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Know Your “That Guy”: M.C. Gainey

M.C. Gainey

Born: January 18, 1948

Number of Roles: 134

Best Known for Playing: Country Fried Villains

First Appearance: Young Policeman in Pennies From Heaven (1981)

Most Recent Appearance: Pete on The Mentalist (Cackle-Bladder Blood) (2010)

Notable Roles:

  • Tom “Mr. Friendly” on Lost
  • Swamp Thing in Con Air
  • Sheriff Griffin Conroy on Happy Town
  • Bo Crowder on Justified
  • Jacob Orr on Burn Notice
  • Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane in The Dukes of Hazzard
  • Earl in Breakdown
  • Big Smith on Briscoe County Jr.
  • Lewis in The Mighty Ducks
  • Hank in Club Dread
  • Major Flower in Meet the Deedles

Fun Facts:

  • M.C. stands for Mike Connor
  • Stands 6’2.5″ and usually has a mustache or beard
  • Appeared in Apocalypse Oz, a movie whose dialogue was taken completely from both The Wizard of Oz and Apocalypse Now.

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