Veteran character actor and first-class Western Bad Guy, Mr. Gordon is one of several Classic Cowboys who gave their final interview to Wildest Westerns (Issue No. 2, “Leo Gordon: Good at Being Bad”). Mr. Gordon studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and appeared in over 50 films and made guest appearances in dozens of TV series. In addition to his on-screen career, Mr. Gordon scripted several feature films and wrote 21 episodes of the Adam 12 police series. He rode off into the sunset on December 22, 2000.