About this actor
Lloyd Gough (born September 21, 1907, New York, New York — died July 23, 1984, Los Angeles, California) was an American theater, film, and television actor. Born Michael Gough in New York City, he was a noted character actor. His films include The Babe Ruth Story (1947), Roseanna McCoy (1949), Sunset Boulevard (1950), Storm Warning (1951), Tony Rome (1967), and Earthquake (1974). Lloyd Gough played Daily Sentinel crime reporter Mike Axford in the TV series The Green Hornet. Married to the actress Karen Morley, both were brought before the House Un-American Activities Committee and when they invoked the Fifth Amendment they were blacklisted, effectively terminating their careers in Hollywood until the late 1960s. That year, he appeared as the main villain in Rancho Notorious (1952), but his name was removed from the credits due to the blacklist. He would later appear in the film set during the Hollywood blacklist period, The Front (1976), and his name was accompanied by his blacklist...