Gerald McRaney Biography

Birthday: 1947-08-19
Place of Birth: Collins, Mississippi USA
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Wiki Biography: McRaney holds the distinction of being the last guest star to meet "Matt Dillon" in a gunfight on "Gunsmoke" (1955) - in the episode "Hard Labor", first broadcast February 24, 1975 (he lost). In fact, in the early portion of Gerald McRaney's career he almost always played the villain; but, since his first series, "Simon & Simon" (1981), hit it big, he's played mostly good guys. The character of passionate but irresponsible "Rick Simon" gave McRaney the opportunity to play a dramatic role with a comedic edge. A second hit series, "Major Dad" (1989), showcased his talent for comedy. McRaney met and fell in love with fellow southerner Delta Burke when she guest-starred on "Simon & Simon" (1981). He later appeared on her series, "Designing Women" (1986), as her ex-husband, although it is an unwritten rule that actors with current series don't do guest roles; they were married not long after.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The A-Team General Morrison 1985 - 1986 Action
Major Dad Maj. John D. 'Mac' McGillis 1989 Comedy
Murder By Moonlight Dennis Huff 1989 - 1989
Promised Land Russell Greene 1996 - 1999
Jericho Johnston Green 2006 - Action
The A Team General Morrison 2010 Action
A-Team General Morrison 2010 Action
Undercovers Carlton Shaw 2010 - 2012
Countdown to... Patton 2013
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Jackals Jake Wheeler 1986 Action, Crime, Drama
Promised Land Russell Greene 1987 0
A Holiday Romance 1999 Drama
Comanche Col. Samuel Sturgis 2000 Drama, History
Danger Beneath the Sea 2001
Hansel & Gretel Father 2002 Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Going for Broke 2003 Drama
Ike: Countdown to D-Day 2004 0, Romance, 0
Saving Shiloh 2006
Get Low Rev. Gus Horton 2010 0, 0
Heart of the Country Calvin 2013 Drama, Romance