George Englund Biography – George Englund Wiki
George Englund was an American film editor, director, producer, and actor. Born George Howe Ripley was known for his work on The Ugly American (1963), Dark of the Sun (1968), and The Eddie Fisher Show (1957). Englund was best friends with Marlon Brando, who starred in Englund’s 1963 film The Ugly American, and wrote a memoir about their friendship, “The Way It’s Never Been Done Before: My Friendship with Marlon Brando” and Cloris My Autobiography.
Englund earned his early education at Black-Foxe Military Institute. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles where he major in English/Philosophy. Englund was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and captained the basketball and tennis teams. Before he passed on he was in the process of completing his autobiography and a movie about his life and friendship with actor Marlon Brando. George spent the last decade of his life with his close friend Frances Bowes, writing, traveling, and enjoying life.
George Englund Age
He was born on June 22, 1926, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. He died on September 14, 2017, in Palm Springs, California, United States. Englund died at the age of 91 years.
George Englund Family
He was the son of Harold Austin Ripley and Mabel Albertson. His mother was Jewish and an actress. His parents divorced at her early age and he was adopted together with and his sister, Patsy Ripley, by his stepfather Ken Englund.
George Englund Wife
Between 1953 and 1979, he was married to actress Cloris Leachman. The two had five children Adam, Bryan who died in 1986 of an overdose of ulcer medication 1986, George, Jr., Morgan, and Dinah. On April 10, 1980, he married actress, Bonnie Graves. The couple had two children Graves and Max who died in 1993. The couple later divorced in 1992. Englund has seven grandchildren, Portia Englund, Skye Englund, Ariel Englund, Anabel Englund, Jackson Englund, Hallelujah Lindsey, and Lucy Englund. Has one great-grandchild, Brayden Lingle.
George Englund Cause of Death
He died at his home on September 14, 2017, at the age of 91 following a fall.
George Englund Net Worth
George Englund’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.