Gregg Lee Henry (born May 6, 1952) is an American character actor and rock, blues and country musician.
Henry in 1976
|Born||May 6, 1952|
Lakewood, Colorado, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
He is best known for his performance as serial killer Dennis Rader in the made-for-television film The Hunt for the BTK Killer, and for playing various "heavies" in various films, such as in Payback (1999) and Brian De Palma's Body Double (1984), the latter of whom Henry has collaborated with frequently over the years, acting in six of De Palma's films to date.
Life and career
Henry was born in Lakewood, Colorado.
Henry has been featured in over 75 television programs, including The Riches, Firefly, Gilmore Girls, 24, Airwolf, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Murder, She Wrote, Matlock, L.A. Law, Falcon Crest, Moonlighting, Magnum, P.I., Rich Man, Poor Man Book II, The Mentalist, Castle, Glee, Burn Notice and Breakout Kings.
He played Hugh Pannetta alongside Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver on the FX television series The Riches. He played the role of Dobbs in the USA Network series White Collar and Hollis Doyle on the ABC series Scandal. Starting June 10, 2013, he played Detective Carl Reddick in The Killing. In 2014, he had a small role in the Marvel film Guardians of the Galaxy as well as its sequel as Peter Quill's grandfather. Lately he appeared in recurring roles in Hell on Wheels and The Following. He also portrayed the title role in Shakespeare’s ‘’Julius Caesar’’, which was disrupted by alt-right protesters due to the resemblances of President Donald Trump.
|1978||Mean Dog Blues||Paul Ramsey|
|1979||Hot Rod||Brian Edison|
|1981||Just Before Dawn||Warren|
|1983||Funny Money||Ben Turtle|
|1984||Body Double||Sam Bouchard|
|1989||Casualties of War||Prosecutor||Scenes deleted|
|1992||Raising Cain||Lt. Terri|
|1998||Star Trek: Insurrection||Gallatin|
|2001||Southlander: Diary of a Desperate Musician||Lane Windbird|
|Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever||Robert Gant / Clark|
|2003||Purgatory Flats||Dean Mecklin|
|2004||Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes||Cotton Proudfit|
|2005||Heatless||Lt. Russ Carter|
|Silent Partner||Ambassador Lafontaine|
|The Hunt for the BTK Killer||Dennis Rader|
|United 93||Col. Robert Marr|
|The Black Dahlia||Pete Lukins|
|2011||Super||Detective John Felkner|
|Isolation||Dr. Lawrence Moore|
|The Reunion||Kyle Wills|
|2012||Unfair and Imbalanced||Jim Moran|
|The Patriot of America||Samuel Burwell||Voice|
|Any Day Now||Lambert|
|2014||Guardians of the Galaxy||Peter Quill's grandfather|
|2016||Jason Bourne||Richard Webb|
|The Belko Experiment||The Voice||Voice|
|2017||Teen Titans: The Judas Contract||Brother Blood||Voice|
|Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2||Peter Quill's grandfather|
|2018||Office Uprising||Franklin Gantt|
|1976||Rich Man, Poor Man Book II||Wesley Jordache||TV Miniseries|
|1978||Pearl||Lieutenant Doug North||TV Miniseries|
|1979||Dummy||Assistant D.A. Smith||TV Movie|
|1982||The Blue and the Gray||Lester Bedell||TV Miniseries|
|1984||Airwolf||Robert Villers||Episode: "The Hunted"|
|1985||Moonlighting||Paul McCain||Episode: "The Next Murder You Hear"|
|1985–96||Murder, She Wrote||Barry Bristol|
Sheriff Lynn Childs
|Episode: "Broadway Malady"|
Episode: "Death Stalks the Big Top: Parts 1 & 2"
Episode: "The Taxman Cometh"
Episode: "The Big Kill"
Episode: "Crimson Harvest"
Episode: "Mrs. Parker's Revenge"
|1988-94||L.A. Law||Robert Cullen|
|Episode: "The Son Also Rises"|
Episode: "To Live and Diet in L.A."
Episode: "Cold Cuts"
|1986||Hardcastle and McCormick||Tommy Kitchens||Episode: "Poker Night"|
|1987-88||Werewolf (TV series)||Officer Ritter||Episode: "Nightmare in Blue"|
|1992||Civil Wars||Gordon Dallek||Episode: "Oboe Phobia"|
|1993||In the Heat of the Night||George Deschamps||Episodes: "Leftover Man Part 1 and Part II"|
|1997||Tidal Wave: No Escape||Edgar Purcell||TV movie|
|1999–2001||Family Law||Michael Holt||Recurring|
|2000||Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family||Henry Crowe||Episode: "Absolution"|
|2001||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Special Agent Rick Culpepper||Episode: "The Strip Strangler"|
|2001–02||Boston Public||Detective McGill||Episode: "Chapter Nine"|
Episode: "Chapter Thirty-Five"
|2002||Firefly||Sheriff Bourne||Episode: "The Train Job"|
|Boomtown||Robert Colson||Episode: "The Squeeze"|
|The Agency||Senator Bowden||Episode: "Heartless"|
|2003||Star Trek: Enterprise||Zho'Kaan||Episode: "Dawn"|
|Judging Amy||Morgan Simmons||Episode: "Wild Card"|
|24||Jonathan Wallace||Episodes 40–43: Day 2 ("11:00 pm" – "3:00 am")|
|The Lyon's Den||A.U.S.A||Episode: "Blood"|
Episode: "Separation Anxiety"
|Windfall||Bill Trask||TV movie|
|2004||The Handler||Griffin Klein||Episode: "Acts of Congress"|
|2005–07||Eyes||Clay Burgess||7 episodes|
|Gilmore Girls||Mitchum Huntzberger||Recurring character|
|2006||CSI: Miami||William Preston||Episode: "Death Eminent"|
|2007–08||The Riches||Hugh Panetta||Series regular|
|2008||ER||Officer Mark Downey||Episode: "Haunted"|
|The Mentalist||Cal Trask||Episode: "Red-Handed"|
|Sparky & Mikaela||Mikaela's Dad||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2009||The Beast||Frank Oland/Mike Parks||Episode: "Hothead"|
|Dollhouse||William Bashford||Episode: "Haunted"|
|Dark Blue||Jimmy Boyd||Episode: "Guns, Strippers and Wives"|
|Numb3rs||Pete Fox||Episode: "Friendly Fire"|
|Castle||Winston Wellesley||Episode: "Kill the Messenger"|
|Glee||Russell Fabray||Episode: "Ballad"|
|2009–11||Hung||Mike Hunt||Recurring season 1; Regular seasons 2–3|
|2010||Grey's Anatomy||Dr. Gracie||Episode: "The Time Warp"|
|Three Rivers||Lester Dimes||Episode: "Case Histories"|
|The Good Guys||Wayne Young||Episode: "$3.52"|
|Medium||Coach Swanson||Episode: "Talk to the Hand"|
|CSI: Miami||Roger Cavanaugh||Episode: "Blood Sugar"|
|2011||Harry's Law||Mitchell Eaves||Episode: "With Friends Like These..."|
|CHAOS||Kurt Neimeyer||Episode: "Glory Days"|
|Mr. Sunshine||Chuck Ferguson||Episode: "Family Business"|
|Burn Notice||Ian Covey||Episode: "Acceptable Loss"|
|2011–12||Breakout Kings||Richard Wendell||Episode: "There Are Rules" |
Episode: "Served Cold"
|2012||NCIS: Los Angeles||Alex Harris||Episode: "Blye, K." Part 1 & 2|
|Leverage||Trent Hazlit||Episode: "The Toy Job"|
|White Collar||Henry Dobbs / Robert Macleish||Episodes: "Wanted"; "Most Wanted"|
|2012–17||Scandal||Hollis Doyle||22 episodes. Recurring, season 2; Guest, season 3, season 5|
|2013–14||The Killing||Carl Reddick||16 episodes. Recurring, season 3; Main, season 4|
|2014||Lizzie Borden Took an Ax||Hosea Knowlton||TV movie|
|2014–15||The Following||Dr. Arthur Strauss||6 episodes. Recurring, season 2; Main, season 3|
|2014–16||Hell on Wheels||Brigham Young||7 episodes. Recurring seasons 4–5|
|2015–16||CSI: Cyber||Calvin Mundo||3 episodes|
|2016||Chicago Med||Dr. David Downey||8 episodes. Recurring, season 1.|
|Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life||Mitchum Huntzberger||Episode: "Spring"|
|Those Who Can't||Bryce's Dad||Episode: "Mid-Bryce Crisis"|
|2017||Supergirl||Peter Thompson||Episode: "Alex"|
|2018||Black Lightning||Agent Martin Proctor||7 episodes|
|2019||The Rookie||Judge||Episode: "Homefront"|
- "Gregg Henry biography". BuddyTV. Retrieved April 2, 2013.
- Rollins, Peter C. (2003). Hollywood's Indian: the portrayal of the Native American in film. University Press of Kentucky. pp. 143–. ISBN 978-0-8131-9077-8. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
- Gregg Henry on IMDb
- "Gregg Henry: Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved April 2, 2013.
- "Twitter / GreggHenry88: That's a wrap for me on". Twitter.com. September 4, 2013. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
- 7.11, where he plays the role of the vineyard tycoon.
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