Gary Busey is enjoying a 44 year career in Hollywood. In fact, 2014 marks the 35th anniversary of The Buddy Holly Story, which garnered Busey a BAFTA win and an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his performance in the title role of Buddy Holly. His other notable film credits include memorable roles in The Firm, Under Siege, Point Break, Big Wednesday, Straight Time and Lethal Weapon.
Busey became a household name and a TV sensation in his recent starring roles on Celebrity Wife Swap and The Celebrity Apprentice - All Stars. Busey's other TV roles of note are his multiple appearances on HBO's Entourage, a recurring role on the syndicated sitcom Mr. Box Office and a special guest-star role on Two and a Half Men.
In 2012, Busey founded the Busey Foundation For Children's Kawasaki Disease after his son Luke was diagnosed with Kawasaki Disease in 2011.