George Kennedy

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George was born on February 18th, 1925. He has been a credited actor since the 1963 film Charade.

To date, George has only starred in the 2010 comedy movie Mad Mad Wagon Party. George Kennedy has yet to establish a position as a bankable star.

George has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty films including: the 2011 comedy film Another Happy Day as the character Joe Baker, the 2008 action movie The Man Who Came Back playing Judge Duke and the 2005 drama release Don't Come Knocking cast as Director.

His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1970 drama film Airport, which brought in $100,000,000 at the box office.

George has stayed out of the media limelight, having been featured on the cover of at least one magazines, captured in more than one pictorials and featured in one magazine article. He has been the subject of at least one book.

As an actor George Kennedy has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He won the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Dragline in the 1967 movie Cool Hand Luke.

Quotes

" I have been so fortunate and I really am appreciative of the success I've had.

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Trivia

He is the only actor to appear in all four of the "Airport" movie series.
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