In 2005, Gil landed his first job as a producer. He co-produced Sweet Land, a drama movie starring Alan Cumming & Lois Smith.
In 2004, Gil appeared in another documentary as himself, this time in a short feature movie titled Hope Springs Eternal: A Look Back at 'The Shawshank Redemption', which reflected on the film in its 10th Anniversary.
In 1996, Gil played himself in Al Pacino's documentary movie titled Looking for Richard, based on William Shakespeare's novel.
Besides acting in America, Gil had a starring role in a French movie titled Un amour de sorcière, in 1997, along with Jean Reno and Dabney Coleman.
In 1999, Gil and his co-stars from Ally McBeal won a Screen Actors Guild Award for their performance in the acclaimed drama series.
In 1998, Gil was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award along with his fellow co-stars from FOX's drama series Ally McBeal.
When casting for Ally McBeal, the producers said that Gil will be a regular on the show only for a season, but the audience loved his character Billy and they decided to keep him for two more seasons.
In 1994, Gil landed his first movie role in the prison drama The Shawshank Redemption.
In January 1995, Gil was featured in a article in USA's version of Playboy titled Off Camera: Gil Bellows.
In February 1998, Gil was featured on the TV Guide magazine cover photo.
Gil attended high school with Carrie-Anne Moss.
Gil was a reader on Exit to Eden, a Random House Audio Book by Anne Rice.
In 1998, Gil starred in a TV commerical for Cadillac.
Gil is 5' 9" (1.75 m).
Gil: The exciting thing about what I do is, if you're a little lucky and you're a little busy, chances are you get to work with great directors. And if you do a Robert Altman film, chances are you'll work with all of them.
Gil: I've had a few opportunities in my life to be a part of classic entertainment and anytime you have a chance to be a part of something that can stand the test of time, you relish it.
Gil (about working on Ally McBeal): We have an opportunity here to do something that is ground-breaking, that doesn't come along very often.
Gil (about starring in Ally McBeal): It's the role of a lifetime and she's incredibly good.