‘Untouchables’ mobster Bruce Gordon dies at 94

He played Frank Nitti on 1960s crime drama

Bruce Gordon, who played mobster Frank Nitti on TV series “The Untouchables” from 1959 to 1963, died Jan. 20 in Santa Fe, N.M., following a long illness. He was 94.

Before “The Untouchables,” Gordon played cops, prosecutors and cowboys on numerous television shows.

He appeared in “Gunsmoke,” “Maverick,” “Perry Mason,” “Bonanza” and “Get Smart” and later in “Adam-12,” “The Doris Day Show” and “Simon and Simon.”

Gordon was a member of the original Broadway cast of “Arsenic and Old Lace” in 1941.

Survivors include his wife, Marla.

More TV

  • Elena Kampouris Sacred Lies Facebook Watch

    TV Review: 'Sacred Lies' on Facebook Watch

    Bruce Gordon, who played mobster Frank Nitti on TV series “The Untouchables” from 1959 to 1963, died Jan. 20 in Santa Fe, N.M., following a long illness. He was 94. Before “The Untouchables,” Gordon played cops, prosecutors and cowboys on numerous television shows. He appeared in “Gunsmoke,” “Maverick,” “Perry Mason,” “Bonanza” and “Get Smart” and […]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup

    World Cup Final U.S. Ratings Fall From 2014

    Bruce Gordon, who played mobster Frank Nitti on TV series “The Untouchables” from 1959 to 1963, died Jan. 20 in Santa Fe, N.M., following a long illness. He was 94. Before “The Untouchables,” Gordon played cops, prosecutors and cowboys on numerous television shows. He appeared in “Gunsmoke,” “Maverick,” “Perry Mason,” “Bonanza” and “Get Smart” and […]

  • Tales From The Loop

    Amazon Orders Sci-Fi Series 'Tales From the Loop'

    Bruce Gordon, who played mobster Frank Nitti on TV series “The Untouchables” from 1959 to 1963, died Jan. 20 in Santa Fe, N.M., following a long illness. He was 94. Before “The Untouchables,” Gordon played cops, prosecutors and cowboys on numerous television shows. He appeared in “Gunsmoke,” “Maverick,” “Perry Mason,” “Bonanza” and “Get Smart” and […]

  • La Catedral del Mar - Diagonal

    Netflix Agrees With Atresmedia Preferential Access to Spanish TV Dramas

    Bruce Gordon, who played mobster Frank Nitti on TV series “The Untouchables” from 1959 to 1963, died Jan. 20 in Santa Fe, N.M., following a long illness. He was 94. Before “The Untouchables,” Gordon played cops, prosecutors and cowboys on numerous television shows. He appeared in “Gunsmoke,” “Maverick,” “Perry Mason,” “Bonanza” and “Get Smart” and […]

  • Ron Satlof

    Ron Satlof, Veteran TV Director, Dies at 79

    Bruce Gordon, who played mobster Frank Nitti on TV series “The Untouchables” from 1959 to 1963, died Jan. 20 in Santa Fe, N.M., following a long illness. He was 94. Before “The Untouchables,” Gordon played cops, prosecutors and cowboys on numerous television shows. He appeared in “Gunsmoke,” “Maverick,” “Perry Mason,” “Bonanza” and “Get Smart” and […]

  • Comic Con Hall H Panel Gender

    Comic-Con: Why Is Hall H Still Lacking in Female Panelists?

    Bruce Gordon, who played mobster Frank Nitti on TV series “The Untouchables” from 1959 to 1963, died Jan. 20 in Santa Fe, N.M., following a long illness. He was 94. Before “The Untouchables,” Gordon played cops, prosecutors and cowboys on numerous television shows. He appeared in “Gunsmoke,” “Maverick,” “Perry Mason,” “Bonanza” and “Get Smart” and […]

  • Who Is America Review

    Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Who Is America?' Enjoys Solid Debut Ratings

    Bruce Gordon, who played mobster Frank Nitti on TV series “The Untouchables” from 1959 to 1963, died Jan. 20 in Santa Fe, N.M., following a long illness. He was 94. Before “The Untouchables,” Gordon played cops, prosecutors and cowboys on numerous television shows. He appeared in “Gunsmoke,” “Maverick,” “Perry Mason,” “Bonanza” and “Get Smart” and […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content