G. W. Bailey

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G. W. Bailey (August 27, 1944) is an American actor. Although he has appeared in many dramatic roles, he may be best remembered for his "crusty" comedic characters such as Staff Sergeant Luther Rizzo in M*A*S*H (TV series 1979–1983); Lieutenant/Captain Thaddeus Harris in the Police Academy films (1984–1994), and Captain Felix Maxwell in Mannequin (1987). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of G. W. Bailey has received more than 2,341,466 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). G. W. Bailey is the 1,584th most popular actor (down from 1,415th in 2019), the 2,648th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,473rd in 2019) and the 745th most popular American Actor.

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  • 29

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  • 2.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, G. W. Bailey ranks 1,584 out of 13,578Before him are Channing Tatum, Dick York, Pernilla August, Beata Tyszkiewicz, Daniel Davis, and Linda Gray. After him are Laura Betti, Ida Lupino, Jane Alexander, Dilip Kumar, Jean Carmet, and Eliza Poe.

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Among people born in 1944, G. W. Bailey ranks 204Before him are John Glover, Adrian Smith, Rocío Dúrcal, Marie-France Pisier, Goukouni Oueddei, and Terry Brooks. After him are Thongsing Thammavong, Christian de Portzamparc, Patrick Sercu, Nelson Freire, Taylor Hackford, and Ronald Lauder.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, G. W. Bailey ranks 2,648 out of 20,380Before him are Dick York (1928), Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919), Nick Holonyak (1928), Charles Martin Hall (1863), Daniel Davis (1945), and Linda Gray (1940). After him are Marian Anderson (1897), J. J. Abrams (1966), Kamehameha III (1814), Lars Peter Hansen (1952), Jane Alexander (1939), and Monte Melkonian (1957).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, G. W. Bailey ranks 745Before him are Anne Schedeen (1949), Steve Guttenberg (1958), Channing Tatum (1980), Dick York (1928), Daniel Davis (1945), and Linda Gray (1940). After him are Jane Alexander (1939), Téa Leoni (1966), Eddie Fisher (1928), Lorenzo Lamas (1958), Victor Mature (1913), and Tracy Morgan (1968).

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