Greg Evigan

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Greg Evigan
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Greg Evigan at the premiere of Step Up 2: The Streets
Gregory Ralph Evigan

(1953-10-14) October 14, 1953 (age 65)
OccupationActor, composer, producer
Years active1976–present
Pamela C. Serpe (m. 1979)

Gregory Ralph Evigan (born October 14, 1953) is an American actor known for the television series B. J. and the Bear, My Two Dads, P.S. I Luv U and TekWar.

Early years[edit]

Evigan was born in South Amboy, New Jersey, the son of Ralph Milan Evigan, an electrician, and his wife, Barbara Elizabeth Evigan, a homemaker.[1] He grew up in Sayreville, New Jersey, and attended Sayreville War Memorial High School, graduating in 1971; in 2007 he was inducted into the school's Alumni Hall of Fame for his contributions to the arts.[2][3]


Evigan is married to dancer Pamela C. Serpe and has three children. Their youngest daughter, Briana, is the lead actress in Step Up 2: The Streets and Step Up: All In. Another daughter is actress Vanessa Lee Evigan, who appeared in Holiday in Handcuffs. Evigan's son Jason is the front man of an LA-based band called After Midnight Project.


Evigan is best known for his work in three hit television series:

  • 1979–1981 B. J. and the Bear, where he starred as Billie Joe "B.J." McKay, a truck driver whose best friend was a chimpanzee named Bear;
  • 1987–1990 My Two Dads in which a teenage girl is raised by two past boyfriends of her deceased mother together when it cannot be determined which is the father;
  • mid-1990s TekWar, a science fiction series based on a series of books by Star Trek actor William Shatner (who also co-starred). TekWar originated as a series of two-hour television movies in 1994, and then became a series of hour-long episodes that ran in 1995-96.


TV filmography[edit]


Shadow on the Mesa (2013)

Video filmography[edit]

  • Private Road: No Trespassing (1987) (V) as Brad Carlton
  • Cinnamon (2011)


  1. ^ Greg Evigan profile,; accessed August 15, 2017.
  2. ^ Greg Evigan Biography on IMDB
  3. ^ Acker, Michael. "Four alumni inducted into h.s. Hall of Fame Honorees' careers range from actor to funeral director", Suburban, May 24, 2007, backed up by the Internet Archive as of July 26, 2011. Accessed October 9, 2018. "Evigan graduated in 1971 and went on to act in a wide array of television shows and films. He portrayed B.J. McKay in the BJ and the Bear TV series and Joey Harris in My Two Dads."

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