'Punky Brewster,' 'Police Academy' star George Gaynes dead at 98

February 17, 2016 12:19 PM

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NORTH BEND, Wash., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- George Gaynes, the actor known for playing Henry Warnimont on Punky Brewster and the confused Commandant Eric Lassard in all seven Police Academy films, has died at the age of 98.

According to Variety, Gaynes died Monday in North Bend, Washington with his daughter Iya Gaynes Falcone Brown confirming his death.

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