Gary Cole

Gary Cole

Sep. 20th, 1956
Born in
Park Ridge, Illinois
5' 11

Gary Cole's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Entourage TV Show
Kim Possible TV Show
Kim Possible
American Gothic (1995) TV Show
American Gothic (1995)
Crusade TV Show
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law TV Show
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law
Wanted TV Show
Mercy Street TV Show
Mercy Street
Family Affair TV Show
Family Affair
Midnight Caller TV Show
Midnight Caller
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero TV Show
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero

Main Movie Roles

2016 - The Bronze
2014 - Gay Dude
2014 - Tammy
2014 - The Town That Dreaded Sundown
2011 - Hop
2009 - Extract
2008 - Pineapple Express
2008 - Conspiracy
2008 - Forever Strong
2007 - Breach
2007 - American Pastime
2006 - Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
2005 - The Ring Two
2005 - Mozart and the Whale
2005 - Cry Wolf
2004 - Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!
2004 - DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story
2002 - One Hour Photo
2002 - I Spy
2000 - The Gift
1999 - Office Space
1998 - I'll Be Home for Christmas
1998 - A Simple Plan
1998 - Kiss the Sky
1997 - Gang Related
1996 - A Very Brady Sequel
1995 - The Brady Bunch Movie
1993 - In the Line of Fire
1986 - Lucas
1985 - To Live and Die in L.A.

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Principal Shepherd (Voiced)
Kent Davison
Vice President Bob Russell
Mayor Fred Jones Sr. (Voiced)
Kurt McVeigh
Cameron Dennis
Jerry Shakespeare
Special Agent Hawley
Wayne Davis
Sergeant Bosco (Voiced)
[Complete List]


Gary Michael Cole is an American actor and voice artist. He began his professional acting career on stage at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 1985. On television, He had starring roles in the series Midnight Caller, American Gothic and Crusade.

  • Began acting as Snoopy in a high school production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
  • Gary has appeared in numerous award-winning productions in Chicago as well as off-Broadway in New York.
  • 'Don Johnson (I)' (qv) & 'Philip Michael Thomas' (qv) edged out Cole and 'Jimmy Smits' (qv) for the roles of Crockett & Tubbs in _"Miami Vice" (1984)_ (qv).
  • Daughter, Mary, diagnosed with autism at age 28 months. In 2007, at age 14, she is responding very well to education, treatment, and a special friend - a dog named Tattinger. Cole relates their experience in the anthological book, "Love Heels: Tales from Canine Companions for Independence." Although autism is not curable, it is very treatable, and Mary is, by all appearances, a normal child due to treatment, support, and the dedication of loving parents.
  • He was nominated for a 1982 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "The Tooth of Crime" at the Remains Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Received the honor as being a Distinguished Alumnus at Rolling Meadows High School.
  • He was awarded the 1987 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "Bang" at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Attended Illinois State University where he was among fellow actors 'Laurie Metcalf' (qv) and 'John Malkovich' (qv).

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