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  • Made his professional acting debut with the National Shakespeare Company in Washington, D.C.
  • Had his big break in the role of Daniel "D-Day" Simpson Day in the 1978 comedy classic National Lampoon's Animal House.
  • Became well-known for his recurring role as Jack Dalton in the television series MacGyver.
  • Appeared in both the pilot and final episode of the television series Quantum Leap.
  • Appeared in three films directed by Michael Mann: The Insider (1999), Ali (2001) and Collateral (2004).
  • Landed a role in the TV series Babylon 5 after he was called in by mistake (casting wanted Everett McGill), but the producers were so impressed that they gave him the part.


  • Adriel — Mother
  • Gloria Lee — Wife
  • Woodrow Wilson McGill — Father


  • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX (Drama)

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  • Birth Name: Bruce Travis McGill
  • Birth Place: San Antonio, TX
  • Profession: Actor

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