Gary married his high school sweetheart, Suzi, during their junior year of college at The University of Akron, in Ohio.
In 2000 Gary won a holiday for two to Hawaii on the FoxSports game show Sports Geniuses.
Left the corporate world behind in May of 2002 at the age of 34 to pursue a full-time acting career. Had worked previously for such employers as the J.M. Smucker Company and the Guinness Bass Import Company. Married to high school sweetheart Suzi, they graduated together from the University of Akron in 1991. Donates time to local animal shelters, and has three loving cats at home.