Gary Busey

Film Producer / Composer / Musician | * 06/29/1944 (78) | Goose Creek, Texas (United States of America (USA))
Gary Busey (born 1944) is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of Buddy Holly in The Buddy Holly Story (1978), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor. His other starring roles include A Star Is Born (1976), D.C. Cab (1983), Silver Bullet (1985), Lethal Weapon (1987), Predator 2 (1990), Point Break (1991), Under Siege (1992), Rookie of the Year (1993), The Firm (1993), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Gary Busey

Academy Award for Best Actor
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Movies with Gary Busey as Actor(129)

as Millard Findlemeyer (archive footage) (uncredited)2019 Butcher's Bake Off: Hell's Kitchen
as Jack Cujo Parrish2018 Camp Manna
as Coach Dombrowski2016 Mamaboy
as Arnie/God2016 Candiland
as Wilford Wexler2016 Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens
as Uncle Seymore2015 Bikini Model Academy
as Zacharia2015 Mansion of Blood
as John C. Calhoun (voice)2015 The Gettysburg Address
as himself2015 Entourage
2014 Guido
as Chief Clark2014 Behaving Badly
as Van Sterling2013 Bounty Killer
as Bill2013 Matt's Chance
as Clayton2012 Piranha 3DD
as Sheriff David Ketchum2009 Hallettsville
as Tony De Luca2008 Beyond The Ring
as Krutz2007 Homo Erectus
as Grady Barnes2007 Maneater
as Sentinel2007 Succubus: Hell-Bent
as Bob Katz2006 Shut Up and Shoot!
as Vinnie2006 The Hard Easy
as John Rouse2006 Soft Target
as The Keeper2006 Descansos
as Butch (voice)2006 Dr. Dolittle 3
as Marcos Alfiri2005 Chasing Ghosts
as Millard Findlemeyer2005 The Gingerdead Man
2004 Fallacy
as Thorn2004 Latin Dragon
as Viper2004 Motocross Kids
as Jack Pickett2004 Ghost Rock
as LAPD medium Michael March2004 Border Blues
as Whitey Ferguson2003 The Prize Fighter
as Archie Channinng2003 Quigley
as Cortez2003 Welcome 2 Ibiza
as Felix2002 On the Edge
as Richmond Claremont2002 Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice
as Sheriff2002 Glory Glory
as D. A. Mickey Casey2001 Down 'n Dirty
as Tyler Trout2001 A Crack in the Floor
as Tom Canboro2000 Tribulation
as Lt. Langdon2000 G-Men from Hell
as Tully2000 Hot Boyz
as Jack Reynolds1999 Two Shades of Blue
as Sheriff Larson1999 The Girl Next Door
as Noah1999 No Tomorrow
as Nelson Keece1998 Rough Draft
as Church1998 Soldier
as Highway Patrolman1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
as Mo Ginsburg1998 Detour
as Bill Dayton1997 Lost Highway
as Art Dacy1997 The Rage
as Vic Mulvey1997 Suspicious Minds
as Plato1997 Plato's Run
as Mr. Turner1997 Lethal Tender
as Drake Sabitch1996 Black Sheep
as Major Nathan Wheeler1996 Carried Away
as Book's Dad1996 Sticks & Stones
as Frank Morrisey1996 The Chain
as Cmdr. Bill McKay1996 Steel Sharks
as Foreman1996 The Real Thing
as Jack Rushton1995 Man with a Gun
as Frank Vail1995 Warriors
as Doc Hawkins1994 Surviving the Game
as Ty Moncrief1994 Drop Zone
as Sergeant Vince Banger1994 Chasers
as Dwight1994 Breaking Point
as Chet Steadman1993 Rookie of the Year
as Lenny1993 South Beach
as Eddie Lomax1993 The Firm
as Jim 'Flash' Gordon1992 Chrome Soldiers
as Ozzy Decker1992 Canvas
as Commander Krill1992 Under Siege
as himself1992 The Player
as FBI Agent Angelo Pappas1991 Point Break
as Justice Parker1991 Wild Texas Wind
as Self - Choir Member1990 Voices That Care
as Peter Keyes1990 Predator 2
as Tom Sykes1989 Hider in the House
as Frank Weston1989 The Neon Empire
as Ted Andrews1988 Act of Piracy
as Frank 'Bulletproof' McBain1988 Bulletproof
as Mr. Joshua1987 Lethal Weapon
as Buck Matthews1986 Eye of the Tiger
as Jack1986 Let's Get Harry
as The Ballplayer1985 Insignificance
as Uncle Red1985 Silver Bullet
as Paul W. Bryant1984 The Bear
as Dell1983 D.C. Cab
as Karl Westover1982 Barbarosa
as Frankie1980 Carny
as Wes1980 Foolin' Around
as Buddy Holly1978 The Buddy Holly Story
as Willy Darin1978 Straight Time
as Leroy1978 Big Wednesday
as Gibson - Camaro Team1976 The Gumball Rally
as Bobbie Ritchie1976 A Star Is Born
as William Bright1974 The Law
as Wayne Jackson1973 The Last American Hero
as Giblets1973 Hex
as David Lee Birdsong1973 Blood Sport
as Zeb Gutshall1973 Lolly-Madonna XXX
as Hank Allan1972 The Magnificent Seven Ride!
as Basil Crabtree1972 Dirty Little Billy
as Concert Attendee1968 Wild in the Streets
as Hippie with Loudspeaker (uncredited)1967 The Love-Ins

TV Shows/Series with Gary Busey as Actor(33)

Movies with Gary Busey as Crew(1)

Sound/Music1975 Nashville

Additional Information

Full Name: Gary William Busey
Born: Thursday, 06/29 1944 (June) in Goose Creek, Texas (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 78 years + 222 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Pittsburg State University, Robert E. Lee High School, Coffeyville Community College, Nathan Hale High School
Record Label: Epic Records
Children: Jake Busey
Other names for Gary Busey (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Garey Busey"
"Гэри Бьюзи"
"William Gary Busey"
Gary Busey frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (32x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (28x, Actor)
Bill Hader (24x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (20x, Actress)
Tress MacNeille (20x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (16x, Actor)
Will Forte (16x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (16x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (13x, Actress)
Phil Hartman (13x, Actor)
Fred Williamson (11x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2625, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/24/2023