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Gary Ballard is an actor, known for Shameless (2011), Murder in the First (1995) and Defending Your Life (1991). See full bio »
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Shameless Dr. Sachs
Murder in the First
Murder in the First Alcatraz Guard Swenson
Defending Your Life
Defending Your Life Mr. Wadworth
Double Duty
Double Duty Mr. Appleby


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 2017 Temporary (TV Series)
- Shady Art Show (2017) ... Man
 2017 The Middle (TV Series)
- The Final Final (2017) ... Janitor
 2017 Baskets (TV Series)
Mr. Adams
- Fight (2017) ... Mr. Adams
 2017 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series)
- Clean Slate (2017) ... Drycleaner
 2016 Shameless (TV Series)
Dr. Sachs
- Home Sweet Homeless Shelter (2016) ... Dr. Sachs
- Swipe, Fuck, Leave (2016) ... Dr. Sachs
- Hiraeth (2016) ... Dr. Sachs
 2016 Angie Tribeca (TV Series)
Small Bald Man
- Fleas Don't Kill Me (2016) ... Small Bald Man
 2015 Bones (TV Series)
Hollis Pepall
- The Putter in the Rough (2015) ... Hollis Pepall
 2010 Scrubs (TV Series)
Mr. Biegel
- Our New Girl-Bro (2010) ... Mr. Biegel
 2009 Double Duty
Mr. Appleby
 2009 The Perfect Game
Louisville Spectator #2
 2007 Mad Men (TV Series)
- Red in the Face (2007) ... Waiter
 2007 Big Love (TV Series)
UIB Conference Member #2
- Oh, Pioneers (2007) ... UIB Conference Member #2
- Circle the Wagons (2007) ... UIB Conference Member #2
 2007 Mind of Mencia (TV Series)
- Episode #3.9 (2007) ... 2007
 2007 Veronica Mars (TV Series)
- The Bitch Is Back (2007) ... Professor
 2007 DayDreams of Rudolph Valentino (Short)
Doctor Mecker
 2005 The Importance of Blind Dating (Short)
 2004 Career Suicide (Short)
 2003 First Impressions
Elderly man
 2001 Blue Shark Hash
 1998 Postal Worker
Postal clerk
 1997 ER (TV Series)
Arnold Plum
- Something New (1997) ... Arnold Plum
 1997 Profiler (TV Series)
Marlin Fender
- Venom: Part 2 (1997) ... Marlin Fender
 1996 The O.J. Civil Trial (TV Series)
Defense attorney Robert Blasier (1996)
 1995 Living Single (TV Series)
Laundry Man
- Come Back Little Diva (1995) ... Laundry Man
 1995 Murder in the First
Alcatraz Guard Swenson
 1992 It Came from the Desert (Video Game)
 1991 Party Plane
 1991 Defending Your Life
Mr. Wadworth
 1991 Blue Desert
Townie 2
 1991 WIOU (TV Series)
- One Flew Over the Anchor Desk (1991) ... Janitor
 1990 America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (TV Series documentary)
Gene Hanson
- The John Hawkins Story (1990) ... Gene Hanson
 1989 Easy Wheels
Hunter #1
 1987 Private Eye (TV Series)
- Blue Hotel Pt.1 (1987) ... Priest
 1987 Max Headroom (TV Series)
Husband; September 25, 1987
- Deities (1987) ... Husband; September 25, 1987
 1987 Bates Motel (TV Movie)
 1987 Police Story: The Freeway Killings (TV Movie)

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Made professional debut with the Red Balloon Players, a professional children's theatre company in Memphis, Tennessee, in the title role of "The Brave Little Tailor". See more »


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Published an article on John Wayne in 1980 in Firehouse Magazine, establishing three distinct connections between the actor and the firefighting profession: (1) While in high school in Glendale, CA., he'd leave his dog Duke at the local fire station while he delivered his paper route. The firemen nicknamed him "Duke" after the dog. It stuck to him the rest of his life. (2) In 1964 while filming "... See more »

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