Port Arthur, Texas, USA
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M*A*S*H, Police Academy
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George William Bailey (born August 27, 1944 in Port Arthur, Texas) is a stage, television and film actor. Although he appeared in many dramatic roles, he may be best remembered for his "crusty" comedic characters such as Lieutenant—and later, Captain—Thaddeus Harris in Police Academy (1984–1994), Captain Felix Maxwell in Mannequin (1987) and Staff Sergeant Luther Rizzo in M*A*S*H (TV-Series 1979 - 1983). He currently stars on the TNT series The Closer (he has known Closer creator James Duff since 1972, when he was his high-school instructor in Lubbock, Texas and has also known co-star Tony Denison for several years).
Thomas Jefferson High School, Port Arthur, TX
Lamar University, Texas Tech University, BFA, Southwest Texas State University (1994)
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George William Bailey
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George William "G.W." Bailey (born August 27, 1944) is an American stage, television and film actor. Although he appeared in many dramatic roles, he may be best remembered for his "crusty" comedic characters such as Staff Sergeant Luther Rizzo in M*A*S*H (TV-Series 1979-83); Lieutenant—and later, Captain Thaddeus Harris in Police Academy (1984–94), Captain Felix Maxwell in Mannequin (1987) and as Detective Lieutenant Louie Provenza from TNT's television crime drama The Closer, in which he has was featured in all 109 aired episodes across seven seasons, starting in 2005. He currently stars on the TNT series Major Crimes, a spinoff of The Closer, continuing in his role as Lt. Provenza.
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