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Gregory Jbara

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Gregory Jbara (/dʒəˈbɑrə/; born September 28, 1961) is an American film, television and stage actor. Jbara was born in Nankin Township (now Westland), Michigan, the son of an advertising office manager and an insurance claims adjuster. He is of Lebanese and Irish descent.After graduating from Wayne Memorial High School in Wayne, Michigan, Jbara attended the University of Michigan from 1979 to 1981. He majored in Communication Studies and took classes in Theatre and Musical Theatre. He left Michigan to attend the Juilliard School's drama division (1982–1986, Group 15), where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Both of Jbara's brothers also have careers in the entertainment industry. Mike, formerly President and CEO, WEA Corp., was named President of Alternative Distribution Alliance worldwide in June 2013. Brother Dan has made his career primarily as a reality show producer. Jbara also has a sister, Judy, who is Director of Client Relations for Beer Financial Group. Career Jbara originated the role of "Jackie Elliot" (known as "Dad") in the Broadway production of Billy Elliot the Musical, which opened on November 13, 2008. For his portrayal of "Dad" Jbara received the Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, and Tony awards for Best Featured Actor in a Musical during the 2008-2009 Broadway awards season.On May 5, 2005, Sardi's caricatures of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels stars Butz, Gleason, Jbara and Scott were unveiled in a ceremony hosted by fellow co-star Sara Gettelfinger. (Scoundrels star John Lithgow had already been caricatured at Sardi's.)In a 2008 Grand Rapids Press interview, Jbara (noting the importance of being caricatured at the landmark Broadway restaurant) said, "You don't remember a year later who won the Tonys, but that picture will be in Sardi's for the rest of my life."Jbara received the BackStageWest Garland 2000 Award for his performance in the West Coast premiere of George Furth's play, Precious Sons, co-starring Nora Dunn, Michael Malota, Ginger Williams and Adam Wylie.In 2006, Jbara received a Special Award from the New England Theatre Conference for his achievement in theatre. Jbara appeared as TV Land's on-camera spokesperson in eight different spots featuring three generations sitting on a couch: grandpa (William Severs), father/boomer (Jbara) and teenage son (Dylan Kepp). The spots focused, humorously, on the contrasts among those generations and were first shown on TV Land during the TV Land Awards broadcast on April 22, 2007. Gregory's most prominent TV roles to date are as Dan O'Keefe in the Fox/WB sitcom Grounded for Life (2002-05) and as NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Public Information Garrett Moore on the CBS drama Blue Bloods (2010-present).

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Sep 28, 1961 in Westland - Michigan - USA
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
Primul film:
In series All My Children 1970-01-05
Ultimul film:
Film Infiltrators 2014-08-19
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of Without a Trace
Poster of Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Poster of In & Out
Poster of Friends
Filme in care a jucat
Film Infiltrators Eric Volker 2014-08-19
Film Big Miracle General Stanton 2012-02-02
Serial Blue Bloods Garrett Moore 2010-09-24
Film Remember Me Les Hirsch 2010-03-12
Serial The Cleveland Show Unknown 2009-09-27
Serial Glenn Martin, DDS Unknown 2009-08-17
Film Exit Speed Jerry Yarbro 2008-08-26
Film Epic Movie Mel Gibson 2007-01-25
Film World Trade Center Accountant in Karnes Office 2006-08-09
Serial The Unit Unknown 2006-03-07
Serial American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Serial Higglytown Heroes Unknown 2004-09-12
Serial Century City Unknown 2004-03-16
Film The Sure Hand of God Reverend Bigbee 2004-02-18
Serial Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Serial Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Film The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest Hank 2002-06-28
Serial Crossing Jordan Unknown 2001-09-24
Serial Grounded for Life Unknown 2001-01-10
Serial Malcolm in the Middle Unknown 2000-01-09
Film Cement 2000-01-25
Serial Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2000-01-12
Serial Yes, Dear Unknown 2000-10-02
Serial The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Serial Rocket Power Unknown 1999-08-16
Film A Midsummer Night's Dream Snug 1999-05-14
Serial Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Serial Providence Unknown 1999-01-08
Film In & Out Walter Brackett 1997-09-10
Serial Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Serial Suddenly Susan Unknown 1996-09-19
Film One Fine Day Freddy 1996-12-20
Film Victor/Victoria Mr. "Squash" Bernstein 1995-12-23
Serial The Drew Carey Show Unknown 1995-09-13
Film Jeffrey Angelique 1995-08-18
Serial Friends Gene 1994-09-22
Serial Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Serial Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Film Crocodile Dundee II Young Cop 1988-05-19
Serial Newhart Unknown 1982-10-02
Serial All My Children Unknown 1970-01-05