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Overview (3)

Born in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameJohn J. McGee
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jack McGee was born on February 2, 1949 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as John J. McGee. He is an actor, known for The Fighter (2010), Gangster Squad (2013) and Basic Instinct (1992). He has been married to Stephanie since August 19, 1996.

Spouse (1)

Stephanie (19 August 1996 - present)

Trade Mark (1)

Gravelly raspy voice

Trivia (15)

Former FDNY firefighter. Increasingly visible in major TV commercials, for online broker and Bud Light.
Moved to Hollywood in 1986
Lives in Studio City, California with his wife
Was considered for the role of CPO Henry Klough in U-571 (2000).
Admitted in an interview with A.V. Club that he's a recovering alcoholic and quit drinking completely in July 1995.
Irish-American.
Did not start acting until he was 35 years old.
Is the youngest of eight children.
He attended Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx, where he was class president and played on the Football team.
Is a colon cancer survivor.
As a firefighter, he served with FDNY Engine Co. 89 and Ladder Co. 50 in the Bronx.
Supported the organizations: WeSpark Cancer Support Center, Autism Speaks, the American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the Michael J. Fox Foundation, and the Leary Firefighters Foundation.
As of 2014, has appeared in four films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Crash (2004), The Fighter (2010) and Moneyball (2011). Of those, Crash (2004) is a winner in the category.
There is a fictional character named Jack McGee in The Incredible Hulk (1977) played by Jack Colvin.
Born on exactly the same date as Brent Spiner of "Star Trek" fame.

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