Gregory Jbara


Gregory Jbara Trivia


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    • Won the 2009 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of "Dad" (aka "Jackie Elliot") in Billy Elliot the Musical on Broadway. He originated the role on Broadway. His final performance was September 4, 2011.

    • As of April 2008, Gregory Jbara appears as a man out tango-dancing with his wife on the Caduet (high blood pressure/high cholesterol medication) commercial on TV. He is also pictured in the print ad and featured on their web site. Former Fosse dance girl Deborah Geffner plays the wife.

    • On the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Greg (as "André Thibault") is heard on "Give Them What They Want" (with John Lithgow and ensemble); "Chimp in a Suit" (solo), and "Like Zis/Like Zat" (duet with Joanna Gleason).

    • Greg is a member of The Actors Company at Pacific Stages in Los Angeles.

    • Gregory Jbara is a Juilliard graduate (Group 15, Drama).

    • Greg plays the role of Jerry Yarbro in the Scott Ziehl-directed thriller Exit Speed which filmed in Dallas, Texas during May/June 2007.

    • Gregory and Julie Jbara have been married since December 6, 1997, and are parents to two sons.

    • Prior to playing the role of Snug in Fox's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Jbara was in two stage productions of the play. While a student at the University of Michigan, he played Lysander, then he portrayed Bottom while studying at The Juilliard School.

    • Greg is the on-camera spokesperson for TV Land's 2007 Spring Brand Campaign. The promos premiered during the TV Land Awards telecast on April 22, 2007.

    • Greg played "Frosty the Snowman" in his first grade school play.

    • During the end credits of Epic Movie, Gregory Jbara can be seen in the third and final sequence of out takes as a tequila guzzling Mel Gibson in prison. He's credited as "Mel Gibson Look-Alike."

    • Jbara transferred from the University of Michigan School of Music musical theatre program to complete his BFA in acting at the Juilliard School.

    • Jbara sang Randy Newman's, 'You've Got a Friend In Me' from Toy Story for U.S. Olympic Ice Skater Michelle Kwan's 75 Years Of Disney Music/TV Special.

    • Jbara received the BackStageWest Garland 2000 Award for his performance in the West Coast Premiere of George Furth's Precious Sons with Nora Dunn.

    • Jbara was the second actor to play Dan O'Keefe on "Grounded for Life"

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