Lee Arenberg

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Lee Arenberg
LeeArenbergMay07.jpg
Arenberg in May 2007
Born(1962-07-18) July 18, 1962 (age 51)
Palo Alto, California
OccupationFilm, television actor
Spouse(s)Lisa Derrick (1999-2006)
 
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Lee Arenberg
LeeArenbergMay07.jpg
Arenberg in May 2007
Born(1962-07-18) July 18, 1962 (age 51)
Palo Alto, California
OccupationFilm, television actor
Spouse(s)Lisa Derrick (1999-2006)

Lee Arenberg (born July 18, 1962) is an American actor, best known for his role as Pintel, one of Captain Barbossa's crew, in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. He currently has a recurring role as the dwarf Grumpy in the television series Once Upon a Time. He attended UCLA as a theatre major.

Career[edit]

He has guest starred on all the Star Trek spin-offs Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise. Coincidentally, in two of his appearances, ("The Nagus" and "United"), he played a character named Gral, one a Ferengi and the other a Tellarite. In 1992 Lee appeared on the TV series Night Court. Arenberg also played the recurring role of bookie Mike Moffit in two episodes of Seinfeld. In "The Parking Space", he and George Costanza had a parking dispute, while in "The Susie" his thumbs were accidentally broken while trying to repair Jerry Seinfeld's car trunk.

He also guest starred in the fifth season of Friends in an episode titled "The One with the Inappropriate Sister". He guest starred on an episode of Brotherly Love entitled "Motherly Love". He had a bit part as a bumbling Hold-up Man in RoboCop 3. Lee also played Dr. Moyer in the Scrubs episode "My Own American Girl". He also starred as the dwarf Elwood Gutworthy in Dungeons and Dragons (2000), and the pirate Pintel in the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy. He guest starred as "Hair Plugs" in Grounded For Life (2001).

A graduate of Santa Monica High in 1980, He is currently starring as the regular character "Grumpy/Leroy" on the hit ABC television series "Once Upon a Time (TV series)". As he confirmed when speaking at the Farpoint Star Trek Convention in Timonium, Maryland, Arenberg's character Pintel did not return in the fourth "Pirates" film.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Actor
#YearFilmRoleDirectorNotesCountry
11987Cross My HeartParking AttendantArmyan BernsteinU.S.
21989The WizardNinja Gaiden GuyTodd HollandU.S.
31997Warriors of VirtueMantoseRonny YuU.S.
42000Dungeons and DragonsElwoodU.S.
52003Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black PearlPintelGore VerbinskiU.S.
62006Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's ChestPintelGore VerbinskiU.S.
72007Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's EndPintelGore VerbinskiU.S.
82012Mickey Matson and the Copperhead ConspiracyBilly LeeHarold CronkU.S.
Producer
#YearFilmRoleDirectorNotesCountry
12011In the GrayproducerRob HollowayU.S.
Writer
#YearFilmRoleDirectorNotesCountry
12011In the GrayscreenwriterRob HollowayU.S.

Television[edit]

YearSeriesRoleNotes
1992, 1997SeinfeldMike Moffitt (bookie)Episode: "The Parking Space", "The Susie"
1998FriendsThe ManEpisode: "The One with the Inappropriate Sister"
2003CharmedUnidentified DemonEpisode: "Oh My Goddess (Part 1)"
2003ScrubsDr. MoyerEpisode: "My Own American Girl"
2008Pushing DaisiesArnaud Bailey
2010The Iceman ChroniclesJudge Buttonwillow McKittrick
2011The CapeRazer's Driver
2011Good Luck CharlieSkyler's Fake Dad
2011–presentOnce Upon a TimeGrumpy/Dreamy/Leroy20 Episodes
2013CalifornicationCharlie's gay boss
2013Once Upon a Time in WonderlandLeroy

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