Whip Hubley

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Whip Hubley
Born Grant Shelby Hubley, Jr.
(1957-05-17) May 17, 1957 (age 60)
New York City, New York, United States
Residence Santa Monica, California
Occupation Actor
Years active 1985-present
Spouse(s) Dinah Minot
Children 3

Grant Shelby "Whip" Hubley, Jr. (born May 17, 1957) is an American actor.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Hubley was born in New York City, the son of Julia Kaul (née Paine) and Grant Shelby Hubley, an entrepreneur, oil investor, and writer.[2] He attended the Buckley School for Boys in Upper East Side, Manhattan. He is the brother of actress Season Hubley, also the former brother-in-law of Kurt Russell, and uncle of Season and Kurt's son, Boston Russell.


He played the role of Mischa in the 1987 film Russkies,[3] and Hollywood in the 1986 film Top Gun. He later played Brian Hawkins in the Showtime miniseries More Tales of the City (1998) and its follow-up Further Tales of the City (2001). These miniseries were sequels to the PBS miniseries Tales of the City (1994), which starred Paul Gross in the role of Brian.

Personal life[edit]

Hubley resides in Santa Monica, California. He is married to Dinah Minot, a former producer for Saturday Night Live[1] and has three children, Molly, Ella and Ben.



  1. ^ a b "Dinah Minot Marries Grant Hubley, Actor". The New York Times. June 5, 1988. 
  2. ^ Whip Hubley at Filmreference.com
  3. ^ Canby, Vincent (November 6, 1987). "MOVIE REVIEW Russkies (1987) FILM: 'RUSSKIES,' A COMEDY ADVENTURE". The New York Times. 

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