Gary Sandy Biography (1946-)

Born December 25, 1946, in Dayton, OH; son of Austin and Dolores Sandy.

Birth Details
December 25, 1946
Dayton, Ohio, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Young man, "I Used to See My Sister," Three One-Act Plays, Libraryand Museum of the Performing Arts, New York City, 1972
  • Geoffrey, The Children's Mass, Theatre de Lys, New York City, 1973
  • (Broadway debut) Federico, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Martin Beck Theatre, 1974
  • The Pirate King, The Pirates of Penzance, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1981-82, then Uris Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Chance Wayne, Sweet Bird of Youth, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati, OH, 1984
  • Hildy Johnson, Windy City, Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ, 1985
  • Mortimer Brewster, Arsenic and Old Lace, 46th Street Theatre, NewYork City, 1986-87, then Wilshire Theatre, Los Angeles, 1987
  • Frank Ford, Lone Star Love, John Houseman Theatre, New York City,2004
  • Also appeared as Charlie Baker, The Foreigner, Starbuck, The Rainmaker; title role, Barnum; Billy Flynn, Chicago, Long Beach Civic Opera, Long Beach, CA; Harold Hill, The Music Man; title role, The Will Rogers Follies; title role, Billy Bishop Goes to War(one-man show); Buck Holden, Niteclub Confidential; Milo Tindle, Sleuth; Albert Paterson, Bye Bye Birdie; Elliot Garfield, The Goodbye Girl; Him, I Do I Do; Erie Smith, Hughie; Gene Glimmer, SideMan; in Romeo and Juliet; Cowboy; Come Back Little Sheba (musical adaptation); Luv.
  • Major Tours
  • Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, U.S. cities, 2001-2002
  • Also appeared as Terence O'Keefe, Breaking Legs.
  • Film Appearances
  • Jim Paine, Some of My Best Friends Are ... (also known as The Bar), American International, 1971
  • Tom, Hail (also known as Hail to the Chief and Washington, B.C.), Cine-Globe/Hall, 1973
  • Charlie La Pere, The Great Smokey Roadblock (also known as TheLast of the Cowboys), Dimensions, 1978
  • Barry "Duke" Tabor, Troll, Empire, 1979
  • Crossing Fields, Sterling Films, 1997
  • Sergeant Anderson, Mommy II: Mommy's Day, VCI Home Video, 1997
  • Chief Leitner, Against the Law, 1997
  • Sandefur's lawyer, The Insider, Buena Vista, 1999
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • (Television debut) Third Hank Barton, As The World Turns, CBS, 1970
  • Randy Buchanan, Another World (also known as Another World: BayCity), NBC, 1970
  • Randy Buchanan, Somerset (also known as Another World: Somerset and Somerset: Bay City), NBC, 1970-72
  • Stace Reddin, The Secret Storm, CBS, 1973-74
  • Dan Kincaid, All That Glitters, syndicated, 1977
  • Andy Travis, WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1978-82
  • Movies
  • Bellhop, The Shell Game, CBS, 1975
  • Doc Barker, The Kansas City Massacre, ABC, 1975
  • Frank Ford, Nashville Grab, NBC, 1981
  • Charlie, Unlikely Angel, CBS, 1996
  • Luke, Lightning: Fire from the Sky (also known as 100 MillionenVolt -Inferno am Himmel and Wenn die Welt untergeht--Das Wetter Inferno), PAX, 2001
  • Dr. Douglas "Doc" Hamilton, A Place Called Home, Hallmark Channel,2004
  • Specials
  • CBS team member, Battle of the Network Stars VI, ABC, 1979
  • CBS team member, Battle of the Network Stars VIII, 1980
  • How to Be a Man, CBS, 1985
  • Himself, CBS at 75, CBS, 2003
  • Pilots
  • Peter Ward, For Lovers Only, ABC, 1982
  • Clay Tanner, Hearts Island, NBC, 1985
  • Episodic
  • Feinberg, "The Happy State of Depression," Medical Center, CBS, 1976
  • Tommy Marlowe, "Vendetta" (also known as "The Monster"), Starsky and Hutch, ABC, 1976
  • Sy Rogers, "Renegade's Child," Barnaby Jones, CBS, 1976
  • Ray, "Crack-Up," CHiPs, NBC, 1978
  • Joe Blinn, "Capitol Offense," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1985
  • Andrew Barnett, "Barstow Bound," L.A. Law, NBC, 1989
  • Keith Carmody, "Murder--According to Maggie," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990
  • "Spies," The Young Riders, ABC, 1992
  • Garth Zand, "Trash TV: Parts 1 & 2," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1999
  • Wally Kraft, "Jealousy," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, ABC, 1999
  • Martin Zelliger, "Dog Day Afternoon," Martial Law, CBS, 2000
  • Terrence Kelley, The Young and the Restless, CBS, 2001
  • Also appeared in Movin' On, ABC; Harry O, CBS; Police Woman, NBC; Hail to the Chief; as Tony Kiritsis, "Kiritsis," FBI:The Untold Stories, ABC.

Further Reference


    • Gary Sandy Official Site,, December 7, 2004

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