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G. W. Bailey

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George William Bailey (born August 27, 1944) is an American actor. Although he 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 1,877,547 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). G. W. Bailey is the 1,419th most popular actor (up from 1,488th in 2019), the 2,479th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,639th in 2019) and the 688th most popular American Actor.

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  • 28

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  • 3.12

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  • 3.68

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Among actors, G. W. Bailey ranks 1,419 out of 9,996Before him are Tina Aumont, Maureen O'Sullivan, Barbara Bain, Katherine Heigl, John de Lancie, and Magali Noël. After him are Rue McClanahan, Laura Linney, Ellen Barkin, Laurie Holden, Maria Cebotari, and David Garrick.

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Among people born in 1944, G. W. Bailey ranks 164Before him are Michel Polnareff, John Glover, Masanobu Izumi, Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, Leif Segerstam, and Dennis Wilson. After him are Bernard Tschumi, Herbert Wimmer, António Mascarenhas Monteiro, Kelly Bishop, Pierre Deligne, and Marc Ouellet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, G. W. Bailey ranks 2,479 out of 18,182Before him are Philip Sheridan (1831), Barbara Bain (1931), Katherine Heigl (1978), Ron Johnson (1955), Eddie Adams (1933), and John de Lancie (1948). After him are Rue McClanahan (1934), Lincoln Ellsworth (1880), Lloyd Austin (1953), Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), Laura Linney (1964), and Henry Draper (1837).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, G. W. Bailey ranks 688Before him are Robert Downey Sr. (1936), Chris Pine (1980), Tina Aumont (1946), Barbara Bain (1931), Katherine Heigl (1978), and John de Lancie (1948). After him are Rue McClanahan (1934), Laura Linney (1964), Ellen Barkin (1954), Laurie Holden (1969), Peter Coyote (1941), and Ellen Pompeo (1969).

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