Bruce Gordon Passed away on January 20, 2011, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, on February 1, 1916. He was a stage, movie and television actor during a career spanning five decades, making his first professional appearance on Broadway in Arsenic and Old Lace with Boris Karloff. Mr. Gordon performed in over 400 live major network television productions as well as numerous television movies. His starring roles in television series included four years with The Untouchables, in which he played the infamous Frank Nitti. In later years, he chose to live in Santa Fe, and came out of retirement to appear in two stage productions at the College of Santa Fe. A private family memorial will be held in Big Sur, California. Arrangements by Rivera Family Mortuaries and Crematory of Santa Fe Funeral Options 417 East Rodeo Road Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)989-7032 Santafefuneraloption.com
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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 25, 2011.