Gary Sinise

Gary Sinise

American actor (born 1955)
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Gary Alan Sinise (; born March 17, 1955) is an American actor, humanitarian, and musician. Among other awards, he has won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. He has also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was nominated for an Academy Award. Sinise has also received numerous awards and honors for his extensive humanitarian work and involvement with charitable organizations. He is a supporter of various veterans' organizations and founded the Lt. Dan Band (named after his character in Forrest Gump), which plays at military bases around the world.

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Gary Sinise was born on Thursday, 17 March 1955 in Blue Island, Illinois, USA. His full name at birth was Gary Alan Sinise. He is best known as an actor. Sinise's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Gary attended high school at Highland Park High School, Highland Park, Illinois, United States (1974). For university, he studied at Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, United States. He is considered to be politically right leaning and is affiliated with the Republican Party (USA). His religion is listed as Roman Catholic. He is 5' 10" (178 cm) tall and weighs 154 lbs (70 kg) with an athletic build. He has green eyes and salt and pepper hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $40,000,000 US dollars. Gary Sinise is 69 years old and his zodiac star sign is Pisces.

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Gary Alan Sinise
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Claim to fame
George Milton in Of Mice and Men, Lieutenant Dan Taylor in Forrest Gump, Ken Mattingly in Apollo 13, Harry S. Truman in Truman, Commander Kevin Dunne in Snake Eyes, Detective Jimmy Shaker in Ransom, Detective McKenna 'Mac' Llewellyn Taylor on CSI: NY
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Date of birth
17 March 1955
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Blue Island, Illinois, USA
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Actor, Film Director, Humanitarian, and Musician
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5' 10" (178 cm)
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154 lbs (70 kg)
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Net worth
$40,000,000 USD
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High school
Highland Park High School, Highland Park, Illinois, United States (1974)
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Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, United States
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Partner: Moira Sinise (Married) 3 children
1975-
Gary Sinise and Moira Harris
Detective Don Flack: I thought this was your night off. Detective Mac Taylor: (referring to Peyton at another crime scene) My dinner date dumped me for a dead body.
  • Children: Sophie (b. 1988), McCanna (b. 1990), Ella (b. 1992).
  • Has been nominated for Tony Awards three times: in 1990, as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play), for portraying Tom Joad in "The Grapes of Wrath," a role he recreated in the television version of the same title, The Grapes of Wrath (1991) (TV); in 1996, as Best Director for a revival of Sam Shepard's "Buried Child;" and in 2001 as Best Actor (Play), for portraying Randle McMurphy in a revival of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."
  • In 1997, played George Wallace in George Wallace (1997) (TV). He re-prised the role, uncredited, in Path to War (2002) (TV).
  • Performed in a band called "Half Day Road" as a teen. Band broke up before their first album "Half Day Road" could be recorded.
  • Gary Sinise was born on March 17, 1955. In the movie Apollo 13 (1995), Gary Sinise played original Apollo 13 pilot, Kenneth Mattingly. Mattingly was born on March 17, 1936.

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