Gary Busey

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  • Birth Place: Goose Creek, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Musician
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Fast Facts

  • Left college one class shy of graduation.
  • An accomplished musician, formed his own band and also played on stage with Leon Russell, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson. 
  • Suffered a severe head injury in a motorcycle accident in 1988, while not wearing a helmet.
  • Is a licensed airplane pilot.

Awards

  • 1978, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1980, BAFTA Film Awards — Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles: Nominee

Relationships

  • Alectra — Daughter
  • Jake Busey — Son
  • Luke Sampson Busey — Son
  • Judy Busey — Ex-wife
  • Tiani Warden — Ex-wife
  • Steffanie Sampson — Significant Other

College

  • Attended Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas, United States; Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States

Details

  • Birth Place: Goose Creek, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Musician

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