Fast Facts

  • Started as a business major in college but minored in theater.
  • Got a real-estate license that he never used.
  • Bases his Army Wives character on his brother Christopher, a retired U.S. Navy captain.


  • 1988, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee


  • Brenna McNamara — Daughter
  • Tyler McNamara — Son
  • Christopher McNamara — Brother


  • State University of New York, Albany, NY (BA, 1982)