Greg Grunberg Bio, Age, The Star Wars: Episode IX, Wife, Heroes, A Star Is Born

Greg Grunberg Biography

Greg Grunberg (Gregory Phillip Grunberg) is an American film and television actor. He 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 Phillip Grunberg was born on July 11, 1966, in Los Angeles, California (52 years old as of 2018).

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 often organized charity efforts to raise funds for the Pediatric Epilepsy Project in Los Angeles. The charity efforts have included an auction of guitars handpainted by celebrities such as Donald Trump, Pink and Grunberg’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 were 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

He 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 the 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 including Garner, Larter, Pasdar, Ramamurthy, Ventimiglia, Panettiere, as well as Zachary Quinto, Chris Pine, Dr. Drew Pinsky, Ron Rifkin, and John Mayer.

Greg Grunberg’s Net Worth

Grunberg has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Greg Grunberg Height

Star Wars: Episode IX stands at a height of 1.85 m.