George Coe began his career in 1964 on Broadway theatre before being on the main cast for the original Saturday Night Live in 1975.
In 1979 he appeared in Kramer vs. Kramer and was nominated in 1968 for his work in a comedic short film called The Dove. In 1991 Coe guest starred in Star Trek: The Next Generation as Chancellor Durkin.
Since then, Coe appeared in various television shows including Bones, Grey's Anatomy, and Gilmore Girls. He participated in voice acting for 2011 video games and currently voices Woodhouse in Archer.
Coe died on July 18, 2015 in Santa Monica, California at the age of 86 after battling a long term illness.