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Mitch Gaylord

Mitchell Jay Gaylord was born in Van Nuys, California, son of Fred and Linda Gaylord, a Jewish family. He made his first U.S. National team in gymnastics in 1980 and continued to retain his place on the team for the next five years. Gaylord appeared in several movies and TV shows. Most notably, he performed as a stunt double for Chris O'Donnell (as Robin) in the 1995 movie Batman Forever and starred in American Anthem opposite actress Janet Jones. He was also a frequent guest star on Hollywood Squares, and appeared in advertisements for Diet Coke, Nike, Vidal Sassoon, Soloflex, Levi's, and Texaco. Over the years Gaylord has also remained an ambassador to the sport of gymnastics, serving as a commentator for NBC and Fox Sports during televised gymnastics events, as well as developing several nationally televised fitness programs and products. He currently works as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. In June 2007 Gaylord was named the seventh best US gymnast of all time by Yahoo Sports. He was also named to the UCLA Hall of Fame in 1995, the US Olympic Hall of Fame in 2006, and the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.


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Born:
Mar 10, 1961 In Van Nuys - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
9
First Appeared:
In the movie Logan's Run 1976-06-23
Latest Project:
Movie Confessions of an Action Star 2009-01-20
Known For
Poster of Confessions of an Action Star
Poster of Sexual Outlaws
Poster of Animal Instincts
Poster of Diff'rent Strokes
Filmography
Movie Confessions of an Action Star Brother 2009-01-20
Series Celebrity Circus Self (Judge) 2008-06-11
Movie Sexual Outlaws Francis Badham 1994-06-29
Movie Animal Instincts Rod Tennison 1992-10-21
Movie American Rickshaw Scott Edwards 1989-01-01
Series The New Dragnet Roger Tolan 1989-10-24
Movie American Anthem Steve Tevere 1986-06-27
Series Diff'rent Strokes Self 1978-11-03
Movie Logan's Run Cub (uncredited) 1976-06-23