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Greg Grunberg Biography
Greg Grunberg (Gregory Phillip Grunberg) is an American film and television actor. Greg is best known for starring as Eric Weiss in the ABC series Alias, Matt Parkman in the NBC series Heroes, “Snap” Wexley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Phil in A Star Is Born.
Grunberg has majorly appeared in works produced and directed by his childhood friend J. J. Abrams and also being a cast member in the first two seasons of the Showtime American television drama series Masters of Sex.
Greg Grunberg Age
Gregory was born on July 11, 1966 in Los Angeles, California. He is 56 years
Greg Grunberg Family
Grunberg was born to Sandy (née Klein) and Gerry Grunberg and had a Jewish upbringing. He has an older brother Brad Grunberg who is also an actor.
Greg Grunberg Wife
He married Elizabeth Dawn Wershow in 1992.
Greg Grunberg Children
Grunberg has three kids with his wife Dawn: Jake, Ben, and Sam. His son Jake has epilepsy and this inspired Greg to take an active role in raising awareness of the neurological disorder and also raising funds for research.
He has oftenly organized charity efforts to raise funds for the Pediatric Epilepsy Project in Los Angeles. The charity efforts have included auction of guitars hand painted by celebrities such as Donald Trump, Pink and Gruenberg’s Alias co-stars Jennifer Garner and Michael Vartan.
It has also included concerts by the Band From TV that includes Grunberg and Hugh Laurie and an online auction of cartoons drawn of his Heroes costars.
He served as the chair of the first National Walk for Epilepsy, presented by the Epilepsy Foundation in March 2007.
Greg Grunberg Felicity
Grunberg appeared as Sean Blumberg on Felicity from 1998 to 2002.
Greg Grunberg Lost
For the 2004 series Lost, Abrams cast him in a brief role as the pilot. He then returned for the first season finale but his scenes cut for time and instead included on the season 1 DVD set.
Greg Grunberg Star Trek
In Star Trek, which Abrams directed, he was offered a part but was unable to take it because of a conflict with another project he was working on. He however provided the voice for Kirk’s stepfather in the opening sequence.
Greg Grunberg Star Wars
In the 2015 American epic space opera Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Greg plays Temmin “Snap” Wexley, an X-wing pilot. In 2019, he reprises the role R2-D2 in Star Wars: Episode IX.
Greg Grunberg Heroes
He had a major role in the NBC TV show Heroes playing Matt Parkman, a police officer who has the power of telepathy.
Greg Grunberg A Star Is Born
Greg plays in A Star is Born as Jackson’s limo driver. The role Jackson is played by Bradley Cooper while Lady Gaga plays Ally.
Greg Grunberg Alias
Greg portrays the role of Eric Weiss in Alias from 2001 to 2006.
Greg Grunberg Band
- Band from TV
Greg Grunberg Podcast
It was then revealed in February 2016 that Grunberg will co-host a late night talk show with Kevin Smith titled Geeking Out on AMC.
To listen to Grunberg podcast, click here
Greg Grunberg Website
He launched Talk About It in 2009 a website that is dedicated to epilepsy education and awareness. It features many of Greg’s co-stars and celebrity friends who include Garner, Larter, Pasdar, Ramamurthy, Ventimiglia, Panettiere, as well as Zachary Quinto, Chris Pine, Dr. Drew Pinsky, Ron Rifkin, and John Mayer.
Greg Grunberg Net Worth
Grunberg has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Greg Grunberg Height
The Star Wars: Episode IX stands at a height of 1.85 m.
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