George Kennedy is a Actor and Director American born on 18 february 1925 at New York City (USA)
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Birth name George Harris Kennedy, Jr.Nationality USABirth 18 february 1925
at New York City (USA
)Death 28 february 2016
(at 91 years)Awards
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
George Harris Kennedy, Jr. (born February 18, 1925) is an American actor who has appeared in more than two hundred film and television productions. His wide variety of roles include "Dragline" in Cool Hand Luke, for which he won an Academy Award; as Joe Patroni in all four of the 1970s Airport disaster films; as Police Captain Ed Hocken in the Naked Gun series of comedy films; and as corrupt oil tycoon Carter McKay on the original Dallas television series.
Kennedy resides in Eagle in Ada County in southwestern Idaho. He is married to Joan McCarthy and they have a daughter, Shaunna. The couple adopted their granddaughter, Taylor, after the incarceration of the child's mother.
He was also good friends with James Stewart and his voice is featured in a TCM commercial commemorating Stewart.
Kennedy is a licensed pilot who enjoyed flying and owned a Cessna 210 and Beechcraft Bonanza.