Boyd Gaines Biography (1953-)

Born May 11, 1953, in Atlanta, GA; son of James and Ida Gaines; married Kathleen McNenny (an actress); children: Leslie Victoria. Addresses: Contact: Duva/Flack Associates, 200 West St., Suite 1407, New York, NY 10019.

Birth Details
May 11, 1953
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • (Off-Broadway debut) Melchior Gabor, Spring Awakening, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1978
  • Aleksei Belyayev, A Month in the Country, Roundabout Stage One, New York City, 1979
  • Philadelphia, Here I Come!, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA, 1980
  • Stepan, Barbarians, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 1980
  • Florizel, The Winter's Tale, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1980
  • Bailiff, Chronicle, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1980
  • Camera operator and radio announcer, Johnny on a Spot, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1980
  • Gunner Larsen, Vikings, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1980
  • Love's Labour's Lost, Center Stage, Baltimore, MD, 1982
  • Oliver Oliver, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1984
  • Double bassist, The Double Bass, New Theatre of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, 1985
  • Chuck DeButss, The Maderati, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • Dr. Peter Patrone, The Heidi Chronicles, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1988, then Plymouth Theatre, New York City, c. 1988-1989
  • Edward Voysey, The Voysey Inheritance, Long Wharf Theatre, 1990
  • On the Verge or the Geography of Learning, Yale Repertory Theatre,New Haven, CT, 1991
  • Antipholus of Ephesus, The Comedy of Errors, New York ShakespeareFestival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1992
  • Aubrey Piper, The Show-Off, Criterion Center Stage Right Theatre,New York City, 1992
  • Keith, The Extra Man, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, 1992
  • Broadway Canteen Seventh Annual Easter Bonnet Competition (benefit), Broadway Theatre, New York City, 1993
  • Georg Nowack, She Loves Me (musical), Criterion Center Stage RightTheatre, 1993-1994, then Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, c. 1994
  • Robert, Company, Criterion Center Stage Right Theatre, 1995
  • Garner Globalis, The Shawl, Jewish Repertory Theatre, Playhouse 91, New York City, 1996
  • Cusins, Major Barbara, Irish Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1997
  • Clifford Bradshaw, Cabaret, Roundabout Theatre Company, Kit Kat Klub, then Studio 54, both New York City, 1998
  • Michael Wiley, Contact, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City,1999-2000
  • Also appeared in The Importance of Being Earnest; Our Town,Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN; Tartuffe, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC; and The Tempest.
  • Film Appearances
  • Michael, Fame, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1980
  • Coach Brackett, Porky's (also known as Chez Porky), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982
  • Porky's II, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
  • Jason, The Sure Thing, Embassy, 1985
  • First Lieutenant M. R. Ring, Heartbreak Ridge, Warner Bros., 1986
  • Bill, Call Me, Vestron, 1988
  • Sam Logan, Ray's Male Heterosexual Dance Hall (short film), Fox/Lorber, 1988
  • Narrator, The Grass Harp, Fine Line, 1995
  • Pete Danforth, I'm Not Rappaport, Gramercy, 1996
  • Richard, Second Best, Keep Your Head/Second Best, 2003
  • Televison Appearances
  • Series
  • Mark Royer, One Day at a Time, CBS, 1981-1984
  • Television Appearances
  • Miniseries
  • Chris Bradford, Evergreen, NBC, 1985
  • Christopher Hart III, Piece of Cake, PBS, 1990
  • Yusha Auchincloss, A Woman Named Jackie (also known as A WomanCalled Jackie), NBC, 1991
  • Movies
  • Dan Weston, A Son's Promise (also known as Fire in the Heart, The O'Kelley Brothers, and The Terry O'Kelley Story), ABC, 1990
  • Announcer, Earthly Possessions, HBO, 1999
  • Liam Clark, The Confession, Cinemax, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Jeff Strider, "Wedding," Hotel, ABC, 1984
  • Todd Myerson, "Grappling Steele," Remington Steele, NBC, 1985
  • Steven Parker, "Hearts and Minds," Hotel, ABC, 1985
  • Jim Perkins, "Those Lips, That Eye," L.A. Law, NBC, 1986
  • Jim Perkins, "El Sid," L.A. Law, NBC, 1986
  • Jim Perkins, "Sidney, the Dead-Nosed Reindeer," L.A. Law, NBC, 1986
  • Lieutenant Rodger Gage, "Undercurrents," Hotel, ABC, 1986
  • Alfie Gainer, "Skeletons in the Closet," Spencer: For Hire, ABC, 1988
  • "Here's a Rough Way to Learn a Foreign Language," The Days and Nightsof Molly Dodd, 1989
  • John Halsey, "Programmed for Murder," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992
  • "Catherine Honey, I'm Home," Anything But Love, ABC, 1992
  • Lieutenant St. Clare, "Conduct Unbecoming," Law & Order, NBC,1992
  • Phil Patterson, "The Candidate," Frasier, NBC, 1994
  • Nathan Barclay, "Wannabe," Law & Order, NBC, 1994
  • Jerry, "Caroline and the Wayward Husband," Caroline in the City, NBC, 1997
  • Oliver Shane, "Matrimony," Law & Order, NBC, 1997
  • Congressman Bob Farraday, "A Girl Like Maple," Remember WENN, AMC,1997
  • Paul Finazzio, "Revisionism," The Education of Max Bickford, CBS,2001
  • Casper Quince, "Queenie's Running," 100 Centre Street, Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Paul Finazzio, "The Cost of Living," The Education of Max Bickford, CBS, 2002
  • Casper Quince (some sources cite Mitchell Fox), "Fathers," 100 CentreStreet, Arts and Entertainment, 2002
  • Other
  • Jim Perkins, L.A. Law (pilot), NBC, 1986
  • Reverend Dobson, "Pigeon Feathers," American Playhouse (special),PBS, 1988
  • The 43rd Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1989
  • Audio Books
  • Spencerville, by Nelson Demille, Random House, 1994
  • Captain Bartholomew "Mac" Mackey, SSN, by Tom Clancy, 1996
  • Chromosome 6, by Robin Cook, Putnam Berkeley Audio, 1997
  • The Angel of Darkness, by Caleb Carr, Simon & Schuster Audio,1997
  • Into the Storm: A Study in Command, 1997
  • And the Waters Turned to Blood, by Rodney Barker, Simon & Schuster Audio, 1997
  • Charles Kuralt's American Moments, by Charles Kuralt and Peter Freundlich, Simon & Schuster Audio, 1998
  • The Five Temptations of a CEO: A Leadership Fable, by Patrick Lencioni, Simon & Schuster Audio, 1999
  • Ghost Canoe, by Will Hobbs, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio, 1999
  • Hunter, by James Byron Higgins, Simon & Schuster Audio, 1999
  • McNally's Dilemma, by Lawrence Sanders, Simon & Schuster Audio, 1999
  • Blind Eye: How the Medical Establishment Let a Doctor Get Away with Murder, by James B. Stewart, Simon & Schuster Audio, 1999
  • The Lion's Game, by Demille, Time Warner Audiobooks, 2000
  • Two O'Clock, Eastern Wartime, by John Dunning, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2000
  • Nine Minutes, Twenty Seconds: The Tragedy and Triumph of ASA Flight 529--A Revelation of the Human Spirit, by Gary M. Pomerantz, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2001
  • In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors, by Doug Stanton, Harper Audio, 2001
  • The Jazz Bird, by Craig Holden, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2002
  • Albums
  • She Loves Me (original cast recording), Varese Sarabande, 1994

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