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Gary Cole

Gary Cole
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Last seen
Appeared in
1 episode (see below)
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Biographical Information
Date of birth
September 20, 1956 (1956-09-20) (age 60)
Date of death
Place of birth
Park Ridge, Illinois, USA
Place of death
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Gary Cole, born September 20, 1956 in Park Ridge, Illinois, is an American actor who plays the role of Earl Stackhouse on the HBO original series True Blood. A human/fairy hybrid with telepathic abilities, Gary is living in the small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, where he married Adele Hale. They had a son, Corbett, and a daughter, Linda. Corbett's daughter, Sookie Stackhouse, also had telepathic abilities, as did Linda's grandson, Hunter Savoy. Gary is a guest starring actor who meets an untimely demise during his only appearance, on the episode "She's Not There" in the series' fourth season.




  • Pineapple Express (2008)
  • Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
  • Office Space (1999)
  • Midnight Caller (1988)


  • True Blood (2011)
  • The Good Wife (2010-2012)
  • Entourage (2008-2010)
  • Desperate Housewives (2008)
  • The West Wing (2003-2006)
  • American Gothic (1995-1996)

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Season four appearances
"She's Not There" "You Smell Like Dinner" "If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin'?" "I'm Alive and on Fire"
"Me and the Devil" "I Wish I Was the Moon" "Cold Grey Light of Dawn" "Spellbound"
"Let's Get Out of Here" "Burning Down the House" "Soul of Fire" "And When I Die"

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