Gregg Henry

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Gregg Henry
Gregg Henry.JPG
Henry in 1976
Born (1952-05-06) May 6, 1952 (age 62)
Lakewood, Colorado, United States
Website
http://www.gregghenry.com/

Gregg Lee Henry (born May 6, 1952) is an American theatre, film and television character actor and rock, blues and country musician.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Henry was born in Lakewood, Colorado. He is best known for his critically acclaimed performance as serial killer Dennis Rader in the made-for-television movie The Hunt for the BTK Killer, and for playing various "heavies" in various films, such as in Payback (1999) and Brian De Palma's Body Double (1984).[2]

Henry has been featured in over 75 television programs, including The Riches, Firefly, Gilmore Girls, 24, Airwolf, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Murder, She Wrote, Matlock, L.A. Law, Falcon Crest, Moonlighting, Magnum, P.I., Rich Man, Poor Man Book II, The Mentalist, Castle, Glee, Burn Notice, and Breakout Kings. Henry set the record for the most appearances on the series Murder, She Wrote.

He recently played Hugh Pannetta alongside Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver on the FX television series The Riches. Most recently, he played the role of Dobbs in the USA Network series White Collar and Hollis Doyle in the ABC TV series Scandal. Starting June 10, 2013, he could also be seen as the recurring character Detective Carl Reddick in The Killing's third season.

On September 13, 2013, Gregg tweeted that he will have a role in Guardians of the Galaxy.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Henry is married to the American theatre director Lisa James and lives in Los Angeles, California.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Note
1976 Rich Man, Poor Man Book II Wesley Jordache TV Miniseries
1979 Hot Rod Brian Edison
1981 Just Before Dawn Warren
1983 Scarface Charles Goodson (uncredited)
1984 Body Double Sam Bouchard
1992 Raising Cain Lt. Terri
1997 Tidal Wave: No Escape Edgar Purcell TV Movie
1998 Star Trek: Insurrection Gallatin
1999 Payback Val Resnick
2001 Southlander: Diary of a Desperate Musician Lane Windbird
Layover Jack Gillardo
2002 Femme Fatale Shiff
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever Robert Gant / Clark
2003 Windfall Bill Trask TV Movie
Purgatory Flats Dean Mecklin
Sin Conrad
2004 Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes Cotton Proudfit
2005 Heatless Lt. Russ Carter
Silent Partner Ambassador Lafontaine
The Hunt for the BTK Killer Dennis Rader
2006 Slither Jack MacReady
United 93 Col. Robert Marr
The Black Dahlia Pete Lukins
2011 Super Detective John Felkner
Isolation Dr. Lawrence Moore
The Reunion Kyle Wills
2012 Unfair and Imbalanced Jim Moran
Any Day Now Lambert
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy[3] Peter Quill's Grandfather

TV series[edit]

Year Title Role Note
1984 Airwolf Robert Villers Episode: "The Hunted"
1985 Moonlighting Paul McCain Episode: "The Next Murder You Hear"
1985–96 Murder, She Wrote Barry Bristol
Sheriff Lynn Childs

Richard Wellstood
Carl Ward
Lars Anderson
Mark Reisner
Episode: "Broadway Malady"
Episode: "Death Stalks the Big Top: Parts 1 & 2"
Episode: "The Taxman Cometh"
Episode: "The Big Kill"
Episode: "Crimson Harvest"
Episode: "Mrs. Parker's Revenge"
2000 Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family Henry Crowe Episode: "Absolution"
1999–2001 Family Law Michael Holt Recurring
2001 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Special Agent Rick Culpepper Episode: "The Strip Strangler"
2001–02 Boston Public Detective McGill Episode: "Chapter Nine"
Episode: "Chapter Thirty-Five"
2002 Firefly Sheriff Bourne Episode: "The Train Job"
Boomtown Robert Colson Episode: "The Squeeze"
The Agency Senator Bowden Episode: "Heartless"
2003 Star Trek: Enterprise Zho'Kaan Episode: "Dawn
Judging Amy Morgan Simmons Episode: "Wild Card"
24 Jonathan Wallace Episodes 40–43: Day 2 ("11:00 p.m." – "3:00 a.m.")
The Lyon's Den A.U.S.A Episode: "Blood"
Episode: "Separation Anxiety"
2004 The Handler Griffin Klein Episode: "Acts of Congress"
2006 CSI: Miami William Preston Episode: "Death Eminent"
2005–07 Eyes Clay Burgess
Gilmore Girls Mitchum Huntzberger Recurring character
2007–08 The Riches Hugh Panetta Series regular
2008 ER Officer Mark Downey Episode: "Haunted"
The Mentalist Cal Trask Episode: "Red-Handed"
Sparky & Mikaela Mikaela's Dad Episode: "Pilot"
2009 The Beast Frank Oland/Mike Parks Episode: "Hothead"
Dollhouse William Bashford Episode: "Haunted"
Dark Blue Jimmy Boyd Episode: "Guns, Strippers and Wives"
Numb3rs Pete Fox Episode: "Friendly Fire"
Castle Winston Wellesley Episode: "Kill the Messenger"
Glee Russell Fabray Episode: "Ballad"
2010 Grey's Anatomy Dr. Gracie Episode: "The Time Warp"
Three Rivers Lester Dimes Episode: "Case Histories"
The Good Guys Wayne Young Episode: "$3.52"
Medium Coach Swanson Episode: "Talk to the Hand"
CSI: Miami Roger Cavanaugh Episode: "Blood Sugar"
2011 Harry's Law Mitchell Eaves Episode: "With Friends Like These..."
CHAOS Kurt Neimeyer Episode: "Glory Days"
Mr. Sunshine Chuck Ferguson Episode: "Family Business"
2009–11 Hung Mike Hunt Recurring Season 1, Regular Seasons 2–3
2011 Burn Notice Ian Covey Episode: "Acceptable Loss"
2012 NCIS: Los Angeles Alex Harris Episode: "Blye, K." Part 1 & 2
2011–12 Breakout Kings Richard Wendell Episode: "There Are Rules"
Episode: "Served Cold"
2012 Bunheads Rico (the bartender) Episode: "For Fanny"
Episode: "Better Luck Next Year!"
White Collar Henry Dobbs / Robert Macleish Episodes: "Wanted"; "Most Wanted"
2012 Scandal Hollis Doyle
2013 The Killing Carl Reddick Recurring character
2014 The Following Dr. Arthur Strauss Episode: "The Messenger"
Episode: "Teacher's Pet"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
1999 Star Trek: Hidden Evil Gal'na
2012 Lollipop Chainsaw Gideon Starling

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gregg Henry Biography". BuddyTV. Retrieved April 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ Rollins, Peter C. (2003). Hollywood's Indian: the portrayal of the Native American in film. University Press of Kentucky. pp. 143–. ISBN 978-0-8131-9077-8. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Twitter / GreggHenry88: That's a wrap for me on". Twitter.com. 2013-09-04. Retrieved 2014-07-12. 
  4. ^ "Gregg Henry: Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved April 2, 2013. 

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