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Gary Alan Sinise (born March 17, 1955) is an American actor, director, producer, musician, author and philanthropist. He has won an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated for an Academy Award.

Career[]

Sinise is known for several memorable roles. These include George Milton in Of Mice and Men, Lt. Dan Taylor in Forrest Gump (for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor), Harry S. Truman in Truman (for which he won a Golden Globe), Ken Mattingly in Apollo 13, Detective Jimmy Shaker in Ransom, and George C. Wallace in the television film George Wallace (for which he won an Emmy).

In 2004, Sinise made his to television debut starring as police Detective Mac Taylor (named after his character's last name in Forrest Gump) in the CSI spin-off series CSI: NY. He was the second actor in the franchise to appear as the same character on three of the five CSI programs.

In 2013, CSI: NY was cancelled after nine seasons due to a contract dispute and the climbing cost of production. Sinise was the only actor to appear in all 232 episodes of the series.

He also portrayed Agent Jack Garrett in the short-lived series Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders of the Criminal Minds franchise. It ran from 2016 to 2017, then he would later be appeared as Dr. Robert Ellman in Netflix series13 Reasons Why.

Gallery[]

Television[]

  • Knots Landing (1980) - Lee Maddox, episode "Small Surprises"
  • Family Secrets (1984 tv movie) - Mortorcyclist
  • Crime Story (1986-1987) - Howie Dressler, episodes "For Love or Money," "Crime Pays," and "Top of the World"
  • My Name Is Bill W. (1989 tv movie) - Ebby
  • The Final Days (1989 tv movie) - Richard Ben-Veniste
  • Hunter (1990) - Lord Tony Rutherford, episode "Lullaby"
  • American Playhouse (1984, 1991) - Austin in "True West" and Tom Joad in "The Grapes of Wrath," respectively
  • The Witness (1993 tv short) - Young Solider
  • The Stand (1994) - Stu Redman, all four episodes of the mini-series
  • Frasier (1995) - Sid, episode "The Club"
  • Truman (1995 tv movie) - Harry S Truman
  • George Wallace (1997 mini series) - George C. Wallace
  • That Championship Season (1999) - Tom Daley
  • Path to War (2002 tv movie) - George Wallace (uncredited)
  • Fallen Angel (2003 tv movie) - Terry McQuinn
  • CSI: Miami (2004, 2005) - Detective Mac Taylor, episodes season 2's "MIA/NYC Nonstop" and season 4's "Felony Flight"
  • CSI: NY (2004–2013) - Detective Mac Taylor, all 197 episodes
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2013) - Detective Mac Taylor, episode "In Vino Veritas"
  • Criminal Minds (2015) - Agent Jack Garrett, episode "Beyond Borders"
  • Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016–2017) - Agent Jack Garrett, all 26 episodes
  • 13 Reasons Why (2020, Netflix) - Dr. Robert Ellman (all 10 episodes of 4th & final season)

Filmography[]

  • A Wedding (1978) - Extra (uncredited)
  • A Midnight Clear (1992) - Vance "Mother" Wilkins
  • Of Mice and Men (1992) - George Milton
  • Jack the Bear (1993) - Norman Strick
  • Forrest Gump (1994) - Lt. Dan Taylor
  • The Quick and the Dead (1995) - Marshall
  • Apollo 13 (1995) - Ken Mattingly
  • Albino Alligator (1996) - Milo
  • Ransom (1996) - Det. Jimmy Shaker
  • Snake Eyes (1998) Commander Kevin Dunne
  • All the Rage (1999) - Morgan
  • The Green Mile (1999) - Burt Hammersmith
  • Reindeer Games (2000) - Gabriel
  • Mission to Mars (2000) - Jim McConnell
  • Bruno aka The Dress Code (2000) - Dino Battaglia
  • Imposter (2001) - Spencer Olham
  • Made Up (2002) - Duncan Tivey
  • A Gentleman's Game (2002) - Foster Pearse
  • The Human Stain (2003) - Nathan Zuckerman
  • The Big Bounce (2004) - Ray Ritchie
  • The Forgotten (2004) - Dr. Jack Munce
  • Open Season (2006) - Shaw (voice)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) - The Smithsonian Narrator (voice)
  • Beyond Glory (2015) - Military Voice
  • SGT. Will Gardner (2019) - Larry
  • I Still Believe (2020) - Tom Camp
  • Joe Bell (2020)
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