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Gary Busey

Mostly Credited As: Gary Busey
Sometimes Credited As: William Gareth Jacob Busey Sr.
Garey Busey

Birth Name: William Gareth Jacob Busey
Date Of Birth: June 29, 1944 (Age 70)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Goose Creek, Texas
Height: 6' (1.82 m)

Gary Busey


Actor who received an Academy Award nominaton for his performance in The Buddy Holley Story and appeared to be on his way to stardom only to have personal problems and off-screen incidents nearly derail his career. In recent years Busey has been reduced to appearing on reality shows such as Celebrity Fit Club, Celebrity Rehab, and The Apprentice.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Celebrity Big Brother Live from the House (2013)As: Himself (CBB14)
Mr. Box Office (2012)As: John Anderson
Rehab with Dr. Drew (2008)As: Himself (S02)
truTV Presents: World's Dumbest... (2008)As: Himself
Celebrity Paranormal Project (2006)As: Himself
Celebrity Fit Club (US) (2005)As: Himself (S02)
Into the West (2005)As: Johnny Fox
The Apprentice (US) (2004)As: Himself - Actor & Artist / S11 - Celebrity Apprentice 4 - Fired in week 7 (S13 - All-Star Celebrity Apprentice - Fired in Week 9 on 28 Apr 2013)
I'm With Busey (2003)As: Himself
Celebrity Big Brother (2001)As: Himself (Series 14 (2014)- Winner)
The Texas Wheelers (1974)As: Truckie Wheeler
Episode Cast Credits 

Celebrity Big Brother's Bit on the Side (2011) 
  Celebrity Big Brother 14's Bit on the Side - 21 11x20: (Sep/12/2014) As Himself 

Legally Brown (2013) 
  Season 2, Episode 2 02x02: (Aug/18/2014) As Himself 

American Dad! (2005) 
  She Swill Survive 09x16: (Apr/13/2014) Voiced  Himself 

The Ultimate Action Movies (2014) 
  Episode 1 01x01: (Mar/29/2014) As Himself 

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) 
  Rebel Wilson, Anthony Bourdain, "Celebrity Apprentice" castoff Gary Busey, Retta 05x69: (Apr/29/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Terry Bradshaw, Ernie Brown Jr., Neal James, Rachel Bradshaw 20x101: (Jun/13/2012) As Himself (Archive Footage) 
  Bryan Cranston, Nancy Grace, Shaggy 19x119: (Jul/15/2011) As Himself (Footage from Previous Show) 
  Katie Couric, Cee-Lo Green 19x96: (Jun/06/2011) As Himself (“Ross at the MTV Movie Awards” Segment) 
  Emma Roberts, Gary Busey, Jeff Beck with Imelda May 19x64: (Apr/07/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Celebrity Wife Swap (US) (2012) 
  Gary Busey/Ted Haggard 01x02: (Jan/03/2012) As Himself 

Two and a Half Men (2003) 
  Frodo’s Headshots 09x09: (Nov/14/2011) As Himself (Special Appearance by), [Special Guest Stars]

Conan (2010) 
  Wanted: Dead... or with Chives 01x10: (Nov/23/2010) As Himself 
  A Prayer for Dick Butkus 01x09: (Nov/22/2010) As Himself 

Comedy Central Roast (2003) 
  Roast of Larry the Cable Guy 01x07: (Mar/16/2009) As Himself (Roaster) 

Entourage (2004) 
  Gary's Desk 04x08: (Aug/05/2007) As Himself 
  The Boys are Back in Town 02x01: (Jun/05/2005) As Himself 
  Busey and the Beach 01x06: (Aug/22/2004) As Himself 

Celebrity Paranormal Project (2006) 
  In Sanatorium 01x01: (Oct/22/2006) As Himself 

Tom Goes to the Mayor (2004) 
  Wrestling 02x05: (Jul/02/2006) Voiced  Coach Red Harris 

Scrubs (2001) 
  My Missed Perception 05x06: (Jan/17/2006) As Himself (Special Appearance by), [Special Guest Stars]

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Gary Busey, Russell Simmons, & The Transplants 03x84: (Jul/05/2005) As Himself 

The Simpsons (1989) 
  On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister 16x11: (Mar/06/2005) Voiced  Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

High Chaparall (2003) 
  Gary Busey 03x06: (Dec/06/2004) As Himself 
  Charlene Tilton 02x07: (Apr/26/2004) As Himself, [Uncredited]
  Gary Busey 02x04: (Apr/05/2004) As Himself 

World Poker Tour on FOX (2003) 
  Hollywood Home Game 4 02x20: (Aug/29/2004) As Himself 

Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003) 
  12-Stepping 02x11: (Aug/19/2004) As Himself 

The Sharon Osbourne Show (US) (2003) 
  Episode 14 01x14: (Oct/02/2003) As Himself 

The Brendan Leonard Show (2003) 
  Pirates 01x19: (Jun/30/2003) As Himself 

E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 
  Nick Nolte 07x16: (Feb/09/2003) As Himself 

King of the Hill (1997) 
  Soldier of Misfortune 06x02: (Dec/09/2001) Voiced  Mad Dog, [Special Guest Stars]

Law & Order (1990) 
  Formerly Famous 12x06: (Nov/07/2001) As Tommy Vega 

The Huntress (2000) 
  What Ralph Left Behind 01x01: (Jul/26/2000) As Tommy Van Slyke 

The Outer Limits (1995) (1995) 
  Revival 06x16: (Jul/21/2000) As Ezra Burnham 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  25th Anniversary Special (Sep/26/1999) As Himself 
  Gary Busey/Gary Busey with Rick Danko and Paul Butterfield, Eubie Blake 04x14: (Mar/10/1979) As Himself (Host) 

Behind The Music (1997) 
  The Day the Music Died 02x18: (Feb/07/1999) As Himself 

Walker, Texas Ranger (1993) 
  Special Witness 07x13: (Jan/16/1999) As Donovan Riggs 

Fallen Angels (1993) 
  Since I Don't Have You 01x06: (Sep/26/1993) As Buzz' Meeks 

The Hitchhiker (1983) 
  W.G.O.D. 02x04: (Nov/26/1985) As Reverend Nolan Powers 

The Midnight Special (1973) 
  Host: Leo Sayer 06x41: (Jul/28/1978) As Himself 

Baretta (1975) 
  On the Road 02x03: (Sep/24/1975) As Puckett 

Gunsmoke (1955) 
  The Busters 20x22: (Mar/10/1975) As Harve Daley 

Kung Fu (1972) 
  The Ancient Warrior 01x15: (May/03/1973) As Josh 

Bonanza (1959) 
  The Hidden Enemy 14x10: (Nov/28/1972) As Henry Johnson 

The High Chaparral (1967) 
  The Badge 04x13: (Dec/18/1970) As Rafe 
Trivia

Endorsed Donald Trump for President while appearing on Trujmp's show The Apprentice as a contestant.

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