98 (passed away Feb. 15th, 2016)
May. 16th, 1917
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George Gaynes was an American singer, actor, voice artist, and comedy performer of stage, screen and television. He is best known for Punky Brewster, Police Academy and Tootsie.
- Credits 'Jacques Tati' (qv) as being a major influence on him as a comedic actor.
- Son of 'Iya Abdy' (qv) (also known as Lady Abdy Jongejans.)
- Appeared in all seven Police Academy movies.
- His wife, 'Allyn Ann McLerie' (qv), guest-starred as his love interest on his TV series, _"Punky Brewster" (1984)_ (qv).
- Speaks seven different languages.
- Nephew of actor 'Gregory Gaye' (qv).
- Accomplished Broadway musical comedy performer, best remembered as Bob Baker in the original production of Wonderful Town (1953).
- Studied opera in Milan, Italy.
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