Jul. 11th, 1950
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Bruce McGill's Main TV Roles
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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).
- Served as the honorary grand marshal in San Antonio on April 25, 2009.
- 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.
- 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.
- His favorite roles to date have been _Animal House (1978)_ (qv) and _The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)_ (qv).
- 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).
- Accomplished pianist.
- 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.
- Enjoys sailing.