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George Gaynes

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. George Gaynes (born George Jongejans; May 16, 1917 Helsinki) is a Finnish-born American actor of stage, screen and television. He may be best-known as Commandant Eric Lassard in the Police Academy series, and to television fans as the curmudgeonly Henry Warnimont on the NBC series Punky Brewster, in which his wife, Allyn Ann McLerie, guest-starred as his love interest, and as Frank Smith, the mob boss brought down by Luke Spencer (Anthony Geary) on the soap opera General Hospital. Description above from the Wikipedia article George Gaynes, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

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May 16, 1917 In Helsinki, Finland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Search for Tomorrow 1951-09-03
Latest Project:
Movie Just Married 2003-01-09
Known For
Poster of Stepmonster
Movie Just Married Father Robert 2003-01-09
Movie The Crucible Judge Samuel Sewall 1996-11-27
Movie Police Academy: Mission to Moscow Eric Lassard 1994-06-09
Movie The Fantastic Four Professor 1994-01-01
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie Vanya on 42nd Street Serybryakov 1994-10-19
Movie Stepmonster Norman 1993-02-24
Series Hearts Afire Senator Strobe Smithers 1992-09-14
Movie Police Academy 6: City Under Siege Lassard 1988-06-24
Movie Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach Lassard 1988-03-17
Movie Ternosecco Don Salvatore 1987-01-16
Movie Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol Commandant Lassard 1987-04-02
Series The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd 1987-05-21
Movie A Taxi Driver in New York l'ammiraglio 1987-11-06
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie Police Academy 3: Back in Training Comdt. Lassard 1986-03-20
Movie Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment Commandant Lassard 1985-03-28
Series It's Punky Brewster 1985-09-14
Series Blue Thunder Unknown 1984-01-06
Movie Police Academy Cmndt. Eric Lassard 1984-03-22
Movie Micki & Maude Dr. Eugene Glztszki 1984-12-21
Series Punky Brewster Henry Warnimont 1984-09-16
Movie It Came Upon the Midnight Clear Arch Angel 1984-12-15
Movie To Be or Not to Be Ravitch 1983-12-16
Movie Tootsie John Van Horn 1982-06-10
Movie Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid Dr. Forrest 1982-05-21
Series Hotel Unknown 1982-08-21
Series Scruples John Prince 1980-02-25
Movie Altered States Dr. Wissenschaft 1980-12-25
Series WKRP in Cincinnati Unknown 1978-09-18
Movie The Girl in the Empty Grave David Alden 1977-09-20
Movie The Flying Misfits Maj. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault 1976-09-21
Series Rich Man, Poor Man Book II 1976-09-21
Series Quincy, M.E. Unknown 1976-10-03
Movie Nickelodeon Reginald Kingsley 1976-12-21
Movie Trilogy of Terror Dr. Chester Ramsey 1975-03-04
Movie The Boy Who Cried Werewolf Dr Marderosian 1973-08-01
Movie The Way We Were El Morocco Captain 1973-10-17
Movie Slaughter's Big Rip Off Warren 1973-08-31
Series Search Unknown 1972-09-13
Movie Columbo: Étude in Black Everett 1972-09-17
Series Columbo Unknown 1971-09-15
Movie Doctors' Wives Paul McGill 1971-02-03
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-02-17
Movie Marooned Mission Director 1969-12-11
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Movie The Group Brook Latham 1966-03-04
Series Mission: Impossible Unknown 1966-09-17
Series Hogan's Heroes Unknown 1965-09-17
Movie Joy House 1964-06-12
Series The Patty Duke Show Unknown 1963-09-18
Series Search for Tomorrow 1951-09-03