Gary Alan Sinise (/ s ɪ ˈ n iː s /; 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 .
Gary Sinise, Actor: Forrest Gump. Gary Alan Sinise was born in Blue Island, Illinois, to Mylles S. (Alsip) and Robert L. Sinise, A.C.E., a film editor. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), English, Scottish, Irish, French, German, and Swedish ancestry. His family moved to Highland Park, where he attended high school. He was something of a rebel, playing in bands but ...
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Gary Alan Sinise was born in Blue Island, Illinois, to Mylles S. (Alsip) and Robert L. Sinise, A.C.E., a film editor. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), English, Scottish, Irish, French, German, and Swedish ancestry. His family moved to Highland Park, where he attended high school. He was something of a rebel, playing in bands but pa...
Gary and some friends tried out for \\"West Side Story\\" as a lark, but Gary was hooked on acting for life by closing night. Gary credits his love for theatre to his drama teacher, Barbara Patterson. In 1974, Gary, Terry Kinney, and Jeff Perry founded the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. Initially performing in a church basement, the company ...
Gary is married to Moira Sinise, an actress and original member of the Steppenwolf company. They have three children, Sophie Sinise, McCanna Anthony Sinise and Ella Sinise.
- Gary Alan Sinise
- 5' 8" (1.73 m)
- March 17, 1955 in Blue Island, Illinois, USA
US LBM Foundation supports housing for wounded veteran
The US LBM Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by leading specialty building materials distributor US LBM, recently donated $300,000 to the Gary Sinise Foundation to support the construction of a mortgage-free,
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WOW Carwash & Guests Provide $10,327 in Donations & Washes to Support Veterans
The car wash brand partnered with the Gary Sinise Foundation to provide free washes to veterans and active military. LAS VEGAS, NV, November 18, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On Veterans Day, WOW Carwash teamed up with the Gary Sinise Foundation to provide a ...
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The Gary Sinise Foundation recently hosted another special Walls of Honor event for wounded Army 1SG John Borders in Brooksville, Florida, where family and friends took time to write special messages of love and support on the walls of John's future R.I.S.E. specially adapted smart home.
Sinise is an Emmy, Golden Globe, and two-time SAG Award winner for his roles in Truman and George Wallace. He also received a SAG Award nomination for his role in The Stand. For nearly 40 years, Gary has stood as an advocate on behalf of America’s service members. It began in the early ‘80s, supporting local Vietnam veterans groups in the ...