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George Kennedy

Sandy-haired, tall and burly George Harris Kennedy, Jr. was born in New York City, to Helen A. (Kieselbach), a ballet dancer, and George Harris Kennedy, an orchestra leader and musician. He has German, Irish, and English ancestry. A World War II veteran, Kennedy at one stage in his career cornered the market at playing tough, no-nonsense ...

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Feb 18, 1925 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Bull of the West
Latest Project:
Movie Armed and Deadly: The Making of 'The Dirty Dozen' 2016-02-11

Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
Poster of The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
Poster of The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear
Poster of Cool Hand Luke
Series The Alan Thicke Show Unknown 2017
Movie Armed and Deadly: The Making of 'The Dirty Dozen' Himself 2016-02-11
Movie The Gambler Unknown 2014
Movie Another Happy Day Unknown 2011
Movie Six Days in Paradise Unknown 2010
Movie Vixen Highway 2006: It Came from Uranus! Unknown 2010
Movie Mad Mad Wagon Party JB Scotch 2010-08-17
Series Special Collector's Edition Unknown 2010-08-16
Movie A Natural Born World-Shaker: Making 'Cool Hand Luke' Unknown 2008
Movie The Man Who Came Back Unknown 2008-02-08
Movie Sands of Oblivion Unknown 2007
Movie Greatest Ever Disaster Movies Unknown 2007
Movie Stormy Seas: The Voyage from Bloodstar to Death Ship Unknown 2007
Movie Three Bad Men Ed Fiske 2005-01-15
Series 20 to 1 Unknown 2005-09-29
Movie Don't Come Knocking Unknown 2005
Series The Complete History of U.S. Wars 1700-2004 Unknown 2005
Movie Truce Unknown 2005
Movie The Devil's Due at Midnight Unknown 2004
Series Hollywood Greats Unknown 2004
Movie The 75th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2003-03-23
Movie 75 Years of the Academy Awards: An Unofficial History Unknown 2003
Movie View from the Top Unknown 2003-03-21
Movie Monster Makers Unknown 2003
Movie Dobe and a Company of Heroes Unknown 2002
Movie The Definitive Elvis: Elvis and Priscilla Unknown 2002
Movie Holy War, Un-Holy Victory Unknown 2001
Movie The Making of 'Midway' Unknown 2001
Movie Men in White Unknown 1998
Movie The 70th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1998-03-23
Movie Small Soldiers Unknown 1998-07-10
Movie Dallas: War of the Ewings Unknown 1998
Movie Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! Unknown 1998
Movie Bayou Ghost Unknown 1997
Movie Cats Don't Dance Unknown 1997
Movie Dallas: J.R. Returns Unknown 1996
Series The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest Unknown 1996-08-26
Series Santo Bugito Unknown 1995-03-07
Series Lonesome Dove: The Series Unknown 1995
Movie Summerslam Unknown 1994
Movie River of Stone Unknown 1994
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Movie Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Ed Hocken 1994-03-18
Series Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man Unknown 1994-03-05
Series Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Unknown 1994-10-29
Movie Final Shot: The Hank Gathers Story Unknown 1992
Movie Distant Justice Unknown 1992
Movie Hangfire Unknown 1991
Movie The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear Unknown 1991
Movie Intensive Care Unknown 1991
Movie Driving Me Crazy John McCready 1991-11-01
Series The Commish Unknown 1991-09-28
Movie Mayumi: Virgin Terrorist Unknown 1990
Movie Hired to Kill Unknown 1990
Series Wings Unknown 1990-04-19
Movie Brain Dead Unknown 1990
Movie Ministry of Vengeance Rev. Hughes 1990-06-04
Movie Good Cops, Bad Cops Unknown 1990
Movie Esmeralda Bay Unknown 1989
Movie The Terror Within Hal 1989-01-20
Series The Pat Sajak Show Unknown 1989-01-09
Movie Counterforce Unknown 1988
Movie Born to Race Unknown 1988
Movie The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Unknown 1988
Movie What Price Victory Unknown 1988-01-18
Movie Uninvited Unknown 1988
Movie Demonwarp Unknown 1988
Movie Top Line Unknown 1988
Movie Death Street USA Unknown 1988
Movie Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues Unknown 1987
Movie The Gunfighters Unknown 1987
Movie Creepshow 2 Unknown 1987
Movie This Is Your Life Unknown 1987-04-19
Movie Private Road: No Trespassing Unknown 1987
Movie The 59th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1987
Movie Rigged Unknown 1986
Movie The Delta Force Unknown 1986
Movie Liberty Unknown 1986
Movie Radioactive Dreams Spade Chandler 1986-09-19
Movie Half Nelson None 1985-03-24
Movie Savage Dawn Unknown 1985
Movie International Airport Unknown 1985
Movie Rare Breed Unknown 1984
Movie The Jesse Owens Story Unknown 1984
Movie Chattanooga Choo Choo Unknown 1984
Movie Bolero Unknown 1984
Series Counterattack: Crime in America Unknown 1982
Movie The Jupiter Menace Unknown 1982
Movie Wacko Unknown 1982
Movie Modern Romance Unknown 1981
Movie The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire Unknown 1981
Movie Just Before Dawn Unknown 1981
Movie Day of Resurrection Unknown 1980
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Stewart Unknown 1980-03-16
Movie Death Ship Unknown 1980
Movie Hotwire Unknown 1980
Movie The Double McGuffin Unknown 1979
Movie Never Say Never Unknown 1979
Series Backstairs at the White House Unknown 1979
Movie Steel Unknown 1979
Series Benson Unknown 1979-09-13
Movie The Concorde... Airport '79 Unknown 1979
Movie Search and Destroy Unknown 1979
Movie The 50th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1978
Series Dallas Unknown 1978-04-02
Movie Brass Target Unknown 1978
Movie Mean Dog Blues Unknown 1978
Movie Death on the Nile Unknown 1978
Movie Death on the Nile: Making of Featurette Unknown 1978
Movie The 'Human' Factor Unknown 1977-04-29
Movie Ningen no shômei Unknown 1977
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-09-24
Series Fantasy Island Unknown 1977-01-14
Movie Airport '77 Unknown 1977
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Series Match Game 73 Unknown 1976
Series The Blue Knight Unknown 1976
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Movie The Eiger Sanction Unknown 1975
Series Don Adams' Screen Test Unknown 1975
Movie The Lion Roars Again Unknown 1975
Series Match Game PM Unknown 1975
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Sonic Boom Unknown 1974
Movie The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Telly Savalas Himself 1974-11-15
Movie Airport 1975 Unknown 1974-10-18
Movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Unknown 1974
Movie Earthquake Slade 1974-11-15
Movie A Cry in the Wilderness Unknown 1974
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie Deliver Us from Evil Unknown 1973
Movie Cahill U.S. Marshal Unknown 1973
Movie Lost Horizon Unknown 1973
Series ABC Late Night Unknown 1973-01-01
Series The Young and the Restless Unknown 1973-03-26
Movie A Great American Tragedy Unknown 1972
Movie The Bull of the West Unknown 1972
Movie Dirty Dingus Magee Herkimer 'Hoke' Birdsill 1971-02-11
Movie Fools' Parade 'Doc' Council 1971-10-01
Series Sarge Unknown 1971
Movie ...tick... tick... tick... Unknown 1970
Movie Airport Unknown 1970
Movie Zig Zag Unknown 1970
Movie Guns of the Magnificent Seven Unknown 1969
Movie Gaily, Gaily Unknown 1969
Movie The Good Guys and the Bad Guys McKay 1969-09-09
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1968
Movie The Legend of Lylah Clare Unknown 1968
Movie The Boston Strangler Unknown 1968
Movie Bandolero! Unknown 1968
Movie The Pink Jungle Unknown 1968
Movie The 40th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1968
Series The Joey Bishop Show Unknown 1967-04-17
Movie Hurry Sundown Unknown 1967
Movie The Dirty Dozen Unknown 1967
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-09-14
Movie Cool Hand Luke Unknown 1967
Movie The Ballad of Josie Unknown 1967
Series A Man Called Shenandoah Unknown 1966
Series Tarzan Unknown 1966
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1966
Series The Legend of Jesse James Unknown 1966
Series The Hollywood Squares Unknown 1966-10-17
Movie The Flight of the Phoenix Unknown 1965
Movie Shenandoah Unknown 1965
Series Laredo Unknown 1965
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1965
Series The Rogues Unknown 1965
Movie The Sons of Katie Elder Unknown 1965
Series The Dean Martin Show Unknown 1965-09-16
Movie Mirage Unknown 1965
Movie In Harm's Way Unknown 1965-04-06
Movie McHale's Navy Unknown 1964
Movie Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte Unknown 1964
Movie Island of the Blue Dolphins Unknown 1964
Series Gomer Pyle: USMC Unknown 1964-09-25
Movie See How They Run Unknown 1964
Movie Strait-Jacket Unknown 1964
Series Alcoa Premiere Unknown 1963
Series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters Unknown 1963
Series The Farmer's Daughter Unknown 1963-09-20
Series The Great Adventure Unknown 1963
Series Going My Way Unknown 1963
Series Grindl Unknown 1963-09-15
Movie Charade Unknown 1963
Movie The Man from the Diners' Club Unknown 1963
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown 1962-09-20
Series Outlaws Unknown 1962
Movie The Silent Witness Unknown 1962
Movie Lonely Are the Brave Unknown 1962
Series Laramie Unknown 1962
Series Kraft Mystery Theater Unknown 1962
Series McHale's Navy Unknown 1962
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-28
Series The Americans Unknown 1961-01-23
Series Bonanza Unknown 1961
Series Tales of Wells Fargo Unknown 1961
Movie Gunfight at Black Horse Canyon Unknown 1961
Series Rawhide Unknown 1961
Series The Case of the Dangerous Robin Unknown 1961
Series The Asphalt Jungle Unknown 1961
Series Surfside 6 Unknown 1961
Movie The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come Unknown 1961
Series Gunslinger Unknown 1961
Series The Tall Man Unknown 1961
Series Riverboat Unknown 1960
Series Klondike Unknown 1960
Series Shotgun Slade Unknown 1960
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Maverick Unknown 1960
Series Bat Masterson Unknown 1960
Movie Spartacus Unknown 1960
Series Thriller Unknown 1960
Series The Andy Griffith Show Unknown 1960-10-03
Series Sugarfoot Unknown 1959
Series The Untouchables Unknown 1959-10-15
Series Peter Gunn Unknown 1959
Series The Deputy Unknown 1959-09-12
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1958
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Series Lawman Unknown 1958-10-05
Series Have Gun - Will Travel Unknown 1957-09-14
Series Colt .45 Unknown 1957-10-18
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Cheyenne Unknown 1955-09-20
Series The Phil Silvers Show Unknown 1955-09-20
Series Death Valley Days Unknown 1952-03-06
Series The Red Skelton Hour Unknown 1951-09-30