Gary Cole

American actor (born 1956)

Gary Michael Cole (born September 20, 1956) is an American actor and voice actor.

Gary Cole
Cole at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival
Gary Michael Cole

(1956-09-20) September 20, 1956 (age 67)
Alma materIllinois State University
Occupation(s)Actor, Voice actor
Years active1983–present
Teddi Siddall (m. 1992–2017)
ChildrenMary Cole

Cole was born in Park Ridge, Illinois on September 20, 1956.[1] He graduated at Illinois State University.

Cole began his acting career on stage with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 1985. In television, Cole had starring roles in the series Midnight Caller, American Gothic, and Crusade. In movies, Cole appeared in supporting roles in The Brady Bunch Movie, Office Space, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. He provided the voice of Mayor Jones in Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated.

Personal Life


He has been married to Teddi Siddall since 1992. They have a daughter. On June 19, 2017, the couple announced they were divorcing.[2] Cole is an active Democrat.[3]


  1. "Gary Cole Biography (1956–)". Retrieved 2012-06-11.
  2. "Gary Cole is splitting from his wife of 25 years". Mail Online. 19 June 2017.
  3. "Celebrities ante up for Democratic campaigns -".

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