Gary Cole Biography

Updated On Jul 26, 2019 Published On Feb 15, 2017
Facts of Gary Cole
Date of Birth: 1956 , September-20
Birth Nation: United States
Name Gary Cole
Birth Name Gary Michael Cole
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Park Ridge, Illinois
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Movies, TV Shows
Net Worth $3 Million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Famous for Voice artist
Married Yes
Married to Teddi Siddall (m. 1992)
Children 1
Divorce Not Yet
Education Illinois State University
Movies The Bronze
TV Show The West Wing
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Gary Cole is a successful actor and voice actor by profession. He has appeared in many movies like The Last Rites of Joe MayDate and Switch, and many others. His upcoming movie The Art of Racing in the Rain is scheduled to release in 2019.

Early Life, Education

Gary Cole is an American actor well-known as Ted Jones for his work on Pineapple Express born in Park Ridge, Illinois.

He was raised in Rolling Meadows with his parents where his father was a school administrative assistant and mother was the director of finance.

Gary pursued theater degree from Illinois State University and began his acting career after graduation. Regarding his ethnicity, he is white and holds American Nationality.

Career: Movies & TV series

Cole began his acting experience from his high school production which helps him to debuts in Hollywood industry. He was cast in Theater and TV series at the begging of his career but sooner his conspicuous acting led him towards Big screen Movies. His movies include “Cry Wolf”, “I Spy”, “Breach”, “Conspiracy”, and recently “The Bronze”. The Bronze stars actors like Melissa RauchThomas Middleditch, and many others.

Gary also cast in TV series such as “The West Wings”, “Pop Rocks”, “Wanted”, “Arrested Development”, “True Blood”, “The List”, “Unforgettable” and also appeared in “Desperate Housewives”, “Psych diligent”. His outstanding performance earned him Primetime Emmy Award and other numerous awards and trophy.

Marriage & Divorce with Wife Teddi Siddall

Moving towards his personal life, Cole married to Teddi Siddall after having affairs for several years. They have one daughter Mary who is also pursuing her career in acting. He earns a handsome amount of money from his acting career casting in numerous TV series and Movie.

Net Worth

The big chunk of net worth has been estimated at $5 million. A major source of his income comes from his career in acting.

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Born in Park Ridge

September 20 , 1956

Gary Cole was born on 20th September 1956 in Park Ridge, Illinois. He grew up with his father who was administrative assistant and mother was director of finance. He attend Illinois State University and he is White-American.

Nominated for Joseph Jefferson Award.


Gary was nominated for Joseph Jefferson Award for his outstanding performance in The Magnolia Club at the Novel Ventures. He was also nominated for The Tooth of Crime at the Remains Theatre after that year. 

Cast as President and Vice-President.


Gary has outstanding acting skills. He can be seen casting as both the President and Vice-President of the United States in different productions which include President Mike Brady in The Brady Bunch in the White House and Vice-President Bob Russell in The West Wing. 

Married to Teddi Siddall.

March 8 , 1992

Gary Cole got married to Teddi Siddall after dating and having affairs for several months. They have given birth to a daughter named Mary who is also currently studying acting in order to pursue her career in acting. They are living happily and no sign of divorce. 

Won Primetime Emmy Award.


Gary Cole excellence performance earned him numerous trophy and awards. He has won Primetime Emmy Award for his outstanding performance. Besides this, he was also nominated for several awards and trophy several times till now including Emmy Awad.

Current Net worth.


Gary Cole earns handsome amount of money from his acting career. The huge part of his income came from his acting career. He earns handsome amount of money as he ha cast in numerous TV series and Movies. It has been estimated that his current net worth is $ 5 Million.