George Savalas

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Birthday
5, 1924
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 2, 1985 (60)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1924
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 2, 1985 (60)

About

Greek-American actor who is widely regarded for his starring role of Sergeant Stavros on the series Kojak.

Before Fame

He served in the Pacific War for a time as a member of the United States Navy as a gunner and would later study drama at Columbia University.

Trivia

He was also a stage actor and acting instructor who appeared in several films.

Family Life

He had six kids with his wife, Robin and the majority of them were given the name George as a middle name.

Associated With

He had his most notable film role in Kelly's Heroes which co-starred Don Rickles.