Gordon Jump

Biography: An amiable American character actor with Midwest sensibilities, Gordon Jump spent most of his career appearing on television. He got his start on the radio at station WIBW, Topeka following studies in broadcasting and communication at Kansas State University. He later worked on radio in Ohio until 1963 when he decided to move to Hollywood to launch an acting career. Through the '60s and '70s, he appeared on numerous series including Green Acres. In 1978, Gordon Jump was selected to play sweet-natured, slightly befuddled radio station manager Arthur Carlson on the classic sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. When the series ended in the early '80s, Jump returned to making guest appearances on other shows. Between 1991 and 1993, he reprised his role of Carlson on The New WKRP in Cincinnati. In 1997, Jump found steady work playing the "Lonely Repairman" in TV commercials for Maytag appliances. Was twice married with four daughters, Cythia, Kiva, Maggi Jo and Laura; 1 son, Chris.

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Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Growing Pains: Season 7 Sep 18, 1991 Ed Malone tbd
tbd Growing Pains: Season 6 Sep 19, 1990 Ed Malone tbd
tbd Growing Pains: Season 5 Sep 20, 1989 Ed Malone tbd
tbd Growing Pains: Season 4 Oct 19, 1988 Ed Malone tbd
tbd Growing Pains: Season 2 Sep 30, 1986 Ed Malone tbd
tbd Growing Pains: Season 1 Sep 24, 1985 Ed Malone 8.0
tbd WKRP in Cincinnati: Season 4 Oct 7, 1981 Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson / Director tbd
tbd WKRP in Cincinnati: Season 3 Nov 1, 1980 Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson tbd
tbd WKRP in Cincinnati: Season 2 Sep 17, 1979 Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson tbd
tbd WKRP in Cincinnati: Season 1 Sep 18, 1978 Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson tbd
tbd The Partridge Family: Season 4 Sep 15, 1973 Man / Zach Feldman tbd
tbd The Partridge Family: Season 2 Sep 17, 1971 Albertson / Zach Feldman tbd
tbd The Partridge Family: Season 1 Sep 25, 1970 Man tbd