Sinise is probably most famous for his roles in Forrest Gump
and CSI: NY
and his efforts in serving the country's veterans. He married his wife in 1981
. The couple were both confirmed in the Catholic faith later in life, with Sinise's confirmation taking place on Christmas Eve 2010, surrounded by his family. He shared that "the Church has been a rock for me and my family in some of our darkest and most difficult times."