Bruce McGill Biography (1950-)

Full name, Bruce Travis McGill; born July 11, 1950, in San Antonio, TX; son of Woodrow Wilson (an insurance and real estate agent) and Adriel Rose (an artist; maiden name, Jacobs) McGill; married Gloria (an assistant director). Addresses: Agent: Stone Manners Agency, 8436 West Third St., Suite 740, Los Angeles, CA 90048.; Publicist: Image Management Public Relations, 8271 Melrose Ave., Suite 208, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
July 11, 1950
San Antonio, Texas, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Dean "Blood" Lovejoy, Citizen's Band (also known as The Great American Citizens Band and Handle with Care), Paramount, 1977
  • Daniel Simpson "D-Day" Day, National Lampoon's Animal House (alsoknown as Animal House), Universal, 1978
  • Brian Ferguson, The Hand, Warner Bros., 1981
  • Reporter Bill Blakely, The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez, Embassy, 1983
  • Tony Fallon, Tough Enough, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Mace Hurley, Silkwood, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Charlie, Into the Night, Universal, 1985
  • Lieutenant Hall, No Mercy, TriStar, 1986
  • Dan Darwell, Wildcats (also known as First and Goal), Warner Bros., 1986
  • Dave, the fireman, Club Paradise, Warner Bros., 1986
  • Ernest Hemingway, Waiting for the Moon, Skouras, 1987
  • Billy, End of the Line, Orion, 1987
  • (Uncredited) Unnamed employer, The Secret of My Succes$, 1987
  • Ernie Cannald, Out Cold, Hemdale, 1989
  • Charlie, Three Fugitives, Buena Vista, 1989
  • Harvey, Little Vegas, IRS Releasing, 1990
  • Mike Matthews, The Last Boy Scout, Warner Bros., 1991
  • Captain Foxx, Play Nice, Vidmark, 1992
  • Sheriff Farley, My Cousin Vinny, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Treasury agent, Cliffhanger (also known as Cliffhanger--L'ultima sfida and Cliffhanger, traque au sommet), TriStar, 1993
  • Paul Saunders, A Perfect World, Warner Bros., 1993
  • Eugene Matuzak, Timecop, Universal, 1994
  • Detective Spivak, Perfect Alibi (also known as Where's Mommy Now?), Rysher Entertainment, 1995
  • James Konklin, Mr. Payback (also known as Mr. Payback: An Interactive Movie), Sony New Technologies, 1995
  • Gorgan/Gordan, Mocking the Cosmos (short film), 1996
  • Neuschwender, Black Sheep, Paramount, 1996
  • McQuillan, Courage under Fire, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Duke Purdy, Rosewood, Warner Bros., 1997
  • Nash, Lawn Dogs, Strand Releasing, 1997
  • Brinker, Letters from a Killer, J & M Entertainment, 1998
  • T. C. Bryant, Ground Control (also known as Jet), Hard/WorkProductions, 1998
  • The Yearbook: An "Animal House" Reunion (comedy documentary), Universal Studios Home Video, 1998
  • William the Blacksmith, A Dog of Flanders, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Ron Motley, The Insider, Buena Vista, 1999
  • Sam Dalton, Deep Core (also known as Deep Core 2000), Paramount, 2000
  • Walter Hagen, The Legend of Bagger Vance, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2000
  • Frank Daniels, Exit Wounds, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Reverend Larson, Shallow Hal (also known as Schwer verliebt), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001
  • Bradley, Ali, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2001
  • National Security Advisor Revell, The Sum of All Fears (also knownas Der Anschlag), Paramount, 2002
  • Standford Marks, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (also known as Legally Blonde 2: Bigger, Bolder, Blonder), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2003
  • Chuck Frechette, Matchstick Men, Warner Bros., 2003
  • Judge Harkin, Runaway Jury, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003
  • Daniel "D-Day" Simpson, Where Are They Now?: A Delta Alumni Update(comedy short), Universal, 2003
  • Slow Burn, 2004
  • Detective, Collateral, DreamWorks SKG, 2004
  • Himself, Tricks of the Trade: Making "Matchstick Men" (documentary), 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Daniel Simpson "D-Day" Day, Delta House, ABC, 1979
  • Billy Clyde Puckett, Semi-Tough, ABC, 1980
  • Andrew Jackson "Jack" Dalton, MacGyver, ABC, 1987-1992
  • Hal Kempner, a recurring role, Black Tie Affair (also known as Smoldering Lust and The Girl in 1216), NBC, 1993
  • Joe Vitale, Live Shot, UPN, 1995-1996
  • Movies
  • Glenn, A Whale for the Killing, ABC, 1981
  • V. D. Skinner, As Summers Die, HBO, 1986
  • Detective Burt Matson, The Last Innocent Man, HBO, 1987
  • Vernon Gage, The Man Who Fell to Earth, ABC, 1987
  • Harold Cassidy, Baby M, ABC, 1988
  • Charlie, Fugitives, The Disney Channel, 1988
  • O'Meara, Goodnight, Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston (also known asThe Charles Stuart Story), CBS, 1990
  • Ward Hill Lamon, The Perfect Tribute, ABC, 1991
  • Officer Shifton, Shoot First: A Cop's Vengeance (also known as Cause of Death, Death of a San Antonio Cop, The San Antonio Cops, and Vigilante Cop), NBC, 1991
  • Flight engineer Dudley Dvorak, Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (also known as A Thousand Heroes), ABC, 1992
  • Dan Ryan, Desperate Choices: To Save My Child (also known as The Final Choice and Solomon's Choice), NBC, 1992
  • Morgan, Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story (alsoknown as Black Widow: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story), NBC, 1993
  • Judge Ian Greenstein, Shameful Secrets (also known as Going Underground), ABC, 1993
  • City marshal, The Good Old Boys, TNT, 1995
  • Dr. Fred Williams, Shadow of a Doubt, NBC, 1995
  • Alan Jamison, Everything That Rises, TNT, 1998
  • Sheriff Rick, Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery (also knownas Murder, She Purred), ABC, 1998
  • Senator Mitchell Morris, Running Mates, TNT, 2000
  • George Osmond, Inside the Osmonds (also known as The Osmonds), ABC, 2001
  • Jonas Scatter, The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (also known as California Gold), CBS, 2001
  • Ralph Houk, 61* (also known as 61), HBO, 2001
  • Undersecretary of State George Ball, Path to War, 2002
  • Peter Arnett, Live from Baghdad, HBO, 2002
  • Pilots
  • Weird Ernie, "Genesis--September 13, 1956," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1989
  • Philip Flocken, The Flockens (also known as Calling All Kidnappers), ABC, 1990
  • Dr. Sokolov, Wolf Lake, CBS, 2001
  • Specials
  • Edward Philbrick, Charlotte Forten's Mission: Experiment in Freedom (also known as Half-Slave, Half-Free 2), 1985
  • Interviewee, Behind the Movies: Animal House (documentary), NBC, 2001
  • Interviewee, Unseen Untold: National Lampoon's Animal House (documentary), Spike TV, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Hank Weldon, "Out Where the Buses Don't Run," Miami Vice, NBC, 1985
  • Nathan Hill, "Love Hurts," Crime Story, 1987
  • Dutch, "Time Bomb," Hardball, NBC, 1989
  • Papa Mia, Home Improvement, ABC, 1991
  • "The Trap," Tales from the Crypt, HBO, 1991
  • Mike, "Twisted Sister," Davis Rules, 1991
  • Bounty hunter Boone Maxwell, "Bounty," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS,1993
  • Al, the bartender, "Mirror Image--August 8, 1953," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1993
  • Voice of Mr. Mahoney, Family Dog (animated), CBS, 1993
  • Bob Ruffington, "Ghost," The Commish, ABC, 1994
  • Captain Stocker, "Arms and the Men," Bakersfield, P.D., 1994
  • Doug O'Brien, "Brother, Can You Spare a Hot Rod?," Home Improvement, ABC, 1995
  • Dakin Saunders, "The Sensational Six," Sweet Justice, NBC, 1995
  • Tracy Takes On..., HBO, 1996
  • Major Ed Ryan, "Severed Dreams," Babylon 5, syndicated, 1996
  • Mr. Holyrod, "Spontaneous Combustion," Dave's World, CBS, 1997
  • Andrei Dupchek, "What Family Doesn't Have Its Ups and Downs?," Spy Game, ABC, 1997
  • Dicky O'Shea, "Wagon Train: Parts 1 & 2," The Magnificent Seven, CBS, 1999
  • Captain Braxton, "Relativity," Star Trek: Voyager, UPN, 1999
  • Kirk Bales/Mr. Champion, "The Gift," Gideon's Crossing, ABC, 2000
  • Willard Cates, "Tastes Like Chicken," Wolf Lake, 2001
  • Willard Cates, "Soup to Nuts," Wolf Lake, 2001
  • Willard Cates, "The Changing," Wolf Lake, 2001
  • Judge Charles Fleming, "Judge Knot," The Practice, ABC, 2002
  • Jimmy Tadero, "Felonious Monk," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CBS, 2002
  • Voice of General McCormic, "Eclipsed: Parts 1 & 2," Justice League (animated), Cartoon Network, 2003
  • Stage Appearances
  • As You Like It, National Shakespeare Company, Washington, DC, 1973
  • St. John, National Shakespeare Company, 1973
  • Kiss Me Kate, National Shakespeare Company, 1973
  • Tom Jones, Trinity Square Repertory Company, Providence, RI, 1973-1975
  • Peer Gynt, Trinity Square Repertory Company, 1973-1975
  • Lady Audley's Secret, Trinity Square Repertory Company, 1973-1975
  • Sherlock Holmes, Trinity Square Repertory Company, 1973-1975
  • Tooth of Crime, Trinity Square Repertory Company, 1973-1975
  • Reynaldo, Hamlet, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1975
  • Osric, Hamlet, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1975
  • French ambassador and Orleans, Henry V, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, 1976
  • Ensemble, The Cherry Orchard, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1977
  • Michael Wall, Museum, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1978
  • Alton, End of the War, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1978
  • Lodovico and understudy for Iago, Othello, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, 1979
  • Prince Nicolai Erraclyovitch Tchatchavadze and Achmed, My One and Only, St. James Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Hotspur, Henry IV, Part I, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, 1985
  • Also appeared as Francisco, Bernardo, and Osric, Hamlet, New YorkShakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Video Games
  • CIA Agent Simon Turner, Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine, 1999

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Texas Monthly, November, 1998, pp. 116-19

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