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Bert Moorhouse Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jan 1, 1895
  • Died: Jan 26, 1954

Stocky American character actor Bert Moorhouse made his first film appearance in 1928. Moorhouse spent most of his 25-year movie career essaying bit roles as lawyers, congressmen, detectives, and clerks. One of his best-known appearances was as Paramount Pictures executive Gordon Cole, the man who wants to rent out Gloria Swanson's custom-built automobile for "that Crosby picture," in Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard. Bert Moorhouse died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 59. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi