Birthplace: Independence, Kansas, U.S.
Gerry Bamman (born September 18, 1941) is an American actor perhaps best known for his role as Uncle Frank McCallister in Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.
Bamman was born in Independence, Kansas, the son of Mary M. (née Farrell) and Harry W. Bamman, who worked in sales. Bamman was married to writer and director Emily Mann, but is now divorced from her. They have a son together named Nicholas. He is a graduate of St. Francis de Sales High School in Toledo, Ohio.
Bamman starred alongside Michael J. Fox in The Secret of My Success (1987) and also appeared with Fran Brill and Alyssa Milano in Old Enough (1984). He had a minor role in Cocktail before portraying his most notable character as Uncle Frank McCallister in Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York in 1990 and 1992 respectively. Also in 1992 Bamman appeared briefly as Kevin Costner's former colleague Ray Court in the box office smash The Bodyguard. Bamman appeared as defense attorney Stan Gillum in several episodes of Law & Order and Law & Order SVU. Bamman was also in the first season episode "The Blue Wall" playing Lt. Kennedy of Internal Affairs. Bamman co-starred in Runaway Jury as the blind jury foreman Herman Grimes. Bamman also played Dr. Judalon in the 1992 film Lorenzo's Oil.