Gary Cole Biography (1956-)

Full name, Gary M. Cole; born September 20, 1956 (some sources cite 1957), inPark Ridge, IL; parents, a school administrator and a director of finance; married Teddi Siddall (an actress), March, 1992; children: one daughter. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Manager: Barbara Gale, Envoy Entertainment, 1640 South Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 530, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
September 20, 1956
Park Ridge, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) To Live and Die in L.A., 1985
  • Assistant coach, Lucas, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Bill Watts, In the Line of Fire, Columbia, 1993
  • Mike Brady, The Brady Bunch Movie, Paramount, 1995
  • Mike Brady, A Very Brady Sequel, Paramount, 1996
  • Manks, Cyclops, Baby (short film), 1996
  • Paul Thomas, Santa Fe, Absolute Unequivocal Productions, 1997
  • Richard Sims, Gang Related (also known as Gang City), Orion, 1997
  • Neil Baxter, A Simple Plan (also known as Ein Einfacher Plan and Un plan simple), Paramount, 1998
  • Jake's dad, I'll Be Home for Christmas, Buena Vista, 1998
  • Avery Hodge, The Rising Place, Warner Bros., 1999
  • William "Bill" Lumbergh, Office Space (also known as Cubiculosde la oficina), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999
  • David Duncan, The Gift, Paramount, 2000
  • Bill Owens, One Hour Photo, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002
  • Carlos, I Spy (also known as I-Spy), Columbia, 2002
  • Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!!!, DreamWorks, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Jack "Nighthawk" Killian, Midnight Caller, NBC, 1988-1991
  • Sheriff Lucas Buck, American Gothic, CBS, 1995-1996
  • Captain Matthew Gideon/Voice of the Apocalypse Box, Crusade, TNT,beginning 1999
  • Voices of Harvey, Judge Mightor, and Stan, Harvey Birdman, Attorney atLaw (animated), Cartoon Network, 2001
  • Voice of Dr. Possible (Dad), Kim Possible (animated; also known asDisney's Kim Possible), The Disney Channel, 2002
  • Bill Davis, Family Affair, The WB, 2002
  • "Bingo Bob" Russell, a recurring role, The West Wing, NBC, beginning 2003
  • Miniseries
  • General George Armstrong Custer, Son of the Morning Star, ABC, 1991
  • Title role, When Love Kills: The Seduction of John Hearn, 1993
  • Major Tom F. O'Neill, Fall from Grace (also known as Fortitude), CBS, 1994
  • Edgar "Ed" Mitchell, From the Earth to the Moon, HBO, 1998
  • Movies
  • Lee, Heart of Steel, ABC, 1983
  • Captain Jeffrey MacDonald, Fatal Vision, NBC, 1984
  • Manny, First Steps, CBS, 1985
  • Dr. David Hayward, Vital Signs, CBS, 1986
  • Detective Jack Holtz, Echoes in the Darkness, CBS, 1987
  • Scott Grimes, Those She Left Behind (also known as Daddy),NBC, 1987
  • Tom Pruitt, Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea (also knownas The Old Man and the Sea), NBC, 1990
  • Larry McAfee, The Switch, 1993
  • James "Jim" McCain, "The Theater," Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics, CBS, 1994
  • Jay Barton, A Time to Heal (also known as Jenny's Story andOut of Darkness), NBC, 1994
  • Coach Peter "Pete" Nash, For My Daughter's Honor (also known as Indecent Seduction), CBS, 1996
  • Dave Bay, Lies He Told Me (also known as Lies He Told), ABC, 1997
  • Marty, Kiss the Sky, The Movie Channel, 1999
  • General Joseph Maxwell, Cadet Kelly, The Disney Channel, 2002
  • Mike Brady, The Brady Bunch in the White House, Fox, 2002
  • Pilots
  • The 119, CBS, 1997
  • The Miles Family, CBS, 1998
  • Captain Matthew Gideon, A Call to Arms (also known as Babylon 5: A Call to Arms), TNT, 1999
  • Chuck, American Adventure (also known as National Lampoon's American Adventure), Fox, 2000
  • Neurotic Tendencies, NBC, 2001
  • Roy Franks, Not a Clue, CBS, 2003
  • Lloyd, What Happened?, HBO, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Man with a Christmas tree, "A Matter of Principle," American Playhouse, PBS, 1984
  • Daniel Gaddis, "Her Pilgrim Soul," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1985
  • Chris Sykes, Jack and Mike, ABC, 1986
  • Jackson Crane, "Trust Fund Pirates," Miami Vice, NBC, 1986
  • Alan, "It's Maddie's Turn to Cry," Moonlighting, ABC, 1987
  • Guest, Late Night with David Letterman, 1990
  • Detective Ray Venable, "Criminal Nature," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1998
  • Travis Thornberry, "The Photographer," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1998
  • Attorney Solomon Tager, "Crossfire," The Practice, ABC, 1999
  • Dad, "Where's My Kiss, Then?," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX, 1999
  • Justin, "You Can't Go Home Again," What about Joan, ABC, 2000
  • Alan Farrell, "Human Error," Family Law, CBS, 2000
  • Zeta, "Zeta," Batman Beyond, The WB, 2000
  • Zeta, "Batman Beyond: Zeta," The Zeta Project, 2000
  • Charlie Radcliff, "Pandora's Box," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2000
  • Voices, "He's Too Sexy for His Fat," Family Guy, Fox, 2000
  • Voices of bartender, Dean Wagner, and Jack, "The Story on Page 1," Family Guy, Fox, 2000
  • Voices, "Wasted Talent," Family Guy, Fox, 2000
  • Voices of Charles, Dr. McKenzie, and Gambler Bob, "Fore, Father," Family Guy, Fox, 2000
  • Luke Parker, "The New Friend," Frasier, NBC, 2000
  • Defense Attorney Solomon Tager, "Home of the Brave," The Practice,ABC, 2001
  • Voice of Michael Eisner, "Brian Does Hollywood," Family Guy, Fox,2001
  • Voice of Michael Eisner, "Screwed the Pooch," Family Guy, Fox, 2001
  • Voice of Principal Shepherd, "The Kiss Seen around the World," FamilyGuy, Fox, 2001
  • Voices of Mike Brady and first thug, "Emission Impossible," Family Guy, Fox, 2001
  • J. Allen Carter, "Secret Origins: Parts 1-3," Justice League, 2001
  • Johnny Scanlon, "Brothers in Arms," Hack, CBS, 2003
  • Dexter Larson, "Mr. Monk Meets the Playboy," Monk, USA Network, 2003
  • Konner, "Blown Away," Karen Sisco, ABC, 2003
  • Konner, "Justice," Karen Sisco, ABC, 2003
  • Voices of old Aquaman, old Batman, and old Superman, "That Old Time Feeling," an episode of Cartoon World; voice of Mr. Smith, the art teacher,"The Art of War," Kim Possible (animated; also known as Disney's Kim Possible), The Disney Channel; also appeared in Sherman Oaks.
  • Specials
  • Gordon, After Midnight, ABC, 1988
  • Brady Bunch Home Movies (also known as The Brady Bunch 25th Anniversary Special), CBS, 1995
  • Himself, Reel Comedy: I Spy, Comedy Central, 2002
  • Stage Appearances
  • Gardenia, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1982
  • Austin, True West, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Captain Marvin Holahan, Landscape of the Body, Goodman Theatre, 1987
  • Bang, Chicago, c. 1987
  • Speed the Plow, Chicago, c. 1989
  • Side Man, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, 1999
  • Larry, Closer, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, 2000
  • True West, Los Angeles, 2001
  • Also appeared in productions of Balm in Gilead, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Philadelphia Here I Come, all with Steppenwolf TheatreCompany.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Babylon 5, July, 1999, pp. 14-20
    • Entertainment Weekly, November 29, 2002, p. 88
    • Universe Today, fall, 1998, p. 13

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