Michael Irby

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Michael Irby
Born Michael Clinton Irby
(1972-11-16) November 16, 1972 (age 43)
Palm Springs, California, USA
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s) Susan Matus
Children 1

Michael Clinton Irby (born November 16, 1972) is an American film and television actor. He is known for portraying Sergeant First Class Charles Grey in The Unit.

Personal life[edit]

Irby was born in Palm Springs,[1] California and grew up in Cabazon, California,[2] the son of Ernie and Cindy Irby. He has two brothers, Jason and Ernest III.

With a lifelong love for soccer, he played in Europe as part of Team USA before he was forced to give it up due to injury.

Following the end of his soccer career, he went to college where his drama professor encouraged him to pursue a career in theater at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York.

He is married to Susan Matus, whom he met whilst studying in New York, and they have a son.[3] Michael attended College of the Desert in Palm Desert, CA and Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, CA.



  1. ^ "Biography for Michael Irby". TV Guide. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  2. ^ "Biography for Michael Irby". IMDb. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  3. ^ Bryan, Becca (3 January 2010). "A Different Kind of Unit Wife-Susan Matus". BeccaBOnline. Retrieved 30 March 2015. 

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