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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 & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 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)
Narrator
- 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)
Capcom
 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)
Sid
- The Club (1995) ... Sid (voice)
 1995 The Quick and the Dead
Marshall
 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
 1984 Family Secrets (TV Movie)
Motorcyclist
 1980 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Lee Maddox
- Small Surprises (1980) ... Lee Maddox
 1978 A Wedding
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He directed Sam Shepard's play, "Buried Child", at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois, with James Gammon and Ted Levine in the cast. The crew included Robert Brill (scenic designer), Kevin Rigdon (lighting designer) and Rob Milburn (sound designer). 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

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

(April - June 1997) Returns to Steppenwolf Theatre Company to star in "A Streetcar Named Desire" See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays Southerners

Star Sign:

Pisces

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