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George Kennedy

George Kennedy
in Charade (1963)
Personal information
Birth nameGeorge Harris Kennedy, Jr.
Birth dateFebruary 18, 1925(age 91)
Place of birthNew York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1955 present
Spouse-Joan McCarthy-1978--
-Norma Wurman-1973-1978(divorced)
-Norma Wurman-1959-1971(divorced) 2 children

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George Harris Kennedy, Jr. (born February 18, 1925) is an American actor who has appeared in over 200 film and television productions. He is perhaps most familiar as the convict Dragline in Cool Hand Luke (for which he won an Academy Award), airline troubleshooter Joe Patroni in the Airport series of disaster movies from the 1970s (The only actor to star in all four movies) and as Captain Ed Hocken in the Naked Gun series of comedy films.


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