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Gordon Jump

Gordon Jump
Jump in 1979
Personal information
Birth nameAlexander Gordon Jump
Birth dateApril 1, 1932
Place of birthDayton, Ohio, U.S.
Date of deathSeptember 22, 2003(age 71)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1959 2003
SpouseAnna F. Inge Jump (1963 1992)
Betty McKeever (1993 2003)

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Alexander Gordon Jump (April 1, 1932 - September 22, 2003) was an American actor best known as the clueless radio station manager Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson in the TV series WKRP in Cincinnati and the incompetent "Chief of Police Tinkler" in the sitcom Soap. He also played the "Maytag Repairman" in commercials for Maytag brand appliances, from 1989 until his retirement from the role in July 2003.

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