Gary Alan Sinise is an Emmy-winning American actor and film director. Sinise was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1994 for his role as Lieutenant Dan Taylor in Forrest Gump. He won a Golden Globe award for Best Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries for his role in Truman.
Sinise also has extensive theatre experience. Notable plays he has starred in include Ken Kesey’s “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” and Steppenwolf’s True West. Since 2003, he has been involved with the Lieutenant Dan Band, performing for charities and non-profit organizations including the United Service Organizations and Operation Iraqi Children.