Gil Gerard – Bio, Son, Age, Spouse, Parents, Height, Net worth

Gil Gerard is the famous actor who came to the limelight with his appearance in American science fiction Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Aside from his brilliant performance in films, Gil has also been used in several commercial advertisements over the years and has historically held the position of spokesperson for the popular Ford Motors brand.

Brilliant entertainment ensured Gil is not the only entertainer in his family, like his son. Gib Gerard is also a top notch actor and a critically acclaimed producer who has made a name for himself in the Hollywood film industry. Get a glimpse into Gil’s life as we reveal facts about him below.

Bio (Age)

The veteran American actor, who was born with the full name Gilbert C Gerrard, was born on January 23, 1943 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. During his childhood, he attended an all-boys Catholic college called Little Rock High School, where he pursued acting. After graduating from high school, he went to Maryknoll Seminary in Illinois, where he appeared in a theatrical production of The Music Man He was later accepted into the University of Central Arkansas but was unable to graduate because he resigned before graduation.

Gil Gerard’s career timeline

The veteran actor started out as a chemist in a chemical company owned by Governor Winthrop Rockefeller. Within a short time he was promoted to Regional Manager. However, after a few years, he left the company because his employers needed a master’s degree to hold a senior position in the company, which he could not pursue as he did not have a degree and did not want to publicize this fact. Gil Gerard then moved to New York City and took professional acting classes while working as a cab driver. Fate led him to meet someone during his taxi rides, which earned him a small role in the film Love StoryHowever, the role he was cast for was not added in the film’s later post-production.

Over time, Gil Gerard appeared in several television commercials, after which he starred in films such as Some of My Best Friends Are… , Man on a Swing and the sitcom The Doctors during his early career in the film industry. Later, as his fame grew, he was featured in other television series such as Alice’s Ransom, Little House on the Prairie, Hawaii Five-O, and Killing Stone However, it was his performance in the television series Buck Rogers as Captain William Buck Rogers that made him immensely popular.

He was subsequently enjoyed in other TV series Hear No Evil, Sidekicks, EARTH Force, Fish Police, Brotherly Love, The Big Easy, Days of Our Lives, Pacific Blue and so many others. What’s more, Gil Gerard has not only acted in TV series but also in movies like Dire Wolf as Colonel Hendry, Blood Fare as Professor Meade, Brave As Ben, The Nice Boys as Bergen Paulsen and Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel like Harold Harris to name a few.

Wealth (income and earnings)

From his burgeoning film career in the ’70s to recent times, the veteran actor has amassed a tidy sum of around $1 million in net worth.

Family: parents, spouse, son

The famous American actor was born and raised by his parents. Frank Gerard, a salesman and Gladys Gerrard, a school teacher.

Regarding his marital status, Gil Gerard married in 1979 Connie Sellecca, an award-winning actress, producer and top model. But eight years later, the couple filed for divorce, and to the amazement of many, Gil separated from Bobi Leonard the same year he divorced Connie Sellecca, but like his first marriage, it ended in divorce.

Gil is known to have only one son who was born with the full name Gilbert Vincent Gerard on September 2, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA from his first marriage to Connie. Gib is a proud graduate of Westmount University, graduating with a degree in Mathematics. In addition, like his father, he is a recognized actor and a producer, famous for his works in God’s Country, Wild Stallion and All About Christmas Eve.


Famous actor Gil Gerard is gallantly built with a tall height of 6ft 1in which is approximately 185.4cm. Gil Gerard is also known to have maintained a very slim stature throughout his youth, although age is now weighing heavily on him.

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