Michael Grant Terry

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Michael Grant Terry
Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present

Michael Grant Terry is an American actor, best known for his role as Wendell Bray on the Fox series Bones.[1]


Michael Grant Terry was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the youngest of three children. His father is Will Terry, an English teacher at the Germantown Friends School, which Michael attended, and Holly Terry, a third grade teacher at Plymouth Meeting Friends School.[2]

He studied cinematography and drama at Emerson College in Boston. During his time at Emerson, he made two student films: Blessed Is He and The Right To Bear Arms.[citation needed] In 2002, he apprenticed at the prestigious Williamstown Theatre Festival, where he worked on many main stage productions. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Los Angeles, where he worked with Noah Wyle's The Blank Theatre Company. He is also a member of L.A.'s the Brimmer Street Theatre Company. Terry starred in All Your Hard Work, written by Miles Brandman and directed by Michael Matthews in July 2012.[3]



Year Films Role Notes
2009 The Assistants Carl Dresden
2009 Post Grad College Grad (as Michael Grant Terry)
2007 The Son of Sam's Daughter Ben Short film (Experimental)
2007 Roman Candles Dan Short film
2007 Wasting Away Tim


Year Show Role Notes
2013 NCIS Theodore Lemere 1 episode, Seek
2012 Grimm Ryan Smulson Recurring, 3 episodes
2012 In Plain Sight Brockton Jr. 1 episode, The Anti Social Network
2012 Castle Jordan Norris 1 episode, Dial M for Mayor
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Ryan Thomas 1 episode, Bittersweet
2011 The Closer Chris Wycott 1 episode, Forgive Us Our Trespasses
2010 Criminal Minds Chris Salters 1 episode, Middle Man
2010 The Defenders Jeff Howard 1 episode, Nevada vs Carter
2008–present Bones Wendell Bray 24 episodes, recurring
2008 Eleventh Hour Lenny Reese 1 episode, Flesh
2008 Without A Trace Daniel Ellerbe 1 episode
2007 Honesty Boss 1 episode
2006 CSI: NY Matt Huxley 1 episode
2006 Veronica Mars Sully 1 episode
2005 E-Ring American Boy 1 episode
2005 South of Nowhere Will 1 episode
2005 Cold Case Penn Student 1 episode


  1. ^ Local Philly actor makes 'Bones', pmzmagazine.com; accessed April 7, 2014.
  2. ^ Michael Terry biography, assistantsthemovie.com; accessed April 7, 2014.
  3. ^ Michael Terry at the Internet Movie Database

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