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Know Your “That Guy”: Bruce McGill

By Zach

Bruce McGill

Born: July 11, 1950

Number of Roles: 137

Best Known for Playing: Supervisors, Judges, Father in Law, Bosses

First Appearance: Blood in Handle with Care (1977)

Most Recent Appearance: Allan Crane on No Ordinary Family (2010)

Notable Roles:

  • Daniel “D-Day” Day in Animal House
  • Jack Dalton on MacGyver
  • Eugen Matuzak in Timecop
  • Vince Korsak in Rizzoli and Isles
  • Lloyd Waterman on The Cleveland Show
  • Jonas Cantrell in Law Abiding Citizen
  • Phil McCullough in Vantage Point
  • Pedrosa in Collateral
  • Willard Crates in Wolf Lake
  • Jimmy Tadero on CSI
  • Walter Hagen in The Legend of Bagger Vance
  • T.C. Bryant in Ground Control
  • Neuschwander in Black Sheep
  • Treasury Agent in Cliffhanger

Fun Facts

  • Still close friends with MacGyver co-star Richard Dean Anderson
  • Appeared in the first and last episodes of Quantum Leap (as two different characters).
  • Enjoys sailing
  • Excellent pianist
  • Inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in March 2010.

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