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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 Beyond Glory (post-production)
Military Voice
 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:

Performing onstage as Randle P. McMurphy in the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." 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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Alternate Names:

Gary A. Sinise


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Careers, like rockets, don't always take off on time. The trick is to always keep the engine running. See more »


Kimo Williams first worked with Gary as composer for a Steppenwolf production of "Streetcar Named Desire". After learning of Gary's talents on the bass, Kimo encouraged him to do more playing and, over the years, they enjoyed the occasional jam session. As Gary began what has turned out to be an extraordinary commitment to the USO, these jams eventually led to gigs in the Chicago area, gathering ... See more »


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