Gregg Henry

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Gregg Henry
Gregg Henry.JPG
Henry in 1976
Born(1952-05-06) May 6, 1952 (age 62)
Lakewood, Colorado, United States
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Gregg Henry
Gregg Henry.JPG
Henry in 1976
Born(1952-05-06) May 6, 1952 (age 62)
Lakewood, Colorado, United States

Gregg Lee Henry (born May 6, 1952) is an American theater, film and television character actor and rock, blues and country musician.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Henry was born in Lakewood, Colorado. He is best known for his critically acclaimed performance as serial killer Dennis Rader in the made-for-television movie 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).[2]

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. Henry set the record for the most appearances on the series Murder, She Wrote.

He recently played Hugh Pannetta alongside Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver on the FX television series The Riches. Most recently, he played the role of Dobbs in the USA Network series White Collar and Hollis Doyle in the ABC TV series Scandal. Starting June 10, 2013, he could also be seen as the recurring character Detective Carl Reddick in The Killing's third season.

Gregg had a role in the film Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).[3]

Personal life[edit]

Henry is married to the American theatre director Lisa James and lives in Los Angeles, California.[4]



1976Rich Man, Poor Man Book IIWesley JordacheTV Miniseries
1979Hot RodBrian Edison
1981Just Before DawnWarren
1983ScarfaceCharles Goodson(uncredited)
1984Body DoubleSam Bouchard
1992Raising CainLt. Terri
1997Tidal Wave: No EscapeEdgar PurcellTV movie
1998Star Trek: InsurrectionGallatin
1999PaybackVal Resnick
2001Southlander: Diary of a Desperate MusicianLane Windbird
LayoverJack Gillardo
2002Femme FataleShiff
Ballistic: Ecks vs. SeverRobert Gant / Clark
2003WindfallBill TraskTV movie
Purgatory FlatsDean Mecklin
2004Sleep Easy, Hutch RimesCotton Proudfit
2005HeatlessLt. Russ Carter
Silent PartnerAmbassador Lafontaine
The Hunt for the BTK KillerDennis Rader
2006SlitherJack MacReady
United 93Col. Robert Marr
The Black DahliaPete Lukins
2011SuperDetective John Felkner
IsolationDr. Lawrence Moore
The ReunionKyle Wills
2012Unfair and ImbalancedJim Moran
Any Day NowLambert
2014Lizzie Borden Took an AxHosea KnowltonTV movie
Guardians of the Galaxy[3]Peter Quill's grandfather

TV series[edit]

1984AirwolfRobert VillersEpisode: "The Hunted"
1985MoonlightingPaul McCainEpisode: "The Next Murder You Hear"
1985–96Murder, She WroteBarry Bristol
Sheriff Lynn Childs

Richard Wellstood
Carl Ward
Lars Anderson
Mark Reisner
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"
2000Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI FamilyHenry CroweEpisode: "Absolution"
1999–2001Family LawMichael HoltRecurring
2001CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationSpecial Agent Rick CulpepperEpisode: "The Strip Strangler"
2001–02Boston PublicDetective McGillEpisode: "Chapter Nine"
Episode: "Chapter Thirty-Five"
2002FireflySheriff BourneEpisode: "The Train Job"
BoomtownRobert ColsonEpisode: "The Squeeze"
The AgencySenator BowdenEpisode: "Heartless"
2003Star Trek: EnterpriseZho'KaanEpisode: "Dawn
Judging AmyMorgan SimmonsEpisode: "Wild Card"
24Jonathan WallaceEpisodes 40–43: Day 2 ("11:00 p.m." – "3:00 a.m.")
The Lyon's DenA.U.S.AEpisode: "Blood"
Episode: "Separation Anxiety"
2004The HandlerGriffin KleinEpisode: "Acts of Congress"
2006CSI: MiamiWilliam PrestonEpisode: "Death Eminent"
2005–07EyesClay Burgess
Gilmore GirlsMitchum HuntzbergerRecurring character
2007–08The RichesHugh PanettaSeries regular
2008EROfficer Mark DowneyEpisode: "Haunted"
The MentalistCal TraskEpisode: "Red-Handed"
Sparky & MikaelaMikaela's DadEpisode: "Pilot"
2009The BeastFrank Oland/Mike ParksEpisode: "Hothead"
DollhouseWilliam BashfordEpisode: "Haunted"
Dark BlueJimmy BoydEpisode: "Guns, Strippers and Wives"
Numb3rsPete FoxEpisode: "Friendly Fire"
CastleWinston WellesleyEpisode: "Kill the Messenger"
GleeRussell FabrayEpisode: "Ballad"
2010Grey's AnatomyDr. GracieEpisode: "The Time Warp"
Three RiversLester DimesEpisode: "Case Histories"
The Good GuysWayne YoungEpisode: "$3.52"
MediumCoach SwansonEpisode: "Talk to the Hand"
CSI: MiamiRoger CavanaughEpisode: "Blood Sugar"
2011Harry's LawMitchell EavesEpisode: "With Friends Like These..."
CHAOSKurt NeimeyerEpisode: "Glory Days"
Mr. SunshineChuck FergusonEpisode: "Family Business"
2009–11HungMike HuntRecurring Season 1, Regular Seasons 2–3
2011Burn NoticeIan CoveyEpisode: "Acceptable Loss"
2012NCIS: Los AngelesAlex HarrisEpisode: "Blye, K." Part 1 & 2
2011–12Breakout KingsRichard WendellEpisode: "There Are Rules"
Episode: "Served Cold"
2012BunheadsRico (the bartender)Episode: "For Fanny"
Episode: "Better Luck Next Year!"
White CollarHenry Dobbs / Robert MacleishEpisodes: "Wanted"; "Most Wanted"
2012ScandalHollis Doyle
2013-14The KillingCarl ReddickRecurring, season 3; Main, season 4
2014The FollowingDr. Arthur StraussEpisode: "The Messenger"
Episode: "Teacher's Pet"

Video games[edit]

1999Star Trek: Hidden EvilGal'na
2012Lollipop ChainsawGideon Starling


  1. ^ "Gregg Henry Biography". BuddyTV. Retrieved April 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ 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 27 September 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Twitter / GreggHenry88: That's a wrap for me on". 2013-09-04. Retrieved 2014-07-12. 
  4. ^ "Gregg Henry: Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved April 2, 2013. 

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