Co-starred in the ensemble family drama "Another Happy Day"
Appeared alongside Michael Madsen, David Carradine, and Danny Trejo in "Six Days in Paradise"
Cast in Wim Wenders' "Don't Come Knocking" opposite Sam Shepard and Jessica Lange; Shepard wrote screenplay
Made a cameo in the comedy feature "View from the Top"
Joined the cast of "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)
Reprised role for the CBS movie "Dallas: War of the Ewings"
Third outing as Hocken, "Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult"
Reprised Hocken role in "The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear"
Landed a recurring appearance on CBS drama "Dallas" as Carter McKay
Cast as Ed Hocken in "The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!"
Hosted short-lived public affairs series "Counterattack: Crime in America" (ABC)
Played title role in series "The Blue Knight" (CBS)
TV series debut as regular, Father Samuel Swanson in "Sarge" (NBC)
Breakthrough screen role, "Cool Hand Luke"
TV-movie debut, "See How They Run" (NBC)
Feature film debut, "Little Shepard of Kingdom Come"
Made TV debut on "The Phil Silvers Show/Sgt. Bilko" (CBS); also acted as technical adviser
Served in U.S. Army during WWII; achieved rank of captain
Began acting as a child on stage and in radio appearances
During WWII, Kennedy served as an Armed Forces Radio and TV officer. He also opened the first Army Information Office in NYC which provided assistance to service-oriented films and TV programs.