George Ives (actor)

George Ives (January 19, 1926 – February 22, 2013) was an American actor.[1] A native of New York City, Ives played Douglas Aldrich in the television series The Jim Backus Show, also known as Hot off the Wire. He starred in an episode of The King of Queens, an episode of The Andy Griffith Show entitled TV or Not TV, as well as an episode of The Office entitled Phyllis' Wedding. Ives also appeared as Lank Dailey, owner of Dailey's Motel and the Arena roadhouse in Hot Rods to Hell, the last film directed by John Brahm.[2] He died at his home in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, in 2013 at the age of 87.[3]

George Ives
George Ives

(1926-01-19)January 19, 1926
DiedFebruary 22, 2013(2013-02-22) (aged 87)
Years active1950-2007


  1. "George Ives - Full Biography". New York Times. 2010. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  2. Mank, Gregory William (2001). Hollywood Cauldron: Thirteen Horror Films From the Genre's Golden Age. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co Inc Pub. p. 350. ISBN 978-0-7864-1112-2.

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