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Everett McGill

Everett McGill was born Charles Everett McGill III on October 21, 1945 in Miami Beach, Florida. He graduated from Rosedale High School in Kansas City, Kansas in 1963. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. McGill first gained attention from his memorable portrayal of Naoh, the leader of the Caveman tribe in Quest for Fire (... See full bio »

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Quest for Fire
Heartbreak Ridge
Heartbreak Ridge Major Powers
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory


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 1998 Jekyll Island
Dalton Bradford
 1995 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
Marcus Penn
 1990-1991 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
Big Ed Hurley
- Episode #2.20 (1991) ... Big Ed Hurley (credit only)
- Episode #2.19 (1991) ... Big Ed Hurley (credit only)
- Episode #2.18 (1991) ... Big Ed Hurley (credit only)
 1990 Jezebel's Kiss
Sheriff Dan Riley
 1990 Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series)
Bob Rawlings
- Part 3 (1990) ... Bob Rawlings
- Part 2 (1990) ... Bob Rawlings
- Part 1 (1990) ... Bob Rawlings
 1988 Iguana
 1988 Tour of Duty (TV Series)
Katim / Sgt. Carter
- Paradise Lost (1988) ... Katim / Sgt. Carter
 1987 Werewolf (TV Series)
Sweet Jake Williams
- Blood on the Tracks (1987) ... Sweet Jake Williams
 1987 Three on a Match (TV Movie)
 1986 Heartbreak Ridge
Major Powers
 1986 Field of Honor
Sergeant 'Sire' De Koning
 1984 Dune
 1980 A Time for Miracles (TV Movie)
The Farmer
 1980 Union City
Larry Longacre
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Enemies (1974) ... Ryabtsov
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Chad Richards (1975-1976)
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He began his acting career on Broadway appearing in the award-winning plays Equus, A Texas Trilogy and Whose Life Is It, Anyway? See more »

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Originally, J. Michael Straczynski intended to cast McGill in the role of Major Ryan in the Babylon 5 (1994) episode "Severed Dreams". However, Straczynski didn't know his full name, so when he asked to have McGill contacted to set up a meeting about casting him, his assistant asked if he meant Bruce, and Straczynski said yes. Bruce McGill was invited to meet with Straczynski, and it was only ... See more »


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