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‘Punky Brewster’ star and ‘Police Academy’ actor George Gaynes dead at 98


George Gaynes, the star of seven Police Academy films and the testy foster parent in the 1980s sitcom Punky Brester, had kicked the bucket.

He passed away on Monday at 98 years old in North Bend in Washington state, as per Variety.

The character actor additionally broadly played a soap opera star who wound up kissing Dustin Hoffman in drag as Dorothy Michaels in the 1982 motion picture Tootsie.



Gaynes was a jobbing character actor who showed up in many TV appears and somewhere in the range of 35 films, the exchange distribution reported.

He was likewise a praised baritone artist who featured in plays, musicals and operas in North America and Europe.