Monday, February 29, 2016

In the United States died the star of movies “Naked Gun” – RBC

George Kennedy Photo: AFP

In the US, 91-year life of the actor George Kennedy died. World known for his role in the film “Naked Gun»

George Kennedy died on Sunday morning, local time, on 28 February in Boise, Idaho. This was announced on his Facebook page the grandson of actor Corey Schenkel, says The Hollywood Reporter.

World famous George Kennedy received after participating in a series of comedy “Naked Gun”, released in 1991 and 1994, where he played captain Ed Hokena.

Actor born on February 18, 1925 in New York in a family of artists. The first began performing on stage in early childhood. With the onset of World War II, Kennedy went into the US Army, which celebrated 16 years. After the army he returned to show business. In cinema actor he made his debut in the television series “Sergeant Bilko”. His first role on the big screen was the episodic character in the movie “Spartacus.” After that, he starred in the movie “Charade” (1963) with Audrey Hepburn. Basically George Kennedy played in the films “bad” and “cool” guys.

In 1968, he received the “Oscar” for supporting actress in a drama “Cool Hand Luke.” For contribution to the development of cinematography George Kennedy honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In all he has starred in almost 70 motion pictures.


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