Obituary of Gordon Jump

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Gordon Jump

Gordon Jump (born April 1st, 1932 in Dayton, Ohio) was a TV Actor who was best known for his endearing role as Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson in the American TV comedy series "WKRP in Cincinnati". Gordon died on September 22nd, 2003 and his sad death was reportedly because of pulmonary fibrosis which caused respiratory failure. He was 71 years old.

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Gordon Jump Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Jump, Gordon
    • Common Name: Gordon Jump
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
    • Birth Date: April 01, 1932
    • Age: 71 (at death)
    • Occupation: TV Actor

    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Smucker's Jam
    • Favorite Color: Fuchsia (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Gordon's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Alexander Gordon Jump
    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Olinda D. Kandt (married 1954- divorced 1962)
      • Anna F. Inge Jump (married 1963-divorced 1992)
      • Betty McKeever (married 1993-2003, his death)
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Death Notice:

  • Date: September 22, 2003
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Lung disease (pulmonary fibrosis)

Category Tags:

TV ActorAmerican Born on April 1st Born in 1932 Born in OhioDied in 2003Died from Lung disease

Quotable Quotes:

"It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed."

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Gordon Jump @ Wikipedia
Gordon Jump @ IMDB

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