Gil Bellows

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/28/1967, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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Gil Bellows Fast Facts:
  • Was a founding member of the Seraphim Theater Company in New York, and acted in their off-Broadway production of True West.
  • Made his movie debut in The First Season (1988), which was produced by the National Film Board of Canada.
  • Made his TV debut in a 1991 episode of Law & Order.
  • His role of Tommy Williams in The Shawshank Redemption (1994) was originally meant for Brad Pitt.
  • Nominated for a Gemini Award for his performance in the 2005 miniseries Terminal City.
  • Executive produced the HBO biopic Temple Grandin, which was nominated for 15 Emmy Awards and three Golden Globes.
  • Gil Bellows Relationships:
  • Rya Kihlstedt - Wife
  • Ava Emmanuelle Bellows - Daughter
  • Giovanni Bellows - Son
  • Gil Bellows Awards:
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Made for Television Movie - Winner
  • 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles, CA

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