Coe acted for more than 50 years on film, television, stage and commercial work and even had a lengthy career as the voice of Toyota. Born in Jamaica, Queens, Coe's Broadway career began in 1957. He went on to perform in Mame and On The Twentieth Century, among others, and was an original member of "Not Ready For Prime Time Players," the original cast of SNL.
His TV credits include Star Trek: The Next Generation, Gilmore Girls, Bones, Judging Amy, Supernatural, Grey's Anatomy and many more. He most recently voiced Woodhouse, Archer's loyal yet often bedeviled valet, on FX's animated series Archer. Watch some of his best scenes below:
Coe also served for more than a dozen years on the Screen Actors Guild's national board of directors and was honored with a service award for his work in 2009.
Wil Wheaton remembered Coe on Twitter as "a lovely man" who 'cared deeply about making things better for actors, while Archer co-star Aisha Tyler praised him as one of the "most talented men" she's ever known.
@aishatyler We served on the board at SAG together. He was a lovely man, and he cared deeply about making things better for actors.— Wil Wheaton (@wilw) July 20, 2015
One of the loveliest & most talented men I have ever known. George Coe, Oscar-Nominated Actor Dies at 86 http://t.co/es8QXFi16L— Aisha Tyler (@aishatyler) July 20, 2015