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George Gaynes


George Gaynes was born on May 16, 1917 in Helsinki, Finland as George Jongejans. He is an actor, known for Punky Brewster (1984), Tootsie (1982) and Police Academy (1984). He has been married to Allyn Ann McLerie since December 20, 1953. They have two children. See full bio »
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 1999 Sliders (TV Series)
Old Quinn Mallory
 1997 Wag the Dog
Senator Cole
 1996 The Crucible
Judge Samuel Sewall
 1993 Stepmonster (Video)
Norman
 1992 Dinosaurs (TV Series)
Elder in Chief
- Nuts to War: Part 1 (1992) ... Elder in Chief (voice)
 1989 The New Lassie (TV Series)
Mr. Ogilvy
- Dangerous Party (1989) ... Mr. Ogilvy
 1987 Un tassinaro a New York
The Admiral
 1987 Matlock (TV Series)
Judge Hollis D. Dunaway
- The Power Brokers: Part 2 (1987) ... Judge Hollis D. Dunaway
- The Power Brokers: Part 1 (1987) ... Judge Hollis D. Dunaway
 1987 The Numbers Game
Don Salvatore
 1986 Hotel (TV Series)
Gerald Milburn
- Scapegoats (1986) ... Gerald Milburn
 1984 Micki + Maude
Dr. Eugene Glztszki
 1984 It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (TV Movie)
Arch Angel
 1984 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
The Commander
- Mom's on Strike (1984) ... The Commander
 1984 Blue Thunder (TV Series)
Dr. Willi Von Hartig
- Payload (1984) ... Dr. Willi Von Hartig
 1983 Cheers (TV Series)
Malcolm Kramer
- Where There's a Will... (1983) ... Malcolm Kramer
 1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
Dr. Forrest
 1979-1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Powell Dixon / Banning
- The Unquiet Grave (1982) ... Powell Dixon
- Aftermath (1979) ... Banning
 1981 Evita Peron (TV Movie)
Evita's doctor
 1980 General Hospital (TV Series)
Frank Smith / Mr. Smith
- Episode #1.4480 (1980) ... Frank Smith
- Episode dated 19 June 1980 (1980) ... Mr. Smith (uncredited)
 1980 Scruples (TV Mini-Series)
John Prince
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... John Prince
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... John Prince
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... John Prince
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Henri
- Jennifer's Home for Christmas (1979) ... Henri
 1979 Stockard Channing in Just Friends (TV Series)
Rock La Rue
- Health May Be Hazardous (1979) ... Rock La Rue
 1977 Carter Country (TV Series)
Murdock
- Out of the Closet (1977) ... Murdock
 1977 The Girl in the Empty Grave (TV Movie)
David Alden
 1977 Washington: Behind Closed Doors (TV Mini-Series)
Brewster Perry
- Part 6 (1977) ... Brewster Perry
- Part 5 (1977) ... Brewster Perry
- Part 4 (1977) ... Brewster Perry
- Part 3 (1977) ... Brewster Perry
 1976-1977 Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II (TV Series)
Max Vincent
- Chapter XVI (1977) ... Max Vincent
- Chapter XIV (1977) ... Max Vincent
- Chapter XIII (1977) ... Max Vincent
- Chapter XII (1976) ... Max Vincent
- Chapter IX (1976) ... Max Vincent
 1976 Nickelodeon
Reginald Kingsley
 1976 Delvecchio (TV Series)
Commissioner Schaub
- Hot Spell (1976) ... Commissioner Schaub
 1976 The Quest (TV Series)
Gotham
- Day of Outrage (1976) ... Gotham
 1976 Captains and the Kings (TV Mini-Series)
Orestes Bradley
- Chapter III (1976) ... Orestes Bradley
 1976 Woman of the Year (TV Movie)
Harding
 1976 City of Angels (TV Series)
 1975 McCloud (TV Series)
Floyd Spencer
- Fire! (1975) ... Floyd Spencer
 1975 Song of the Succubus (TV Movie)
C.J. Meredith
 1975 Trilogy of Terror (TV Movie)
Dr. Chester Ramsey
 1974 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Burton Rhoner
- Guilt by Association (1974) ... Burton Rhoner
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Edward Foxworth
- The Avenger (1974) ... Edward Foxworth
 1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
General Wiley
- Nuclear Alert (1974) ... General Wiley
 1973 The Way We Were
El Morocco Captain
 1972-1973 Columbo (TV Series)
Frenchman / Everett
- Any Old Port in a Storm (1973) ... Frenchman
- Étude in Black (1972) ... Everett
 1973 Slaughter's Big Rip-Off
Warren
 1973 The Boy Who Cried Werewolf
Dr. Marderosian
 1972 Search (TV Series)
Major Giles Mathews
- In Search of Midas (1972) ... Major Giles Mathews
 1971 Doctors' Wives
Paul McGill
 1971 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series)
General
- Easy Come, Easy Go (1971) ... General
 1970 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Thurman Elliott
- Kiss the Queen Goodbye (1970) ... Thurman Elliott
 1969 Marooned
Mission Director
 1968 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Dr. Paul van Bergner
- The Elixir (1968) ... Dr. Paul van Bergner
 1968 Mannix (TV Series)
Professor Brendan
- Who Will Dig the Graves? (1968) ... Professor Brendan
 1968 Bonanza (TV Series)
Senator Purdy
- The Late Ben Cartwright (1968) ... Senator Purdy
 1966 The Group
Brook Latham
 1965 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
Gaylord Lane
- The Perfect Hostess (1965) ... Gaylord Lane
 1964 Joy House
 1963 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Mr. Stowe
- Who Do You Kill? (1963) ... Mr. Stowe
 1963 PT 109
PT boat base commander (uncredited)
 1963 The Gallant Men (TV Series)
Major Neumann
- Operation Secret (1963) ... Major Neumann
 1963 Empire (TV Series)
Johnson
- The Four Thumbs Story (1963) ... Johnson
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Campbell - Bank Manager
- Ride the Nightmare (1962) ... Mr. Campbell - Bank Manager
 1962 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Rod Delaplane
- Vengeance Is Mine (1962) ... Rod Delaplane
 1962 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Roger Korvin
- The Broken Thread (1962) ... Roger Korvin
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
John Ames
- The Last Six Months (1962) ... John Ames
 1956 West Point (TV Series)
Prince Victor
- His Highness and the Halfback (1956) ... Prince Victor
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Other Works:

1964 - Starred as Henry Higgins in the 1964 U.S. national tour of "My Fair Lady." See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

His wife, Allyn Ann McLerie, guest-starred as his love interest on his TV series, Punky Brewster (1984). See more »

Trademark:

His towering height. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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