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Bruce McGill


Miami Vice Character
July 11, 1950, San Antonio, Texas
Gloria Lee (1994-present)

Bruce Travis McGill (born July 11, 1950) is an American actor, who appeared in the show Miami Vice as Hank Weldon, retired Vice detective who had an obsession with Tony Arcaro, a drug dealer that he spent three years building a case on, only to have it thrown out on a technicality and later helped Crockett & Tubbs bring down the people that replaced Arcaro in the episode "Out Where the Buses Don't Run".


McGill was born in San Antonio, Texas, where he began acting in high school, and graduated from the University of Texas-Austin with a drama degree. In 1977 he made his film debut in the CB-radio movie Handle With Care (with Alix Elias). His next role would be his most famous, as Daniel Simpson "D-Day" Day in National Lampoon's Animal House, a role he would reprise in the TV series based on the movie, Delta House. He then appeared in another series based on a movie, Semi-Tough. Other movies he appeared in included Tough Enough (with Pam Grier), Silkwood (with J.C. Quinn & David Strathairn), Wildcats (with Mykelti Williamson, Wesley Snipes, and Jsu Garcia), No Mercy (with Jeroen Krabbe & Gary Basaraba), End of the Line (with Bob Balaban), Little Vegas (written/directed by Perry Lang, also with Michael Talbott), The Last Boy Scout (with Bruce Willis & Joe Santos), My Cousin Vinny, A Perfect World (with Keith Szarabajka), Rosewood (with Ving Rhames), The Insider (with Phillip Baker Hall), The Legend of Bagger Vance, Ali (with Mykelti Williamson, Giancarlo Esposito, & Joe Morton), The Sum of All Fears (with Phillip Baker Hall), Collateral (directed by Michael Mann and featuring Jamie Foxx and Barry Shabaka Henley), Fair Game (with David Andrews), Lincoln (with David Strathairn), Ride Along and its' sequel Ride Along 2 (most recent movie appearance, with John Leguizamo and Laurence Fishburne).

McGill's TV series appearances also include Quantum Leap (with Dean Stockwell), where he appeared in the first and last episode, Wolf Lake (7 episodes, with Lou Diamond Phillips), The Magnificent Seven (with Ron Perlman), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (with Paul Guilfoyle), Star Trek: Voyager  starring Robert Beltran in "Reletivity", nineteen episodes of MacGyver, and Crime Story (with Dennis Farina), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (with Vincent D'Onofrio), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (with Richard Belzer) a regular role in the series Rizzoli and Isles, and his most recent TV appearance, in the series Shades of Blue.

Personal Life

McGill married Gloria Lee in 1994, they have no children.