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Gary Cole (born September 20, 1956) is an American actor, known for numerous roles, including the television series Fatal Vision, The West Wing, Midnight Caller, American Gothic, Wanted and Crusade, and the films Office Space, In the Line of Fire, Kiss the Sky, Dodgeball, The Brady Bunch Movie, A Very Brady Sequel, One Hour Photo, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Breach, and a small cameo in To Live and Die in L.A., and as George Armstrong Custer in the TV movie Son of the Morning Star. September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The West Wing may refer to: The West Wing, a television drama set in the West Wing of the White House The West Wing of the White House, the location of the Oval Office and offices for senior members of the Executive Office of the President of the United States... Midnight Caller was a dramatic NBC television series which ran from 1988 until 1991. ... American Gothic was a CBS drama series, created by Shaun Cassidy, which ran from September 1995 to July 1996. ... Wanted is a 2005 primetime police drama television series broadcast on the TNT network. ... Crusade is a spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynskis Babylon 5. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... Office Space is a 1999 comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge. ... In the Line of Fire is a 1993 film about a psychopath who attempts to assassinate the President of the United States. ... Kiss the Sky is a 1999 film directed by Roger Young. ... Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story is a comedy from 20th Century Fox, written and directed by Rawson Thurber and available on DVD or VHS December 2004. ... The Brady Bunch Movie is a 1995 comedy film adaptation of the classic 1969-1974 television series The Brady Bunch, produced by Paramount Pictures. ... A Very Brady Sequel is a 1996 comedy film that is a sequel to 1995s The Brady Bunch Movie. ... One Hour Photo (2002) is an American psychological thriller written and directed by Mark Romanek and starring Robin Williams. ... The article refers to the comic book series. ... Martin Scorsese appears briefly in an uncredited role in this scene from his feature film Taxi Driver. ... To Live and Die in L.A. is an action/thriller movie released in 1985. ... George Armstrong Custer Custer redirects here. ... A television movie (also TV movie, TV-movie, made-for-TV movie, etc. ... Son of the Morning Star is a book and a movie (in 1991) based on the book. ...


Cole, born in Park Ridge, Illinois, attended Rolling Meadows High School, where his first dramatic appearance was as Snoopy in a high school production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Cole then attended Illinois State University, majoring in theater alongside actors Laurie Metcalf and John Malkovich. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Rolling Meadows High School, or RMHS, is a public four-year high school located in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. ... Snoopy is the name of Charlie Browns pet beagle in the long-running comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz. ... Youre a Good Man, Charlie Brown is a musical comedy based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his comic strip Peanuts. ... Illinois State University (usually abbreviated as ISU) is a public university in Normal, Illinois. ... Laurie Metcalf Lauren Ophelia Laurie Metcalf (b. ... John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, producer and director. ...


Career

Gary Cole as Bob Russell
Gary Cole as Bob Russell

Cole began his professional career as a stage actor in Chicago. He also appeared in several off-Broadway productions in New York City. Actor Gary Cole as Vice President of the United States Bob Russell on NBCs The West Wing. Photo by NBC. This is a copyrighted promotional image. ... Actor Gary Cole as Vice President of the United States Bob Russell on NBCs The West Wing. Photo by NBC. This is a copyrighted promotional image. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Off-Broadway plays or musicals are performed in New York City in smaller theatres than Broadway, but larger than Off-Off-Broadway, productions. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC, City That Never Sleeps, The Concrete Jungle, The City So Nice They Named It Twice Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City...


In addition to his film and television credits listed above, Cole has done voice work on several animated series (Family Guy, Kim Possible, Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law) and had a recurring role on the drama The West Wing as Vice President Bob Russell. He also starred as Captain Matthew Gideon on the short-lived Babylon 5 spin-off Crusade, and had notable guest appearances on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Arrested Development. He also played as Joe Maxwell on DCOM (Disney Channel Original Movie) Cadet Kelly and appeared as real-life astronaut Edgar Mitchell in HBO's recreation of Project Apollo, From the Earth to the Moon. Family Guy is an American animated television series about a nuclear family in the suburb of Quahog (IPA or ), Rhode Island. ... Kim Possible is a Disney Channel original Emmy-winning American animated television series about a teenage crimefighter of the same name who has the task of dealing with worldwide, family, and school issues every day. ... Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law is a comedic American animated television series created by Williams Street that airs on Cartoon Network during its Adult Swim late night programming block. ... The West Wing is a popular and widely acclaimed American television serial drama created by Aaron Sorkin and produced and co-written by John Wells. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      The Vice President of the United States is the first in the presidential line of succession... Bob Russell, the former Vice President of the United States, was a fictional character played by Gary Cole on the television serial drama The West Wing. ... Babylon 5 is an epic American science fiction television series created, produced, and largely written by J. Michael Straczynski. ... Crusade is a spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynskis Babylon 5. ... Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 5 DVD Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU) is the first of three spin-offs of Law & Order (the other two being Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Trial by Jury; all series are presented on the NBC... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... This is a list of movies produced for the U.S. cable channel Disney Channel. ... Cadet Kelly is a Disney Channel Original Movie. ... Edgar Mitchell (right) poses with Stuart Roosa (left) and Alan Shepard (center) Edgar D. Mitchell, Sc. ... Project Apollo was a series of human spaceflight missions undertaken by the United States of America (NASA) using the Apollo spacecraft and Saturn launch vehicle, conducted during the years 1961–1974. ... Casting the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon provided unique challenges to the producers. ...


He is most remembered for the cult favorite film Office Space where he plays the annoying boss Lumbergh. "I knew the movie was actually some kind of success because people were coming up doing some lines from the movie." [1] Office Space is a 1999 comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge. ...


He starred as Lt. Conrad Rose on the TNT series Wanted and is the voice of the title character on the Adult Swim series Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law. Most recently, Cole was featured in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. Turner Network Television, usually referred to as TNT, is a cable TV network created by media mogul Ted Turner and launched with a showing of his favorite film, Gone with the Wind, on October 3, 1988. ... Wanted is a 2005 primetime police drama television series broadcast on the TNT network. ... The Adult Swim logo Adult Swim, usually rendered [adult swim] based on its logo, is the name for the adult-oriented television programming block on Cartoon Network in the United States and Australia, and Bravo in the United Kingdom, featuring absurdist and often ribald comedy in contrast to the tamer... Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law is a comedic American animated television series created by Williams Street that airs on Cartoon Network during its Adult Swim late night programming block. ...


References

Bryant, Adam. ""Fast-Track Father"", Maxim Magazine Online, December 2006. Retrieved on 2007-01-23. 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Gary Cole at the Internet Movie Database
  • Gary Cole at the Voice Chasers Database
  • The Gary Cole Archives
  • Steppenwolf Theatre Yahoo Group

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Gary Cole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (240 words)
Cole, born in Park Ridge, Illinois, attended Rolling Meadows High School, where his first dramatic appearance was as Snoopy in a high school production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
Cole then attended Illinois State University, majoring in theater alongside actors Laurie Metcalf and John Malkovich.
Cole began his professional career as a stage actor in Chicago.
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