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Bruce McGill Biography

Birth Name:
Bruce Travis McGill
Birth Place:
San Antonio, Texas, United States

Fast Facts

  • Made his professional acting debut with the National Shakespeare Company in Washington, D
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  • 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


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