Gil Gerard

Born Jan 23, 1943

Gilbert C. "Gil" Gerard is an American actor, most notable for his role as Captain William "Buck" Rogers in the 1979–1981 television series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century.

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1943 Birth Born on January 23, 1943.


1960 17 Years Old In 1960, he attended Maryknoll Seminary, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois and played the title role in an all male production of The Music Man. … Read More


1978 35 Years Old …  A guest shot in Little House on the Prairie impressed producer-star Michael Landon, who cast him in the leading role in the 1978 TV movie Killing Stone.
1979 36 Years Old Gerard then landed his best known role, as Captain William "Buck" Rogers in the TV series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century which ran from 1979 to 1981, with the feature-length pilot episode being released theatrically some months prior to the series airing. … Read More


1992 49 Years Old In 1992, Gerard presented the reality TV series Code 3, which followed firefighters from different areas of the country as they answer emergency calls. … Read More


2005 62 Years Old In October 2005, Gerard appeared on the show Action Hero Makeover on the Discovery Health Channel, which documented his year-long progress after undergoing life-saving mini-gastric bypass surgery. … Read More
2007 64 Years Old Gerard and his Buck Rogers co-star Erin Gray reunited in 2007 for the TV film Nuclear Hurricane, and also returned to the Buck Rogers universe by playing the characters' parents in the pilot episode of James Cawley's Buck Rogers Begins Internet video series in 2009.
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