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George Gaynes Net Worth

George Gaynes Net Worth is
$5 Million

George Gaynes Biography

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Quick Facts

Full NameGeorge Gaynes
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthMay 3, 1917
DiedFebruary 15, 2016, North Bend, Washington, United States
Height1.88 m
ProfessionActor, Singer
SpouseAllyn Ann McLerie
ChildrenIya Gaynes, Matthew Gaynes
ParentsGerrit Jongejans, Iya Abdy
MoviesPolice Academy, Tootsie, Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach, Police Academy: Mission to Moscow, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, Police Academy 3: Back in Training, Just Married, Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege, Wag the Dog, The Way We Were, Vanya on 42nd Street, Micki & Maude, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, Trilogy of Terror, The Crucible, Marooned, Harry and Walter Go to New York, Joy House, To Be or Not to Be, Stepmonster
TV ShowsHearts Afire, The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, Punky Brewster, Search for Tomorrow, It's Punky Brewster, Rich Man, Poor Man Book II


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 Best known for his roles as Henry Warnimont on Punky Brewster (1984) and Commandant Eric Lassard in the Police Academy series.
2 George Gaynes passed away on February 15, 2016, three months away from what would have been his 99th birthday on May 16.
3 He and his wife, Allyn Ann McLerie, were founders of the State Street Ballet Company in Santa Barbara.
4 His son Matthew suffered from drug abuse for many years. He died in a car crash in India in 1989. He was traveling through Northern India to Nepal to film a kayaking special for ESPN. Left behind a widow whom he had married earlier that year.
5 After Punky Brewster (1984), Gaynes did not keep in touch with Soleil Moon Frye.
6 Due to his appearance, voice and work in comedy, he is sometimes confused with Lloyd Bridges and Leslie Nielsen.
7 Acting mentor and friends with Soleil Moon Frye and Cherie Johnson.
8 His daughter, Iya, was named after his mother.
9 Father of Iya and Matthew Gaynes.
10 In Europe, he served in the Dutch and British Navies during World War II.
11 Gaynes and wife Allyn Ann McLerie moved from Los Angeles, California to Santa Barbara, California, in 1989.
12 Met actress/dancer, Allyn Ann McLerie, in New York City, where they were both performing on Broadway in 1952.
13 Grandfather of Nicole Falcone Stryjak.
14 Before he was a film and television actor, he was a singer and established Broadway actor.
15 His father, Gerrit Jongejans, was a Dutch businessman. His mother, Iya Grigorievna De Gay (Lady Iya Abdy), was of mostly Russian ancestry, with smaller amounts of Polish and French roots.
16 His great-grandchild, Portia, was born in 2012.
17 His uncle, Gregory Gaye, died in 1993. He lived to be 92.
18 His second wife Allyn Ann McLerie was born in Canada.
19 Was a Democrat.
20 Friends with: Anna Lee, Susie Garrett, Blair Brown, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Conrad, Charles Durning, Kim Cattrall, Barry Sullivan, Peter Falk, Gene Hackman, Gordon Jump, John Ritter, Richard Mulligan, Tony Randall, Jack Klugman and his wife Allyn Ann McLerie.
21 After appearing in Just Married (2003), he retired from acting in 2003, at age 86.
22 Best known by the public for his starring roles as Henry Warnimont on Punky Brewster (1984) and as Commandant Eric Lassard in the Police Academy (1984) movies.
23 Spoke seven different languages.
24 Studied opera in Milan, Italy.
25 His wife, Allyn Ann McLerie, guest-starred as his love interest on his television series, Punky Brewster (1984).
26 Credited Jacques Tati as being a major influence on him as a comedic actor.
27 Appeared in all seven Police Academy movies.
28 Accomplished Broadway musical comedy performer, best remembered as Bob Baker in the original production of "Wonderful Town" (1953).
29 Son of Iya Abdy (also known as Lady Abdy Jongejans).
30 Nephew of actor Gregory Gaye.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 Deep grumpy commanding voice


Pictures

All George Gaynes pictures

2nd Place Awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1982 NYFCC Award New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Supporting Actor Tootsie (1982)


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid 1982 Dr. Forrest
Quincy M.E. 1979-1982 TV Series Powell Dixon / Banning
Evita Peron 1981 TV Movie Evita's Doctor
Altered States 1980 Dr. Wissenschaft
General Hospital 1980 TV Series Frank Smith / Mr. Smith
Scruples 1980 TV Mini-Series John Prince
WKRP in Cincinnati 1979 TV Series Henri
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do 1979 TV Movie Wiley
Stockard Channing in Just Friends 1979 TV Series Rock La Rue
Carter Country 1977 TV Series Murdock
The Girl in the Empty Grave 1977 TV Movie David Alden
Washington: Behind Closed Doors 1977 TV Mini-Series Brewster Perry
Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II 1976-1977 TV Series Max Vincent
Nickelodeon 1976 Reginald Kingsley
Delvecchio 1976 TV Series Commissioner Schaub
The Quest 1976 TV Series Gotham
Captains and the Kings 1976 TV Mini-Series Orestes Bradley
Black Sheep Squadron 1976 TV Series Maj. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault
Woman of the Year 1976 TV Movie Harding
Harry and Walter Go to New York 1976 Prince
City of Angels 1976 TV Series
McCloud 1975 TV Series Floyd Spencer
Song of the Succubus 1975 TV Movie C.J. Meredith
Trilogy of Terror 1975 TV Movie Dr. Chester Ramsey
McMillan & Wife 1974 TV Series Burton Rhoner
Cannon 1974 TV Series Edward Foxworth
The Six Million Dollar Man 1974 TV Series General Wiley
The Way We Were 1973 El Morocco Captain
Columbo 1972-1973 TV Series Frenchman / Everett
Slaughter's Big Rip-Off 1973 Warren
The Boy Who Cried Werewolf 1973 Dr. Marderosian
Search 1972 TV Series Major Giles Mathews
Search for Tomorrow 1971-1972 TV Series Sam Reynolds
Doctors' Wives 1971 Paul McGill
Hogan's Heroes 1971 TV Series General
Hawaii Five-O 1970 TV Series Thurman Elliott
Marooned 1969 Mission Director
Mission: Impossible 1968 TV Series Dr. Paul van Bergner
Mannix 1968 TV Series Professor Brendan
Bonanza 1968 TV Series Senator Purdy
The Group 1966 Brook Latham
New York Television Theatre 1966 TV Series segment: The Jewish Wife
- The Jewish Wife/The Informer 1966 ... segment: The Jewish Wife
The Patty Duke Show 1965 TV Series Gaylord Lane
Joy House 1964
East Side/West Side 1963 TV Series Mr. Stowe
PT 109 1963 PT Flotilla Captain (uncredited)
The Gallant Men 1963 TV Series Major Neumann
Empire 1963 TV Series Johnson
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 1962 TV Series Mr. Campbell - Bank Manager
Cheyenne 1962 TV Series Rod Delaplane
Hawaiian Eye 1962 TV Series Roger Korvin
The Defenders 1962 TV Series John Ames
West Point 1956 TV Series Prince Victor
One Touch of Venus 1955 TV Movie Whitelaw Savory
NBC Television Opera Theatre 1955 TV Series
Just Married 2003 Father Robert
Sliders 1999 TV Series Old Quinn Mallory
Police Academy: The Series 1998 TV Series Commandant Eric Lassard
Wag the Dog 1997 Senator Cole
The Crucible 1996 Judge Samuel Sewall
Chicago Hope 1996 TV Series Brook Austin
The Fantastic Four 1994 Professor
Vanya on 42nd Street 1994 Serybryakov
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow 1994 Commandant Lassard
Hearts Afire 1992-1993 TV Series Senator Strobe Smithers
Stepmonster 1993 Video Norman
Dinosaurs 1992 TV Series Elder in Chief
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd 1989-1991 TV Series Arthur Feldman
The New Lassie 1989 TV Series Mr. Ogilvy
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege 1989 Lassard
Punky Brewster 1984-1988 TV Series Henry Warnimont
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach 1988 Lassard
Un tassinaro a New York 1987 The Admiral
Matlock 1987 TV Series Judge Hollis D. Dunaway
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol 1987 Commandant Lassard
The Numbers Game 1987 Don Salvatore
Police Academy 3: Back in Training 1986 Comdt. Lassard
Hotel 1986 TV Series Gerald Milburn
Punky Brewster 1985 TV Series Henry Warnimont
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment 1985 Commandant Lassard
Micki + Maude 1984 Dr. Eugene Glztszki
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear 1984 TV Movie Arch Angel
ABC Afterschool Specials 1984 TV Series The Commander
Police Academy 1984 Commandant Lassard
Blue Thunder 1984 TV Series Dr. Willi Von Hartig
I'm Going to Be Famous 1983
Cheers 1983 TV Series Malcolm Kramer
To Be or Not to Be 1983 Ravitch
Tootsie 1982 John Van Horn

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow 1994 performer: "Home on the Range" - uncredited
Punky Brewster 1985-1987 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Cheers 1983 TV Series performer - 1 episode
To Be or Not to Be 1983 performer: "A Little Peace"
Tootsie 1982 performer: "I'll Know" 1950 - uncredited

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WKRP in Cincinnati 1982 TV Series 1 episode

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow - Underneath the Mission 2004 Video documentary short special thanks
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment - Accidental Heroes: The Best of... 2004 Video documentary short special thanks
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol - Remembering a Lofty Investigation 2004 Video documentary short special thanks
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach - Mistaken Identity: Case Reopened 2004 Video documentary short special thanks
Police Academy - Behind Academy Doors: Secret Files Revealed 2004 Video documentary short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
E! True Hollywood Story 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow - Underneath the Mission 2004 Video documentary short Himself / Commandant Eric Lassard
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment - Accidental Heroes: The Best of... 2004 Video documentary short Himself / Commandant Lassard
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol - Remembering a Lofty Investigation 2004 Video documentary short Himself / Commandant Lassard
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach - Mistaken Identity: Case Reopened 2004 Video documentary short Himself / Commandant Eric Lassard
Police Academy - Behind Academy Doors: Secret Files Revealed 2004 Video documentary short Himself / Commandant Eric Lassard
Quiet on the Set: Behind the Scenes of Molly Dodd 1990 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 11th Annual Tony Awards 1957 TV Special Himself - Performer

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters 2006 Documentary John Van Horne (uncredited)
Police Academy 3: Back in Training - All Washed Up: Floating Memories 2004 Video documentary short Comdt. Lassard (uncredited)
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege - Unholy Alliance: A Retrospective 2004 Video documentary short Lassard (uncredited)
Sharon Stone - Una mujer de 100 caras 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
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