Bruce McGill

Bruce McGill

Jul. 11th, 1950
Born in
San Antonio, Texas, USA
5′ 9

Bruce McGill's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Rizzoli & Isles TV Show
Rizzoli & Isles
MacGyver TV Show
Black Tie Affair TV Show
Black Tie Affair
Semi-Tough TV Show

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Bruce McGill grew up in San Antonio, Texas where he began his acting career in in the MacArthur High School department of theatre. His most popular role was in Animal House (1978).

  • Was mistakenly cast for the Babylon 5 installment, Severed Dreams. The executive producer had actually wanted Everett McGill. Bruce McGill performed well, however, and the show remains a fan favorite.
  • Has appeared in three different productions in which he played the supervisor (of one kind or another) of a time travel project: _"Quantum Leap" (1989)_ (qv), _Timecop (1994)_ (qv) and _"Star Trek: Voyager" (1995)_ (qv).
  • His favorite roles to date have been _Animal House (1978)_ (qv) and _The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)_ (qv).
  • His love of acting began on stage at Wilshire Elementary School in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Served as the honorary grand marshal in San Antonio on April 25, 2009.
  • Enjoys sailing.
  • Was in the first episode (as Weird Ernie) and last episode (as Al the Bartender) of the series "Quantum Leap". They were the only two episodes he guested on.
  • Earned a B.F.A. in acting from The University of Texas at Austin, and later made his professional debut as a member of Rhode Island's Trinity Square Repertory Company, appearing in numerous theatrical productions.

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