George Kennedy Rank
About George Kennedy
He was an American actor, who is popularly known for his feature in the 1967 American prison drama, "Cool Hand Luke" where he played the role of Dragline. The aforementioned role earned him several accolades including an Academy award.
George Kennedy started off his acting career in 1961 when he landed a role in the film, "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come". Some of his notable works have come in "The Man from the Diners' Club" (1963), "Fools' Parade" (1971), "Dennis the Menace Strikes Again" (1998), "The Man Who Came Back" (2008), "The Gambler" (2014), and more.
His father, George Kennedy was a musician and orchestra leader while his mother, Helen Kennedy was a ballet dancer. He was married to Dorothy Gillooly between 1946 and 1959. He was in a marital relationship with Norma Wurman from 1959 until 1971.
He got married to Joan McCarthy in 1978 until his death in 2015. His had six children including Taylor, Betty and Shaunna Kennedy.
AchievementsHe won the "Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor" at the 1968 Academy Awards.
He received a nomination for the "Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture" at the 1971 Golden Globe Awards.
George Kennedy Rank
George Kennedy Photo Gallery
George Kennedy's Popularity
George Kennedy was a famous American actor, who was born on February 18, 1925. As a person born on this date, George Kennedy is listed in our database as the 85th most popular celebrity for the day (February 18) and the 125th most popular for the year (1925).
People born on February 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. George Kennedy is the 2152nd most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to George Kennedy's birthday, George Kennedy is the 14533rd most famous American and ranks 763rd in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
In general, George Kennedy ranks as the 29468th most popular famous person, and the 3647th most popular actor of all time. “The Famous Birthdays” catalogs over 25,000 famous people, everyone, from actors to actresses to singers to tiktok stars, from serial killers to chefs to scientists to youtubers and more. If you're curious to see who was born on your birthday, you can use our database to find out who, what, where, when and why. You can search by birthday, birthplace, claim to fame or any other information by typing in the search box, or simply browse our site by selecting the month, the day, the horoscope, or any other clickable option.
Learn about famous persons' keys to fame, discover interesting trivia and find out where they rank on several types of charts. Use it as fun information for a birthday party or a game at another type of celebration. Start a scrapbook of everyone born on your birthday or give a gift of a scrapbook of everyone born on a loved one's birthday. Take a look at the currently trending celebrities, the most popular birthdays for a specific day or jump to a random or recently added celebrity's page if you're not looking for anything specific.