Gregg Binkley

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Gregg Binkley
Born (1963-03-20) March 20, 1963 (age 55)
Topeka, Kansas, United States
Occupation Actor
Height 5 ft 8.5 in (170 cm)
Spouse(s) Tokiko Ohniwa (m. 2003)
Awards Member of the WRHS Hall of Fame

Gregg Binkley (born March 20, 1963) is an American television actor.

Early life and career[edit]

Binkley grew up in Topeka, Kansas, and graduated from Washburn Rural High School where he served as the class president of 1981. He is best known for his roles as Kenny James on the NBC sitcom My Name Is Earl and as Dan, the Del Taco spokesperson. He has also had guest spots on Gilmore Girls, Malcolm in the Middle, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Yes, Dear, The Drew Carey Show, Full House, and Wizards of Waverly Place.[1]

Binkley once held a job making celebrity impersonation phone calls, posing as Don Knotts' character Barney Fife. Binkley also did this impersonation in Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Three's Company.[2]

Gregg Binkley played Harold, Lewis Skolnick's (Robert Carradine) nephew in Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation. He played Barney on the sitcom Raising Hope.

Binkley played a waiter in season 1, episode 23 of The Millers. He also played as an aspiring doctor in Dracula: Dead and Loving it.

One of his better known minor roles include a mall security guard (with similar characteristics as Barney Fife) on Full House Season 7 Episode 9 - The 'Rigby the Rhino' episode.

Personal life[edit]

He met his wife, Tokiko Ohniwa, in an acting class. They were married on May 31, 2003 and have three children.


  1. ^ Gregg Binkley (I)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-07-21. Retrieved 2006-07-21. 

External links[edit]