Entertainment George Kennedy--RIP

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  1. Robert Higgins

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    GEORGE KENNEDY 'NAKED GUN' STAR DEAD AT 91

    George Kennedy, star of "Cool Hand Luke" and the 'Naked Gun' movies, has died at the age of 91 ... TMZ has learned.

    George's grandson Cory Schenkel says Kennedy died Sunday morning at 4:30 AM in Boise, ID. He says his grandfather had been in failing health ever since his wife Joan died a little over a year ago. George had been under hospice care for the past month.

    Kennedy won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1968 for "Cool Hand Luke." He also starred in all 3 of the 'Naked Gun' flicks, "Airport 1975," "Earthquake" and many many more.

    His last role was in "The Gambler" with Mark Wahlberg in 2014.

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    RIP great acting funny man.

    :rip:
     
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    R.I.P.

    He was awesome!!!
     
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    Bad year for great entertainment people.
     
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    rip. You lived a lot longer than I thought you did. :oops::oops:
     
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    I thought he was dead already. So while I'm saddened he's dead, I'm delighted he was alive when I thought he was dead. Sorta like playing with house money.
     
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    Love it!!!
     
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    I thought he was already dead.

    I am all cried out.
     
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    Not bad, ninety one, gives hope to all those of us with a "slightly" larger build.

    RIP George
     
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    George seemed to be in everything when I was a kid. On TV shows and in the great action movies of the day. Eiger Sanction being one of them.
     
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    Great actor. Rest in peace.


    F mutt
     
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    Favorite line by him in Naked Gun Lesile Neqlson goes congrats on your wife being pregnent
    George Kennedy says "Yea and if I ever find the guy" cracks me up eveytime
     
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    loved this guy growing up....sad to hear


    rest in peace
     
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    RIP. He was a terrific actor.
     
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    All time classic movie.
     
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    Ho Lee shit. :eek:

    For no apparent reason at all last night, I downloaded copies of the Naked Gun movies onto my phone. I'm sitting in the shop watching the first one as I'm typing this.

    I think I may be psychic.

    RIP, and eat dem eggs boy.
     
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    Great, great scene. Kennedy deserved his Oscar--he is wonderful throughout the movie. I always feel sorry for him when Luke leaves him on his own after they escape, and a crestfallen Dragline realizes what a huge mistake he's made. Such fine acting by Kennedy. He was a really solid actor.

    With Wayne Rogers passing just a few months ago, that chain gang is thinning out the ranks. :rip:
     
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