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Gerald McRaney


McRaney holds the distinction of being the last guest star to meet "Matt Dillon" in a gunfight on Gunsmoke (1955) - in the episode, Gunsmoke: Hard Labor (1975), first broadcast on February 24, 1975 (he lost). In fact, in the early portion of Gerald McRaney's career he almost always played the villain; but, since his first series, Simon & Simon... See full bio »

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Known For

The A-Team
The A-Team General Morrison
(2010)
The NeverEnding Story
The NeverEnding Story Bastian's Father
(1984)
Focus
Focus Owens
(2015)
The Best of Me
(2014)

Filmography

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 2018 A Violent Separation (post-production)
Tom Campbell
 2013-2017 House of Cards (TV Series)
Raymond Tusk
- Chapter 60 (2017) ... Raymond Tusk
- Chapter 45 (2016) ... Raymond Tusk
- Chapter 44 (2016) ... Raymond Tusk
- Chapter 26 (2014) ... Raymond Tusk
- Chapter 25 (2014) ... Raymond Tusk
 2017 24: Legacy (TV Series)
Henry Donovan
- 11:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m. (2017) ... Henry Donovan
- 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. (2017) ... Henry Donovan (credit only)
- 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (2017) ... Henry Donovan
- 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (2017) ... Henry Donovan
- 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (2017) ... Henry Donovan
 2016-2017 This Is Us (TV Series)
Dr. Nathan Katowski
- The Big Day (2017) ... Dr. Nathan Katowski
- The Right Thing to Do (2017) ... Dr. Nathan Katowski
- Last Christmas (2016) ... Dr. Nathan Katowski
- Kyle (2016) ... Dr. Nathan Katowski
- Pilot (2016) ... Dr. Nathan Katowski
 2016 The Disappointments Room
Judge Blacker
 2016 Castle (TV Series)
Mason Wood
- Crossfire (2016) ... Mason Wood
- G.D.S. (2016) ... Mason Wood
 2015 Agent X (TV Series)
Malcolm Millar
- Fidelity (2015) ... Malcolm Millar
- Penultimatum (2015) ... Malcolm Millar
- Angels & Demons (2015) ... Malcolm Millar
- Long Walk Home (2015) ... Malcolm Millar
- Sacrifice (2015) ... Malcolm Millar
 2015 Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors (TV Movie)
Rev. Jake Owens
 2012-2015 Longmire (TV Series)
Barlow Connally
- High Noon (2015) ... Barlow Connally
- Down by the River (2015) ... Barlow Connally
- Ashes to Ashes (2014) ... Barlow Connally
- Counting Coup (2014) ... Barlow Connally
- The White Warrior (2014) ... Barlow Connally
 2015/II Focus
Owens
 2014 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Retired Navy Admiral Hollace Kilbride
- The 3rd Choir (2014) ... Retired Navy Admiral Hollace Kilbride
 2014 Manhattan (TV Series)
Sec. Hentry Stimson
- Perestroika (2014) ... Sec. Hentry Stimson
 2014 The Best of Me
Tuck
 2013 Heart of the Country
Calvin
 2012-2013 Mike & Molly (TV Series)
Captain Patrick Murphy
- Windy City (2013) ... Captain Patrick Murphy
- Spring Break (2013) ... Captain Patrick Murphy
- Molly's New Shoes (2013) ... Captain Patrick Murphy
- Karaoke Christmas (2012) ... Captain Patrick Murphy
- Mike Takes a Test (2012) ... Captain Patrick Murphy
 2013 Southland (TV Series)
Hicks
- Reckoning (2013) ... Hicks
- Heroes (2013) ... Hicks
- Bleed Out (2013) ... Hicks
- Off Duty (2013) ... Hicks
- Babel (2013) ... Hicks
 2013 Justified (TV Series)
Josiah Cairn
- Foot Chase (2013) ... Josiah Cairn
- Kin (2013) ... Josiah Cairn
 2011-2012 Fairly Legal (TV Series)
Judge David Nicastro
- Kiss Me, Kate (2012) ... Judge David Nicastro
- Bait & Switch (2012) ... Judge David Nicastro
- Bridges (2011) ... Judge David Nicastro
- Benched (2011) ... Judge David Nicastro
- Pilot (2011) ... Judge David Nicastro
 2012 Red Tails
Major General Luntz
 2010-2012 Undercovers (TV Series)
Carlton Shaw
- The Reason (2012) ... Carlton Shaw
- Dark Cover (2012) ... Carlton Shaw
- The Key to It All (2010) ... Carlton Shaw
- Funny Money (2010) ... Carlton Shaw
- A Night to Forget (2010) ... Carlton Shaw
 2011 The Umpire (Short)
Joseph Woodward
 2011 J. Edgar
Judge at Hauptmann trial (uncredited)
 2011 Bird Dog (TV Movie)
Sam McGrath
 2010 The A-Team
General Morrison
 2009 Get Low
Rev. Gus Horton
 2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Eli Schindler
- All In (2009) ... Eli Schindler
 2008 Women's Murder Club (TV Series)
Martin Boxer
- Never Tell (2008) ... Martin Boxer
- Father's Day (2008) ... Martin Boxer
 2006-2008 Jericho (TV Series)
Johnston Green
- Return to Jericho (2008) ... Johnston Green
- Why We Fight (2007) ... Johnston Green
- Coalition of the Willing (2007) ... Johnston Green
- One If by Land (2007) ... Johnston Green
- Casus Belli (2007) ... Johnston Green
 2005-2006 Deadwood (TV Series)
George Hearst
- Tell Him Something Pretty (2006) ... George Hearst
- The Catbird Seat (2006) ... George Hearst
- A Constant Throb (2006) ... George Hearst
- Amateur Night (2006) ... George Hearst
- Leviathan Smiles (2006) ... George Hearst
 2006 Saving Shiloh
Ray Preston
 2004 Commando Nanny (TV Series)
Ben Winter
 2004 Ike: Countdown to D-Day (TV Movie)
Patton
 2001-2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
USAF Gen. Alan Adamle
- Memorial Day (2004) ... USAF Gen. Alan Adamle
- War Crimes (2001) ... USAF Gen. Alan Adamle
 2004 One Tree Hill (TV Series)
Royal Scott
- Crash Course in Polite Conversations (2004) ... Royal Scott
 2003 Going for Broke (TV Movie)
Jim Bancroft
 2003 Mister Sterling (TV Series)
Burt Gammel
- Final Passage (2003) ... Burt Gammel
- Wish List (2003) ... Burt Gammel
- Human Error (2003) ... Burt Gammel
- Game Time (2003) ... Burt Gammel
- Pilot (2003) ... Burt Gammel
 2003 The Dead Zone (TV Series)
Harrison Fisher
- Scars (2003) ... Harrison Fisher
 2003 The Dan Show (TV Movie)
Ray Kennedy
 2002 Hansel & Gretel
Father
 2002 Presidio Med (TV Series)
Coach Fontina
- Second Chance (2002) ... Coach Fontina
- This Baby's Gonna Fly (2002) ... Coach Fontina
 2002 Tornado Warning (TV Movie)
Dr. Jake Arledge
 2002 Third Watch (TV Series)
Glen Hobart
- The Long Guns (2002) ... Glen Hobart
- Sex, Lies & Videotape (2002) ... Glen Hobart
 2002 Becoming Glen (TV Movie)
 2001 Danger Beneath the Sea (TV Movie)
Admiral Eugene Justice
 2001 JAG (TV Series)
Sergeant Major Charvis Krohn
- Salvation (2001) ... Sergeant Major Charvis Krohn
- Miracles (2001) ... Sergeant Major Charvis Krohn
 2001 These Arms of Mine (TV Series)
Mitchell Rankin
- King of America (2001) ... Mitchell Rankin
 2000 Take Me Home: The John Denver Story (TV Movie)
Dutch
 2000 Comanche
Col. Samuel Sturgis
 1999 A Holiday Romance (TV Movie)
Cal Peterson
 1999 Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (TV Movie)
Howard Danner
 1996-1999 Promised Land (TV Series)
Russell Greene
- Finale (1999) ... Russell Greene
- Darkness Visible (1999) ... Russell Greene
- Baby Steps (1999) ... Russell Greene
- Leaving the Life (1999) ... Russell Greene
- A Day in the Life (1999) ... Russell Greene
 1995-1998 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Russell Greene / Dr. Joe Patcherik
- Saving Grace: Part 1 (1998) ... Russell Greene
- The Road Home: Part 1 (1997) ... Russell Greene
- Amazing Grace: Part 1 (1997) ... Russell Greene
- Promised Land (1996) ... Russell Greene
- Interview with an Angel (1995) ... Dr. Joe Patcherik
 1997 The Protector (TV Series)
 1997 A Thousand Men and a Baby (TV Movie)
Capt. John 'Chick' Hayward
 1997 A Nightmare Come True (TV Movie)
Don Zarn
 1996 Home of the Brave (TV Movie)
Russell Greene
 1995-1996 C.P.W. (TV Series)
Adam Brock
- You Belong to Me! (1996) ... Adam Brock
- Mermaids Strike Better (1996) ... Adam Brock
- Everything Has Its Price (1996) ... Adam Brock
- Out on Bail (1996) ... Adam Brock
- End of a Marriage (1996) ... Adam Brock
 1995 Nothing Lasts Forever (TV Movie)
Dr. Lawrence Barker
 1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Terry Folger
- A Quaking in Aspen (1995) ... Terry Folger
 1995 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Alex--As an Adult
- Fast Forward (1995) ... Alex--As an Adult
 1995 The Stranger Beside Me (TV Movie)
Dave Morgan
 1995 Women of the House (TV Series)
Dash Goff
- The Afternoon Wife (1995) ... Dash Goff
 1995 Not Our Son (TV Movie)
George Keller
 1995 Simon & Simon: In Trouble Again (TV Movie)
Rick Simon
 1995 Coach (TV Series)
Jim Collins
- The Walk-On (1995) ... Jim Collins
 1995 Jake Lassiter: Justice on the Bayou (TV Movie)
Jake Lassiter
 1994 Someone She Knows (TV Movie)
Frank Mayfield
 1994 Deadly Vows (TV Movie)
Tom Weston
 1994 Motorcycle Gang (TV Movie)
Cal Morris
 1994 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Det. Andy Ruggio
- Lily (1994) ... Det. Andy Ruggio (as Gerald Mc Raney)
 1994 The Commish (TV Series)
Father Eddie Baxter
- Father Eddie (1994) ... Father Eddie Baxter
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Ronnie Gelico
- Who Killed the Starlet? (1994) ... Ronnie Gelico
 1994 Armed and Innocent (TV Movie)
Bobby Lee Holland
 1993 Scattered Dreams (TV Movie)
George Messenger
 1989-1993 Major Dad (TV Series)
Major John D. MacGillis
- Oops, a Daisy (1993) ... Major John D. MacGillis
- General Disturbance (1993) ... Major John D. MacGillis
- Conduct Unbecoming (1993) ... Major John D. MacGillis
- Gunny Gets Robbed (1993) ... Major John D. MacGillis
- The Spell of Grease Paint (1993) ... Major John D. MacGillis
 1991 Fatal Friendship (TV Movie)
Hank Landrum
 1991 Love and Curses... And All That Jazz (TV Movie)
Ross
 1990 Vestige of Honor (TV Movie)
Major Falon
 1990 Blind Vengeance (TV Movie)
Garr Hagar
 1990 Newhart (TV Series)
Gerald McRaney
- Lights! Camera! Contractions! (1990) ... Gerald McRaney (uncredited)
 1989 Murder by Moonlight (TV Movie)
Dennis Huff
 1981-1989 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Rick Simon
- Simon Says 'Good-Bye' (1989) ... Rick Simon
- Photo Finished (1989) ... Rick Simon
- First, Let's Kill All the Lawyers (1988) ... Rick Simon
- Play It Again, Simon (1988) ... Rick Simon
 1988 Where the Hell's That Gold?!!? (TV Movie)
Jones
 1988 The People Across the Lake (TV Movie)
Chuck Yoman
 1987-1988 Designing Women (TV Series)
Dash Goff
- Reservations for Eight (1988) ... Dash Goff
- Dash Goff, the Writer (1987) ... Dash Goff
 1987 A Hobo's Christmas (TV Movie)
Charlie
 1986 Easy Prey (TV Movie)
Christopher Wilder
 1986 Jackals
Jake Wheeler
 1984 City Killer (TV Movie)
Lieutenant 'Eck' Eckford
 1984 The NeverEnding Story
Bastian's Father
 1983 The Haunting Passion (TV Movie)
Dan Evans
 1982 Memories Never Die (TV Movie)
Howdy Tilford
 1982 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Rick Simon
- Ki'is Don't Lie (1982) ... Rick Simon
 1982 It's Not Easy (TV Series)
Jack Long
- Unaired Pilot (1982) ... Jack Long
 1981 The Seal (TV Movie)
 1981 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
Jake
- Keep on Buckin' (1981) ... Jake
 1980 Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case (TV Movie)
Cliff Sulkes
 1977-1980 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Chief Frank Rhodes / Colin Roark / Sam Roberts / ...
- Deathmask (1980) ... Chief Frank Rhodes
- The Disciple (1979) ... Colin Roark
- Ricky (1978) ... Sam Roberts
- Death in the Family (1977) ... Denny Kayle
 1980 Where the Ladies Go (TV Movie)
Merle Johnson
 1980 The Aliens Are Coming (TV Movie)
Patrolman Ashley
 1979 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
First Workman
- Hazzard Connection (1979) ... First Workman
 1979 240-Robert (TV Series)
Nick
- Bank Job (1979) ... Nick
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Series)
Thorne
- Luke (1979) ... Thorne
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series)
Harry Owens
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Harry Owens
 1979 Women in White (TV Movie)
Dr. Gus Henderson
 1978 The Jordan Chance (TV Movie)
Sid Burton
 1978 Logan's Run (TV Series)
Gera
- Turnabout (1978) ... Gera
 1978 Baretta (TV Series)
Tommy
- Why Me? (1978) ... Tommy
 1977 The Brain Machine
Willie West
 1977 CHiPs (TV Series)
Demick
- Aweigh We Go (1977) ... Demick
 1975-1977 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
D.A. John Pleasance / Jerryl / Manager / ...
- Hotel of Fear (1977) ... D.A. John Pleasance
- Rattlers' Class of '63 (1976) ... Jerryl
- The Farnsworth Stratagem (1975) ... Manager
- Sleight of Hand (1975) ... Irv
 1977 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
 1977 The Fantastic Journey (TV Series)
The Co-Pilot
- The Innocent Prey (1977) ... The Co-Pilot
 1977 Switch (TV Series)
Hit Man
- Two on the Run (1977) ... Hit Man
 1977 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Bob Marsh
- To Catch the Eagle (1977) ... Bob Marsh
 1977 The Oregon Trail (TV Series)
Daniel J. Morehead
- Return of the Baby (1977) ... Daniel J. Morehead
 1976 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Tim Ryder
- Target - A Cop (1976) ... Tim Ryder
 1975-1976 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Buck / Jeff Dixon
- Hot Dog (1976) ... Buck
- Deadly Silence (1975) ... Jeff Dixon
 1974-1976 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Jim Cabe / Dave Boyette / Pete
- Sins of Thy Father (1976) ... Jim Cabe
- Dangerous Gambit (1976) ... Dave Boyette
- Mystery Cycle (1974) ... Pete
 1976 Police Woman (TV Series)
Comet
- Task Force: Cop Killer: Part 2 (1976) ... Comet
- Task Force: Cop Killer: Part 1 (1976) ... Comet
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
Steinmetz
- A Matter of Justice (1976) ... Steinmetz
- Throwaway (1976) ... Steinmetz
- Upward Mobility (1976) ... Steinmetz
 1975 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Santo / Cliff
- Terror on Wheels (1975) ... Santo
- Death Ride (1975) ... Cliff
 1975 The Law (TV Mini-Series)
Hiller
- Special Circumstances (1975) ... Hiller
- Prior Consent (1975) ... Hiller
- Complaint Amended (1975) ... Hiller
 1975 Keep Off My Grass!
David Sherman
 1973-1975 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Pete Murphy / Lonnie Colby / Gentry
- Hard Labor (1975) ... Pete Murphy
- Kitty's Love Affair (1973) ... Lonnie Colby
- Whelan's Men (1973) ... Gentry
 1975 Mannix (TV Series)
Professor Jim Duncan
- Edge of the Web (1975) ... Professor Jim Duncan
 1974 The Waltons (TV Series)
Tim Collins
- The Book (1974) ... Tim Collins
 1974 Sons and Daughters (TV Series)
Mr. Wilson
- The Tryst (1974) ... Mr. Wilson
 1974 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Sheriff's Deputy
- Deadly Ambition (1974) ... Sheriff's Deputy
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Winston
- Photo Finish (1974) ... Winston
 1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Telegrapher
- The Day the Amnesty Came Through (1972) ... Telegrapher (as Jerald McRaney)
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Tuttle (segment "Deliveries in the Rear")
- Deliveries in the Rear/Stop Killing Me/Dead Weight (1972) ... Tuttle (segment "Deliveries in the Rear")
 1970 Women and Bloody Terror
Terrance Bradford
 1969 Night of Bloody Horror
Wesley Stuart
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Co-host of "Louise Mandrell Celebrity Shoot" See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jerald McRaney | Gerald Mc Raney

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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It occurs to me that the only way you can have a positive effect on people's lives through your work is by filling the loneliness -- letting people know they're not in this thing alone. See more »

Trivia:

He attended the University of Mississippi ("Ole Miss") See more »

Nickname:

Mackie

Star Sign:

Leo

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