Is Jennifer Aniston related to Telly Savalas?

Aniston has two half-brothers, John Melick, her maternal older half-brother, and Alex Aniston, her younger paternal half-brother. Aniston’s godfather was actor Telly Savalas, one of her father’s best friends.

Was Telly Savalas in The Great Escape?

Eastwood’s title character masterminds a scheme to slip behind enemy lines and steal the loot. Co-stars include a trio on the verge of big-time TV success: Carroll O’Connor, Telly Savalas and Gavin MacLeod.

How old is Savalas?

72 years (1922–1994)Telly Savalas / Age at death

What is Telly Savalas real name?

Aristotelis SavalasTelly Savalas / Full name

Why was Kojak Cancelled?

In 1978, after five seasons and 118 episodes, CBS canceled the show because of lowered ratings. Savalas was unhappy about the show’s demise, but he got the chance to reprise the Kojak persona in several television films.

Is Escape to Athena a true story?

Escape to Athena told the fictional story of a German-occupied Greek island in World War II, starring Roger Moore as a German officer, Major Otto Hecht. The film acted as a comedic action-adventure set in the beautiful vistas of Greece.

Who is Savalas wife?

Julie Hovlandm. 1984–1994
Marilyn Gardnerm. 1960–1974Katherine Nicolaidesm. 1948–1957
Telly Savalas/Wife

What lollipop did Kojak eat?

Tootsie Pop
The lollipop made its debut in the Season 1 episode “Dark Sunday”, broadcast on December 12, 1973; Kojak lights a cigarette as he begins questioning a witness, but thinks better of it and sticks a lollipop (specifically, a Tootsie Pop) in his mouth instead.

Who was Kojak’s sidekick?

Kevin Patrick Dobson
Kevin Patrick Dobson (March 18, 1943 – September 6, 2020) was an American film and television actor, best known for his roles as Detective Bobby Crocker, the trusted protege of Lt. Theo Kojak (played by Telly Savalas) in the CBS crime drama Kojak (1973–1978), and as M.