September 20, 1956
66 years old
Salt and Pepper
6 ft 0 in | 183 cm
74 kg | 163 lbs
Gary Michael Cole was born in Park Ridge, Illinois, United States, on September 20, 1956, is an American actor.
Young Gary Cole first started performing in a high school production of musical "You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown", in role as Snoopy.
He made his big screen debut in neo-noir action thriller film To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) in role as Man Chased By Richard Chance.
He got his television debut in drama movie Heart of Steel (1983) in role as Lee.
Gary's breakthrough performance came as Jack 'Nighthawk' Killian in NBC drama television series Midnight Caller (1988-1991).
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Gary Cole is 66 years old.
Gary Cole net worth is around 5 million dollars.
He was nominated for the Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for his role as Colonel Russell Williams in drama movie An Officer and a Murderer (2012).
He won the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his role as Clay Peaks in drama film Cotton (2014).
In the Line of Fire (1993) political action thriller opposite Clint Eastwood and John Malkovich
A Simple Plan (1998) neo-noir crime thriller with Billy Bob Thornton and Bill Paxton
Office Space (1999) comedy opposite Ron Livingston and Jennifer Aniston
One Hour Photo (2002) psychological thriller with Robin Williams and Connie Nielsen
I Spy (2002) buddy spy comedy opposite Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson
Win a Date With Tad Hamilton! (2004) romantic comedy opposite Kate Bosworth and Josh Duhamel
The Ring Two (2005) supernatural psychological horror with Naomi Watts and Daveigh Chase
Cry_Wolf (2005) slasher opposite Julian Morris and Lindy Booth
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) sports comedy with Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly
Breach (2007) spy thriller opposite Chris Cooper and Ryan Phillippe
The Joneses (2009) comedy drama with Demi Moore and David Duchovny
Blockers (2018) comedy opposite Leslie Mann and John Cena
The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019) comedy drama with Milo Ventimiglia and Amanda Seyfried
He voiced Rafe in animated western comedy mystery film Scooby-Doo! Shaggy's Showdown (2017).
He voiced Sgt. Bosco in animated musical comedy film The Bob's Burgers Movie (2022).
He voiced Mattison in animated comedy movie Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe (2022).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series and won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for his role as Kent Davison in HBO political satire comedy television series Veep (2013-2019).
He was nominated for the BTVA Television Voice Acting Award Best Vocal Ensemble in a New Television Series for his voice role as Brock Zero in Disney XD animated television series Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2014-2017).
He was nominated for a BTVA Television Voice Acting Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Comedy/Musical for his voice role as Mayor Fred Jones Sr. / Additional characters in Cartoon Network animated television series Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2010-2013).
American Gothic (1995-1996) CBS horror series in role as Sheriff Lucas Buck
Crusade (1999) science fiction series in role as Captain Matthew Gideon
He voiced Harvey Birdman / Additional characters in Cartoon Network animated sitcom Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (2000-2007).
He voiced Principal Shepherd / Additional characters in Fox animated sitcom Family Guy (2000- ).
He voiced Dr. James Possible in Disney's animated action comedy adventure television series Kim Possible (2002-2007).
The West Wing (2003-2006) NBC political drama series in role as Vice President Bob Russell
Wanted (2005) TNT police drama series in role as Lieutenant Conrad Rose
Desperate Housewives (2008) ABC comedy drama mystery series in role as Wayne Davis
Entourage (2008-2010) HBO comedy drama series in role as Andrew Klein
The Good Wife (2010-2016) CBS legal and political drama series in role as Kurt McVeigh
Mercy Street (2016-2017) PBS medical drama series in role as James Green Sr.
The Good Fight (2017- ) Paramount+ legal drama series in role as Kurt McVeigh
He voiced Mark Armstrong in Netflix animated series Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters (2017-2018).
He voiced Sky Toronto in Netflix animated series Trolls: The Beat Goes On! (2018-2019).
Chicago Fire (2018-2019) NBC drama series in role as Fire Commissioner Carl Grissom
Fam (2019) CBS sitcom in role as Freddy
Mixed-ish (2019-2021) ABC sitcom in role as Harrison Jackson III
He voiced Dirk Chunley in Netflix animated comedy series Q-Force (2021).
NCIS (2021- ) CBS police procedural series in role as FBI/NCIS Special Agent Alden Parker
Attended Rolling Meadows High School.
Studied theater at Illinois State University.
Has older sister, Nancy.
Has English, German and French-Canadian ancestry.
He became a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble in 1985.
Good friend with actor William Petersen.
He voiced Harvey Birdman / Judge Hiram Mightor in video game Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law (2008).
He voiced himself for character in video game Hitman (2016).
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
He was married to actress and writer Teddi Siddall (1992-2018) they have one daughter, Mary.
He married interior designer Michelle Knapp in 2021.