An American actor, George Dzundza is also a TV personality best known for Hack, Jesse, and Law & Order. He also served as an assistant director for the movies and TV series including- Crimson Tides, The Deer Hunter, and Basic Instinct. The Volpi Cup award winning actor, George is really appreciated by millions of fans. He earned much of the fame from the film, Basic Instinct for the supporting role and his credit includes National Lampoon's Adam and Eve and Superman: Brainiac Attacks.
Early Life and Education of George Dzundza
Born as George F. Dzundza on 19th July 1945 in Rosenheim, Germany to Ukrainian father and Polish mother. Her parents were forced to work in the labor factory by the Nazis. However, George holds Amercian nationality and is of mixed ethnicity. He and his family lived in a displaced person camp for the few years when he was at his early age.
Later on, in 1956 they shifted to the United States and started living in Amsterdam for the first few years. Again they moved from Amsterdam to New York City where George attended Xavier High School for his schooling. Moreover, he graduated with a degree in speech and theater arts from St. John's University.
George Dzundza's Career
George debuted in acting from an exploitation horror movie, Massage Parlor Murders in 1973 with the role of Mr. Creepy. He also debuted in an American cop thriller TV series, Starsky & Hutch with the role of Crandell with the star cast- David Soul, Paul Micheal Glaser, Antonio Fargas, Bernie Hamilton and Richard Ward.
In 1987 he appeared in a movie named, No Way Out with box office collection of $35,509,515. He starred in the several movies including- The Beast, The Deer Hunter, White Hunter Balck Heart, Dangerous Mind and Crimson Tide and much more.
Furthermore, he also appeared in many TV series including- Open All Mind, Skokie, The Waltons, Country Dance, Hack, Superman: The Animated Series and so on others. George appeared in Law & Order with casting members- Michelle Hurd, Jesse L. Martin, Adam Beach, Elisabeth Rohm, Chris Noth, Annie Parisse, and Michael Moriarty.
George Dzundza's Net Worth
Geroge Dzundza has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He earned $350-$500k from her appearances in movies and Tv series. In 206, he sold his California house at $1.7 million. He has appeared in a number of box-office success movies and some of them are enlisted below,
1. The Deer Hunter (1978)
Budget= $15 million
Box-office Collection= $49 million
IMDb rating= 8.1 stars
2. Basic Instinct (1992)
Budget= $49 million
Box-office Collection= $352.9 million
IMDb rating= 6.9 stars
Starrring= Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, Jeanne Tripplehorn
3. Crimson Tide (1995)
Budget= $53 million
Box-office Collection= $163.7 million
IMDb rating= 7.3 stars
4. Dangerous Minds (1995)
Budget= $23 million
Box-office Collection= $179 million
IMDb rating= 6.4 stars
Starrring= Michelle Pfeiffer, Wade Dominguez, Renoly Santiago
George Dzundza's Personal life
George Dzunda is a married man, he tied the knot to his longtime girlfriend, Mary Jo Vermeulen in 1982 at an intimate ceremony. The couple is blessed with three daughters and living a happy life together. He is not active on any social networking sites.
In 2011, Dzundza retired from acting since then he directed several stages play including "Doubt" and "I Am My Own Wife" for local theatre groups.