Ten fun facts about Gary Sinise

Fact 1
Gary Alan Sinise was born on March 17, 1955 in Blue Island, Illinois, USA.

Fact 2
Gary moved with his family to Highland Park where he attended high school and was known for being a rebel who did not really care for school. Gary actually spent much of his youth playing in bands.

Fact 3
He tried out for “West Side Story” as a joke but became hooked on acting by the time that the musical was over.

Fact 4
Gary founded the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago in 1974.

Fact 5
Gary not only performed in plays with the company but also directed many of their different productions. He starred in his first Broadway performance in “The Grapes of Wrath” in 1990.

Fact 6
Gary was first a director upon going to Hollywood where he directed two episodes for “Crime Story” in 1986.

Fact 7
“A Midnight Clear” was the first movie in which Gary was an actor.

Fact 8
He is most notably known now for his role as Detective Mack Taylor on the popular television series CSI: NY.

Fact 9
His theater company that he started went from being in a Catholic high school basement to being in an eight million dollar theater where it remains active today.

Fact 10
Gary has received a number of awards and nominations for the different roles that he has played both as an actor and as a director.

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Short about Gary Sinise
Is a hugely talented American actor, musician and film director.

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