Net Worth: $5 Million
- Source of Wealth Film, Television
- Birth Place New York City, New York, United States
- Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)
- Marital Status Married (Joan McCarthy)
- Full Name George Harris Kennedy, Jr.
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth February 18, 1925
- Ethnicity Irish, English
- Occupation Actor
- Education Tarleton State University, Chaminade High School
- Children 3 (Shaunna Kennedy, Taylor Kennedy, Betty Kennedy)
About George Kennedy
Americana actor George Kennedy has an estimated net worth of $5 million. To date, Kennedy has already appeared in more than 200 television and film productions. On his numerous film appearances, he is best known for his performance in Cool Hand Luke as Dragline, in Airport film series as Joe Patroni, and in Naked Gun comedy film series as Captain Ed Hocken.
George Harris Kennedy, Jr. was born on February 18, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA. Of English, Irish and German ancestry, he attended Tarleton State University. He is currently married to Joan McCarthy with whom he has daughter named Shaunna. He also has two other children, Taylor and Betty Kennedy.
Throughout his entire career as a film actor, Kennedy is perhaps best known for his role in the 1970 film Airport which earned him a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture category. Meanwhile, his appearance in the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke earned him a nomination for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture category. The role also won him Laurel Award for Male Supporting Performance and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
On TV, he is noted for his recurring appearances in 16 episodes of the 1971 TV program Sarge where he played the role of Father Samuel Patrick “Sarge” Cavanaugh. Meanwhile, he has appeared in 67 episodes of Dallas as Carter McKay.