Eighteen year old Sinise was vital to the launching of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He started out as a film director but branched off into acting soon afterwards. His career as an actor experienced a sudden hike when he was casted in movie ‘Forrest Gump’ (1994). His performance as the physically disabled and emotionally distraught veteran made him familiar to the mainstream audience and opened a series of career-friendly opportunities.
In high school, the award-winning actor was tagged a rebel with his friends as they were always playing in bands and paying little interest to education. His love for acting started off when on a lark, he tried out for a play and got a role. Till date, he credits his initial love for the movies to his arts teacher in high school.
Date of Birth: March 17, 1955
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gary exudes huge commitment in all he is involved with including his marriage. As an actor and director, he leaves no stone unturned and in his home in his strive for excellence. In the same vein, Sinise is a devoted father and husband to his wife of almost four decades. Read on to know all there is to know about his family members starting from his parents down to his kids.
Robert L. Sinise (father)
Date of Birth: May 17, 1931
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Robert also had the entertainment genes in him but was never a fan off the stage life. He chose to rather be a film editor and his career behind the camera was profitable enough for him. One of his works was the editing of his son Gary’s work ‘Of Mice and Men’ (1992). He also served in the Navy in the early 50s.
Mylles Sinise (mother)
Year of Birth: 1932
Mylles (nee Aslip) is the mother of the talented actor and is a homemaker. Whole her life she dedicated to raising Gary, his brother and sister.
Craig Sinise (brother from same parents)
He has been married to Kelly Sinise since April 3rd, 2005 and has 3 sons.
Lori Egbert (sister from same parents)
Lori is happy wife, mother and grandmother.
Moira Jane Harris (spouse)
Duration of Marriage: 1981 till present
Date of Birth: July 20, 1954
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Harris met her husband Sinise while she was in a college at Illinois. They started off in 1976 as friends but things gradually heated off and they eventually fell in love, got married and are now parents to three grown-up kids. Moira is an actress and was always a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company but not as famously known as her husband. She lives a calm life though an actress and is very involved in the raising of their children.
Sophie Ana Sinise (daughter with Moira Harris)
Date of Birth: November 9, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Sophie is the first of Gary’s kids and she took after her parents as she grew up. She has been in a few movies, among which are Swamp Shark and CSI: New York both released in 2010.
McCanna Anthony Sinise (son with Moira Harris)
Date of Birth: November 10, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
He is the first and only son to the Apollo 13 (1995) actor Gary Sinise. He is an actor like his father and also a composer. Some of his movie credits include ‘Mission to Mars’ (2000), ‘Impostor’ (2001) and just recently, ‘How Much I Feel’ (2016).
Ella Jane Sinise (daughter with Moira Harris)
Date of Birth: August 20, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Ella is the last child to the veteran actor and she might just be going into the movie line making it a family thing.