Actor and musician Gregg Henry has appeared in some of the last two decades’ most beloved pop culture and cult favorites including Firefly, Slither, the Star Trek series and the number one movie of 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy.
Henry made a name for himself by betraying Mel Gibson as Val Resnick in the 1999 film Payback. He’s also known as Peter Quill’s grandfather in the 2014 Marvel hit Guardians of the Galaxy under the direction of James Gunn. Gregg also starred as the quirky, funny mayor in Gunn’s film Slither and in the director’s subsequent super hero romp Super. Fans may find Gregg on Joss Whedon’s Firefly and Dollhouse, 24, Scandal, and AMC’s Hell on Wheels as Brigham Young. Henry will soon be reprising his role as Dr. Arthur Strauss on the FOX hit dramatic series The Following as a series regular.
He began his on-camera acting career as Wesley Jordache in the sequel to the TV series Rich Man, Poor Man and has gone on to have reoccurring roles on Reasonable Doubt, EZ Streets, Family Law, Eyes, Gilmore Girls, The Riches, Hung, Bunheads, and The Killing. His other television appearances include Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, The Love Boat, Simon & Simon, Down to Earth, Remington Steel, Airwolf, Moonlighting, Hardcastle and McMormic, Stingray, Designing Women, Magnum, P.I., Falcon Crest, Cagney & Lacey, Guns of Paradise, Dark Avenger, WIOU, The Torkelsons, Civil Wars, In the Heat of the Night, L.A. Law, Walker Texas Ranger, M.A.N.T.I.S., Matlock, JAG, Chicago Hope, Murder She Wrote, The Pretender, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Boston Public, Boomtown, The Agency, Star Trek: Enterprise, Judging Amy, The Lyon’s Den, ER, The Mentalist, Numb3rs, Castle, Glee, Grey’s Anatomy, Medium, CSI: Miami, Burn Notice, NCIS: Los Angeles, Breakout Kings, White Collar, Leverage, and The Following.
On top of a prolific television career, including many TV movies, Gregg has hit the big screen in Mean Dog Blues, Just Before Dawn, Funny Money, Scarface, Body Double, The Last of Philip Banter, The Patriot, Fair Game, Raising Cain, Bodily Harm, Star Trek: Insurrection, The Big Brass Ring, Southlander: Diary of a Desperate Musician, Layover, Femme Fatale, Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever, Purgatory Flats, Sin, Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes, Silent Partner, United 93, The Black Dahlia, Isolation, The Reunion, and Any Day Now.
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