Gerald McRaney

Gerald McRaney is a television and film actor from the United States. He is best known for his roles in Simon & Simon, Major Dad, and Promised Land on television. Gerald is fortunate to have such loving parents. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi. Gerald began his career in the low-budget film Night of Bloody Horror, in which he played the lead role. He was also seen in the TV shows Hard Labor, Jericho’s first season, and Deadwood’s final season. Gerald also appeared in the dark comedy film Focus. He received numerous awards for this film.

Gerald McRaney has had three marriages. In 1967, he married his first wife. The couple is the proud parents of two children. They divorced soon after in 1971. Gerald married for the second time in 1981, and they were married for 8 years. She and Gerald collaborated on the television show, Simon & Simon. He has one child from his second marriage. They divorced in 1989, and he married for the third time the following year. She is an actress from the United States. Gerald’s third wife is still his wife. The couple does not yet have a child, but rumors circulated that they were expecting a child soon.

How much is the net worth of Gerald McRaney?

Gerald McRaney is an American actor with an estimated net worth of $8 million. That is his combined net worth with his wife, fellow actress Delta Burke, whom he has been married to since 1989. Gerald has appeared in a slew of notable television and film projects over the course of his career. He is perhaps best known for his roles in the television shows “Simon & Simon,” “Major Dad,” and “Filthy Rich.”

Gerald McRaney grew up in Collins, Mississippi, and attended the University of Mississippi. His professional career began in the Louisiana oil fields. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, he began his professional acting career in horror films. He went on to find steady work, primarily in television.

Gerald McRaney
Caption: Gerald McRaney (source: IMDb)

Early Life

McRaney grew up in Collins, Mississippi, the son of Clyde and Edna McRaney. His ancestors are Scottish and Choctaw. He attended the University of Mississippi for his undergraduate studies. McRaney worked in the Louisiana oil fields before becoming a successful actor.


In the film, he played the lead character, Wesley Stuart, in Night of Bloody Horror (1969), a low-budget slasher film.

McRaney appeared on television in the episode “Hazzard Connection” (November 9, 1979) of The Dukes of Hazzard, as a receptionist in two different episodes of The Rockford Files, and as Tim Ryder, a heroin-addicted Vietnam War veteran in one episode of Hawaii Five-O. Furthermore, he appeared in numerous episodes of The Incredible Hulk as a jealous boyfriend, a jealous race car driver, an angry police officer, and a disturbing police chief, and his miniseries roles include Dr. Henderson in Women in White (1979) and a town local, Harry Owens, in Roots: The Next Generations (1979). McRaney, on the other hand, is perhaps best known for his role as Rick Simon in the 1980s television series Simon & Simon. He also had recurring roles on Designing Women and starred in Major Dad and Promised Land.

McRaney played business magnate Adam Brock in the final eight episodes of Darren Star’s CBS primetime soap opera Central Park West, which aired in 1995-96. He later appeared as General Alan Adamle in two episodes of the NBC drama The West Wing; as famed gold prospector George Hearst in the third season of the HBO television series Deadwood; and as Johnston Green in the CBS post-apocalyptic series Jericho.

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Caption: Gerald McRaney’s wife Delta Burke (source: Wide Open Country)

Quick facts:

Date of Birth :
Age : 73 years old
Family Name : McRaney
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Leo
Height : 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Gerald McRaney
Birth Name Gerald Lee McRaney
Nick Name Mac
Mother Edna McRaney
Father Clyde McRaney
Birth Place/City Collins, Mississippi
Profession Actor
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Working For Television
Net Worth $5 million
Face Color White
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Married Yes
Married to Delta Burke (m. 1989), Pat Moran (m. 1981�1989), Beverly Root (m. 1967�1971)
Children 3
Divorce Yes
Education University of Mississippi
Movies The NeverEnding Story
TV Show Jericho
Siblings Buddy McRaney


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