Happy Birthday: George Kennedy (1925–2016)

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George Kennedy (1925–2016).jpgGeorge Kennedy (1925–2016)

Born: February 18, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: February 28, 2016 (age 91) in Middleton, Idaho, USA

Married to: Joan McCarthy (24 August 1978 – 14 September 2015) (her death) (1 child)
Norma Jean Wurman (22 November 1973 – 11 August 1978) (divorced)
Norma Jean Wurman (23 June 1959 – 1971) (divorced) (2 children)
Dorothy Theresa Gillooly (1946 – 23 June 1959) (divorced) (1 child)

I have been so fortunate and I really am appreciative of the success I’ve had.

I had the good fortune of speaking with Orson Welles many decades ago and he said “Success is primarily luck anyway.” And I have been very lucky. Of course, Orson Welles was enormously talented and brilliant – so who am I to argue with him!

[on his role as Dragline in Cool Hand Luke (1967)] The marvelous thing about that movie was that…

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