George Coe

George Coe ( born May 10, 1929 in Jamaica, Queens, New York) is an American film, stage and television actor and film producer. Among his best known films include Kramer vs. Kramer ( 1979), Entity - There is no escape from the invisible, the persecuted us (1982) and How Funny People ( 2009).


Coe began his career in 1964 on Broadway. He was a member of the original cast of Jerry Herman's musical Mame and entered into Cy Coleman's musical On The Twentieth Century in the same way as in Stephen Sondheim's musical Company. As an actor on television Coe was in 1965 in the television series For the People in the role of a reporter his debut.

In 1969 he was nominated along with Anthony Lover and Sidney Davis for De Düva in the category " Best Short Film " for the Oscar, however went to Charles Guggenheim for his short film tribute Robert Kennedy Remembered. In De Düva Coe was equal to three times worked, he directed, was involved in the production and played in his parody of works of director Ingmar Bergman also himself with. The film was Coe's only directorial effort. In 1975, he was still involved as a producer on the film Deadly distance (Distance).

Coe was one of the founding members of the Not Ready For Prime Time Players, emerged from the comedy show Saturday Night Live, where he acted as a performer in the first three shows ( 1975) in parodies. In 1979 he was at the head of the initiated by Dustin Hoffman Advertising Management for the multi- oscar decorated film drama Kramer vs. Kramer, in which he also starred himself.

Guest starring took the versatile actor in Star Trek: The Next Generation, as well as in the science fiction television series Max Headroom. Even in such diverse television shows such as The Golden Girls, Murder She Wrote, Columbo, Judging Amy, Gilmore Girls, Bones - Bone Hunter, King of Queens, and Grey's Anatomy, he was - in addition to various other - with.

In the 2011 released video games The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Star Wars: The Old Republic, he was asked in the original version as voice.


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