Gary Farmer

Gary Farmer

actor, director, additional crew

Gary Farmer was born on Jun 12, 1953 in Canada. Gary Farmer's big-screen debut came with Police Academy directed by Hugh Wilson in 1984, strarring Sidewalk Store Owner. Gary Farmer is known for The English directed by Hugo Blick, Chaske Spencer stars as Eli Whipp and Emily Blunt as Cornelia Locke. Gary Farmer has got 2 awards and 4 nominations so far. The most recent award Gary Farmer achieved is First Americans in the Arts Awards. The upcoming new tvshow Gary Farmer plays is The English - Season 1 which will be released on Nov 11, 2022.

Gary Dale Farmer is a character actor with plenty of character. With over 100 Film and TV appearances attached to his resume, and plenty more in the pipeline, Gary has shown he can adapt easily to any genre when necessary. He was born in Ohsweken, Ontario, into the Cayuga nation and Wolf Clan, and studied photography and Film at both the Syracuse University and Ryerson Polytechnic University. He then began a successful career as an actor, first taking small roles in movies such as Police Academy (1984), the John Schlesinger film Envoûtés (1987) with Martin Sheen, the Matt Dillon vehicle, La Gagne (1987), and Flic et rebelle (1989) starring Kiefer Sutherland and Lou Diamond Phillips.By the early 1990s, Gary was starring in more substantial roles. He portrayed Cowboy Dashee in the Robert Redford- produced thriller, Le Vent sombre (1991) - again opposite Lou Diamond Phillips

  • Birthday

    Jun 12, 1953
  • Place of Birth

    Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada
  • Also known


Known For


2 wins & 4 nominations

First Americans in the Arts Awards
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Film (Lead)
Winner - FAITA Award
American Indian Film Festival
Best Actor
Winner - American Indian Movie Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows