Gregory Jbara Biography (1961-)

Born September 28, 1961, in Westland, MI; son of an investigator and an advertising office manager; married Rebecca Luker (an actress; divorced); married;wife's name, Julie; children: Zachary, Aidan. Addresses: Agent: Marilyn Szatmary, Silver, Massetti & Szatmary, 8730 West Sunset Blvd., Suite 440, West Hollywood, CA 90069; (commercials) Brady, Brannon & Rich, 5670 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 820, Los Angeles, CA 90036; (voice work) Vox, Inc., 5670Wilshire Blvd., Suite 820, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Actor, voice performer
Birth Details
September 28, 1961
Westland, Michigan, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • The monster, Have I Got a Girl for You!, Second Avenue Theatre, New York City, 1986-1987
  • Charley Wykeham, Charley's Aunt, GeVa Theatre, Rochester, NY, 1987-1988
  • John, Serious Money, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, Estelle R. Newman Theatre, New York City, 1987, then Royale Theatre, New York City, 1988
  • Bootblack, bellhop, and understudy for Eddie Brock, Born Yesterday, Forty-Sixth Street Theatre, New York City, 1989
  • Kevin Cartwright, Privates on Parade, Roundabout Theatre Company,Union Square Theatre, New York City, 1989
  • Smudge, Forever Plaid, Steve McGraw's Theatre, New York City, between 1990 and 1994
  • Das Barbecu, Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT, 1993
  • Sohovik and narrator, Damn Yankees (musical), Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1993-1994, then Marquis Theatre, New York City, 1994-1995
  • Squash Bernstein, Victor/Victoria (musical), Marquis Theatre, 1995-1997
  • Billy Flynn, Chicago (musical), Broadway production, beginning 1997
  • Chick Clark, "Wonderful Town," City Center Encores!, City Center Theatre, New York City, 2000
  • Fred Small, Precious Sons, Blank Theatre Company, Second Stage Theatre, Los Angeles, 2000
  • The Grave White Way, Hudson Backstage Theatre, Santa Monica, CA, 2001
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower, First Lady Suite, Blank Theatre Company, Second Stage Theatre, 2002
  • Vinnie, Oscar and Felix: A New Look at the Odd Couple, Geffen Playhouse, Westwood, CA, 2002
  • Jack, There's Someone Living in the House That Jack Built, Blank Theatre Company, Second Stage Theatre, 2003
  • Great American Songbook on Stage (benefit performance), Mark TaperForum, Los Angeles, 2003
  • Superintendent, The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T (workshop performance),2004
  • Big Rosemary (musical; workshop performance), Los Angeles, 2004
  • Appeared as Clark Gable, Mr. Shaw Goes to Hollywood, Blank TheatreCompany; and as Kenny, Very Warm for May (concert performance), Carnegie Hall, New York City.
  • Major Tours
  • Walter, Chess, U.S. cities, 1990
  • Smudge, Forever Plaid, U.S. cities, 1990-1994
  • Film Appearances
  • Tommy, The House on Carroll Street, Orion, 1988
  • Young police officer, "Crocodile" Dundee 2, Paramount, 1988
  • Cafe waiter, Married to It, Orion, 1993
  • Angelique, Jeffrey, Orion, 1995
  • Freddy "Metro," One Fine Day (also known as Momma Said), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Walter Brackett, In & Out, Paramount, 1997
  • Edward, The Out-of-Towners, Paramount, 1999
  • Fergus Rickhart, Cement, Cargo Films/Keystone Film Partners XIX, 1999
  • Snug the Joiner, William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream (also known as A Midsummer Night's Dream and Sogno di una notte di mezza estate), Fox Searchlight, 1999
  • Hank Menzinger, The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002
  • Voice of third Willie brother, Home on the Range (animated), BuenaVista, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Announcer, AXN action pur (also known as Action TV and AXN Action Weekend), Fox Family Channel, beginning 1998
  • Announcer, Ripley's Believe It or Not, TBS, 2000-2003
  • Movies
  • Reverend Bigbee, The Sure Hand of God (also known as Sinners Need Company), Lifetime, 2004
  • Specials
  • Squash Bernstein, Victor/Victoria, Bravo, 1995
  • Song performer in 75 Years of Disney Music.
  • Episodic
  • (As Greg Jbara) Roy, "Fun with Dick and Joanna," Newhart, CBS, 1987
  • Charlie, "Istanbul, September 1918," The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, ABC, c. 1993
  • Bob Bertram, Jr., "Dobbs Takes a Holiday," The Closer, CBS, 1998
  • George, "Cybill Sheridan's Day Off," Cybill, CBS, 1998
  • Ron, "Drew and the Conspiracy," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 1998
  • Ron, "Golden Boy," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 1998
  • Wallace, "Trash Test Dummies," Suddenly Susan, NBC, 1998
  • Bartender, "Shutout in Seattle: Parts 1 & 2," Frasier, NBC, 1999
  • Voice of Jonathan, "Peter, Peter, Caviar Eater," Family Guy (animated), Fox, 1999
  • Voices of Lame-o the clown and operator, "Twister's Cuz," Rocket Power (animated), Nickelodeon, 1999
  • Voices of tourist, toga man, and lifeguard, "Lost and Found," Rocket Power (animated), Nickelodeon, 1999
  • Voices of Tony Eggs, Lame-o the clown, and second rocker, "Happy Luau toYou-Au," Rocket Power (animated), Nickelodeon, 1999
  • Jo Jo Regosi, "The Screw-Up," That's Life, ABC, 2000
  • Jo Jo Regosi, "The Tutor," That's Life, ABC, 2000
  • Lloyd, "Arm-prins," Yes, Dear, CBS, 2000
  • Voice of public address announcer, "Aloha Kid/Ottomobile," Rocket Power (animated), Nickelodeon, 2000
  • Voices of announcer and second surfer, "Radical New Equipment," RocketPower (animated), Nickelodeon, 2000
  • Jo Jo Regosi, "Nomads," That's Life, ABC, 2001
  • (As Greg Jbara) Mike, "New Neighbors," Malcolm in the Middle, Fox,2001
  • Reverend Compton, "Reach Out and Touch," Ally McBeal, Fox, 2001
  • Dan O'Keefe, "Don't Fear the Reefer," Grounded for Life, Fox, 2002
  • Dan O'Keefe, "Eddie Said Knock You Out," Grounded for Life, Fox, 2002
  • Dan O'Keefe, "We Are Family," Grounded for Life, Fox, 2002
  • Drew, "Things That Go Bump in the Night," Providence, NBC, 2002
  • Scott Morgan, "At the End of the Aisle," Touched by an Angel, CBS,2002
  • Stan Benedict, "Bombs Away," Crossing Jordan, NBC, 2002
  • Congressperson Segal, "Angel Maintenance," The West Wing, NBC, 2003
  • Dan O'Keefe, "Your Father Should Know: Parts 1 & 2," Grounded forLife, The WB, 2003
  • Coach Cunningham, "Coach Tracy," The Tracy Morgan Show, NBC, 2004
  • Dan O'Keefe, "Me and Mrs. O," Grounded for Life, The WB, 2004
  • Dan O'Keefe, "Racketman," Grounded for Life, The WB, 2004
  • Gene, "The One Where the Stripper Cries," Friends, NBC, 2004
  • (In archive footage) Gene, "The One with All the Other Ones: Part 2," Friends, NBC, 2004
  • "Sweet Child of Mine," Century City, CBS, 2004
  • Appeared as Coach Jim Shirley, Without a Trace, CBS.
  • Pilots
  • Jo Jo Regosi, That's Life, ABC, 2000
  • Narrator, War Games, TBS, 2001
  • Beverly Hills S.U.V., NBC, 2004
  • Radio Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Guest, American Woman Talk Show, KRLA-Radio, 2004
  • Albums; Soundtracks
  • Annie Get Your Gun, EMI, 1991
  • Brigadoon, EMI, 1991
  • Damn Yankees, Polydor, 1994
  • Victor/Victoria, Decca, 1995
  • First Lady Suite, PS Classics, 2003
  • Albums; Studio Recordings of Musicals
  • Peter Pan, Varese Sarabande, 1996
  • Drat! The Cat!, Varese Sarabande, 1997
  • Coach McGowan, Leave It to Jane, 2001
  • Albums; with Others
  • A Broadway Christmas, Varese Sarabande, 1994
  • Unsung Irving Berlin, Varese Sarabande, 1995
  • Unsung Musicals II, Varese Sarabande, 1995
  • Prime Time Musicals, Varese Sarabande, c. 1998

Further Reference


    • Playbill, April 30, 1996, p. 60
    • Gregory Jbara Official Site,, July 11,2004

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