Basaraba, Gary 1959–

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BASARABA, Gary 1959


Born March 16, 1959, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Education: Graduated from the Yale University School of Drama, 1982.

Addresses: Agent Paradigm, 360 North Crescent Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210; Stone Manners Agency, 8436 West Third St., Suite 740, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Actor. Appeared in commercials. Also worked in a steel mill.

Member: Screen Actors Guild.

Awards, Honors: DVD Premiere Award nomination, best supporting actor, 2003, for K9: P.I.


Television Appearances; Series:

Sergeant Richard Santoro, Brooklyn South, CBS, 19971998.

John Boone, Partners, CBS, 1999.

Officer Ray Hechler, Boomtown, NBC, 20022003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Leland Winters (some sources cite Leland Wolf), In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas (also known as In the Line of Duty: The Twilight Murders and Midnight Murders ), NBC, 1991.

Bill Decker, Afterburn, HBO, 1992.

Roy Wheeler, For Their Own Good, ABC, 1993.

Solly, A Horse for Danny, ABC, 1995.

Leafman, The Writing on the Wall (also known as Operation Schmetterling ), 1996.

Detective Rothman, The Advocate's Devil, ABC, 1997.

Jack Dietrick, What Happened to Bobby Earl? (also known as Murder in a College Town ), CBS, 1997.

Shephard Wilcox, Dead Silence (also known as Silence de mort ), HBO, 1997.

Ernie Blevins, Holy Joe (also known as Man of Miracles ), CBS, 1999.

Murray Maguire, Recipe for Murder (also known as Murray Maguire, M.E. ), PAX TV, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Dr. Morris, "Duty and Honor (a.k.a. The Savage)," Miami Vice, NBC, 1987.

"Hell Hath No Fury....," Miami Vice, NBC, 1988.

"Honor among Thieves?," Miami Vice, NBC, 1988.

Kevin Reilly (a bartender), "Point of View," Law & Order, NBC, 1992.

Carlin, "Cop Suey," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994.

Carlin, "Trials and Tribulations," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994.

Willie (a contractor), "Up River," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1994.

Paul Garbarek, "A Doll's Eyes," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as Homicide and H: LOTS ), NBC, 1995.

Tirelli, "Eliminate the Middleman," New York Undercover, Fox, 1995.

Arthur Broat, The Wright Verdicts, CBS, 1995.

Davis Malcolm, "Isaiah's Daughter," Swift Justice, UPN, 1996.

Ben Miller, "Heart's Desire," The Outer Limits, Show-time and syndicated, 1997.

Tom McNeese, "Cop Out," Martial Law, CBS, 1998.

Maury French, "Holt vs. Holt," Family Law, CBS, 1999.

Sam Cooper, "The OutofTowner," Early Edition, CBS, 1999.

Driver of fruit truck, "Sleep Over," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2000.

Brian Whitaker, "Crime & Puzzlement," Judging Amy, CBS, 2001.

George Burton, "Parasites," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU ), NBC, 2001.

Joe Stanislaw, "Doctor in the House," Mysterious Ways, PAX TV, 2001.

Brian Whitaker, "The Cook of the Money Pot," Judging Amy, CBS, 2002.

Brian Whitaker, "The Extinction of the Dinosaurs," Judging Amy, CBS, 2002.

Joe, "Unleashed," Third Watch, NBC, 2002.

Mr. Curtis, "Controlling Interest," Everwood, The WB, 2004.

Also appeared in episodes of other series, including "Everyday People," an unaired episode of Prince Street, NBC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Mr. Peterson, News at Twelve, NBC, 1991.

Frank, "The Heidi Bowl," The Sports Pages, Showtime, 2001.

Television Appearances; Other:

Matt Moran, Guilty Hearts (miniseries), CBS, 2002.

Host, Alberta Film and Television Awards, [Canada], 2003.

Film Appearances:

Jack Grainger, One Magic Christmas (also known as Disney's One Magic Christmas and Un drole de Noel ), Buena Vista, 1985.

Leon, Alamo Bay, TriStar, 1985.

Woodhouse, Sweet Dreams, TriStar, 1985.

Joe Collins, No Mercy, Columbia/TriStar, 1986.

Shipping clerk, Who's That Girl?, Warner Bros., 1987.

Andrew the apostle, The Last Temptation of Christ, Universal, 1988.

Barkeeper, Little Sweetheart (also known as Poison Candy ), BBC Films, 1989.

Grady Kilgore, Fried Green Tomatoes (also known as Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe ), Universal, 1991.

Larry, The Dark Wind, New Line Home Video, 1991.

Dodge (Stephen's friend in Vietnam), The War, Universal, 1994.

Heywood Broun, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (also known as Mrs. Parker and the Round Table ), Fine Line, 1994.

Alberto, Striptease, Columbia, 1996.

John, Lifebreath (also known as Last Breath ), APix Entertainment, 1997.

Detective Mirojnick, Unfaithful (also known as Untreu ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 2002.

Detective, K9: P.I., Universal Home Video, 2002.