Henry Gibson was an award-winning American actor. His father was of Irish descent. His mother had Irish, German, English, and distant Dutch, ancestry. He had three sons: Jon Gibson, a business affairs executive at Universal Pictures; Charles Gibson, a director and two-time Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor; and James Gibson, a screenwriter.

Henry Gibson is actually a stage name - he was born James Bateman. He named himself after Norwegian poet Henrik Ibsen because "...if you say his name with a Southern accent it sounds like Henry Gibson".


External LinksEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.