Unit Chief Jack Garrett
Actor Name: Gary Sinise
Gary Sinise's award-winning career in film, television and theater, as well as his work as a humanitarian, has spanned more than 40 years.
Sinise's acclaimed portrayal of Lt. Dan in the Academy Award-winning film "Forrest Gump" earned him the Best Supporting Actor Award from the National Board of Review and the Commander's Award from the Disabled American Veterans for the role.
His additional film credits include "Apollo 13", for which he received a SAG Award, "Ransom", "Snake Eyes", "The Forgotten", "The Human Stain", "Imposter", "It's the Rage", "Reindeer Games", "Mission to Mars", "The Green Mile", "A Midnight Clear", "Jack the Bear", "The Quick and the Dead", "The Big Bounce" and "Albino Alligator".
On television, Sinise starred as Detective "Mac" Taylor for nine seasons in the drama series "CSI: NY". He won Emmy, SAG and CableACE Awards for his role in the television movie "George Wallace" and a Golden Globe, SAG and CableACE Award for his work in "Truman".
Sinise is a tireless philanthropist and humanitarian who supports a variety of veterans' organizations, both personally and through his Lt. Dan Band, named after his "Forrest Gump" character. He performs regularly on USO tours at military bases around the world. He was the subject of the documentaries "On the Road in Iraq with Our Troops and Gary Sinise", which highlighted his fourth USO tour to the country, and "Lt. Dan Band: For the Common Good", about his travels in support of the U.S. Military and first responders of 9/11.
Sinise was born in Blue Island, Ill., and resides with his wife, actress Moira Harris and their three children, Sophia, McCanna and Ella, in Southern California.