George Peppard

  • Birth Name: George William Peppard Jr.
  • Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • Died: May 8, 1994
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Joined the Marines after graduating from high school, and served until the end of his enlistment in January 1948.
  • After college, moved to New York, where he studied Method acting with Lee Strasberg. 
  • Made Broadway debut in 1956 at the Longacre Theatre in N. Richard Nash's Girls of Summer.
  • Was the original choice to play Blake Carrington in the prime-time TV soap Dynasty (1981-89), but was replaced by John Forsythe during the shooting of the pilot due to creative differences with the producers.
  • Best known for playing a wannabe writer opposite Audrey Hepburn's Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), and Col. John "Hannibal" Smith on NBC's The A-Team (1983-87).

Awards

  • 1961, BAFTA Film Awards — Most Promising Newcomer to Film: Nominee

Relationships

  • Laura Taylor — Wife
  • Julie Helen Peppard — Daughter
  • Christian Peppard — Son
  • Sherry Boucher — Ex-wife
  • Bradford Davies Peppard — Son
  • Vernelle Rohrer Peppard — Mother
  • Elizabeth Ashley — Ex-wife
  • George William Peppard Sr. — Father
  • Helen Davies — Ex-wife
  • Alexis Adams — Ex-wife

College

  • Attended Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States; Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States (1955)

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  • Birth Name: George William Peppard Jr.
  • Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • Died: May 8, 1994
  • Profession: Actor