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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Lieutenant Dan Taylor
(1994)
Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men George Milton
(1992)
Ransom
Ransom Det. Jimmy Shaker
(1996)
Apollo 13
Apollo 13 Ken Mattingly
(1995)

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 2015 Beyond Glory
Military Voice
 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
The Smithsonian Narrator (voice)
 2006 Open Season
Shaw (voice)
 2004 The Forgotten
Dr. Jack Munce
 2004 The Big Bounce
Ray Ritchie
 2003 The Human Stain
Nathan Zuckerman
 2002 A Gentleman's Game
Foster Pearse
 2002 Made-Up
Duncan Tivey
 2001 Impostor
Spencer Olham
 2000 Bruno
Dino Battaglia
 2000 Mission to Mars
Jim McConnell
 2000 Reindeer Games
Gabriel
 1999 The Green Mile
Burt Hammersmith
 1999 All the Rage
Morgan
 1998 Snake Eyes
Commander Kevin Dunne
 1996 Ransom
Det. Jimmy Shaker
 1996 Albino Alligator
Milo
 1995/I Apollo 13
Ken Mattingly
 1995 The Quick and the Dead
Marshall
 1994 Forrest Gump
Lieutenant Dan Taylor
 1993 Jack the Bear
Norman Strick
 1992 Of Mice and Men
George Milton
 1992 A Midnight Clear
Vance 'Mother' Wilkins
 1978 A Wedding
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Other Works:

He acted in the stage production of "The Collection" at the Steppenwolf Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 4 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Gary A. Sinise

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Wherever I go for the military, they always call me Lt. Dan. They just can't help it. See more »

Trivia:

Along with his band, "Lt. Dan Band", he performed three shows in Alaska at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson near Anchorage, Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks, and at the Coast Guard Base Kodiak on Kodiak Island. This was there second show in Kodiak after first visiting in 2010. See more »

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