George Coe's Accomplishments

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George Coe passed away in Santa Monica. at the age of 86. The Los Angeles Times reported that George lost after a long battle with a number of illnesses including lymphoma. He suffered from lymphoma, which he called, “cancer lite,” for 20 years. George Coe, whose real name was George Julian Cohen, was born in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York on May 10, 1929. His father was a diamond dealer, and George grew up in Long Island. He attended and graduated from the navel prep school Admiral Farragut Academy. From there he attended the Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. George loved comedy and he used his talent on board a navy submarine during the Korean War. He would do comedy programs and air them over the ship 's radio. His creativity…show more content…
In 1960s George was on several television series including, “the Doctors.” “For the People,” and De Diva: The Dove.” In the 1970s George was on “Sumerset,” “The Stepford Wives,” “French Postcards” and “Kramer vs. Kramer.” He also did a TV movie How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Then, in the 1980s, his career really took off. He did numerous movies and TV series. However, in spite of his many accomplishments, his most remembered performance is probably with the show Saturday Night Live. He was one of the original members of SNL “Not Ready for Prime Time Players.” However, George didn’t just contain his acting to television and movies. He did voiceovers for many games and cartoons. In 2011, He was the voice for Que/Wheeljack in “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” and the voice in “Wrinkles.” His did voiceovers for the video games. "The Elder Scrolls V: Scrim,” “Guild Wars 2” and the Star Wars video games, “The Old Republic,” and “Rise of the Hutt Cartel.” He served on the union’s national board of directors on the Screen Actors Guild for approximately 14 years. According to his daughter Bickers, he didn’t want to be a leading man, "He thought there was nothing more fun than his work., but he didn 't have the ego of a star. He loved being part of an
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