The actor George Gaynes died on Monday, during a age of 98, his daughter confirmed.
Gaynes starred in all 7 Police Academy cinema and had a lead purpose in a 1980s sitcom Punky Brewster.
He also achieved alongside Dustin Hoffman in a Oscar-nominated film, Tootsie.
His longtime agent, Jonathan Howard, told The Hollywood Reporter that his genocide was “a sad, unhappy loss. But he had a unequivocally long, good life.”
Born George Jongejans in Helsinki, he was lifted in France, England and Switzerland.
A gifted singer, after World War II he changed to a US and assimilated a New York City Opera, before starring on Broadway.
He seemed on many TV programmes including Mission: Impossible, The Six Million Dollar Man and Hawaii Five-0.
But he is maybe best remembered by cinema fans as a loveable, left-handed Commandant Eric Lassard in a Police Academy series.
Gaynes late in 2003 after personification in a underline comedy Just Married, alongside Ashton Kutcher and Brittany Murphy.
He is survived by his wife, singer Allyn Ann McLerie, his daughter, and grandchildren. His son, Matthew, died in a automobile pile-up in 1989.