|George Harris Kennedy, Jr.February 18, 1925 – February 28, 2016|
On television, George Kennedy starred as The Blue Knight is a CBS crime TV series, running in 1975 and 1976. Kennedy played Officer Bumper Morgan. The show was based on the best selling novel by author Joseph Wambaugh (The Blue Knight) and produced by Lorimar Productions. It was also inspired by the 1973 TV film The Blue Knight, starring William Holden, which ran before the TV show premiered.