Biography

William Gary Busey (born June 29, 1944), best known as Gary Busey, is an American film and stage actor and artist. He has appeared in over 120 films, as well as making regular appearances on Gunsmoke, Walker, Texas Ranger, Law & Order, and Entourage. He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in 1978 for his role in The Buddy Holly Story.

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William Gary Busey (born June 29, 1944), best known as Gary Busey, is an American film and stage actor and artist. He has appeared in over 120 films, as well as making regular appearances on Gunsmoke, Walker, Texas Ranger, Law & Order, and Entourage. He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in 1978 for his role in The Buddy Holly Story.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Gary Busey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 149

Birthday 1944-06-29

Place of Birth Goose Creek, Texas, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Garey Busey
  • Гэри Бьюзи
  • William Gary Busey

Acting TV ShowsMovies

High Chaparall (3 episodes)
Descansos as The Keeper
2018 The Last Sharknado: It's About Time as Wilford Wexler
2018 Camp Manna as Jack Cujo Parrish
2017 Mamaboy as Coach Dombrowski
2016 Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens as Wilford Wexler
2016 Candiland as Arnie/God
2015 Bikini Model Academy as Uncle Seymore
2015 Mansion of Blood as Zacharia
2015 Celebrity Family Feud (1 episode) as Himself
2015 Entourage as Gary Busey
2014 Confessions of a Womanizer as Gary
2014 Behaving Badly as Chief Clark
2014 Guido
2013 Bounty Killer as Van Sterling
2013 Matt's Chance as Bill
2012 Piranha 3DD as Clayton
2009 Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy
2009 Hallettsville as Sheriff David Ketchum
2008 Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew (54 episodes)
2008 Beyond The Ring as Tony De Luca
2007 Maneater as Grady Barnes
2007 Homo Erectus as Krutz
2007 Succubus: Hell-Bent as Sentinel
2006 Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride
2006 The Hard Easy as Vinnie
2006 Celebrity Paranormal Project (1 episode)
2006 Shut Up and Shoot! as Bob Katz
2006 Dr. Dolittle 3 as Butch (voice)
2006 Valley of the Wolves: Iraq as Doctor
2006 Soft Target as John Rouse
2005 Into the West (6 episodes) as Johnny Fox
2005 Chasing Ghosts as Marcos Alfiri
2005 Celebrity Fit Club (57 episodes)
2005 The Gingerdead Man as Millard Findlemeyer
2004 Tom Goes to the Mayor (1 episode)
2004 Latin Dragon as Thorn
2004 American Dictators: Staging Of The 2004 Presidential Election as Himself
2004 Entourage (3 episodes)
2004 Ghost Rock as Jack Pickett
2004 If Love Hadn't Left Me Lonely as Mesdeg
2004 Fallacy
2004 Border Blues as LAPD medium Michael March
2004 The History Of Rock 'n' Roll (10 episodes) as Narrator
2003 Two and a Half Men (1 episode) as Gary Busey
2003 Frost: Portrait of a Vampire as Micah
2003 A Crack in the Floor as Tyler Trout
2003 I'm with Busey (13 episodes)
2003 The Brendan Leonard Show (1 episode)
2003 World Poker Tour (1 episode)
2003 Quigley as Archie Channinng
2003 Welcome 2 Ibiza as Cortez
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1 episode)
2003 Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (1 episode)
2002 On the Edge as Felix
2002 Glory Glory as Sheriff
2002 Hot Boyz as Tully
2002 Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice as Richmond Claremont
2001 Down 'n Dirty as D. A. Mickey Casey
2001 Scrubs (1 episode)
2000 G-Men from Hell as Lt. Langdon
2000 The Huntress (1 episode)
2000 Tribulation as Tom Canboro
1999 No Tomorrow as Noah
1999 Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang as The Hooded Fang
1999 The Girl Next Door as Sheriff Larson
1999 Two Shades of Blue as Jack Reynolds
1998 Soldier as Church
1998 Detour as Mo Ginsburg
1998 Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms as Otto Mazur
1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas as Highway Patrolman
1998 Rough Draft as Nelson Keece
1997 The Rage as Art Dacy
1997 Plato's Run as Plato
1997 Suspicious Minds as Vic Mulvey
1997 Lethal Tender as Mr. Turner
1997 Lost Highway as Bill Dayton
1997 King of the Hill (1 episode)
1997 Rough Riders (2 episodes) as Gen. Joseph Wheeler
1996 The Chain as Frank Morrisey
1996 Sticks & Stones as Book's Dad
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1996 Black Sheep as Drake Sabitch
1996 Carried Away as Major Nathan Wheeler
1996 The Real Thing as Foreman
1996 Steel Sharks as Cmdr. Bill McKay
1995 Man with a Gun as Jack Rushton
1995 Warriors as Frank Vail
1995 The Outer Limits (1 episode)
1994 Drop Zone as Ty Moncrief
1994 Chasers as Sergeant Vince Banger
1994 Surviving the Game as Doc Hawkins
1994 Breaking Point as Dwight
1993 South Beach as Lenny
1993 Fallen Angels (1 episode)
1993 Rookie of the Year as Chet Steadman
1993 The Firm as Eddie Lomax
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (1 episode)
1992 Under Siege as Commander Krill
1992 Canvas as Ozzy Decker
1992 Chrome Soldiers as Jim 'Flash' Gordon
1992 The Player as Himself
1991 Wild Texas Wind as Justice Parker
1991 Point Break as FBI Agent Angelo Pappas
1991 My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys as Clint Hornby
1990 Predator 2 as Peter Keyes
1990 Law & Order (1 episode)
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
1989 The Neon Empire as Frank Weston
1989 Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary as Himself
1989 Hider in the House as Tom Sykes
1988 A Dangerous Life (3 episodes) as Tony O'Neil
1988 Act of Piracy as Ted Andrews
1988 Bulletproof as Frank 'Bulletproof' McBain
1987 Lethal Weapon as Mr. Joshua
1986 Eye of the Tiger as Buck Matthews
1986 Let's Get Harry as Jack
1985 Silver Bullet as Uncle Red
1985 Insignificance as The Ballplayer
1984 The Bear
1983 D.C. Cab as Dell
1983 The Hitchhiker (1 episode)
1983 Didn’t You Hear… as James
1982 Barbarosa as Karl Westover
1980 Foolin' Around as Wes
1980 Carny as Frankie
1978 Big Wednesday as Leroy
1978 The Buddy Holly Story as Buddy Holly
1978 Straight Time as Willy Darin
1976 A Star Is Born as Bobbie Ritchie
1976 The Gumball Rally as Gibson - Camaro Team
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode)
1975 You and Me
1975 Baretta (1 episode)
1974 The Law as William Bright
1974 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot as Curly
1974 The Execution of Private Slovik as Jimmy Feedek
1973 Blood Sport as David Lee Birdsong
1973 Hex as Giblets
1973 Lolly-Madonna XXX as Zeb Gutshall
1973 The Last American Hero as Wayne Jackson
1972 Dirty Little Billy as Basil Crabtree
1972 Kung Fu (1 episode)
1972 The Magnificent Seven Ride! as Hank Allan
1971 Angels Hard as They Come as Henry
1968 Wild in the Streets as Concert Attendee
1967 The High Chaparral (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode)

Sound

1975 Nashville Music

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