George Dzundza Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 30 May, 2021
Facts of George Dzundza
Name George Dzundza
Birth Name George Dzundza
Nationality German-American
Birth Place/City Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Former Actor
Net Worth $2 million
Famous for Playing Sergeant Max Greevey in Law & Order
Married Yes
Married to Mary Jo Vermeulen
Children 3
Education Xavier High School
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George Dzundza, 75, is a German-American former actor best known for playing Detective Gus Moran in the 1992 film Basic Instinct. In a similar way, Dzundza is also popular for Crimson Tide, The Deer Hunter, Law & Order, Jesse, and Hack. 

How Rich Is George Dzundza In 2021?

The 75-year-old actor estimated to own net worth of around $2 million as of May 2021. Most of his earnings come from his successful acting career from 1973 to 2011. 

As of 2021, the median salary of an actor in the United States of America ranges from around $34,550 to $58,580 per year. 

Dzundza's Career Highlight: From Start To End

George made his acting career debut as Mr. Creepy in the 1973 film Massage Parlor Murders. He then starred in Fischia II Sesso, The Happy Hooker, Kung Fu, Great Performances, Movin' On, and others. 

The 5 feet 9 and a half inches tall actor made his career breakthrough as John Welsh in the 1978 film The Deer Hunter. He starred alongside Robert De Niro, John Cazale, John Savage, and Meryl Streep

He then landed his major role Detective Gus Moran in Paul Verhoeven's film Basic Instinct opposite Michal Douglas, Sharon Stone, and Wayne Knight

CAPTION: George pictured alongside Law & Order co-stars behind the set SOURCE: Instagram @italian234

From 1990 to 1991, Dzundza played Sergeant Max Greevey in the NBC legal drama TV series Law & Order. In the show, he starred alongside Chris Noth, Richard Brooks, Steven Hill, Jerry Orbach, and several others. 

Likewise, from 2002 to 2003, he played Tom Grzelak in the CBS crime drama series Hack starring David Morse, Andre Braugher, and Donna Murphy

George's last films and TV show credits are Danni Lowinski, The Chosen One, The Beast, and others. 

Following his retirement from acting, he directed several stage plays which include Doubt and I Am My Own Wife for local theatre groups. 

Short Early Life Information 

George F. Dzundza was born on 19th July 1945 in Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany to a Ukrainian Unterlander father and Polish Galitzianer mother. He holds dual nationality (German-American) and has mixed ethnic descent. 

As of 2021, he is 75 years old and stands 5 feet 9 and a half inches tall in height. He and his family lived in Amsterdam before migrating to the USA in 1956. 

After emigrating to the States, his family settles in New York City where George went to Xavier High School. 

The Crimson Tide actor is married to the love of his life, Mary Jo Vermeulen. The couple tied their wedding knot in 1982 and shares, three children.

Did You Know? While his wife was pregnant, Law & Order producers threatened to sue George if he held up shooting to be with his wife when she gave birth. He eventually left the show over a dispute about scheduling and script quality. 

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