George Harris Kennedy, Jr. has appeared in over 200
film and TV productions. He is perhaps best known for
three of his roles: as the convict "Dragline" in Cool
Hand Luke, for which he won an Academy Award; as
airline mechanic Joe Patroni in all four of the 1970s
Airport disaster movies; and as Captain Ed Hocken
in the Naked Gun series of comedy films.
Kennedy in Cool Hand Luke