Gary Cole aka Gary Michael Cole was born on September 20, 1956, in Park Ridge, Illinois, USA and was brought up in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. He’s married to TeddiSiddall. Cole has a daughter, Mary, who's following her father's footsteps and is right now pursuing her career in acting. He's an astonishing actor and a brilliant voice artist. He appeared in various television series. He was quite impressive in TV shows like American Gothic, Crusade, and Midnight Caller.

He’s popularly known for his performances in Pineapple Express and Office Space. The inception of his career as an actor started at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, where he got his very first role in which he portrays a Military Captain, Jeffery MacDonald in a TV series called "Fatal Vision" which was aired in 1984. And as a voice artist, he voiced many of the popular animated shows like Family Guy, Kim possible, Batman: Under The Red Hood, and Harvey Birdman, Attorney at law. Cole voiced the part of Principal Shepherd, who is a high school principal, and in Batman: Under The Red Wood, he voiced the character of Processor James Gordon.

He voiced the character of Dr. James Timothy Possible, who is a dedicated rocket scientist and is the father of Kim Possible herself. He appeared as a guest actor in many of the famous TV shows like Suits, Desperate Housewives, and Chuck. In 1991, he starred in “Office Space”, where he plays the role of a callous yet sarcastic office supervisor named Bill Lumbergh. Cole is personally very attached to this character as it has got him a lot of reputation in the industry. Many didn’t expect the movie “Office Space” to be a hit in the box office. But when it was released, the character of Bill William Lumbergh, which was enacted by Cole was one of the main reason for the success of the movie.

His character in the movie Office Space got so much fame, which the mighty internet decided to make a meme out of it.

Garry Shandling English Actor

Garry Shandling

Gary Shandling was born into a Jewish family on November 29th, 1949. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA to Irving and Muriel. He is a comedian, actor, producer, and a director. He had a very hard life growing up. At a very young age, he moved from Chicago to Tucson, Arizona to treat his ill elder brother named Barry. Barry had a disease called cystic fibrosis. At the age of 10, Garry witnessed the death of his only elder brother. He did his graduation from Palo Verde High School. After he became a graduate, he got into the University of Arizona, where he did his major in Electrical Engineering. Along with this, he was pursuing his degree in marketing and also post-graduation in creative writing. He had developed an intense passion towards comedy writing. As he was pursuing his education, he once tracked down a famous comedian named George Carlin at a nightclub. Gary offered the material that he wrote to George Carlin, to use in his act. As George had a great gig that night, he realized that Gary Shandling's work was really marvellous and asked him to keep up the good task. This acted as a great motivation and inspiration for Shandling. He went on to perform great stand-up comedy. In one of his interviews, he said that one of the reasons he became a stand-up comedian is because he was frustrated at sitcom's conventional writing. His first stand-up comedy was performed at the "Comedy Store" in LA. He gained popularity among the comedy clubs because of his amazing gigs. One of his acts was so brilliant that he was later invited as a guest in "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" which was a life altering moment for Shandling. He then moved to Los Angeles, California in 1973 where he worked in an advertising agency. Later, he came up with a script for a popular TV show called "Sanford and Son" which aired on Showtime and Fox till 1990. After this, he met with an auto accident, which proved to be very critical. But later on, he turned the accident into a piece of his stand-up comedy. In 1981, he began to gain fame after he had appeared as a guest on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson". After that, he had a show of his own, "Garry Shandling's Show", which aired till 1990. In 1992, he got the biggest break of his career, his very own, reputed and the most award-winning show called "The Larry Sanders Show" which was aired on HBO. This show mostly included comical jokes about himself, his big hair and gigs based on his previous experiences with "The Tonight Show". This show was ranked 38 on "TV Guide's 50 Greatest Shows of All Time". It was the only comedy sitcom from HBO to make it to that list. This show got 24 awards which include 3 "Primetime Emmy Awards", 5 "CableACE awards, 4 "American Comedy" awards, 2 "British Comedy" awards and the list goes so on. Till date, he performs stand-up comedy in various cities in the USA.


Gary Sinise

An actor, director and a brilliant musician, Gary Sinise, one of the most gifted, was born on March 17 th, 1955 in Blue Island, Illinois, United States. Gary Sinise was born into a Roman Catholic family to Robert L. Sinise, a film editor, and his wife Mylles (Alsip) Sinise. He is now married to Moira Harris and has three children. Though he went to Glenbard West High School but he completed his graduation from Glenbard West High School. After his graduation, he established Steppenwolf Theater Company with his friends Terry Kinney and Jeff Perry. It was a huge step in Gray's career. This theater provided a platform where he can work on his acting and directing skills. This theater also demonstrated the performers of all time like Kevin Anderson, Joan Allen, Gary Cole, Ethan Hawke, and William Petersen. In 1983, Gary was working on one of his amazing productions, "Orphans". It was a great hit and had him moving to places. He moved from Chicago to New York. And even to London. He later worked on many Steppenwolf Theater Company's productions in The West End of London. His career hit a biggie when he directed and starred in one of Steppenwolf's production of "True West" for which he even earned an "Obie Award." He later directed many of Steppenwolf's productions. He starred and contributed to many great films. He partnered up with Tom Hanks in three of the blockbuster movies which are "Forrest Gump", "Apollo 13", and "The Green Mile". He wrote the storyline for the famous TV Show “CSI: New York.” He even starred in that show playing the character of Detective Mac Taylor. As a musician, he even showcased his talent of music in few episodes of this show. He even voiced the narration of World War 2 in History Channel. He even co-founded a band with one of his friends named Lt. Dan Band which is named after a character that Gary portrayed in the movie “Forrest Gump”. He’s an amazing bass guitarist. Gary, apart from being such a talented celebrity, he is also a very kind and generous person off screen. His love towards the veterans is very admirable. His support and his humanitarian work for the vets were so astonishing that he received a President Citizen Medal from the President George W. Bush. He is an active member of various military based organizations all across the globe. His dedication in helping the vets and the military personnel was heartfelt. The Marine Corps even named him an “honorary Marine'. He took part in many events and helped these organizations raise money. His work, his sacrifice, his service was so good that recently he was presented with “Sylvanus Thayer Award’

Gary Sinise English Actor