Lee Arenberg

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Lee Arenberg
LeeArenbergMay07.jpg
Arenberg in May 2007
Born (1962-07-18) July 18, 1962 (age 51)
Palo Alto, California
Occupation Film, television actor
Spouse(s) Lisa Derrick (1999-2006)

Lee Arenberg (born July 18, 1962) is an American actor, best known for his role as Pintel, one of Captain Barbossa's crew, in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. He currently has a recurring role as the dwarf Grumpy in the television series Once Upon a Time. He attended UCLA as a theatre major.

Career[edit]

He has guest starred on all the Star Trek spin-offs Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise. Coincidentally, in two of his appearances, ("The Nagus" and "United"), he played a character named Gral, one a Ferengi and the other a Tellarite. In 1992 Lee appeared on the TV series Night Court. Arenberg also played the recurring role of bookie Mike Moffit in two episodes of Seinfeld. In "The Parking Space", he and George Costanza had a parking dispute, while in "The Susie" his thumbs were accidentally broken while trying to repair Jerry Seinfeld's car trunk.

He also guest starred in the fifth season of Friends in an episode titled "The One with the Inappropriate Sister". He guest starred on an episode of Brotherly Love entitled "Motherly Love". He had a bit part as a bumbling Hold-up Man in RoboCop 3. Lee also played Dr. Moyer in the Scrubs episode "My Own American Girl". He also starred as the dwarf Elwood Gutworthy in Dungeons and Dragons (2000), and the pirate Pintel in the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy. He guest starred as "Hair Plugs" in Grounded For Life (2001).

A graduate of Santa Monica High in 1980, He is currently starring as the regular character "Grumpy/Leroy" on the hit ABC television series "Once Upon a Time (TV series)". As he confirmed when speaking at the Farpoint Star Trek Convention in Timonium, Maryland, Arenberg's character Pintel did not return in the fourth "Pirates" film.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Actor
# Year Film Role Director Notes Country
1 1987 Cross My Heart Parking Attendant Armyan Bernstein U.S.
2 1989 The Wizard Ninja Gaiden Guy Todd Holland U.S.
3 1997 Warriors of Virtue Mantose Ronny Yu U.S.
4 2000 Dungeons and Dragons Elwood U.S.
5 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Pintel Gore Verbinski U.S.
6 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Pintel Gore Verbinski U.S.
7 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Pintel Gore Verbinski U.S.
8 2012 Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Conspiracy Billy Lee Harold Cronk U.S.
Producer
# Year Film Role Director Notes Country
1 2011 In the Gray producer Rob Holloway U.S.
Writer
# Year Film Role Director Notes Country
1 2011 In the Gray screenwriter Rob Holloway U.S.

Television[edit]

Year Series Role Notes
1992 Live! From Death Row Griffith TV movie
1992, 1997 Seinfeld Mike Moffitt (bookie) Episode: "The Parking Space", "The Susie"
1998 Friends The Man Episode: "The One with the Inappropriate Sister"
2001 My Wife and Kids Kevin Anderson Episode: "Jay Gets Fired"
2003 Charmed Unidentified Demon Episode: "Oh My Goddess (Part 1)"
2003 Scrubs Dr. Moyer Episode: "My Own American Girl"
2008 Pushing Daisies Arnaud Bailey
2010 The Iceman Chronicles Judge Buttonwillow McKittrick
2011 The Cape Razer's Driver
2011 Good Luck Charlie Skyler's Fake Dad
2011–present Once Upon a Time Grumpy/Dreamy/Leroy 20 Episodes
2013 Californication Charlie's gay boss
2013 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Leroy

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