Gary Cole Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Family, Facts

Gary Cole Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics, Biography, Family, Facts
Gary Cole Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 74 kg
Date of Birth September 20, 1956
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Blue

Gary Cole is an American television, film, and voice actor whose professional acting career started on stage at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 1985. He has been cast in shows and movies like Midnight CallerSon of the Morning StarChicago Fire, The PracticeAmerican GothicThe Good Wife, Mixed-ishDodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Desperate HousewivesEntourageOffice SpaceVeep, 12 Miles of Bad RoadScooby-Doo! Mystery IncorporatedThe Brady Bunch Movie, An Officer and a MurdererSuitsThe West WingThe Art of Racing in the RainThe Good FightCrusadeTalladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky BobbyOne Hour PhotoPineapple ExpressThe Last Rites of Joe May, and Seven in Heaven.

Born Name

Gary Michael Cole

Nick Name

Gary

Gary Cole as seen at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival
Gary Cole as seen at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival (David Shankbone / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Park Ridge, Illinois, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Gary Cole studied at Rolling Meadows High School, where he made his acting debut as Snoopy in a high school production of Clark Gesner’s Peanuts musical You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

Later, he got enrolled at Illinois State University and studied theater. His classmates included fellow future actors Laurie Metcalf and John Malkovich.

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Occupation

Actor, Voiceover Artist

Family

  • Father – Robert Cole (Municipal Finance Director)
  • Mother – Margaret or “Peggy” (School Administrative Assistant)
  • Sibling – Nancy (Older Sister)
  • Others – Wilber/Willis Grove (Maternal Grandfather), Hazel B. Hartman (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Gary Cole has been represented by –

  • Danis, Panaro & Nist, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
  • Envoy Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States

Net Worth

In 2021, his net worth was $4 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

74 kg or 163 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Gary Cole has dated –

  1. Teddi Siddall (1992–2017) – On March 8, 1992, he got married to actress and writer Theodora “Teddi” Siddall. Their daughter Mary has also pursued a career in acting. Mary was diagnosed with autism when she was 28 months old. On June 19, 2017, Teddi Siddall filed for divorce. She died in 2018.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Gary Cole is of English, German, and French-Canadian descent.

Gary Cole pictured in January 2009
Gary Cole pictured in January 2009 (Donny Doyle / Flickr / CC BY 3.0)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Has often played cold, calculating authority figures

Brand Endorsements

He has been a part of TV commercials for –

  • Maidenform (1989)
  • World of Warcraft video game (2006)
  • State Farm Insurance (2011)
  • Kabbage (2019)
  • Dodge Challenger (2020)
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Gary Cole Facts

  1. He grew up in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.
  2. Gary Cole played Kent Davison, the Senior Strategist to the President, in the HBO political satire comedy series titled Veep from 2013 to 2019. For this role, he got nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series”.
  3. In August 2016, he provided vocals to the character of a CEO in an episode titled Fashion Bears of the animated slice of life television series, We Bare Bears.
  4. Alongside Tika Sumpter, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, and others, he co-starred as Harrison Jackson III, Bow’s paternal grandfather and Paul’s father, in the single-camera sitcom called Mixed-ish from 2019 to 2021.
  5. Gary Cole has been friends with William Petersen.
  6. He has also done voiceover work for video games like Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law and Hitman.

Featured Image by David Shankbone / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0

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