George Kennedy

George Kennedy
1925 - 2016

George Kennedy  American Actor


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George Kennedy was previously married to Joan Mccarthy (1978 - 2015) and Norma Wurman (1973 - 1978).


American Actor George Kennedy was born George Harris Kennedy Jr. on 18th February, 1925 in New York City, New York and passed away on 28th Feb 2016 Middleton, Idaho aged 91. He is most remembered for The Boston Strangler. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

George Kennedy was in an on-screen matchup with Nora Hayden in Bonanza (1959).

George Kennedy is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and People from Los Angeles, California.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 38 years, 8 months 22 years, 7 months 6 years, 7 months
Total2 38 years, 8 months 22 years, 7 months 6 years, 7 months


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
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
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, 1956–2014
Father George Harris Kennedy
Mother Helen A. Kieselbach
Friend Leslie Nielsen

George Harris Kennedy Jr. (February 18, 1925 – February 28, 2016) was an American actor who appeared in more than 100 film and television productions. He played "Dragline" opposite Paul Newman in Cool Hand Luke (1967), winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the role and being nominated for the corresponding Golden Globe. He received a second Golden Globe nomination for portraying Joe Patroni in Airport (1970).

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George Kennedy91 AquariusActor
Joan Mccarthy-Spouse
Norma Wurman-Homemaker


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
BettyFemaleNorma Wurman
ShaunnaFemaleJoan Mccarthy


The Gambler2014EdMovie
Another Happy Day2011Joe BakerMovie
Six Days in Paradise2010Monty CrenshawMovie
Mad Mad Wagon Party2010JB ScotchMovie
The Man Who Came Back2008Judge DukeMovie
The Boneyard Collection2008Professor Zebediah Jones (segment "The Devil's Due at Midnight")Movie
Sands of Oblivion2007John TevisTV Movie
Don't Come Knocking2005DirectorMovie
Three Bad Men2005Ed FiskeMovie
Truce2005Dr. Peter GannonMovie
View from the Top2003Passenger Requesting Vodka (uncredited)Movie
Monster Makers2003Dexter BrisbaneTV Movie
Small Soldiers1998Brick Bazooka (voice)Movie
Dallas: War of the Ewings1998Carter McKayTV Movie
Men in White1998General ViceTV Movie
Hollyweird1998George KennedyTV Movie
Bayou Ghost1997Officer LoweMovie
Cats Don't Dance1997L.B. Mammoth (voice)Movie
Dallas: J.R. Returns1996Carter McKayTV Movie
The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest1996General AxtonTV Show
Santo Bugito1995RalphTV Show
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult1994Ed HockenMovie
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters1994Bones DuvalierTV Show
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1994Movie DirectorTV Show
Lonesome Dove: The Series1994Judge J.T. 'Rope' CalderTV Show
River of Stone1994GeorgeMovie
Final Shot: The Hank Gathers Story1992Father DaveTV Movie
Distant Justice1992Tom BradfieldMovie
Driving Me Crazy1991John McCreadyMovie
Hangfire1991Warden E. BarlesMovie
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear1991Ed HockenMovie
The Commish1991Al ScaliTV Show
Intensive Care1991Dr. BrucknerMovie
Hired to Kill1990ThomasMovie
Brain Dead1990VanceMovie
Good Cops, Bad Cops1990KirklandTV Movie
Wings1990George KennedyTV Show
Esmeralda Bay1989WilsonMovie
The Terror Within1989HalMovie
Ministry of Vengeance1989Rev. HughesMovie
Born to Race1988Vincent DuplainMovie
Death Street USA1988Sheriff HanksMovie
Demonwarp1988Bill CraftonMovie
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!1988Ed HockenMovie
Top Line1988Heinrich HolzmannMovie
Counterforce1988Vince ColbyMovie
What Price Victory1988Big Buck BraytonTV Movie
Creepshow 21987Ray Spruce (segment "Old Chief Wood'nhead")Movie
Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues1987Gen. Nelson MilesTV Movie
The Gunfighters1987Deke TurnerTV Movie
The Delta Force1986Father O'MalleyMovie
Liberty1986Seamus ReillyTV Movie
Rigged1986Ben WheelerMovie
Radioactive Dreams1985Spade ChandlerMovie
Savage Dawn1985Tick RandMovie
Half Nelson1985TV Movie
International Airport1985Rudy Van LeuvenTV Movie
Chattanooga Choo Choo1984BertMovie
The Jesse Owens Story1984Charles 'Charley' RileyTV Movie
A Rare Breed1984Nathan HillMovie
Wacko1982Mr. Doctor GravesMovie
Just Before Dawn1981Roy McLeanMovie
Modern Romance1981George Kennedy, ZeronMovie
The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire1981BrakusTV Movie
Day of Resurrection1980Adm. ConwayMovie
Death Ship1980Captain AshlandMovie
Hotwire1980Farley & Harley FontenotMovie
Search and Destroy1979Anthony FusquaMovie
Steel1979Big Lew CassidyMovie
The Concorde... Airport '791979Capt. Joe PatroniMovie
The Double McGuffin1979Chief Talasek (Tally)Movie
Backstairs at the White House1979President Warren G. HardingTV Show
Benson1979George KennedyTV Show
Never Say Never1979Harry WalterTV Movie
Brass Target1978Gen. George S. PattonMovie
Death on the Nile1978Andrew PenningtonMovie
Mean Dog Blues1978Captain Omar KinsmanMovie
Dallas1978Carter McKayTV Show
Airport '771977Joe PatroniMovie
Ningen no shômei1977Ken ShuftanMovie
Fantasy Island1977Adam CobbTV Show
The Love Boat1977Erik LarsenTV Show
The 'Human' Factor1975John KinsdaleMovie
The Eiger Sanction1975Ben BowmanMovie
The Blue Knight1975Bumper MorganTV Show
Airport 19751974Joe PatroniMovie
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot1974Red LearyMovie
Sonic Boom1974Ben DoverShort Film
A Cry in the Wilderness1974Sam HadleyTV Movie
Cahill U.S. Marshal1973FraserMovie
Lost Horizon1973Sam CorneliusMovie
Deliver Us from Evil1973Walter 'Cowboy' McAdamsTV Movie
The Young and the Restless1973Albert MillerTV Show
The Bull of the West1972Bear SuchetteTV Movie
A Great American Tragedy1972Brad WilkesTV Movie
Fools' Parade1971'Doc' CouncilMovie
Sarge1971Father Samuel Cavanaugh, Sarge SwansonTV Show
...tick... tick... tick...1970John LittleMovie
Dirty Dingus Magee1970Herkimer 'Hoke' BirdsillMovie
Zigzag1970Paul R. CameronMovie
Gaily, Gaily1969Axel P. JohansonMovie
Guns of the Magnificent Seven1969ChrisMovie
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys1969McKayMovie
Bandolero!1968Sheriff July JohnsonMovie
The Boston Strangler1968Phil DiNataleMovie
The Legend of Lylah Clare1968Matt Burke (uncredited)Movie
The Pink Jungle1968Sammy RyderbeitMovie
Cool Hand Luke1967DraglineMovie
Hurry Sundown1967Sheriff CoombsMovie
The Ballad of Josie1967Arch OgdenMovie
The Dirty Dozen1967Major Max ArmbrusterMovie
Ironside1967Father Samuel CavanaughTV Show
Tarzan1966CrandellTV Show
The Jean Arthur Show1966RiggsTV Show
In Harm's Way1965Colonel GregoryMovie
Shenandoah1965Col. FairchildMovie
The Flight of the Phoenix1965BellamyMovie
The Sons of Katie Elder1965CurleyMovie
A Man Called Shenandoah1965Mitchell CanadyTV Show
Laredo1965Jess MoranTV Show
The Big Valley1965ThatcherTV Show
The Legend of Jesse James1965BlodgettTV Show
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte1964ForemanMovie
Island of the Blue Dolphins1964Aleut CaptainMovie
McHale's Navy1964Henri Le ClercMovie
Strait-Jacket1964Leo KrauseMovie
See How They Run1964RudyTV Movie
Daniel Boone1964Zach MorganTV Show
The Rogues1964Major VyxTV Show
Charade1963Herman ScobieMovie
The Man from the Diners' Club1963GeorgeMovie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963DerTV Show
Grindl1963LeftyTV Show
The Farmer's Daughter1963Olaf BjornsenTV Show
The Great Adventure1963Sergeant MuldaneyTV Show
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters1963AngusTV Show
Lonely Are the Brave1962Deputy Sheriff GutierrezMovie
Going My Way1962Mike LewisTV Show
McHale's Navy1962Big FrenchyTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962George MartinTV Show
The Virginian1962Huck Harkness, Jack Marshman, Tom 'Bear' SuchetteTV Show
The Silent Witness1962Gus JordanMovie
The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come1961Nathan DillonMovie
Alcoa Premiere1961Jake, LincolnTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Joe Cramer, Sergeant HensleyTV Show
Gunslinger1961SheriffTV Show
The Americans1961HoonTV Show
The Asphalt Jungle1961Detective KolbTV Show
Klondike1960Ira ShallopTV Show
Outlaws1960Joe FerrisTV Show
Route 661960Thad SkinnerTV Show
Surfside 61960Gabe BuchananTV Show
The Andy Griffith Show1960State Police DetectiveTV Show
The Tall Man1960Hyram Killgore, Jake NewtonTV Show
Thriller1960John PatersonTV Show
The Case of the Dangerous Robin1960TV Show
Bonanza1959Peter Long, Waldo WatsonTV Show
Laramie1959GeneTV Show
Rawhide1959George WalesTV Show
Riverboat1959Gunner SlagleTV Show
Shotgun Slade1959TexTV Show
The Deputy1959TexTV Show
The Untouchables1959BirdieTV Show
Kraft Mystery Theater1959JakeTV Show
77 Sunset Strip1958ArmstrongTV Show
Bat Masterson1958Sheriff Zeke ArmitageTV Show
Lawman1958Henchman BurtTV Show
Peter Gunn1958KarlTV Show
Colt .451957HankTV Show
Have Gun - Will Travel1957Big Jim, Brother Grace, Rud SaxonTV Show
Maverick1957Deputy JonesTV Show
Perry Mason1957George SpanglerTV Show
Sugarfoot1957Ross Kuhn, SykesTV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957Hawk, Joby FergusonTV Show
Cheyenne1955Lee NelsonTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Ben Payson, Cyrus, StarkTV Show
The Phil Silvers Show1955MP Sgt. KennedyTV Show
Death Valley Days1952Steamboat SullyTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Ship's PurserTV Show
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CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 1, 2013

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

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