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

Whip Hubley, (born Grant Shelby Hubley Jr.; May 17, 1957) is an American actor[1] and a former financial advisor.

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. From 1996 to 1999, Hubley had the lead role of Sheriff Tom Hampton on the revival of Flipper.

Personal life[edit]

Hubley currently resides in Portland, Maine, after spending over thirty years 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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