George Coe Actor Dead: Star Of 'Archer,' 'Kramer vs. Kramer' & More Passes Away In Santa Monica
Legendary film and television actor George Coe has died at the age of 86.
Coe had been battling a long illness and passed away on Saturday in Santa Monica, Calif. The actor was in the business for over 50 years, with credits extending all the way back to the '60s. Some of his more famous roles in films and television include Kramer vs. Kramer, The Dove, The West Wing and many more.
He is also known for his voice work, playing Woodhouse in FX's Archer, Tee Watt Kaa in Cartoon Network's Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Autobot Wheeljack in Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
Coe was born in Jamaica, Queens. He was actually one of the original cast members of Saturday Night Live for the first episode, though he would later be uncredited as various characters throughout the first season.
Some of his notable TV guest appearances include shows like CBS's Two and a Half Men, ABC's Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice, Fox's Bones and HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Coe was also well known as an active member of the Screen Actors Guild, a.k.a. SAG. He was awarded the Ralph Morgan Award in 2009 for his work. He served on the national board of directors for the guild for over a dozen years, holding vice president status for two years.