David Gale

About David Gale

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: December 13, 1921
Birth Place:  Wimbledon, England, United Kingdom
Residence: United States
Alma mater: Princeton University University of Michigan Swarthmore College
Known for: Gale Transform linear programming convex analysis Chomp Bridg-It Gale–Shapley algorithm Ramsey problem
Awards: John von Neumann Theory Prize (1980) Golden Goose Award (2013) Pirelli Internetional Award
Fields: Mathematics, economics
Institutions: University of California, Berkeley, 1966–2008 Brown University, 1950–65 Rand Corporation, 1957–58 Princeton University 1949–50
Doctoral advisor: Albert W. Tucker
Doctoral students: William A. Brock Hal Varian

David Gale

David Gale was born on December 13, 1921 in  Wimbledon, England, United Kingdom, is Actor. Tall, thin and distinguished character actor David Quentin Gale was born on October 2, 1936 in Wimbledon, England. Gale began his acting career on the New York stage in the late 50s. He first started acting in both movies and television in the early 70s. With his gaunt face, lean build, and intense and imposing screen presence, David was usually cast as extremely wicked and hateful villains. Gale achieved his greatest enduring cult cinema popularity with his marvelously robust and inspired portrayal of the icy, ruthless, and arrogant mad scientist Dr. Carl Hill in Stuart Gordon's terrific horror splatter gem "Re-Animator." He reprised this part in the enjoyable sequel "Bride of Re-Animator." David's other memorable roles include demented pop psychologist TV show host Dr. Anthony Blakely in "The Brain;" at his deliriously wired and wacky best as batty CEO Carter Brown in "Syngenor," and evil corporate head Fulton Balcus in "The Guyver." Gale had recurring parts on the TV shows "The Secret Storm," "The Edge of Night," "One Life to Live," and "Search for Tomorrow." Among the TV series he made guest appearances on episodes of are "Kojak," "Ryan's Hope," "Hart to Hart," "The Dukes of Hazzard," "Tales from the Darkside," "L.A. Law," "Dallas," and "Knots Landing." Moreover, David also had a lengthy and impressive stage career: He not only acted in Broadway stage productions of the classic plays "Of Mice and Men" and "Sweet Bird of Youth," but also acted in Off-Broadway stage productions of such plays as "Elizabeth the Queen," "Joe Egg," "The Trial," "Orpheus Descending," and "Anthony and Cleopatra." Gale was married and had a son. David died of complications from open heart surgery on August 18, 1991 in Los Angeles, California.
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As per our current Database, David Gale has been died on March 7, 2008(2008-03-07) (aged 86)\nBerkeley, California.

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When David Gale die, David Gale was 86 years old.

Popular As David Gale
Occupation Actor
Age 86 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born December 13, 1921 ( Wimbledon, England, United Kingdom)
Birthday December 13
Town/City  Wimbledon, England, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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David Gale’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.

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David Gale was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Gale earned his B.A. from Swarthmore College, obtained an M.A. from the University of Michigan in 1947, and earned his Ph.D. in Mathematics at Princeton University in 1949. He taught at Brown University from 1950 to 1965 and then joined the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley.


Gale played a fundamental role in the development of the theory of linear programming and linear inequalities. His classic 1960 book The Theory of Linear Economic Models continues to be a standard reference for this area.


Gale's 1962 paper with Lloyd Shapley on the stable marriage Problem provides the first formal statement and proof of a Problem that has far-reaching implications in many matching markets and is currently being applied in New York and Boston public school systems in assigning students to schools. In 2012 The Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Shapley for this work.


Gale wrote a Mathematical Entertainments column for the Mathematical Intelligencer from 1991 through 1997. The book Tracking the Automatic Ant collects these columns.


In 2004 Gale developed MathSite, a pedagogic website that uses interactive exhibits to illustrate important mathematical ideas. MathSite won the 2007 Pirelli Internetional Award for Science Communication in Mathematics.

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