(Conrad Rose- LA Metro SWAT)
In WANTED, Cole plays Conrad Rose, the unit leader who has been charged with the task of handpicking this high-caliber team. He comes from LA Metro SWAT. The separated father of two children, Conrad constantly struggles to balance time for his kids with the demands of the job, while keeping the peace with his estranged wife, Lucinda.
The consummate, award-winning actor Gary Cole has appeared in more than 50 movies, telefilms and miniseries. He is perhaps most well known to television audiences for his recurring role on the NBC Emmy®-winning drama The West Wing as Vice President Robert "Bingo Bob" Russell.
Cole's other television work includes the recent ABC Family telefilm Pop Rocks, as well as the 2002 remake of the comedy series Family Affair. His breakthrough role came in the 1984 NBC miniseries Fatal Vision, and, a few short years later, he landed his first regular television series role in the critically acclaimed NBC series Midnight Caller. He then starred as Gen. George Armstrong Custer in the ABC epic miniseries Son of the Morning Star. His other television highlights include the television series American Gothic, the award-winning HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon and the irreverent FOX animated series The Family Guy. Cole also lent his voice to two animated shows, The Disney Channel's Kim Possible and Cartoon Network's Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law.
On the big screen, Cole's dead-on impersonation of Mike Brady helped make The Brady Bunch and A Very Brady Sequel box-office hits. His other recent film credits include The Ring 2, opposite Naomi Watts, the dramedy Mozart and the Whale and the upcoming independent feature Cry Wolf. Cole also appeared in last summer's hit comedy feature Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, as well as Win a Date with Tad Hamilton, A Simple Plan, The Gift and the cult hit movie Office Space, as heartless boss Bill Lumbergh.
The Illinois native helped form Chicago's Remains Theatre Ensemble and starred in productions of Closer, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Balm in Gilead, And a Nightingale Sang and Bang!, for which he won the Joseph Jefferson Best Actor Award for Chicago Theatre Excellence.
Cole, his wife, actress Teddi Siddall, and their daughter, Mary, reside in Los Angeles.