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Gary Busey


A blond-haired, fair-complexioned actor with a toothy grin and capable of an unsettling glint in his eyes, Gary Busey was born in Goose Creek, Texas, and was raised in Oklahoma. He is the son of Sadie Virginia (Arnett), a homemaker, and Delmar Lloyd Busey, a construction design manager. He has English, as well as Irish, Scottish, and German, ... See full bio »

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 2015 Candiland (post-production)
Arnie / God
 2015 The Gettysburg Address (Documentary) (post-production)
John C. Calhoun (voice)
 2014 Bikini Model Academy (post-production)
Uncle Seymore (rumored)
 2015 Entourage (completed)
Gary (rumored)
 2014 Mansion of Blood
Zacharia
 2014 Behaving Badly
Chief Howard D. Lansing
 2013 Bounty Killer
Van Sterling
 2013 Matt's Chance
Bill
 2012 Change of Heart (Short)
Movie star
 2012 Lizzie
Andrew Borden
 2012 Piranha 3DD
Clayton
 2011 Guido
 2011/II Jenny (Short)
Gary
 2010 Freaky Saturday Night Fever (Short)
Boyie
 2008 Beyond the Ring
Tony De Luca
 2007 Lady Samurai
Chief Downs
 2007 Homo Erectus
Krutz
 2006 Crooked
John Rouse
 2006 Shut Up and Shoot!
Bob Katz
 2006 Descansos
The Keeper
 2005 Souled Out
Gabriel (The Angel)
 2005 A Sight for Sore Eyes (Short)
Earl Cooper
 2005 Buckaroo: The Movie
Dr. Brawn
 2005 Shade of Pale
Billings
 2005 The Hand Job
Blind Master
 2004 El padrino
Lars
 2004 Latin Dragon
Thorn
 2004 Fallacy
 2003 The Shadowlands
Supreme Regent Onticree
 2003/II Scorched
Zeek
 2003 Quigley
Archie Channinng
 2003 Welcome 2 Ibiza
Cortez
 2002 On the Edge
Felix
 2002 Hooded Angels
Sheriff
 2002 Sam & Janet
Bartender
 2001 A Crack in the Floor
Tyler Trout
 2000 Tribulation
Tom Canboro
 1999 No Tomorrow
Noah
 1998/I Soldier
Church
 1997 Suspicious Minds
Vic Mulvey
 1997 Steel Sharks
Cmdr. Bill McKay
 1997 The Rage
Art Dacy
 1996 One Clean Move (Short)
Connie
 1996/I The Chain
Frank Morrisey
 1996 The Real Thing
Foreman
 1994 Warriors
Frank Vail
 1994 Breaking Point
Dwight Meadows
 1993 Rookie of the Year
Chet Steadman
 1992 Canvas
Ozzy Decker
 1986 Eye of the Tiger
Buck Matthews
 1986 Let's Get Harry
Jack
 1984 The Bear
Paul W. Bryant
 1983 Didn't You Hear...
James
 1983 D.C. Cab
Dell
 1982 Barbarosa
Karl Westover
 1980 Carny
Frankie
 1978 Big Wednesday
Leroy Smith
 1978 Straight Time
Willy Darin
 1976 A Star Is Born
Bobbie Ritchie
 1976 The Gumball Rally
Gibson - Camaro Team
 1975 You and Me
 1974 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Curly (as Garey Busey)
 1973 Hex
Giblets
 1973 Lolly-Madonna XXX
Zeb
 1972 Dirty Little Billy
Basil Crabtree
 1972 The Magnificent Seven Ride!
Hank Allen
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Other Works:

TV commercial "Look What You Can Do, Look What You Can Do" for the new Amazon Fire TV. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Garey Busey | Gary

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

You know what "FEAR" stands for? It stands for "False Evidence Appearing Real". It's the darkroom where Satan develops his negatives. See more »

Trivia:

Nearly died of head injuries in a motorcycle accident in December 1988. See more »

Trademark:

His large teeth and large smile See more »

Nickname:

Barry Goosey

Star Sign:

Cancer

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