August 22, 1965
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Courtney Gains found incredible success as an accomplished actor, appearing in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. Gains began his acting career with roles in such films as "Stephen King's Children of the Corn" (1984) with Peter Horton, "Hardbodies" (1984) with Sorrells Pickard and "Lust in the Dust" (1984). He also appeared in the C. Thomas Howell comedy "Secret Admirer" (1985), the Michael J. Fox box office smash comedy adventure "Back to the Future" (1985) and the Brad Zutaut comedy "Hardbodies 2" (1986). He continued to act in productions like "Wing Commander III: The Heart of the Tiger" (1995), "The Killing Grounds" (1998) and the horror film "The Landlady" (1998) with Talia Shire. He also appeared in the horror movie "King Cobra" (2000) with Pat Morita. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Chris Owen comedy "National Lampoon Presents: Dorm Daze" (2003), the Angus MacFadyen western "Shadowheart" (2009) and "Faster" (2010) with Dwayne Johnson. He also worked in television during these years, including roles in "NCIS" (CBS, 2003-) and "Switched at Birth" (ABC Family, 2010-17). Gains most recently acted in the Robert Englund horror feature "The Funhouse Massacre" (2015).
The Funhouse MassacreDennis
Field of Lost ShoesCapt. Chinook
National Lampoon Presents: Dorm DazeLorenzo 'The Black Hand'
King CobraDr Joseph McConnell
Memphis BelleEugene McVey
The 'BurbsHans Klopek
Can't Buy Me LoveKenneth Wurman
Winners Take AllGoose Trammel
RatboyKid in Car
Back to the FutureDixon
Lust in the DustRed Dick Barker
The Killing GroundsVincent Reynosa