Birth Date: September 20, 1956 / Age: 56
Birth Place: Park Ridge, Illinois
Biography: Gary Cole (born 20 September 1956) is an American actor, known for numerous roles, including the television series Fatal Vision, Midnight Caller, American Gothic, and Crusade, and the films In the Line of Fire, Office Space, The Brady Bunch Movie, and One Hour Photo, and as George Armstrong Custer in the TV movie Son of the Morning Star.
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; he also appeared in several off-Broadway productions in New York 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) and has a recurring role on the drama The West Wing as Vice President Bob Russell.