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Gary Sinise

Gary Alan Sinise was born in Blue Island, Illinois, to Mylles S. (Alsip) and Robert L. Sinise, A.C.E., a film editor. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), English, Scottish, Irish, French, German, and Swedish ancestry. His family moved to Highland Park, where he attended high school. He was something of a rebel, playing in bands but ... See full bio »

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 2016 Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (TV Series) (pre-production)
Jack Garrett
- Denial (2016) ... Jack Garrett
- De Los Inocentes (2016) ... Jack Garrett
- Love Interrupted (2016) ... Jack Garrett
- The Harmful One (2016) ... Jack Garrett
- Citizens of the World (2016) ... Jack Garrett
 2015 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Jack Garrett
 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
The Smithsonian Narrator (voice)
 2004-2013 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Mac Taylor
- Today Is Life (2013) ... Mac Taylor
- Blood Actually (2013) ... Mac Taylor
- Seth and Apep (2013) ... Mac Taylor
- White Gold (2013) ... Mac Taylor
- Nine Thirteen (2013) ... Mac Taylor
 2012 Missions That Changed the War (TV Series)
- Enola Gay: SuperFortress (2012) ... Narrator
 2009 Beyond All Boundaries (Short)
Ernie Pyle - Scripps Howard News Service Correspondent (voice)
 2008 CSI: NY (Video Game)
Detective Mac Taylor (voice)
 2006 Open Season
Shaw (voice)
 2004-2005 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Mac Taylor
- Felony Flight (2005) ... Mac Taylor
 2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (Documentary short)
Gene Cernan (voice)
 2003 Fallen Angel (TV Movie)
Terry McQuinn
 2003 Mission: Space (Short)
 2002 Hideous Man (Short)
Hideous Man
 2002 Path to War (TV Movie)
George Wallace (uncredited)
 2000 Bruno
Dino Battaglia
 1997 George Wallace (TV Movie)
George C. Wallace
 1995 Truman (TV Movie)
Harry S. Truman
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
- The Club (1995) ... Sid (voice)
 1995 The Quick and the Dead
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini-Series)
Stu Redman
- The Stand (1994) ... Stu Redman
- The Betrayal (1994) ... Stu Redman
- The Dreams (1994) ... Stu Redman
- The Plague (1994) ... Stu Redman
 1993 Jack the Bear
Norman Strick
 1993 The Witness (TV Short)
Young Soldier
 1992 A Midnight Clear
Vance 'Mother' Wilkins
 1984-1991 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Tom Joad / Austin
- True West (1984) ... Austin
 1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Lord Tony Rutherford
- Lullaby (1990) ... Lord Tony Rutherford
 1989 The Final Days (TV Movie)
Richard Ben-Veniste
 1989 My Name Is Bill W. (TV Movie)
 1984 Family Secrets (TV Movie)
 1980 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Lee Maddox
- Small Surprises (1980) ... Lee Maddox
 1978 A Wedding
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Other Works:

Directed Crime Story (1986) episode Crime Story: Torello on Trial (1987). See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 4 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Gary A. Sinise


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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[on his work ethic]: There's always the ongoing actor frustration of finding the great role to do next. I don't go to work a lot. I wait as long as I can until the money runs out or a great part comes along. See more »


He has Italian (from his paternal grandfather), English, Scots-Irish, Irish, French, German, and Swedish ancestry. See more »


Frequently plays Southerners

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