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George Harris Kennedy Jr. (February 18, 1925- February 28, 2016) was an American actor whose career spanned seven decades and more than a hundred film and television performances.

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George Harris Kennedy Jr. (February 18, 1925- February 28, 2016) was an American actor. He won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in ''Film/CoolHandLuke''. Among his best-remembered roles are Joe Patroni in the ''Film/{{Airport}}'' series and Captain Ed Hocken in the ''[[Film/TheNakedGun Naked Gun]]'' movies.

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->''"When you think of a movie, most people imagine a two hour two-hour finished, polished product. But to get to that two hour two-hour product, it can take hundreds or thousands of people many months of full time work."''

George Harris Kennedy Jr. (February 18, 1925- February 28, 2016) was an American actor. He won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in ''Film/CoolHandLuke''. actor whose career spanned seven decades and more than a hundred film and television performances.

Among his best-remembered roles are Dragline in ''Film/CoolHandLuke'' (which earned him the UsefulNotes/AcademyAward for Best Supporting Actor), Joe Patroni in the ''Film/{{Airport}}'' series series, and Captain Ed Hocken in the ''[[Film/TheNakedGun Naked Gun]]'' movies.



* ''Film/LonelyAreTheBrave'' (1962): Gutierrez.
* ''Film/{{Charade}}'' (1963): Herman Scobie.
* ''Film/HushHushSweetCharlotte'' (1964): Foreman.
* ''Film/InHarmsWay'' (1965): Colonel Gregory.
* ''Film/{{Mirage|1965}}'' (1965): Willard.
* ''Film/{{Shenandoah}}'' (1965): Colonel Fairchild.
* ''Film/TheSonsOfKatieElder'' (1965): Curley.
* ''Film/TheFlightOfThePhoenix'' (1965): Mike Bellamy.
* ''Film/TheDirtyDozen'' (1967): Major Max Armbruster.
* ''Film/CoolHandLuke'' (1967): Dragline.
* ''Film/{{Bandolero|1968}}'' (1968): Sheriff July Johnson.
* ''Film/TheBostonStrangler'' (1968): Detective Phil [=DiNatale=].
* ''Film/{{Airport}}'' (1970): Joe Patroni.
** ''Airport 1975'' (1974): Joe Patroni.
** '''Airport 77'' (1977): Joe Patroni.
** ''The Concorde Airport 79'' (1979): Joe Patroni.
* ''Film/LostHorizon'' (1973): Sam Cornelius.
* ''Film/ThunderboltAndLightfoot'' (1974): Red Leary.
* ''Film/{{Earthquake}}'' (1974): Sergeant Lew Slade.
* ''Film/TheEigerSanction'' (1975): Ben Bowman.
* ''Film/BrassTarget'' (1978): General UsefulNotes/GeorgeSPatton.
* ''Film/{{Death on the Nile|1978}}'' (1978): Andrew Pennington.
* ''Film/DeathShip'' (1980): Captain Ashland.
* ''Series/{{Dallas}}'' (1988-1991): Carter [=McKay=].
* ''[[Film/Uninvited1988 Uninvited]]'' (1988): Mike Harvey.
* ''[[Film/TheNakedGun The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!]]'' (1988): Captain Ed Hocken.
** ''The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear'' (1991): Captain Ed Hocken.
** ''Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult'' (1994): Captain Ed Hocken.
* ''Film/IntensiveCare'' (1991): Dr. Bruckner.
* ''WesternAnimation/CatsDontDance'' (1997): L.B. Mammoth.
* ''Film/SmallSoldiers'' (1998): Brick Bazooka.

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* ''Film/LonelyAreTheBrave'' (1962): Gutierrez.
Gutierrez
* ''Film/{{Charade}}'' (1963): Herman Scobie.
Scobie
* ''Film/HushHushSweetCharlotte'' (1964): Foreman.
Foreman
* ''Film/InHarmsWay'' (1965): Colonel Gregory.
Gregory
* ''Film/{{Mirage|1965}}'' (1965): Willard.
Willard
* ''Film/{{Shenandoah}}'' (1965): Colonel Fairchild.
Fairchild
* ''Film/TheSonsOfKatieElder'' (1965): Curley.
Curley
* ''Film/TheFlightOfThePhoenix'' (1965): Mike Bellamy.
Bellamy
* ''Film/TheDirtyDozen'' (1967): Major Max Armbruster.
Armbruster
* ''Film/CoolHandLuke'' (1967): Dragline.
Dragline
* ''Film/{{Bandolero|1968}}'' (1968): Sheriff July Johnson.
Johnson
* ''Film/TheBostonStrangler'' (1968): Detective Phil [=DiNatale=].
[=DiNatale=]
* ''Film/{{Airport}}'' (1970): Joe Patroni.
Patroni
** ''Airport 1975'' (1974): Joe Patroni.
Patroni
** '''Airport 77'' ''Airport '77'' (1977): Joe Patroni.
Patroni
** ''The Concorde Concorde: Airport 79'' '79'' (1979): Joe Patroni.
Patroni
* ''Film/LostHorizon'' (1973): Sam Cornelius.
Cornelius
* ''Film/ThunderboltAndLightfoot'' (1974): Red Leary.
Leary
* ''Film/{{Earthquake}}'' (1974): Sergeant Lew Slade.
Slade
* ''Film/TheEigerSanction'' (1975): Ben Bowman.
Bowman
* ''Film/BrassTarget'' (1978): General UsefulNotes/GeorgeSPatton.
UsefulNotes/GeorgeSPatton
* ''Film/{{Death on the Nile|1978}}'' (1978): Andrew Pennington.
Pennington
* ''Film/DeathShip'' (1980): Captain Ashland.
* ''Series/{{Dallas}}'' (1988-1991): Carter [=McKay=].
Ashland
* ''[[Film/Uninvited1988 Uninvited]]'' (1988): Mike Harvey.
Harvey
* ''[[Film/TheNakedGun The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!]]'' (1988): Captain Ed Hocken.
Hocken
** ''The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear'' (1991): Captain Ed Hocken.
Hocken
** ''Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult'' (1994): Captain Ed Hocken.
Hocken
* ''Film/IntensiveCare'' (1991): Dr. Bruckner.
Bruckner
* ''WesternAnimation/CatsDontDance'' (1997): L.B. Mammoth.
Mammoth
* ''Film/SmallSoldiers'' (1998): Brick Bazooka.
Bazooka

!!TV roles on this wiki:
* ''Series/ThePhilSilversShow'' (195659): MP Sergeant Kennedy (recurring)
* ''Series/{{Dallas}}'' (198891): Carter [=McKay=]


* ''Literature/DeathOnTheNile'' (1978): Andrew Pennington.

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* ''Literature/DeathOnTheNile'' ''Film/{{Death on the Nile|1978}}'' (1978): Andrew Pennington.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: He was offered the part of Steve [=McCroskey=] in ''Film/{{Airplane}}''. According to Jerry Zucker, Kennedy wanted to do the film but was reluctant to "kill off his Airport cash-cow". The part of [=McCroskey=] went to Creator/LloydBridges and Kennedy eventually got to work with the Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker team on the ''Naked Gun'' films.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: He was offered the part of Steve [=McCroskey=] in ''Film/{{Airplane}}''. According to Jerry Zucker, Kennedy wanted to do the film but was reluctant to "kill off his Airport cash-cow".cash-cow", which ''Airplane!'' [[GenreKiller proceeded to do for him]]. The part of [=McCroskey=] went to Creator/LloydBridges and Kennedy eventually got to work with the Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker team on the ''Naked Gun'' films.




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* ''[[Film/Mirage1965 Mirage]]'' (1965): Willard.

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* ''[[Film/Mirage1965 Mirage]]'' ''Film/HushHushSweetCharlotte'' (1964): Foreman.
* ''Film/InHarmsWay''
(1965): Willard.Colonel Gregory.
* ''Film/{{Mirage|1965}}'' (1965): Willard.
* ''Film/{{Shenandoah}}'' (1965): Colonel Fairchild.
* ''Film/TheSonsOfKatieElder'' (1965): Curley.



* ''Film/Bandolero1968'' (1968): Sheriff July Johnson.

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* ''Film/Bandolero1968'' ''Film/{{Bandolero|1968}}'' (1968): Sheriff July Johnson.Johnson.
* ''Film/TheBostonStrangler'' (1968): Detective Phil [=DiNatale=].



* ''Film/ThunderboltAndLightfoot'' (1974): Red Leary.



* ''Film/TheEigerSanction'' (1975): Ben Bowman.



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