G.W. Bailey

Actor
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George William Bailey is an American actor. Although he appeared in many dramatic roles, he may be best remembered for his "crusty" comedic characters such as Staff Sergeant Luther Rizzo in M*A*S*H ; Lieutenant/Captain Thaddeus Harris in the Police Academy films (1984–1994) and Captain Felix Maxwell in Mannequin (1987). read more

George William Bailey is an American actor. Although he appeared in many dramatic roles, he may be best remembered for his "crusty" comedic characters such as Staff Sergeant Luther Rizzo in M*A*S*H ; Lieutenant/Captain Thaddeus Harris in the Police Academy films (1984–1994) and Captain Felix Maxwell in Mannequin (1987). He played the role of Detective Lieutenant Louie Provenza on TNT's television crime drama The Closer, and its spinoff series Major Crimes, from 2005 to 2018.

Birth Name

George William Bailey

Born

Sunday, 27 August 1944

Actor Filmography

My Boy Chet 2015
Quick Reviews with Maverick Captain Harris 2015
Teens Wanna Know Self - Guest 2012
The Newest Pledge Mr. Hodgkinson 2012
Major Crimes Louie Provenza / Lt. Louie Provenza, Louie Provenza 2012
Johnny's Gone Chet 2011
Crashing the Fest Self 2011
Cupcake Wars Actor / Self - Guest Judge 2010
Pioneers of Television Dr. Hugh Beale - St. Elsewhere 2008
Cake: A Wedding Story Howard Canter 2007
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Actor Filmography

My Boy Chet 2015
Quick Reviews with Maverick Captain Harris 2015
Teens Wanna Know Self - Guest 2012
The Newest Pledge Mr. Hodgkinson 2012
Major Crimes Louie Provenza / Lt. Louie Provenza, Louie Provenza 2012
Johnny's Gone Chet 2011
Crashing the Fest Self 2011
Cupcake Wars Actor / Self - Guest Judge 2010
Pioneers of Television Dr. Hugh Beale - St. Elsewhere 2008
Cake: A Wedding Story Howard Canter 2007
The Closer Louie Provenza 2005
Home on the Range Rusty, the Dog / Rusty (voice) 2004
The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story Det. Gates 2004
Nip/Tuck Wesley Kringle 2003
American Dreams Colonel Graves 2002
Scorcher General Moore / General Timothy Moore 2002
The Thin Blue Lie K.C. 2000
Jesus Livio 1999
Seduction in a Small Town Pat Carter 1997
The Siege at Ruby Ridge Ralph Coulter 1996
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Lieutenant 1995
The Jeff Foxworthy Show Big Jim Foxworthy 1995
Legend Ulysses S. Grant 1995
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow Capt. Harris / Thaddeus Harris 1994
Dead Before Dawn Masterson 1993
An American Story Tom Cantrell 1992
A Mother's Justice Joe Comminger 1991
Write to Kill Dean Sutton 1991
Doublecrossed Camp 1991
Dinosaurs Sarge 1991
Under Cover Director Waugh 1991
Before the Storm Director Waugh 1991
Fine Things Grossman 1990
Q&A Bartender 1990
Love and Lies Sgt. Halsey 1990
The Gifted One Dr. Winslow 1989
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege Harris / Captain Thaddeus Harris 1989
War and Remembrance Cmdr. Jim Grigg 1988
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach Harris / Captain Thaddeus Harris 1988
CBS Summer Playhouse Macklin 1987
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol Capt. Harris / Captain Thaddeus Harris 1987
Burglar Ray Kirschman 1987
Roomies Colonel Bobby Humner 1987
Mannequin Felix / Captain Felix Maxwell 1987
Short Circuit Skroeder 1986
A Winner Never Quits Tatum 1986
Into Thin Air Sergeant Frasier 1985
Warning Sign Tom Schmidt 1985
Rustlers' Rhapsody Peter 1985
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment Wedding Guest 1985
Runaway Chief 1984
Murder, She Wrote Lt. Alex Tibideaux, Lt. Faraday 1984
Police Academy Lt. Harris / Lt. Thaddeus Harris 1984
Goodnight, Beantown Albert Addelson 1983
St. Elsewhere Dr. Hugh Beale 1982
Newhart Kyle Nordoff 1982
Remington Steele Maynard Stockman 1982
The Capture of Grizzly Adams Tom Quigley 1982
Simon & Simon Dr. Kyle Stepney - Surgery, Police Chief Don Potter 1981
Bitter Harvest Lazlo 1981
Murder in Texas Richard 'Racehorse' Haynes 1981
Flo Lonnie Castleberry, Bull 1980
Benson Bartender, Gus 1979
A Force of One Erwin 1979
Angie Douglas 1979
Summer of My German Soldier Corporal 1978
Husbands, Wives & Lovers Leslie 1978
Lou Grant Arlo Karp, Water Man 1977
CHiPs Drunk Driver 1977
Soap The Hobo 1977
Lucan Farmer #1 1977
Charlie's Angels Mumford 1976
Laverne & Shirley Rocko 1976
How the West Was Won Ivie 1976
Starsky and Hutch Hotel Clerk, Slade 1975
Happy Days Jack Whitman 1974
Police Story Maslin 1973
Harry O 1st Officer, Garner, Policeman, Remsen 1973
M*A*S*H Sergeant Luther Rizzo, The G.I. 1972
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