Speaking of Radio

Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden


Jim Jordan

Jim Jordan

Recorded July 03rd, 1973 - 66 min

He was Fibber McGee on radio for 25 years.  He was born in Peoria, Illinois on November 16, 1896 and was 76 when we met in his home on Tower Road in Beverly Hills, California to talk about his outstanding broadcast career, providing many anecdotes about Fibber McGee and Molly.  He died April 1, 1988 at age 91.

Jim Jordan and his wife Marion were inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1989.

Fibber McGee and Molly - 4/29/41 - Fibber gets stuck in asphalt

Did you enjoy the interview? Listen to Jim Jordan as Fibber McGee in an April 29th, 1941 episode of Fibber McGee and Molly.


  1. dave abel says... comment left on July 31, 2011 at 2:50 pm

    what a great find! i am 45 but love old time radio–especially Fibber McGee and Molly. Wonderful interview–thanks for posting.


  2. Tim Colliver says... comment left on August 15, 2013 at 8:29 am

    GREAT interview Chuck! Thank you, from one broadcaster to another, for having the foresight to interview Jim Jordan…this is a great addition to your 7 week radio show from ’74 (“Fibber McGee and the Good Old Days of Radio”).

  3. william smith says... comment left on February 6, 2014 at 9:08 pm

    A wonderful interview, wonderful website !

  4. Ken Silva says... comment left on July 10, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    Love that man!