George Petrie

Biography: A veteran character actor of stage and screen, George O. Petrie will be recognized by fans of the NBC sitcom Mad About You as Paul Reiser's film editor. A native of New Haven, CT, and a 1934 graduate from U.S.C., Petrie's interest in acting led him to New York where he landed a role in the Broadway production of Cafe Crown. While serving in the military during WWII, Petrie appeared in the Broadway production of The Army Play by Play, a five-part anthology comprised of vignettes penned by soldiers from as many camps. The show ran for six months and played a command performance before President Roosevelt. Upon transferring to the Air Corps, Petrie was cast in Moss Hart's inspirational Winged Victory. Following its four-month run, Petrie went on to appear in George Cukor's film version. Petrie became a radio performer after his discharge and starred in several dramas, including The Amazing Mr. Malone. He turned to television acting in the '50s and began starring in live soapA veteran character actor of stage and screen, George O. Petrie will be recognized by fans of the NBC sitcom Mad About You as Paul Reiser's film editor. A native of New Haven, CT, and a 1934 graduate from U.S.C., Petrie's interest in acting led him to New York where he landed a role in the Broadway production of Cafe Crown. While serving in the military during WWII, Petrie appeared in the Broadway production of The Army Play by Play, a five-part anthology comprised of vignettes penned by soldiers from as many camps. The show ran for six months and played a command performance before President Roosevelt. Upon transferring to the Air Corps, Petrie was cast in Moss Hart's inspirational Winged Victory. Following its four-month run, Petrie went on to appear in George Cukor's film version. Petrie became a radio performer after his discharge and starred in several dramas, including The Amazing Mr. Malone. He turned to television acting in the '50s and began starring in live soap operas such as As the World Turns and Edge of Night as well as playing a semi-regular part on Jackie Gleason's The Honeymooners. Petrie would remain associated with Gleason on various projects through 1969. Petrie's filmography includes Hud (1963), Something in Common (1986), and Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987). Petrie died of lymphoma in his Brentwood, CA, home at the age 85. Expand

George Petrie's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 63
Highest Metascore: 63 The Drew Carey Show: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 63 The Drew Carey Show: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Mad About You: Season 4 Sep 24, 1995 Sid tbd
63 The Drew Carey Show: Season 1 Sep 13, 1995 Wagner 8.3
tbd Mad About You: Season 3 Sep 22, 1994 Sid tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 14 Nov 2, 1990 Harv Smithfield tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 13 Sep 22, 1989 Harv Smithfield tbd
tbd Wiseguy: Season 3 Sep 20, 1989 Don Aiuppo tbd
tbd Who's the Boss?: Season 6 Sep 19, 1989 Grandpa Romano tbd
tbd Newhart: Season 8 Sep 18, 1989 Father Jasper tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 12 Oct 28, 1988 Harv Smithfield tbd
tbd Wiseguy: Season 2 Oct 26, 1988 Don Aiuppo tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 11 Sep 25, 1987 Harv Smithfield tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 10 Sep 26, 1986 Harv Smithfield tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 9 Sep 27, 1985 Harv Smithfield tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 8 Sep 28, 1984 Harv Smithfield tbd
tbd The Facts of Life: Season 6 Sep 26, 1984 Walt tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 7 Sep 30, 1983 Harv Smithfield tbd
tbd Three's Company: Season 8 Sep 27, 1983 Williams tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 6 Oct 1, 1982 Harv Smithfield tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 5 Oct 9, 1981 Harv Smithfield tbd
tbd Little House on the Prairie: Season 8 Oct 5, 1981 Ralph Waldo Emerson tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 4 Nov 7, 1980 Harv Smithfield tbd
tbd Dallas: Season 3 Sep 21, 1979 Harv Smithfield tbd
tbd The Love Boat: Season 2 Sep 16, 1978 Dr. David Barnes tbd
tbd Ironside: Season 6 Sep 14, 1972 Wally tbd
tbd Ironside: Season 4 Sep 17, 1970 Dr. Gregory tbd
tbd Gunsmoke: Season 15 Sep 22, 1969 Cashier tbd
tbd Ironside: Season 3 Sep 18, 1969 Webber tbd
tbd Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.: Season 2 Sep 17, 1965 Lew Meadows tbd
tbd The Munsters: Season 2 Sep 16, 1965 Hansen tbd
tbd The Andy Griffith Show: Season 4 Sep 30, 1963 Lenny tbd