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GEORGE COE

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

Full Name: George Coe

Description: American film, stage and television actor

Date Born: May 10, 1929
Jamaica, Queens, New York,

Date Died: July 18, 2015 age 86
Santa Monica, California, U.S.

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BIOGRAPHICAL PROFILE

George Coe (May 10, 1929 – July 18, 2015) was an American film, stage and television actor.

Coe was born in Jamaica, Queens, New York. His Broadway theater career began in 1957 and included turns as “M. Lindsey Woolsey” opposite Angela Lansbury in the original production of Mame; as “Owen O’Malley” in On The Twentieth Century, and creating the role of David in the original Broadway production of Company.

Coe was an original member of the “Not Ready For Prime Time Players”, the original cast of Saturday Night Live, but he was only credited as a cast member for the first show, October 11, 1975. Coe was used in several other episodes of SNL, but was never again credited.

In 1979 he appeared as the head of Dustin Hoffman’s character’s advertising firm in the Academy Award-winning Kramer vs. Kramer. He was nominated for an Academy Award for the 1968 film The Dove, a parody of Ingmar Bergman’s films, which he also co-directed. He guest-starred on a 1991 episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. He also portrayed Ben Cheviot, the eventual head of Network 23, on the series Max Headroom. His various television appearances include Murder, She Wrote, Bones, Judging Amy, The King of Queens, Nip/Tuck, Grey’s Anatomy, Columbo, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Gilmore Girls, The Golden Girls, ‘Wilfred, and as Senator Howard Stackhouse in two episodes of The West Wing.

Most recently, he voiced the character of Woodhouse the much-put-upon valet in the FX animated series Archer. He voiced the Autobot Wheeljack in Michael Bay’s Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Coe provided voice acting for the video games The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Star Wars: The Old Republic, and Guild Wars 2.

Coe died on July 18, 2015 in Santa Monica, California after a long illness at the age of 86.

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