In the Gotham episode “The Trial of Jim Gordon,” while Ivy (Peyton List) returns and puts her spell on Bruce (David Mazouz), Gordon (Ben McKenzie) gets shot while trying to negotiate a cease-fire. He hallucinates a trial for his life that could have deadly real consequences. The judge at Gordon’s trial is portrayed by Julian Gamble.
Actor Julian Gamble is known for his roles on House of Cards (Chairman of Joint Chiefs Max Braegher, see link above), Third Watch (George Hancock), and in the 2018 TV movie Paterno (Penn State football coach Galen Hall), among others. Gamble has also played a judge on Homeland, The Good Wife, and Law & Order. Fun facts: He made his acting debut in the 1987 TV movie Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love as the bailiff. Note: Gamble will appear next on the big screen in The Last Thing He Wanted based on the Joan Didion novel, starring Anne Hathaway, Willem Dafoe and Ben Affleck. Gamble plays U.S. Secretary of State George P. Shultz.
Gamble is also a trained Shakespearean actor. He’s currently the understudy in Jez Butterworth’s play The Ferryman at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (until July 2019), directed by Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty). Gotham airs Thursdays at 8 pm on FOX. [BONUS: Stream any FOX show through the FOX NOW: Live & On Demand app here. Download is FREE.]