With a background in classical theatre, improv, and sketch comedy, Gary is an actor, writer, and producer that has appeared in films and stage productions throughout the Pacific Northwest and Los Angeles.
Gary studied theatre at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon and the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, California, and later acted in professional theatre throughout the Northwest.
After moving to Los Angeles, Gary learned improvisation at the Groundlings and studied Meisner technique under Jeff Golblum at Playhouse West. He was an active member of the sketch group Sketch Education, which performed several years in Hollywood. He recently appeared in the short films The Good Ones, Head Over Heels, Miki, and the award-winning Mothers. Gary wrote, produced, and starred in his latest short film Roast it Again, Sam, which premiered at the California Women’s Film Festival, shortly followed by the New Filmmakers New York Film Festival. He also recently appeared in the serialized film Mystery of the Double Eagle. On stage, Gary recently appeared in 7 Exes and Garbo’s Cuban Lover. Gary's voice talent can be heard in many commercials and promotional videos.
Of Colombian heritage, Gary also speaks intermediate Spanish. Gary recently studied at Stan Kirsch Studios, in addition to a master class taught by Richard Schiff. He’s a warm professional with a sunny mood and a big laugh.
Education & Training:
Richard Schiff Master Class:
Scene Study , Richard Schiff
Los Angeles, CA
Stan Kirsch Studios:
Audition/Scene Study , Jamie Renee Smith, Stan Kirsch
Reed Rudy Voiceover:
Voiceover , Reed Rudy
Santa Monica, CA
Meisner, Jeff Goldblum, Sean Barnes
North Hollywood, CA
Killian's Commercial Workshop:
Commercial , Killian McHugh
Stand-up Comedy , Joe Falzarano
Los Angeles, CA
Kalmenson & Kalmenson:
Voice Over , Scott Holst, Vince Bonata