Tough-guy journeyman actor George Kennedy dies at 91

March 1, 2016 1:36 AM

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Tough-guy journeyman actor George Kennedy dies at 91

George Kennedy, the hulking, tough-guy character actor who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a savage chain-gang convict in the 1960s classic "Cool Hand Luke," has died.

His grandson Cory Schenkel says Kennedy died on Sunday morning of old age in Boise, Idaho. He was 91.

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