Gil Gerard

As Captain William "Buck" Rogers in the 1979 television series of the same name, actor Gil Gerard was the epitome of the wisecracking stud with the twinkle in his eye. Following the footsteps of other television action ... Read more »
Born: 01/23/1943

Filmography

Actor (37)

Ghost Town 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

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Bone Eater 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

The Stepdaughter 2000 (Movie)

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Air Rage 1999 (Movie)

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Brotherly Love 1979 - 1981, 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mom, Can I Keep Her? 1997 (Movie)

Timmy Blair (Actor)

Code 3 1991 - 1994 (TV Show)

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E.A.R.T.H. Force 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Soldier's Fortune 1990 (Movie)

Robert E Lee Jones (Actor)

1988 Miss USA Pageant 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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Happy Birthday, Hollywood! 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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Sidekicks 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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For Love or Money 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

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Johnny Blue 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

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Hear No Evil 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 1979 - 1981 (Tv Show)

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Circus of the Stars 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

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Battle of the Network Stars VII 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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Battle of the Network Stars VIII 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 1979 (Movie)

William "Buck" Rogers (Actor)

Airport 77 1976 (Movie)

Frank Powers (Actor)

Hooch 1976 (Movie)

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Man on a Swing 1974 (Movie)

Dawson's Fiancee (Actor)

Some of My Best Friends Are... 1970 (Movie)

Scott (Actor)

CHiPs (TV Show)

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Final Notice (TV Show)

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Help Wanted: Male (TV Show)

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International Airport (TV Show)

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Killing Stone (TV Show)

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Nightingales (TV Show)

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Not Just Another Affair (TV Show)

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Ransom For Alice! (TV Show)

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Stormin' Home (TV Show)

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The Last Electric Knight (TV Show)

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The Lost Valentine (TV Show)

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Biography

As Captain William "Buck" Rogers in the 1979 television series of the same name, actor Gil Gerard was the epitome of the wisecracking stud with the twinkle in his eye. Following the footsteps of other television action stars-of-the-day Lee Majors, Richard Hatch and even Dirk Benedict, Gerard always seemed to have fun with his roles. Despite never having been a superstar, he remained a fan favorite with a generation of kids who grew up in the 1970s and 1980s. As the years passed, however, his presence onscreen diminished precipitously - eventually Gerard fell out of the public eye in the late 1990s, thanks in large part to his ongoing battle with obesity. Instead of letting his weight destroy his career, Gerard instead underwent gastric bypass surgery - a procedure he allowed to be filmed for the Discovery Health Channel show, "Action Hero Makeover" (2007). The successful surgery allowed Gerard to re-enter the spotlight, while generating nostalgia for days gone by and possibly regenerating a once prominent television career.

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