Elliott Gould

Born Aug 29, 1938

Elliott Gould is an American actor. He began acting in Hollywood films during the 1960s, and has remained prolific ever since. Some of his most notable films include M*A*S*H and Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, for which he received an Oscar nomination. In recent years, he has starred as Jack Geller on Friends and as Reuben Tishkoff in Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve, and Ocean's Thirteen.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Elliott Gould.


1938 Birth Born on August 29, 1938.


1962 23 Years Old Gould began acting in the Broadway theatre in the late 1950s, eventually landing a starring role in I Can Get It for You Wholesale (where he met Barbra Streisand) in 1962. … Read More


1969 30 Years Old As a film actor, Gould's performance in Paul Mazursky's 1969 comedy Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice proved to be his breakout role. … Read More
1970 31 Years Old 1 More Event
He is perhaps best known for playing Trapper John in Robert Altman's satirical 1970 film MASH.


1980 41 Years Old 1 More Event
He hosted Saturday Night Live six times, his final time being the first episode of the disastrous Jean Doumanian season (season 6) in November 1980, where he was shocked to find that the original cast and producer had left and a new cast and producer had taken their place. … Read More
1984 45 Years Old He starred in a sitcom called E/R in 1984–1985, and had a notable recurring guest role on Friends as Jack Geller, the father of Monica and Ross Geller. … Read More


1991 52 Years Old Gould received critical praise for his performances as an aging mobster in Warren Beatty's 1991 film Bugsy and as the boyfriend of the protagonist's mother in American History X (1998). … Read More


2005 66 Years Old In 2005 he was the guest star in a feature-length episode of the UK TV series Poirot, The Mystery of the Blue Train and he has recently guest starred on a number of television series including Law & Order and CSI.
2006 67 Years Old He has also loaned his voice to several animated series, most notable among them, the Disney Channel animated series Kim Possible and the 2006 video game Scarface: The World Is Yours. … Read More
2009 70 Years Old Gould became one of the many celebrity producers of The 1 Second Film collaboration in June 2009 and is known for his association to charitable causes such as Save Ellis Island.
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