Top 5000
Down 400 this week

G.W. Bailey

George William Bailey was born on August 27, 1944 in Port Arthur, Texas. Although Bailey started college at Lamar University in Beaumont, he eventually transferred to Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He did not complete his studies. He worked at local theater companies during the mid 1960s until his move to California, sometime in the 1970s. Here ... See full bio »

What Movies Are Coming This Summer?

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Superheroes, swimsuits, and special operatives await you in our Summer Movie Guide. Plan your season and take note of the hotly anticipated indie, foreign, and documentary releases, too.

Check out our Summer Movie Guide

Who Wore It Best at Comic-Con?

Check out some of our favorite Comic-Con cosplayers, who in some cases looked every bit as good as their inspirations.

Compare cosplayers with their inspirations

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 people
created 16 Mar 2014
a list of 558 people
created 18 Mar 2014
a list of 35 images
created 13 Dec 2015
a list of 4 images
created 18 Feb 2016
a list of 2000 people
created 30 Jun 2016

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of G.W. Bailey's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Major Crimes
Major Crimes Louie Provenza
The Closer
The Closer Louie Provenza
Police Academy
Police Academy Lt. Harris
Home on the Range
Home on the Range Rusty, the Dog


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (95 credits)
  One Heart (delayed)
Mark Williams
 2013 I Am Death
The Killer
 2012 The Newest Pledge
Mr. Hodgkinson
 2011 Johnny's Gone
 2007 Left Turn Yield
Man at Crosswalk with Dog
 2007 Breaking Down the Closer (Video short)
 2007 Cake: A Wedding Story
Howard Canter
 2005 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Wesley Kringle
- Joy Kringle (2005) ... Wesley Kringle
 2004 American Dreams (TV Series)
Colonel Graves
- Tidings of Comfort and Joy (2004) ... Colonel Graves
- A Clear and Present Danger (2004) ... Colonel Graves
 2004 The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story (TV Movie)
Det. Gates
 2002/I Scorcher
General Timothy Moore
 2000 St. Paul (TV Movie)
 2000 The Thin Blue Lie (TV Movie)
 2000 Brothers. Dogs. And God.
Luther Graham
 1999 Jesus (TV Movie)
 1997 Solomon (TV Movie)
 1997 Seduction in a Small Town (TV Movie)
Pat Carter
 1996 The Siege at Ruby Ridge (TV Movie)
Ralph Coulter
 1987-1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Lt. Alex Tibideaux / Lt. Faraday
- Big Easy Murder (1995) ... Lt. Alex Tibideaux (as G. W. Bailey)
- Murder, She Spoke (1987) ... Lt. Faraday
 1993 No Child of Mine (TV Movie)
Lamar Jenkins
 1993 Dead Before Dawn (TV Movie)
 1992 An American Story (TV Movie)
Tom Cantrell
 1992 Dinosaurs (TV Series)
- Nuts to War: Part 2 (1992) ... Sarge (voice)
 1992 Bed of Lies (TV Movie)
Zeke Zbranek
 1991 Before the Storm (TV Movie)
Director Waugh
 1991 A Mother's Justice (TV Movie)
Joe Comminger
 1991 Write to Kill (Video)
Dean Sutton
 1991 Doublecrossed (TV Movie)
 1991 Under Cover (TV Series)
Director Waugh
- Sacrifices (1991) ... Director Waugh
 1990 Fine Things (TV Movie)
 1990 Goodfellas
Detective Who Tastes Cocaine (uncredited)
 1990 Q & A
Bartender (uncredited)
 1990 Love and Lies (TV Movie)
Sgt. Halsey
 1989 The Gifted One (TV Movie)
Dr. Winslow
 1988 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Cmdr. Jim Grigg
- Part 5 (1988) ... Cmdr. Jim Grigg
- Part 3 (1988) ... Cmdr. Jim Grigg
- Part 2 (1988) ... Cmdr. Jim Grigg
- Part I (1988) ... Cmdr. Jim Grigg
 1987 Downpayment on Murder (TV Movie)
 1987 Hawaiian Dream
Captain Pierce
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
- Doctors Wilde (1987) ... Macklin
 1987 Roomies (TV Series)
Colonel Bobby Humner
- Obsession (1987) ... Colonel Bobby Humner
 1987 Burglar
Ray Kirschman
 1987 Mannequin
 1986 A Winner Never Quits (TV Movie)
 1986 I-40 Paradise (TV Series)
 1985 North Beach and Rawhide (TV Movie)
 1985 Warning Sign
Tom Schmidt
 1985 On Our Way (TV Movie)
Mayor Tom Beckwith
 1985 Rustlers' Rhapsody
 1985 Newhart (TV Series)
Kyle Nordoff
- R.I.P. Off (1985) ... Kyle Nordoff
 1985 Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1984-1985 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Police Chief Don Potter / Dr. Kyle Stepney - Surgery
- Out-of-Town Brown (1985) ... Police Chief Don Potter
- Under the Knife (1984) ... Dr. Kyle Stepney - Surgery
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Maynard Stockman
- Steele in the Chips (1985) ... Maynard Stockman
 1984/I Runaway
 1984 Earthlings (TV Movie)
 1984 Police Academy
Lt. Harris (as G. W. Bailey)
 1983 The Mississippi (TV Series)
 1982 The Capture of Grizzly Adams (TV Movie)
Tom Quigley
 1981 Hardcase (TV Movie)
Paul Morgan
 1981 Bitter Harvest (TV Movie)
 1981 Murder in Texas (TV Movie)
Richard 'Racehorse' Haynes
 1980-1981 Flo (TV Series)
Lonnie Castleberry / Bull
- A Castleberry Thanksgiving: Part 2 (1980) ... Lonnie Castleberry
- A Castleberry Thanksgiving: Part 1 (1980) ... Lonnie Castleberry
- Bull Is Back in Town (1980) ... Bull
 1980 Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (TV Movie)
 1979-1980 Benson (TV Series)
Bartender / Gus
- Takin' It to the Streets (1980) ... Bartender
- One Strike, You're Out (1979) ... Gus
 1979 Angie (TV Series)
- Mary, Mary Marries (1979) ... Douglas
 1979 The French Atlantic Affair (TV Mini-Series)
Jake (uncredited)
 1979 Happy Days (TV Series)
Jack Whitman
- Joanie Busts Out (1979) ... Jack Whitman
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Water Man / Arlo Karp
- Exposé (1979) ... Water Man
- Fire (1979) ... Arlo Karp
 1979 A Force of One
 1979 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
- There's a Spy in My Beer (1979) ... Rocko
 1979 Soap (TV Series)
The Hobo
- Episode #2.14 (1979) ... The Hobo
 1976-1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Hotel Clerk / Slade
- The Avenger (1978) ... Hotel Clerk
- The Vampire (1976) ... Slade
 1978 Summer of My German Soldier (TV Movie)
 1978 Husbands, Wives & Lovers (TV Series)
- Predictions Come True (1978) ... Leslie
 1978 CHiPs (TV Series)
Drunk Driver
- Rustling (1978) ... Drunk Driver
 1977 Lucan (TV Series)
Farmer #1
- The Search (1977) ... Farmer #1
 1977 How the West Was Won (TV Series)
- Erika (1977) ... Ivie
 1977 Police Story (TV Series)
- Spitfire (1977) ... Maslin
 1976 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
- Consenting Adults (1976) ... Mumford
 1974-1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Garner / 1st Officer / Remsen
- Shades (1975) ... Garner
- Shadows at Noon (1974)
- Eyewitness (1974) ... 1st Officer
- Mortal Sin (1974) ... Remsen
 1975 The Runaway Barge (TV Movie)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (19 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

(February 14 to March 16, 1974) He played Kirilla Matveich in Ronald Ribman's play, "The Journey of the Fifth Horse," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Susan Cardwell Kingsley (Terentievna); Jeffrey Tambor (Zoditch); John Thomas Waite (Sergey); Michael Gross (Rubin, Captain Ivan); Lee ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

G. W. Bailey


5' 7" (1.7 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Do I enjoy features? Yeah, I really do. Would I like to do some more features before I head to the barn? Yeah, probably. But I also love television. I love doing television because it's fast, and that I like a lot. See more »


For the 1999-2000 school year, he is the Artist-in-Residence for Southwest Texas State University. See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page