Gary Cole is an American actor and voice actor. He is famous for his voice of the title character on the Adult Swim series ‘Harvey Birdman’, Attorney at Law’, and Dr. James Timothy Possible on ‘Kim Possible’. His TV series performance includes in ‘Midnight Caller’, ‘American Gothic’, ‘Crusade’, ‘The Good Wife’, ‘Veep’ and most recently ‘Chicago Fire’.
Gary Cole: Age, Parents, Ethnicity
He was born on September 20, 1956, in Studio City, California, USA. His birth name is Gary Michael Cole and he is currently 65 years old.
His father’s name is Robert Cole and his mother’s name is Margaret ‘Peggy’ Cole. His father was a school administrative assistant whereas his mother was a director of finance. He has got an older sister, Nancy.
He holds American citizenship but his ethnicity is English, German, French-Canadian.
He attended Rolling Meadows High school and made his acting debut as Snoopy in a high school production of ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’. And later he joined Illinois State University and studied theatre as a classmate with other future actors Laurie Metcalf and John Malkovich.
Gary Cole: Professional Life, Career
Gary debuted his professional career as a stage actor in ‘Cahicago’ in 1983 and joined the ensemble of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 1985. He played the role of accused Army triple-murder Capt Jeffrey MacDonald in the miniseries ‘Fatal Vision’.
Gary provided his voice on several animated series like ‘Family Guy, ‘Kim Possible’, ‘Harvey Birdman’, ‘Attorney at Law’, ‘Archer’, etc. He also had a recurring role as Vice President Bob Russell on the drama ‘The West Wing’.
He had made his notable guest appearances on ‘Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and ‘Arrested Development. His other roles include Joe Maxwell in ‘Cadet Kelly’, Edgar Mitchell in ‘From the Earth to the Moon’, General Custer in ‘Son of the Morning Star.
He became more famous after playing the role of Jack ‘Nighthawk’ Killian in the series ‘Midnight Caller’ between 1988 and 1991. He portrayed the role of Bill Lumbergh in the film ‘Office Space’.
His other roles include as Mike Brady in ‘The Brady Bunch Movie’, as Lt. Conrad Rose in the TNT series ‘Wanted’, as Sheriff Lucas Buck in ‘American Gothic’, as Wayne on ‘Desperate Housewives, as Ted Jones in ‘Pineapple Express, as S.W.A.T. commander Cameron Luntz in the series ‘Psych’, etc.
Gary made his guest appearance on the fourth season of the HBO series ‘True Blood’ where he played as Sookie Stackhouse’s grandfather and began a recurring role as Cameron Dennis on ‘Suits’, as Kent Davison on the HBO series ‘Veep’, and provided the voice of Sergeant Boscoe on ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and Principal Shepherd on ‘Family Guy.
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2013 for his work in the series ‘Veep’.
Gary Cole: Net Worth, Salary
As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of around $5 million and his main source of income is from his professional career.
Gary Cole: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
There is no rumor and controversy heard about his personal and professional life.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
He has a height of 5 ft. 11 inches and weighs 85 kg. And he has got blonde color hair and blue eyes. Other information about his shoe size, dress size, etc. is not available.
He does not seem to be active in social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
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