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Gordon Bullit was a secondary character on the fourth season of "The O.C. ". He was portrayed by Gary Grubbs.

Story of the Character[]

Bullit, is a colorful oil merchant from Texas. Although he has been involved in bad deals, he is extremely wealthy. In prison, he met Frank Atwood, who he later hired to be in charge of his finances. He soon after developed a crush on Julie, and after some intimate e-mails he thought he was sharing with Julie (which was later revealed to be from Kaitlin Cooper, Julie's daughter, pretending to be her mother) he proposed to Julie. She rejects him, as she is already in a relationship with Frank Atwood. She initially breaks up with Frank and dates Bullit, but realizes that Frank is the one she wants to be with and reunites with him on Valentine's Day. In the series finale, set six months after the earthquake, Julie is engaged to Bullit after Frank panicked and left her when he discovered she was pregnant. Ultimately, when she has to choose between Frank and Bullit, Julie decides to stay single. Despite Julie's decision to not marry Bullit after all, he and he's ex, remain good friends, and he also becomes the father figure that Kaitlin never had the opportunity to have.


  • It has twelve sons, each named after a city in Texas (where it owns oil refineries), except for Hanoi (named in honor of the capital of Vietnam) and Spencer.


Season 4[]