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Gary Busey

William Gary Busey (born June 29, 1944), best known as Gary Busey, is an American film and stage actor, and artist. He has appeared in a large variety of films, most notably in the 1980s and 1990s in major action releases such as Lethal Weapon, Point Break, and Under Siege, as well as making guest appearances on Gunsmoke, Walker, Texas Ranger, Law & Order, and Entourage. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1978 for his role in The Buddy Holly Story. Busey was born in Goose Creek (now Baytown), Texas, the son of Sadie Virginia (née Arnett), a homemaker, and Delmer Lloyd Busey, a construction design manager. He graduated from Nathan Hale High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1962. While attending Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg (located in southeastern Kansas) on a football scholarship, he became interested in acting. He then transferred to Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, where he quit school just one class short of graduation. Busey began his show-business career as a drummer in The Rubber Band. He appears on several Leon Russell recordings, credited as playing drums under the names "Teddy Jack Eddy" and "Sprunk", a character he created when he was

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Gary Busey in Malibu Car Accident -- Pedestrian Hurt

Gary Busey
In Malibu Car Accident Pedestrian Down

Gary Busey is the latest celebrity to get in a car accident in Malibu, because we've learned he hit a pedestrian Friday afternoon. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Busey was pulling out of a… READ MORE >

Gary Busey -- 'Point Break' Remake Offends the Living ... and the Dead

Gary Busey
'Point Break' Remake Offends the Living ... and the Dead

Gary Busey is convinced the "Point Break" remake will not happen because it would be like remaking "Bambi" ... and apparently Patrick Swayze's ghost agrees with him.Our photog spotted Pappas… READ MORE >

- 407 days ago
Gary Busey -- I'VE SEEN GHOSTS!!!! ... One Popped Out of My Soup

Gary Busey
I'VE SEEN GHOSTS!!!! ... One Popped Out of My Soup

GHOSTS ARE REAL ... and they love soup ... so says master of all things paranormal, Gary Busey!!!Busey was leaving a Ralphs grocery store in Malibu yesterday when we asked if he's ever had an… READ MORE >

- 674 days ago
Gary Busey -- Hail to the Chief

Gary Busey
Hail to the Chief

We found Gary Busey, aka Chief Dances with Car, getting back to his roots in the middle of a real pow wow -- and he's putting the pressure on Harv to join his tribe! How?   READ MORE >

- 1236 days ago
Gary Busey -- I Graduated From Debt School!

Gary Busey
I Graduated From Debt School!

Broke ass Hollywood legend Gary Busey has officially passed the most important test of his life -- an online financial management course -- in an effort to convince a U.S. Bankruptcy court… READ MORE >

- 1268 days ago
Bankrupt Gary Busey -- I Have 5 Pairs of Moccasins to My Name ... and 300 VHS Tapes

Gary Busey
I Got 300 VHS Tapes to My Name ... and 5 Pairs of Moccasins

Gary Busey has virtually no money left from his once-thriving Hollywood career -- but he has amassed an impressive collection of worthless junk ... including a bounty of cassette tapes and broken… READ MORE >

- 1297 days ago
Gary Busey Files for Bankruptcy -- I'm Really REALLY Broke

Gary Busey
Files for Bankruptcy -- I'm Really REALLY Broke

Gary Busey -- who's starred in more than 70 movies -- has less than $50,000 to his name ... and more than $500,000 in various debts ... this according to official documents obtained by TMZ.… READ MORE >

- 1305 days ago
Gary Busey -- Crazy Parking Lot Dance Party

Gary Busey
Crazy Parking Lot Dance Party

Gary Busey looked crazy as ever -- a total dancing fool in a Malibu parking lot -- but THIS time a closer look revealed ... there's a good reason for the crazy. This time. READ MORE >

- 1305 days ago
Gary Busey Lawsuit -- Sued for Drunkenly Tackling Woman At the Airport

Gary Busey Sued
For Drunkenly Tackling Woman ... At the Airport

Gary Busey got wasted and shouldered a 57-year-old woman to the ground at an Oklahoma airport recently ... in a mad sprint to board an airplane -- this according to a new lawsuit filed against the… READ MORE >

- 1389 days ago
Gary Busey -- Resurrects Buddy Holly ... Through Crappy Karaoke

Gary Busey
Resurrects Buddy Holly in Malibu

Gary Busey was nominated for an Academy Award in 1978 for his portrayal of Buddy Holly... and this week he resurrected the role at a karaoke bar in Malibu. Busey busted out a rendition of "Maybe… READ MORE >

- 1469 days ago

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