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Born: July 10, 1976 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: actor

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His bohemian attitude and exotic good looks helped Adrian Grenier stand out among his peers, even if his passivity in climbing the ladder of stardom may have limited his career trajectory. Starting out in indie fare like "Hurricane Streets" (1997) and "The Adventures of Sebastian Cole" (1998), Grenier romanced mainstream moviegoers - and Melissa Joan Hart - in the teen comedy "Drive Me Crazy" (1999), but had less success sweeping Anne Hathaway off her feet in the Meryl Streep blockbuster "The Devil Wears Prada" (2006). His best known role came in the form of Vincent Chase, the mellow movie star center of the universe on the critically acclaimed series "Entourage" (HBO, 2004-2011), anchoring the long-running ensemble comedy in typical flash-free fashion. While Grenier's un-Hollywood lack of outright ambition and under-the-radar project choices may have kept him from becoming a superstar, he seemed satisfied to live and work at his low-key professional level.

His bohemian attitude and exotic good looks helped Adrian Grenier stand out among his peers, even if his passivity in climbing the ladder of stardom may have limited his career trajectory. Starting out in indie fare like "Hurricane Streets" (1997) and "The Adventures of Sebastian Cole" (1998), Grenier romanced mainstream moviegoers - and Melissa Joan Hart - in the teen comedy "Drive Me Crazy" (1999), but had less success sweeping Anne Hathaway off her feet in the Meryl Streep blockbuster "The Devil Wears Prada" (2006). His best known role came in the form of Vincent Chase, the mellow movie star center of the universe on the critically acclaimed series "Entourage" (HBO, 2004-2011), anchoring the long-running ensemble comedy in typical flash-free fashion. While Grenier's un-Hollywood lack of outright ambition and under-the-radar project choices may have kept him from becoming a superstar, he seemed satisfied to live and work at his low-key professional level.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Entourage (2015)
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 Goodbye World (2013)
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 Perfect Fit, A (2005)
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 Anything Else (2003) Ray Polito
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 Shot in the Dark (2002)
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 Hart's War (2002) Private Daniel E Abrams
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Raised in Brooklyn, New York
1997:
Made feature debut in the independent drama "Arresting Gena"
1997:
Played a street punk in Morgan J Freeman's "Hurricane Streets" (released in the United States in 1998)
1998:
Comprised part of the entourage of Leonardo DiCaprio's superstar Brandon Darrow in "Celebrity"
1999:
Starred in "The Adventures of Sebastian Cole", playing the eponymous young man who, among other trials, must deal with his stepfather's impending sex reassignment surgery
1999:
Played Chase Hammond, the edgy boy-next-door Melissa Joan Hart's Nicole cleans up and makes her dream date in the teen comedy "Drive Me Crazy"
2000:
Featured in John Waters' Hollywood satire "Cecil B Demented"
2001:
Starred in James Toback's "Harvard Man" as a college student who gets mixed up in gambling and drugs
2002:
Helmed the documentary, "Shot in the Dark,' which chronicles his search for John Dunbar, his father that he had not seen in 18 years and knew little about; premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival (aired June 2007 on HBO)
2003:
Featured in the Woody Allen comedy "Anything Else" starring Jason Biggs and Christina Ricci
2004:
Cast in the lead role as film star Vince Chase in the HBO series "Entourage" executive produced by Mark Wahlberg
2006:
Co-starred in the feature adaptation of "The Devil Wears Prada," with Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep
2006:
Produced "Euthanasia" a short film, which premeired at Sundance
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Education

Fiorello H LaGuardia High School of Music and Art & the Performing Arts: New York , New York -
Bard College: Annandale-on-Hudson , New York -

Notes

"It's hard to battle the demons inside, telling me to get my piece of the pie and everything will be OK after that. I was relatively happy before Hollywood came knocking . . . They tend to have a way of drawing a glorious picture [of stardom] and I'm afraid of buying into that. And I'm afraid of losing my anonymity . . . [I'm shy] and don't know what to say. I don't want to get into a routine where people come and say, 'Oh, I know you.'"---Adrien Grenier on show business as quoted to Newsday, August 8, 1999.

"After doing 'The Adventures of Sebastian Cole', I know there are parts for me to do that are very enjoyable and movies that are enjoyable to work on. I needed this job and they gave it to me, but because of it, I am more selective."---Grenier on choosing roles as quoted in USA Today, August 26, 1999.

"I hated, hated, hated L.A. at first. The business is superficial, discouraging and disheartening. And now that I've experienced Hollywood and Sundance and hung out with Leonardo [DiCaprio], fame scares me more than it appeals to me. But I'm getting comfortable and I can see my resistance fading. It's sad. Next year I'll have my leather jacket and my cell phone. But even if they ask me to, I still won't shave."---Adrian Grenier to Interview, August 1999.

"I have a sizable head. All my features are big, big eyebrows, big nose, big lips, big old tender earlobes, big hair. I have a lot of presence." The actor, who's of European and Apache descent, calls himself a 'Native American white boy.'"---Grenier told USA Today, August 18, 2004.

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companion:
Melissa Joan Hart. Actor. Had relationship during the filming of "Drive Me Crazy" in 1998.

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