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G. W. Bailey

​George William Bailey was born on August 27, 1944, in Port Arthur, Texas. Bailey started college at Lamar University in Beaumont and eventually transferred to Texas Tech University in Lubbock; but he did not complete his studies. He worked at local theater companies during the mid 1960s until his move to California in the 1970s. Here he began work on television series such as Starsky and Hutch (1975), Charlie's Angels (1976) and CHiPs (1977). He eventually got a movie debut role in the Chuck Norris movie A Force of One (1979) before landing the role of Luther Rizzo in MASH (1972-1983). In 1993, he returned to Texas to study again at Southwest Texas State University. In 1994, he graduated with a Bachelor's degree of Fine Arts Theatre; and, for the 1999-2000 school year, he was the Artist in Residence.

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Aug 27, 1944 In Port Arthur, Texas
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Pelicula The Newest Pledge 2012-08-28
Known For
Poster of The Closer
Poster of Roomies
Poster of Flo
Poster of Los ángeles de Charlie
Pelicula The Newest Pledge Mr. Hodgkinson 2012-08-28
Series Major Crimes Lt. Louie Provenza 2012-08-13
Pelicula Cake: A Wedding Story Howard Canter 2007-10-05
Series The Closer Louie Provenza 2005-06-13
Pelicula Un marido bajo sospecha Det. Gates 2004-01-01
Pelicula Zafarrancho en el rancho Rusty (voice) 2004-04-02
Pelicula Scorcher General Moore 2003-01-01
Series Nip/Tuck, a golpe de bisturí Unknown 2003-07-22
Pelicula The Thin Blue Lie K.C. 2000-08-13
Pelicula La Biblia: Pablo de Tarso Barnabas 2000-12-03
Pelicula Seducción fatal Pat Carter 1997-02-09
Pelicula The Siege at Ruby Ridge Ralph Coulter 1996-05-19
Pelicula Loca academia de policía 7: Misión en Moscú Thaddeus Harris 1994-06-09
Pelicula Dead Before Dawn Masterson 1993-01-09
Pelicula An American Story Tom Cantrell 1992-11-29
Series Under Cover Director Waugh 1991-01-07
Pelicula A Mother's Justice Joe Comminger 1991-11-25
Pelicula Write to Kill Dean Sutton 1991-11-20
Pelicula Cosas buenas Grossman 1990-10-15
Pelicula The Gifted One Dr. Winslow 1989-06-25
Pelicula Loca academia de policía 6: Ciudad sitiada Captain Thaddeus Harris 1989-03-09
Pelicula Loca academia de policía 5: Operación Miami Beach Captain Thaddeus Harris 1988-03-17
Series War and Remembrance Unknown 1988-11-13
Pelicula Maniquí Captain Felix Maxwell 1987-02-13
Series Roomies Unknown 1987-03-19
Pelicula Downpayment on Murder Kyle 1987-01-18
Pelicula Loca academia de policía 4: Los ciudadanos se defienden Captain Thaddeus Harris 1987-04-02
Pelicula La ratera Ray Kirschman 1987-03-20
Pelicula A Winner Never Quits Tatum 1986-04-13
Pelicula Cortocircuito Skroeder 1986-05-09
Pelicula Rustlers' Rhapsody Peter 1985-05-10
Pelicula Señal de alarma Tom Schmidt 1985-08-23
Pelicula Loca academia de policía Lt. Thaddeus Harris 1984-03-22
Pelicula Runaway, brigada especial Chief 1984-12-14
Series Se ha escrito un crimen Unknown 1984-09-30
Pelicula MASH: Goodbye, Farewell and Amen Sergeant Rizzo 1983-02-28
Series Goodnight, Beantown Albert Addelson 1983-04-03
Pelicula The Capture of Grizzly Adams Tom Quigley 1982-02-21
Series Remington Steele Unknown 1982-10-01
Pelicula Murder in Texas Richard 'Racehorse' Haynes 1981-05-03
Series Simon & Simon Unknown 1981-11-24
Series Flo Unknown 1980-03-24
Pelicula Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story Holfield 1980-11-05
Series Benson Unknown 1979-09-13
Pelicula The French Atlantic Affair Jake (uncredited) 1979-11-15
Series Lucan Unknown 1977-05-22
Series La conquista del oeste Unknown 1976-01-19
Series Laverne & Shirley Unknown 1976-01-27
Series Los ángeles de Charlie Unknown 1976-03-21
Pelicula The Runaway Barge Booker 1975-03-24
Series Starsky y Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Series Happy Days Unknown 1974-01-15
Series Harry O Unknown 1974-09-12
Series M*A*S*H Sgt. Rizzo 1972-09-17
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24