Apr. 2nd, 1962
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Robert Clark Gregg (born April 2, 1962) is an American actor, screenwriter and director.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts. He is the son of Mary Layne (née Shine) and Robert Clark Gregg, an Episcopal minister and professor at Stanford University. He grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Gregg attended Ohio Wesleyan University as an undergraduate and went on to get a BFA from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, where he finished in the class of 1986.
He is best known for his role as Phil Coulson in the films Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Thor (2011), and Marvel's The Avengers (2012), and in the television series Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., which airs on the ABC network. He also voices the character on the animated television series Ultimate Spider-Man. Gregg has also co-starred as Christine Campbell's ex-husband Richard in the CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine, which debuted in March 2006 and concluded in May 2010. He also played FBI Special Agent Mike Casper on the NBC series The West Wing and Cam, the on-and-off boyfriend of Jack (and client of Grace) on the NBC series Will & Grace.
He has been featured in a number of supporting roles in films, such as Lovely & Amazing, In Good Company, and The Human Stain, and a number of guest spots on TV series, such as Sports Night, and Sex and the City. He also wrote the screenplay for the popular 2000 thriller What Lies Beneath.
On April 20, 2013, Trust Me, a film written and directed by Gregg, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Gregg has been married since (July 21, 2001) to Jennifer Grey of Dirty Dancing and Ferris Bueller's Day Off fame. The couple have one child, daughter Stella, (December 3, 2001). He co-starred with Grey in the Lifetime TV movie Road to Christmas and with her father 'Joel Grey' in Choke.
Gregg has a brown belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
- Attended Ohio Wesleyan University.
- Son-in-law of 'Joel Grey' (qv), grandson-in-law of 'Mickey Katz' (qv).
- Welcomed first child, daughter Stella, on December 3rd, 2001 in Los Angeles.
- BFA in Drama - New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (1986)