The Funny or Die website frequently features Gary in many of its skits. Check him out in "The General" with Dave Franco, "Weird: The Weird Al Yankovic Story" (as Weird Al's dad!), "Terrible Decisions with Ben Schwartz: The Dropoff" and more. See them here: Funny or Die
Gary has appeared in several episodes of The Good Wife
and will be featured in another one soon. In the CBS series Gary play a recurring character named Kurt McVeigh, a nemesis/flirt for Christine Baranksi's Diane Lockhart. She's his opposite on almost every subject, but she can't resist his charms. This is a great show and it's definitely worth checking out just to see the interplay between Gary and Christine Baranski!
Look for him in February or March for his next episode. More details as we get them!
Gary is getting great reviews in the true story Forever Strong
as a coach, Larry Gelwix, whose rugby team dominated the sport in Utah and the entire country for three decades.
Sean Faris plays a troubled teen who loses his position as star of an Arizona Rugby Team after being sentenced to a boy's home in Salt Lake. Soon he finds himself playing for Gary's team in the national championships against his old team coached by his dad, played by Neal McDonough. Also featured in the film is Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings).
Gary received fabulous reviews in the summer drug comedy Pineapple Express
. It stars Seth Rogen (The 40-Year-Old Virgin
), James Franco (Spiderman
) and Rosie Perez. Rogen and Evan Goldberg wrote the script, which follows the adventures of a couple of pothead buddies who get mixed up with some dangerous drug dealers. Gary plays a drug dealer who the boys see kill someone in this Judd Apatow comedy.
Order it at Amazon on
DVD or Blu-Ray.
It has come to our attention that someone is impersonating Gary on social networking sites. Gary is not a member of any social networking site, so anyone you see claiming to be him is an imposter. The Gary Cole Archives is Gary's only authorized presence on the web.
Gary will be featured in the upcoming A Good Funeral, an independent film he's just finished filming. It involves a man on a cross-country road trip with his ex-wife, new wife and daughter on his way to play on a Family Feud-like game show. The movie has a bit of a Little Miss Sunshine feel to it and also stars Jennifer Coolidge and Liesl Ehardt.
has just been released on DVD! This true story is a personal favorite here at The Gary Cole Archives. Gary plays Larry McAfee, an athletic young man who becomes paralyzed in a motorcyle accident and sues for the right to have a switch installed on his ventilator that will allow him to turn the machine off. This unusually complex portrayal of the issues of "quality of life" is one of Gary's best performances. It's not been released before in the U.S.
You can buy it from Amazon with this direct link or from Amazon.co.uk in PAL format.
Gary recently guest-starred on The CW network's series, Supernatural
. He played a Hollywood executive whose set is having a little trouble with some suspicious deaths, which the Supernatural
boys (series stars Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, with Gary, at left) go undercover to investigate.
Did you miss it? You can download the single episode here.
Gary's brilliant '90s series, American Gothic
, is finally out on DVD! Celebrating AG's 10th Anniversary, the DVD set features all 22 episodes of the entire series including the four lost episodes that never aired on network television. Bonus features include 15 deleted and extended scenes (never-before-seen) and a pilot commentary with Shaun Cassidy.
This is Gary's masterpiece role, as the sexy, charming, completely evil Sheriff Lucas Buck. CBS, the network which had the show, never knew what to do with it and ran the episodes out of order and skipped some entirely. Now you can see the complete series from start to finish! It also stars Lucas Black, Sarah Paulson, Brenda Bakke, Jake Weber, Nick Searcy and Paige Turco, and was created by Shaun Cassidy and produced by Sam Raimi.
This is absolutely our favorite show of all time here at The Gary Cole Archives. If you only buy one DVD set, this is the one to get! Buy it now from Amazon or on 6 discs in PAL format from Amazon.co.uk.
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