George Harris Kennedy, Jr. was born on February 18, 1925, and died on February 28, 2016.
He was an American actor
He has appeared in more than two hundred film and television productions.
Kennedy was best remembered for portraying “Dragline” featured with Paul Newman in Cool Hand Luke, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor, a Motion Picture.
Kennedy eclectic roster of performances also includes Joe Patroni in Airport (for which he received his second Golden Globe nomination) and its three sequels, Police Captain Ed Hocken in the Naked Gun series of comedy films and corrupt oil tycoon Carter McKay on the original Dallas television series.
George Kennedy passed away at 91 yrs old.