George Kennedy

George Kennedy
1925 - 2016

George Kennedy  American Actor


George Harris Kennedy, Jr. (February 18, 1925 – February 28, 2016) was an American actor who appeared in more than two hundred film and television productions. He is best remembered for portraying "Dragline" opposite Paul Newman in Cool Han...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship38 yrs, 8 mths
Shortest Relationship6 yrs, 7 mths
Average Relationship Length22 yrs, 7 mths
First Name George
Middle Name Harris
Last Name Kennedy
Full Name at Birth George Harris Kennedy Jr.
Age 91 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th February, 1925
Birthplace New York City, New York
Died 28th February, 2016
Place of Death Middleton, Idaho
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Height 6' 4½" (194 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Frequently plays dependable sidekick roles, Deep Voice
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Boston Strangler
Year(s) Active 1927-1943, 1955–present, 1927–1943, 1955–present, 1960–2014
Father George Harris Kennedy
Mother Helen A. Kieselbach
Friend Leslie Nielsen
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Rest in Peace George Kennedy.
Passed away on 28th February, 2016 aged 91.

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The Gambler2014 Ed Movie
Another Happy Day2011 Joe Baker Movie
Six Days in Paradise2010 Monty Crenshaw Movie
Mad Mad Wagon Party2010 JB Scotch Movie
The Man Who Came Back2008 Judge Duke Movie
Sands of Oblivion2007 John Tevis TV Movie
Don't Come Knocking2005 Director Movie
Three Bad Men2005 Ed Fiske Movie
Truce2005 Dr. Peter Gannon Movie
View from the Top2003 Passenger Requesting Vodka (uncredited) Movie
Monster Makers2003 Dexter Brisbane TV Movie
Small Soldiers1998 Brick Bazooka Movie
Dallas: War of the Ewings1998 Carter McKay TV Movie
Men in White1998 General Vice TV Movie
Bayou Ghost1997 Officer Lowe Movie
Cats Don't Dance1997 L.B. Mammoth Movie
Dallas: J.R. Returns1996 Carter McKay TV Movie
The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest1996 General Axton TV Show
Santo Bugito1995 Ralph TV Show
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult1994 Ed Hocken Movie
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters1994 Bones Duvalier TV Show
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1994 Movie Director TV Show
Lonesome Dove: The Series1994 Judge J.T. 'Rope' Calder TV Show
River of Stone1994 Movie
Final Shot: The Hank Gathers Story1992 Father Dave TV Movie
Distant Justice1992 Tom Bradfield Movie
Driving Me Crazy1991 John McCready Movie
Hangfire1991 Warden E. Barles Movie
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear1991 Det. Captain Ed Hocken Movie
The Commish1991 Al Scali TV Show
Intensive Care1991 Dr. Bruckner Movie
Hired to Kill1990 Thomas Movie
Brain Dead1990 Vance Movie
Good Cops, Bad Cops1990 Kirkland TV Movie
Mayumi: Virgin Terrorist1990 Movie
Esmeralda Bay1989 Wilson Movie
The Terror Within1989 Hal Movie
Ministry of Vengeance1989 Rev. Hughes Movie
Born to Race1988 Vincent Duplain Movie
Death Street USA1988 Sheriff Hanks Movie
Demonwarp1988 Bill Crafton Movie
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!1988 Ed Hocken Movie
Top Line1988 Heinrich Holzmann Movie
Counterforce1988 Vince Colby Movie
What Price Victory1988 Big Buck Brayton TV Movie
Creepshow 21987 Ray Spruce (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead") Movie
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues1987 Gen. Nelson Miles TV Movie
The Gunfighters1987 Deke Turner TV Movie
The Delta Force1986 Father O'Malley Movie
Liberty1986 Seamus Reilly TV Movie
Rigged1986 Ben Movie
Radioactive Dreams1985 Spade Chandler Movie
Savage Dawn1985 Tick Rand Movie
Half Nelson1985 TV Movie
International Airport1985 Rudy Van Leuven TV Movie
Bolero1984 Cotton Movie
Chattanooga Choo Choo1984 Bert Movie
The Jesse Owens Story1984 Charles 'Charley' Riley TV Movie
A Rare Breed1984 Nathan Hill Movie
Wacko1982 Mr. Doctor Graves Movie
Just Before Dawn1981 Roy McLean Movie
The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire1981 Brakus TV Movie
Day of Resurrection1980 Adm. Conway Movie
Death Ship1980 Captain Ashland Movie
Hotwire1980 Farley & Harley Fontenot Movie
Search and Destroy1979 Anthony Fusqua Movie
Steel1979 Big Lew Cassidy Movie
The Concorde... Airport '791979 Capt. Joe Patroni Movie
The Double McGuffin1979 Chief Talasek Movie
Backstairs at the White House1979 President Warren G. Harding TV Show
Never Say Never1979 Harry Walter TV Movie
Brass Target1978 Gen. George S. Patton Movie
Death on the Nile1978 Andrew Pennington Movie
Mean Dog Blues1978 Captain Omar Kinsman Movie
Dallas1978 Carter McKay TV Show
Airport '771977 Joe Patroni Movie
Ningen no shômei1977 Ken Shuftan Movie
Fantasy Island1977 Adam Cobb TV Show
The Love Boat1977 Erik Larsen TV Show
The 'Human' Factor1975 John Kinsdale Movie
The Eiger Sanction1975 Ben Bowman Movie
The Blue Knight1975 Bumper Morgan TV Show
Airport 19751974 Joe Patroni Movie
Earthquake1974 Slade Movie
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot1974 Red Leary Movie
Sonic Boom1974 Ben Dover Short Film
A Cry in the Wilderness1974 Sam Hadley TV Movie
Cahill U.S. Marshal1973 Fraser Movie
Lost Horizon1973 Sam Cornelius Movie
Deliver Us from Evil1973 Walter 'Cowboy' McAdams TV Movie
The Young and the Restless1973 Albert Miller TV Show
A Great American Tragedy1972 Brad Wilkes TV Movie
Fools' Parade1971 'Doc' Council Movie
Sarge1971 Sarge Swanson TV Show
...tick... tick... tick...1970 John Little Movie
Airport1970 Patroni Movie
Dirty Dingus Magee1970 Herkimer 'Hoke' Birdsill Movie
Zigzag1970 Paul R. Cameron Movie
Gaily, Gaily1969 Axel P. Johanson Movie
Guns of the Magnificent Seven1969 Chris Movie
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys1969 McKay Movie
Bandolero!1968 Sheriff July Johnson Movie
The Boston Strangler1968 Det. Phil DiNatale Movie
The Legend of Lylah Clare1968 Matt Burke (uncredited) Movie
The Pink Jungle1968 Sammy Ryderbeit Movie
Cool Hand Luke1967 Dragline Movie
Hurry Sundown1967 Sheriff Coombs Movie
The Ballad of Josie1967 Arch Ogden Movie
The Dirty Dozen1967 Maj. Max Armbruster Movie
Ironside1967 Father Samuel Cavanaugh TV Show
Tarzan1966 Crandell TV Show
In Harm's Way1965 Colonel Gregory Movie
Mirage1965 Willard Movie
Shenandoah1965 Col. Fairchild Movie
The Flight of the Phoenix1965 Bellamy Movie
The Sons of Katie Elder1965 Curley Movie
A Man Called Shenandoah1965 Mitchell Canady TV Show
Laredo1965 Jess Moran TV Show
The Big Valley1965 Jack Thatcher TV Show
The Legend of Jesse James1965 Blodgett TV Show
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte1964 Foreman Movie
Island of the Blue Dolphins1964 Aleut Captain Movie
McHale's Navy1964 Henri Le Clerc Movie
Strait-Jacket1964 Leo Krause Movie
See How They Run1964 Rudy TV Movie
Daniel Boone1964 Zach Morgan TV Show
The Rogues1964 Major Vyx TV Show
Charade1963 Herman Scobie Movie
The Man from the Diners' Club1963 George Movie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963 Der TV Show
Grindl1963 Lefty TV Show
The Farmer's Daughter1963 Olaf Bjornsen TV Show
The Great Adventure1963 Sergeant Mulduney TV Show
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters1963 Angus TV Show
Lonely Are the Brave1962 Deputy Sheriff Gutierrez Movie
Going My Way1962 Mike TV Show
McHale's Navy1962 Big Frenchy TV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962 George Martin TV Show
The Virginian1962 Huck Harkness, Tom 'Bear' Suchette, Jack Marshman TV Show
The Silent Witness1962 Gus Jordan Movie
The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come1961 Nathan Dillon Movie
Alcoa Premiere1961 Lincoln, Jake TV Show
Dr. Kildare1961 Sgt Hensley, Joe Cramer TV Show
Gunslinger1961 Sheriff TV Show
The Americans1961 Hoon TV Show
The Asphalt Jungle1961 Det. Kolb TV Show
Spartacus1960 Rebel Soldier (uncredited) Movie
Klondike1960 Ira Shallop TV Show
Outlaws1960 Joe Ferris TV Show
Route 661960 Thad Skinner TV Show
Surfside 61960 Gabe Buchanan TV Show
The Andy Griffith Show1960 State Police Detective TV Show
The Tall Man1960 Hyram Killgore, Jake Newton TV Show
Thriller1960 John Paterson TV Show
Kraft Mystery Theater1960 Jake TV Show
The Case of the Dangerous Robin1960 TV Show
Bonanza1959 Waldo Watson TV Show
Laramie1959 Gallagher Henchman TV Show
Rawhide1959 George Wales TV Show
Riverboat1959 Gunner Slagle TV Show
Shotgun Slade1959 Tex TV Show
The Deputy1959 Tex TV Show
The Untouchables1959 Birdie TV Show
77 Sunset Strip1958 Armstrong TV Show
Bat Masterson1958 Sheriff Zeke Armitage TV Show
Lawman1958 Burt TV Show
Peter Gunn1958 Karl TV Show
Colt .451957 Hank TV Show
Have Gun - Will Travel1957 Brother Grace TV Show
Maverick1957 Deputy Jones TV Show
Perry Mason1957 George Spangler TV Show
Sugarfoot1957 Ross Kuhn, Sykes TV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957 Hawk TV Show
Cheyenne1955 Lee Nelson TV Show
Gunsmoke1955 Ben Payson, Cyrus, Stark TV Show
The Phil Silvers Show1955 MP Sgt. Kennedy TV Show
Death Valley Days1952 Steamboat Sully TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951 Ship's Purser TV Show
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    CraigSnyderMay 1, 2013

    The Eiger sanction was my favorite of his films until he became Ed in the Naked Gun.

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