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Also Known As: Gregory Andrew Germann Died:
Born: February 26, 1958 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA Profession: actor, director, playwright

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Stage-trained actor Greg Germann traveled to NYC after graduating from the University of Northern Colorado, where he became a member of the Circle Repertory Company and Ensemble Studio Theatre. Acting in productions like Stephen Sondheim's musical "Assassins" and Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues" led to parts in both film and TV, but it has been on the small screen where he has had his greatest success. His TV acting debut came in "High School Narc" (1995), an "ABC Afterschool Special", and after appearing in such films as "Miss Firecracker" (1989) and "Once Around" (1991), both with Holly Hunter, and "So I Married an Axe Murder (1993), which reunited him with "High School Narc" co-star Nancy Travis and "Miss Firecracker" director Thomas Schlamme, Germann settled comfortably into his niche as a TV series regular. Although there were several unsold pilots, the good-looking blond actor finally registered as the pushy lawyer Andy Del Sorto in NBC's "Sweet Justice" (1994-95). He followed that with a turn as the Eric Moyer, the brow-beaten brother-in-law of Debra Messing's Stacey and co-worker of Thomas Haden Church's Ned in "Ned and Stacey" (Fox, 1995-1997). Germann returned to a legal setting for his next...

Stage-trained actor Greg Germann traveled to NYC after graduating from the University of Northern Colorado, where he became a member of the Circle Repertory Company and Ensemble Studio Theatre. Acting in productions like Stephen Sondheim's musical "Assassins" and Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues" led to parts in both film and TV, but it has been on the small screen where he has had his greatest success. His TV acting debut came in "High School Narc" (1995), an "ABC Afterschool Special", and after appearing in such films as "Miss Firecracker" (1989) and "Once Around" (1991), both with Holly Hunter, and "So I Married an Axe Murder (1993), which reunited him with "High School Narc" co-star Nancy Travis and "Miss Firecracker" director Thomas Schlamme, Germann settled comfortably into his niche as a TV series regular. Although there were several unsold pilots, the good-looking blond actor finally registered as the pushy lawyer Andy Del Sorto in NBC's "Sweet Justice" (1994-95). He followed that with a turn as the Eric Moyer, the brow-beaten brother-in-law of Debra Messing's Stacey and co-worker of Thomas Haden Church's Ned in "Ned and Stacey" (Fox, 1995-1997). Germann returned to a legal setting for his next series, portraying smarmy senior partner Richard Fish, who only practices law for the money, in "Ally McBeal" (Fox, 1997- ).

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DIRECTOR:

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  Pete's Garden (1999) Director

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 Quitters (2014)
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 Fly Away (2011)
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 Bolt (2008)
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 Quarantine (2008)
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 Self-Medicated (2007)
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Raised in Colorado
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Moved to NYC after graduating from college
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Became a member of Circle Repertory Company and Ensemble Studio Theatre
1985:
Made TV debut on "High School Narc," an "ABC Afterschool Special"
1985:
Made feature debut in "Streetwalkin'"
1989:
Acted in "Miss Firecracker"; first screen collaboration with Holly Hunter
1990:
Cast in off-Broadway musical "Assassins"
1991:
Second appearance with Hunter, Lasse Hallström's "Once Around"
1993:
Appeared in the comedy "So I Married an Axe Murderer"
1994:
Played upstart attorney Andy Del Sarto on NBC series "Sweet Justice"
1995:
Portrayed Ned's (Thomas Haden Church) best friend Eric Moyer on Fox sitcom "Ned and Stacey"
1997:
Co-starred as Richard Fish on Fox series "Ally McBeal"
1998:
Directed short film "Pete's Garden"; premiered at the Sundance Film Festival
1998:
Wrote off-Broadway play "The Observatory"
2001:
Played Chris Rock's personal secretary in "Down to Earth," a remake of 1978's "Heaven Can Wait"
2001:
Played an advertising executive in the remake of "Sweet November"
2005:
Played a drug counselor in indie biopic "Self Medicated"
2006:
Cast as Joan Cusack's husband in Nicole Holofcener's "Friends with Money"
2007:
Cast on ABC's "In Case of Emergency" as Sherman Yablonsky
2008:
Joined the cast of "Boeing-Boeing" at the Longacre Theatre
2008:
Appeared in sci-fi thriller "Quarantine"
2012:
Made recurring appearance on Showtime series "House of Lies"
2012:
Cast in supporting role in action comedy "Here Comes the Boom," starring Kevin James
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Education

University of Northern Colorado: Greeley , Colorado - 1978

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wife:
Christine Mourad. Actor, singer, songwriter.

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son:
Asa August Germann. Born in December 1997.

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