Donald Richard Gibb, an American actor, was born in New York on August 4, 1954. He was raised in Sherman Oaks, California, and graduated from Notre Dame High.
He attended the University of New Mexico on a basketball scholarship after finishing high school, where he joined the Phi Delta Theta fraternity.
After relocating, he joined the basketball and football teams at the University of San Diego. He briefly played for the San Diego Chargers before suffering catastrophic injuries in a vehicle accident, which prevented him from engaging in sports any more and forced him to retire.
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In 1984’s “Revenge of the Nerds,” Donald portrayed Frederick Aloysius “Augrey” Balwaskey; he reprised the role in 1987’s “Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise” and 1994’s “Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love” for television.
His persona is known for intimidating psychopaths by hurling them from fraternity buildings, having them compete in burping matches, and drinking beer from their cups. The comedy, starring Anthony Edwards and Robert Carradine, was directed by Jeff Canio and centers on a group of geeks who attend the fictional Adams College.
The group works to stop the harassment they experience from Pi Delta Pi, Alpha Beta’s sister sorority, and the jock brothers known as Alpha Betas.
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In 1986 he played the role of Ripper, a tennis player, Wildman in “Jocks”, and the following year he appeared as the ruthless pirate in “Amazon Women on the Moon”.
He portrayed Ray Jackson in the 1988 film Bloodsport, along with Jean-Claude Van Damme as a rowdy martial arts fighter, and also starred as Lea Ayres and Paulo Young and was directed by Newt Arnold.
The film is loosely based on the accusations of martial artist Frank Dukes, and did well at the box office – grossing $50 million on a $2 million budget.as of mid-2020.