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      Gary Basaraba

      Gary Basaraba

      Highest Rated: 95% The Irishman (2019)

      Lowest Rated: Not Available

      Birthday: Mar 16, 1959

      Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

      Though best known as a cop on several short-lived TV series, Canadian actor Gary Basaraba has had supporting roles in a number of noteworthy films, "The Last Temptation of Christ" and "Fried Green Tomatoes." After attending the Yale School of Drama, he played his first feature parts in the later works of renowned directors Louis Malle and Karel Reisz. Stepping up to share the lead, he played the husband of Mary Steenburgen's character in the Disney holiday fantasy "One Magic Christmas." He dipped into TV series with guest spots on "Miami Vice" before landing the part of Andrew the Apostle in Martin Scorsese's controversial biblical tale, "The Last Temptation of Christ." Though Basaraba's subsequent projects varied, he often found himself cast as an officer of the law, as was the case in both the soap opera "Another World" and the drama "Fried Green Tomatoes." Contrarily, however, he also played celebrated journalist Heywood Broun in "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle." At around the same time as that film, he began finding mostly TV work, frequently in guest spots on dramas. He played regular roles as police officers on two series, "Brooklyn South" and "Boomtown," but neither lasted beyond a single season.

      Highest rated movies

      The Irishman
      Sweet Dreams
      American Animals Charlotte's Web Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Fried Green Tomatoes
      Sound of Freedom
      The Accountant

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      ONE MAGIC CHRISTMAS, Arthur Hill, Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Robbie Magwood, Elizabeth Harnois, 1985, (c)Buena Vista Pictures ONE MAGIC CHRISTMAS, (L-R), Gary Basaraba, Robbie Magwood, Elisabeth Harnois, 1985. LITTLE ITALY, FROM LEFT: ALYSSA MILANO, ADAM FERRARA, EMMA ROBERTS, ANDREA MARTIN (FRONT), HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN, DANNY AIELLO (FRONT), GARY BASARABA, LINDA KASH, 2018. PH: CHRISTOS KALOHORIDIS/© LIONSGATE Mad Men, Gary Basaraba (L), Jon Hamm (R), 'For Immediate Release', Season 6, Ep. #6, 05/05/2013, ©AMC Mad Men, from left: Sarah Aldrich, Gary Basaraba, Jon Hamm, Jessica Paré, Julia Ormond, 'For Immediate Release', Season 6, Ep. #6, 05/05/2013, ©AMC CHARLOTTE'S WEB, Essie Davis, Dakota Fanning, Kevin Anderson, Gary Basaraba, Siobhan Fallon, Nate Mooney, Louis Corbett, 2006. ©Paramount CHARLOTTE'S WEB, front: Louis Corbett, Dakota Fanning, back: Kevin Anderson, Essie Davis, Siobhan Fallon, Gary Basaraba, 2006, ©Paramount ONE MAGIC CHRISTMAS, Arthur Hill, Gary Basaraba, Elisabeth Harnois, Robbie Magwood, 1985 The Mentalist, Gary Basaraba (L), Simon Baker (R), 'Red Dawn', Season 5, Ep. #5, 10/28/2012, ©CBS

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      57% 99% Sound of Freedom Earl Buchanan (Character) $183.6M 2022
      95% 86% The Irishman Frank "Fitz" Fitzsimmons (Character) - 2019
      13% 67% Little Italy Vince (Character) $987.8K 2018
      88% 82% American Animals Mr. Lipka (Character) $2.9M 2018
      28% 26% Suburbicon Uncle Mitch (Character) $5.7M 2017
      52% 76% The Accountant Don (Character) $86.2M 2016
      No Score Yet 75% The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol Unknown (Character) - 2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Patricia Cornwell's Hornet's Nest Seth (Character) - 2012
      21% 43% The Smurfs Hefty (Voice) $142.6M 2011
      51% 52% The Taking of Pelham 123 Jerry Pollard (Motorman) (Character) $65.5M 2009
      No Score Yet 66% Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise Norman Shaw (Character) - 2006
      79% 62% Charlotte's Web Mr. Zuckerman (Character) $82.5M 2006
      0% 37% K-9: P.I. Pete Timmons (Character) - 2002
      50% 68% Unfaithful Detective Mirojnick (Character) $52.8M 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Guilty Hearts Unknown (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sports Pages Frank (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Recipe for Murder Murray Maguire (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Murray Maguire, M.E. Murray Maguire (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 62% Holy Joe Ernie Blevins (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet 28% Dead Silence Shephard Wilcox (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet What Happened to Bobby Earl? Jack Dietrick (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet 40% The Advocate's Devil Unknown (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet 91% A Horse for Danny Solly (Character) - 1995
      76% 61% Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Heywood Broun (Character) $2.1M 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Operation Schmetterling Leafman (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Writing on the Wall Leafman (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet For Their Own Good Roy Wheeler (Character) - 1993
      No Score Yet 17% The Dark Wind Larry (Character) - 1991
      76% 87% Fried Green Tomatoes Grady Kilgore (Character) $81.2M 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas Leland Winters (Character) - 1991
      31% 28% No Mercy Joe Collins (Character) $11.3M 1986
      No Score Yet 36% Alamo Bay Leon (Character) - 1985
      47% 68% One Magic Christmas Jack Grainger (Character) $12.4M 1985
      90% 81% Sweet Dreams Woodhouse (Character) $9.0M 1985

      TV

      Credit
      98% 77% Doom Patrol Big D (Character) 2019
      78% 80% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit George Burton (Guest Star) 2001 2018
      No Score Yet 85% Criminal Minds James Odenkirk (Guest Star) 2018
      73% 69% Chicago Justice Unknown (Guest Star) 2017
      No Score Yet 65% NCIS: New Orleans Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
      No Score Yet 79% Madam Secretary Tom Ryan (Guest Star) 2016
      91% 90% The Leftovers Neil (Guest Star) 2015
      57% 92% Forever Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
      90% 83% Bones Bob Gordon (Guest Star) 2014
      97% 94% Justified Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
      92% 78% Person of Interest Stu Sommers (Guest Star) 2013
      94% 96% Mad Men Herb Rennet (Guest Star) 2012-2013
      No Score Yet 89% The Mentalist Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
      No Score Yet 55% Unforgettable Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
      82% 87% Castle Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
      42% 29% Criminal Minds: Suspect Behaviour William Meeks (Guest Star) 2011
      No Score Yet 85% Flashpoint Sgt. Oliver MacCoy (Guest Star) 2011
      No Score Yet 80% Blue Bloods Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
      No Score Yet 95% Cold Case Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
      No Score Yet 93% Numb3ers Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
      74% 83% Nip/Tuck Arthur (Guest Star) 2007
      No Score Yet 82% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
      96% 98% Everybody Hates Chris Art Wuliger (Guest Star) 2005
      65% No Score Yet Close to Home Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
      No Score Yet 83% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1992 2004
      96% No Score Yet Boomtown Officer Ray Hechler (Character) 2002-2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Judging Amy Unknown (Guest Star) 2001-2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Law Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Early Edition Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Martial Law Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Brooklyn South Unknown (Character) 1997-1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outer Limits Ben Miller (Character) 1997
      91% 90% Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet New York Undercover Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
      83% No Score Yet NYPD Blue Victor Carlin (Guest Star) 1994
      71% 85% Miami Vice Cyrus (Guest Star) 1987-1988