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Gary Patterson

born February 13th, 1960

Gary Allen Patterson is an American football coach and former player. He was most recently the special assistant to the head coach at the University of Texas. He is the former head football coach at Texas Christian University and the coach with the most wins in Horned Frogs' history. Patterson led the TCU Horned Frogs to six conference championships—one Conference USA title in 2002; four Mountain West Conference titles in 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2011; —and eleven bowl game victories—including victories in the 2011 Rose Bowl and 2014 Peach Bowl. His 2010 squad finished the season undefeated at 13–0 after a 21–19 Rose Bowl victory over the Wisconsin Badgers on New Year's Day 2011, and ranked second in the final tallying of both major polls.

Gary Paulsen

born May 17th, 1939

Gary James Paulsen was an American writer of children's and young adult fiction, best known for coming-of-age stories about the wilderness. He was the author of more than 200 books and wrote more than 200 magazine articles and short stories, and several plays, all primarily for teenagers. He won the Margaret Edwards Award from the American Library Association in 1997 for his lifetime contribution in writing for teens.

Gary Peters (baseball)

born April 21st, 1937

Gary Charles Peters was an American professional baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played on two major league teams for 14 seasons, from 1959 through 1972. He was one of the best-hitting pitchers of his era.

Gary Pettis

born April 3rd, 1958

Gary George Pettis (born April 3, 1958) is an American former professional baseball center fielder in Major League Baseball (MLB) and current third base coach for the Houston Astros. During his playing career, Pettis won five Gold Glove Awards and finished in the top ten in stolen bases in the American League seven times.

Gary Redus

born November 1st, 1956

Gary Eugene Redus (born November 1, 1956) is an American former professional baseball outfielder, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Texas Rangers.

Gary Seear

born February 19th, 1952

Gary Alan Seear was a New Zealand rugby union player. A number eight later in his career, Seear made his debut for Otago as a 19-year-old as a lock. He captained the 1974 Junior All Blacks. Seear toured South Africa with the 1976 All Blacks but did not make an appearance until the following year where he played at number eight in two tests in France. He made further appearances in the 1978 home series against the Wallabies, the 1979 French tourists side, four more internationals in Britain and the sole test in Australia in 1979. He played in Italy for the Fracasso San Dona club during the 1979 season. He later worked as a commercial property sales consultant for worldwide real estate firm Colliers International in Christchurch.

Gary Shaw (footballer, born 1961)

born January 21st, 1961

Gary Robert Shaw is an English former football striker who played for Aston Villa in the early 1980s.

Gary Sinise

born March 17th, 1955

Gary Alan Sinise is an American actor of stage and screen, as well as a director, producer, musician, and humanitarian. Among other awards, he has won a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. He has also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and he has been nominated for an Academy Award. Sinise has also received numerous awards and honors for his extensive humanitarian work and involvement with charitable organizations. He is a supporter of various veterans' organizations and founded the Lt. Dan Band, which plays at military bases around the world.

Gary Snyder

born May 8th, 1930

Gary Snyder is an American poet, essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist. His early poetry has been associated with the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance and he has been described as the "poet laureate of Deep Ecology". Snyder is a winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the American Book Award. His work, in his various roles, reflects an immersion in both Buddhist spirituality and nature. He has translated literature into English from ancient Chinese and modern Japanese. For many years, Snyder was an academic at the University of California, Davis, and for a time served as a member of the California Arts Council.

Gary Soto

born April 12th, 1952

Gary Anthony Soto is an American poet, novelist, and memoirist.

Gary Stevens (footballer, born 1962)

born March 30th, 1962

Gary Andrew Stevens is an English former footballer who played in the Football League for Brighton & Hove Albion, Tottenham Hotspur and Portsmouth. He won seven caps for England.

Gary Stevens (footballer, born 1963)

born March 27th, 1963

Michael Gary Stevens is an English physiotherapist and retired footballer who played as a right-back.

Gary Stevens (rugby league)

born January 4th, 1944

Gary Stevens is an Australian former rugby league footballer, a hard tackling second-row forward, of the 1960s and 1970s for the South Sydney Rabbitohs, Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs and the Australian national representative side. He is the grandson of Souths club great Arthur Oxford.

Gary Sutherland

born September 27th, 1944

Gary Lynn Sutherland (born September 27, 1944), nicknamed "Sudsy", is an American former professional baseball middle infielder. He played college baseball at the University of Southern California and later played 13 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), from 1966 to 1978.

Gary the Goat

died November 16th, 2017

Gary the Goat and Jimbo Bazoobi were an Australian comedy duo who performed in Australian towns, becoming very popular. They began their comedy career in 2011, mostly through Facebook and YouTube, with their Facebook page having over 1.7 million "likes".

Gary Walker

born February 28th, 1973

Gary Lamar Walker (born February 28, 1973) is a former American football defensive end who played eleven seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Auburn University, and was selected in the fifth round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Houston Oilers. He also played for the Tennessee Oilers, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Houston Texans.

Gary Walsh

born March 21st, 1968

Gary Walsh is an English football coach and professional former footballer who was most recently head goalkeeping coach at EFL Championship club West Bromwich Albion.

Gary Ward

born December 6th, 1953

Gary Lamell Ward (born December 6, 1953) is a former American professional baseball outfielder who played in Major League Baseball from 1979 to 1990 for the Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers, New York Yankees, and Detroit Tigers. He is the father of former major league player Daryle Ward.

Gary Whitehead

born March 23rd, 1965

Gary Joseph Whitehead is an American poet and educator. He is the author of four books of poetry: Strange What Rises A Glossary of Chickens Measuring Cubits while the Thunder Claps and The Velocity of Dust. His work has appeared in journals, magazines and newspapers and most notably in The New Yorker and Poetry.

Gary Wichard

born March 24th, 1950

Gary Theodore Wichard was a college football player and professional sports agent.

Gary Wilkinson (snooker player)

born April 7th, 1966

Gary Wilkinson is an English former professional snooker player.

Gary Williams

born March 4th, 1945

Gary Bruce Williams is an American university administrator and former college basketball coach. He served as the head coach at the University of Maryland, the Ohio State University, Boston College, and American University. In 2002, he led Maryland to win the NCAA tournament championship. Williams retired after the 2010–11 season.

Gary Wilson

born November 21st, 1954

Gary Steven Wilson (born November 21, 1954) is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Houston Astros in the 1979 season. Listed at 6' 2", 185 lb., Wilson batted and threw right handed. He was born in Camden, Arkansas.

Gary Wilson (writer)

born May 12th, 1956

Gary Bruce Wilson was an American writer and anti-pornography campaigner.

Gary Winick

died February 27th, 2011

Gary Scott Winick was an American filmmaker whose films as a director include Tadpole (2002) and 13 Going on 30 (2004), and who also produced such films as Pieces of April (2003) and November (2004) through his New York City-based independent film production company InDigEnt.

Gary Winter

born April 28th, 1977

Gary Winter is a former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 2000s. He played as a second-row forward for the Northern Eagles and Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles in the NRL.

Gary Wisener

August 24th, 1938 - December 7th, 2020

Gary Gayle Wisener (August 24, 1938 – December 7, 2020) was an American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He also was a member of the Houston Oilers in the American Football League, during their second AFL Championship season. He played college football at Baylor University.

Gary Woods

July 20th, 1954 - February 19th, 2015

Gary Lee Woods (July 20, 1954 – February 19, 2015) was a professional baseball player. He played all or parts of nine seasons in Major League Baseball, between 1976 and 1985, for the Oakland Athletics, Toronto Blue Jays, Houston Astros, and Chicago Cubs, primarily as an outfielder.

Gary Wright

born April 26th, 1943

Gary Malcolm Wright was an American musician and composer best known for his 1976 hit songs "Dream Weaver" and "Love Is Alive". Wright's breakthrough album, The Dream Weaver (1975), came after he had spent seven years in London as, alternately, a member of the British blues rock band Spooky Tooth and a solo artist on A&M Records. While in England, he played keyboards on former Beatle George Harrison's triple album All Things Must Pass (1970), so beginning a friendship that inspired the Indian religious themes and spirituality inherent in Wright's subsequent songwriting. His work from the late 1980s onwards embraced world music and the new age genre, although none of his post-1976 releases matched the same level of popularity as The Dream Weaver.

Gas Lipstick

born February 8th, 1971

Mika Kristian Karppinen, better known as Gas Lipstick, is a Swedish-Finnish musician, best known as the previous drummer of the Finnish gothic rock band HIM. He is also a drummer for other bands currently on hiatus, such as deathgrind group To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, heavy metal group Bendover, punk group Valvontakomissio, and punk group Ääritila.

Gaspar de Bono

born January 5th, 1530

Gaspar de Bono i Montsó, O.M., was a Valencian friar of the Order of Minims and Catholic priest. He is venerated as blessed by the Catholic Church.

Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares

born January 6th, 1587

Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimentel, 1st Duke of Sanlúcar, 3rd Count of Olivares,, known as the Count-Duke of Olivares, was a Spanish royal favourite of Philip IV and minister. Appointed as Grandee on 10 April 1621, a day after the ending of the Twelve Years' Truce to January 1643, he over-exerted Spain in foreign affairs and unsuccessfully attempted domestic reform. His policy of committing Spain to recapture Holland led to a renewal of the Eighty Years' War while Spain was also embroiled in the Thirty Years' War (1618–1648). In addition, his attempts to centralise power and increase wartime taxation led to revolts in Catalonia and in Portugal, which brought about his downfall.
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