1935 in USA. Henry Gibson's big-screen debut came with The Nutty Professor directed by Jerry Lewis in 1963, strarring Gibson - College Student. Henry Gibson is known for Boston Legal directed by Mike Listo, James Spader stars as Alan Shore and William Shatner as Denny Crane. Henry Gibson has got 1 awards and 6 nominations so far. The most recent award Henry Gibson achieved is National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA. The upcoming new movie Henry Gibson plays is Altman which will be released on Nov 04, 2014.

Henry Gibson was born on 21 September 1935 in Germantown, Pennsylvnia. Before appearing in films and television series, he was a child star on the stage during the 1940s and during the late 1950s he was an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force. His screen debut came in 1963 when he was cast in the Jerry Lewis film Docteur Jerry et Mister Love (1963). He made two other small film appearances in the early 1960s in Embrasse-moi, idiot! (1964) and The Outlaws Is Coming (1965), in which he played a rather hip Indian named Charlie Horse. His breakthrough came in 1968 when he was cast as a member of the regular cast of Laugh-In (1967). He stayed with the show until 1971, when he left and continued his career as a character actor. His best known film role was probably his performance in Nashville (1975). He played Haven Hamilton, a smarmy Country and Western singer. For this role he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and was awarded the National Film Critics Award for best supporting actor. Gibson's career carried on through the 1980s and 1990s when he appeared in many films, such as The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981) and Les banlieusards (1989). He also provided voice-overs for many children's animated series like Les Schtroumpfs (1981), Les Wuzzles (1985) and Galaxy High School (1986). His most recent appearance have been in the Paul Thomas Anderson drama Magnolia (1999) and the independent film The Year That Trembled (2002).

  • Birthday

    Sep 21, 1935
  • Place of Birth

    Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Known For


1 wins & 6 nominations

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA
Best Supporting Actor
Winner - NSFC Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows