Leon Ames (January 20, 1902 - October 12, 1993) appeared in one episode of The Andy Griffith Show. Probably best remembered as Gordon Kirkwood, Wilbur Post's neighbor on "Mister Ed", he also played recurring characters on "The Beverly Hillbillies" and "My Three Sons". He appeared in the films Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Count of Monte Cristo, Charlie Chan on Broadway, Bluebeard's Eighth Wife, Suez, Mysterious Mr. Moto, Mr. Moto in Danger Island, East Side Kids, Thirty Seconds over Tokyo, Meet Me in St. Louis, The Thin Man Goes Home, Son of Lassie, Anchors Aweigh, Yolanda and the Thief, They Were Expendable, The Postman always Rings Twice, Song of the Thin Man, Merton of the Movies, On an Island with You, Little Women, On Moonlight Bay, Angel Face, By the Light of the Silvery Moon, Peyton Place, From the Terrace, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Tora! Tora! Tora!, Just You and Me Kid, Testament, Peggy Sue Got Married, and the Disney films The Absent-Minded Professor, Son of Flubber, The Misadventures of Merlin Jones and The Monkey's Uncle.