George Gaynes Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

George Gaynes Biography
  • Name: George Gaynes
  • Age at Death: 98 years old
  • Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Net Worth: US $5 Million
  • Status: Deceased

George Gaynes was a Finnish-American actor best known for his roles in the ‘Police Academy’ and ‘Punky Brewster’ series. He was born George Jongejans on May 16, 1917 in Helsinki, Finland. He served in the Dutch and British Navies during World War II.

Gaynes started out as a singer and Broadway performer in the 1940s. He appeared in the productions of ‘Wonderful Town’, ‘Out of This World’ and ‘My Fair Lady’. He played the memorable role of “Henry Warnimont” on the NBC sitcom, Punky Brewster. He was later cast as “Commandant Lassard” in the Police Academy movies. Other notable film and television appearances include ‘Tootsie’, ‘The Way We Were’ and ‘The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd’. He retired from acting in 2003.

George Gaynes died on February 15, 2016 at the age of 98. He was 6ft 2in tall and had a net worth of $5 million. He was married to “Allyn Ann McLerie” from 1953 to his death. He’s survived by wife and one daughter, Iya. His only son, Matthew, died in a car accident in 1989.

George Gaynes Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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George Gaynes Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: George Jongejans
  • Birthday: May 16, 1917
  • Place of Birth: Helsinki, Finland
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years Active: 1940s-2003
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $5 Million
  • Marriage(s): Allyn Ann McLerie
  • Death-O-Meter: Dead
  • Died: February 15, 2016
  • Cause of Death: Not Disclosed
  • Place of Death: North Bend, Washington, U.S.

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