Gordon Jump bio

Birth Name: Gordon Alexander Jump

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: Dayton

Date Of Birth: April 1, 1932

Date Of Death: September 22, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Gordon Jump was born on the 1st of April, 1932. He was best known for being a TV Actor. Rose to fame for portraying station manager Arthur Carlson on WKRP in Cincinnati.

Gordon Jump was born in Dayton. He worked as the weather anchor on a news channel during his time in Topeka, Kansas. He is an actor who played a Maytag Repairman and Chief of Police Tinkler in the sitcom Soap.

Gordon Jump was a Aries and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Gordon Jump was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Gordon Alexander Jump is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Gordon’s Gordon Alexander Jump attended Journalism, Kansas State University (1957).


Gordon Jump’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Gordon Jump’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Gordon Jump kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Gordon Jump was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Gordon Alexander Jump
NICKNAME: Arthur Carlson, Big Guy, Ol’ Lonely
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Gordon Jump was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Gordon Jump was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Gordon Jump had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Gordon Jump’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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