Gary Busey is an American actor whose career started during the 1960s. In 1978, he portrayed Buddy Holly in the film The Buddy Holly Story. For his performance, he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He also won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor. The following decade, he starred as Joshua in 1987’s Lethal Weapon. He later starred as Peter Keyes in 1990’s Predator 2. He next had roles in the films Point Break, The Firm, Under Siege, and Rookie of the Year, among others. He went on to star in Lost Highway and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. In the 2000s, he had notable parts in The Gingerdead Man and Quigley.