G.W. Bailey Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Sep, 2018
Facts of G.W. Bailey
Date of Birth: 1944 , August-27
Age: 74 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name G.W. Bailey
Birth Name George William Bailey
Nick Name S. Sgt. Luther Rizzo, Capt. Thaddeus Harris
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Port Arthur, Texas
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Movies, TV Shows
Net Worth $2 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Brown – Light
Hair Color Black
Married NA
Married to NA
Children 2
Divorce Yes, Eleanor Jane Goosby (m. 1966; div. 1999)
Education Texas Tech University, Texas State University
Movies Cake: A Wedding Story
TV Show Major Crimes
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George William Bailey is best remembered for his comedic performance in a TV series M*A*S*H. He later portrayed Lt. captain Thaddeus Harris in the Police Academy films (1984-1994). He has enacted in numerous films and TV series including The Closer, Major Crimes, Jesus, and Solomon.

G.W. Bailey made his big screen debut with a TV series ChiPs in 1978. In 2017, he appeared in a comedy film Highly Functional. From 2012, he has appeared in a crime series Major Crimes.

He is also the executive director of the Sunshine Kids Foundation- an organization which provides trips and activities for hundreds of young cancer patients annually.

Early Life And Career Of George William Bailey

G.W. Bailey was born with his birth name as George William “G.W” Bailey who was born on August 27, 1944. The birthplace of Bailey is located in Port Arthur, Texas. Additionally, he has also been a part of much drama with giving best roles himself.

CAPTION: The Police Academy star G.W. Bailey SOURCE: Tumbler

Bailey is remembered with his presentation maintained in Luther Rizzo which came in the year 1979 till 1983 in the series named M*A*S*H. additionally, Police Academy that came in the year 1984 until 10 years of time was also the best portrayal of him with the character of Captain Thaddeus Harris.

G.W. father was a technician and his mother was working at a local hospital but later they got divorced due to high segments of conflicts among the couple.

G.W. joined Thomas Jefferson High School for his early level of schooling. He was studying there along with Janis Joplin as well as Jimmy Johnson who are still the good friends of him. Additionally, his college level was started at Lamar University.

This was located near to Beaumont but due to some of his reason, he later moved to Texas Tech University which was located in Lubbock.

In the middle of the year 1960, this celebrity left his college and officially started his career by working in local theater with a collaboration of companies as well as some of the television programs like Starsky and Hutch which is the best programs that are undertaken by him.

G.W. Baily's Net Worth

G.W. Baily’s net worth is $2 million, according to the Celebrity Net Worth. He has amassed this amount of figure from his acting career. His movies have grossed over $1 billion at the Box Office. He lives in a Santa Clarita, California where he owns a house. He has been living in this house for quite a long time.

Year Film Box Office Collection
1988 Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach $19,510,371
1989 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege $11 million
1994 Police Academy: Mission to Moscow $126,247
1999 Jesus $20,000,000
2004 Home on the Range $103.9 million

He has appeared in other TV series and movies; CHiPs, Soap, A Force of One, M*A*S*H, Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story, Murder in Texas, St. Elsewhere, Simon & Simon, Police Academy, Rustler's Rhapsody, Short Circuit, Mannequin, Burglar, Police Academy 6: City Under Siege, and Dead Before Dawn.

GW Bailey's Personal Life

The 73-year-old actor married to Elanor Jane Goosby from 1966-99. The duo was married for almost three decades. He welcomed two children with her. After living together for nearly three decades he received a divorce from her.

Since 2001, Baily has served as the Executive Director of the Sunshine Kids Foundation- an organization which organizes series of activities for hundreds of young cancer patients annually. He first volunteered with the organization after his goddaughter diagnosed with leukemia.

CAPTION: Hollywood Actor G.W. Bailey SOURCE: YouTube

Bailey was a married man and he was also mentioned to be a person who was into the deep stage of a relationship. He got married to his girlfriend after a long time of their affair whose name is Eleanor June Goosby and they were a perfect spouse indeed.

Bailey also mentioned that because of their high rumors about their dating made them confess about their affair publicly reviewing his bio. But their married life did not work out properly which resulted in the answer of divorce that took in the year 1999.

Bailey is the parents of 2 children who are full busy with his career and taking the better development of his children.

Bailey claimed after he got divorced he is single till today and he never came up to any mentality to get married for the second time. Bailey learned a good lesson from his break down of first marriage according to him.

Bailey’s height is 5 feet 7 inches in tall and his weight looking the pictures seems lost than the last year.

 

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