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Jack McGee

Full / Real Name: John J. McGee
Born: 02 February 1949 (72 years old)
Gender: Male

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Jack McGee is an American actor best known for his starring role as Chief Jerry Riley, whose losing battle with his ailing wife’s Alzheimer’s left him reeling, both emotionally and financially, on the television drama series Rescue Me, from 2004-2007.

He currently stars as Captain Mike Sutton in the comedy-drama police procedural television series Common Law, since 2012.

A South Bronx native, McGee was a New York City firefighter for ten years before landing his first feature film role opposite Jodie Foster in Five Corners.

Since then, he has appeared in numerous feature films, including Backdraft, Basic Instinct, Miracle on 34th Street, Thirteen Days, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde, and the Academy Award winning Best Picture, Crash.

He also appeared in Lethal Weapon 2, Born on the Fourth of July, The Out-of-Towners, Coyote Ugly, Thirteen Days Which Shocked the World, and The Man Who Wasn’t There.

In addition to his critically acclaimed role on Rescue Me, McGee’s TV credits include series regular roles on Sunset Beat, Space Rangers, and Whatever, and telefilms such as Student Exchange, Houdini, The Darwin Conspiracy, and Little John.

As a guest star, his credits include recurring roles on NYPD Blue and The Huntress, as well as guest starring on Navy NCIS, Carnivale, ER, The Practice, Malcolm in the Middle, The X-Files, and Seinfeld.

He also appeared on The Wonder Years, Roseanne, Twin Peaks, Murphy Brown, SeaQuest DSV, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Chicago Hope, Baywatch, Providence, The Division, Touched by an Angel, CSI, Charmed, and Without a Trace, among many others.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Tommy

McQuade

Burt

Alderman Bernie Arkovich

Father Peter Quinn

Roy Bloom

Stan

Doug Perren

Bulldozer Driver

Dale Fickas

Hawker Demon

Bobby McCallister

Captain Mike Sutton

Detective Brustin

Detective Brustin

Mickey Rowan

Road Manager

Richard O'Malley

Agent Brad Sylvestri

Officer Marks

Stan Macky

Warden Richard Steckler

Rodney McMullen

Deep Throat

John Brianson

Bar Owner Sean

Lieutenant Allan James

Lt. Allan James

Old Timer

Joe Roswell

Coach Oleski

Coach Oleski

Officer Gronski

Frank

Sgt. Danny Weaver

Det. Curtis Floyd

Fort Lee Sergeant

Bob Daniels

Desk Sgt. Mahoney

Desk Sgt. Mahoney

Desk Sgt. Mahoney

Guest Star

Chief Jerry Reilly

Chief Jerry Reilly

Chief Jerry Reilly

Chief Jerry Reilly

Bar Owner/Bartender

Ralph

Drive-Along Cop

Kris Kringle

Sookie

Arthur McCarthy

Detective

Stan Klotz

Bob Damfuse

Bubba

Bartender

Chuck

Mr. Murphy

Charlie Harvey


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