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Clark Gregg – Wikipedia

Robert Clark Gregg (born April 2, 1962), known professionally as Clark Gregg, is an American actor, director, screenwriter and voice actor. He is best known for the role of Agent Phil Coulson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has appeared in Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), and the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., being the actor with the longest screen time in the MCU. He also voices the character on the animated television series Ultimate Spider-Man and in the video games Lego Marvel Super Heroes, Lego Marvel Avengers and Marvel Heroes.

Gregg has also co-starred as Christine Campbell’s ex-husband Richard in the CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine, which debuted in March 2006 and concluded in May 2010. He also played FBI Special Agent Mike Casper on the NBC series The West Wing and Cam, the on-and-off boyfriend of Jack (and client of Grace) on the NBC series Will & Grace.

Gregg was born April 2, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts,[1] the son of Mary Layne (ne Shine) and Robert Clark Gregg, an Episcopal priest and Stanford University professor.[2][3][4] Because his family relocated frequently, he had lived in seven cities by the time he was 17. He attended high school in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where his father was a professor at nearby Duke University.[5][6] He attended Ohio Wesleyan University for two years before dropping out and moving to Manhattan. He worked various jobs, such as being a bar back, a security guard at the Guggenheim Museum, and a parking valet at a restaurant.[7] He later enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied drama and English, and graduated in 1986.[8]

Gregg was a founding member, and later artistic director, of the off-Broadway Atlantic Theater Company, which formed in 1983. Gregg has been featured in a number of supporting roles in films, such as Lovely & Amazing, The Human Stain, and In Good Company, and a number of guest spots on TV series, such as Will & Grace, Sports Night, Sex and the City and The West Wing. He also wrote the screenplay for the 2000 thriller What Lies Beneath.[8]

He is the director and screenwriter of the 2008 film Choke, based on the Chuck Palahniuk novel of the same name, starring Sam Rockwell.[9] Gregg consulted his father, a retired religion professor at Stanford, for the quotation from Saint Paul’s letter to the Galatians which Gregg used in Choke.[10] Gregg’s father is also the former chaplain at Stanford Memorial Church.

In 2008, Gregg appeared in the film Iron Man as S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Phil Coulson.[11] In 2010, Gregg reprised his role as Agent Coulson for Iron Man 2. Gregg had since signed up for a multiple film deal as the character with Marvel Studios. In 2011, he returned again as Coulson for Thor.[12] Gregg noted his being a part of the expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe as being very exciting, “Agent Coulson was one of the guys who wasn’t really in the comic books, and he was a very kind of small role in Iron Man,” he said, “and I was just very lucky that they chose to expand that character and chose to put him more into the universe of it. It’s really a blast!”[13] Following on from his appearance in Thor, he again reprised his role in The Avengers. Gregg also stars in a series of Marvel short films that center around his character and can be seen on the Blu-ray releases of the films.

In October 2010, Gregg was part of the cast of a staged reading of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart alongside Dylan Walsh, Lisa Kudrow, and Tate Donovan, presented in Los Angeles on the occasion of the play’s 25th anniversary (and preceding the play’s 2011 Broadway premiere, which retained elements of this staged reading); the reading was directed by his father-in-law, Joel Grey.[14]

In late October 2012, Joss Whedon, Kevin Feige, and Gregg announced that he would be reprising his role as agent Phil Coulson in the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series’ pilot.[15] On April 20, 2013, Trust Me, a film written and directed by Gregg, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.[16] The film found limited release in the United States in June 2014.

Gregg has been married since July 21, 2001 to actress Jennifer Grey; the couple co-starred in the Lifetime TV movie Road to Christmas. They have a daughter Stella, born December 3, 2001.[17] He is a sober alcoholic, and describes himself as a member of a Jewish family (his wife is Jewish).[18][19] He has a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.[20][21] Gregg and his wife Jennifer Grey were two of the demonstrators at the 2017 Women’s March held on January 21, 2017 in Washington, D.C..[22]

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The Spanish Prisoner (1997) – IMDb

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Joe Ross is a rising star. He’s designed a process that will make his company millions. He wants a bonus for this work, but fears his boss will stiff him. He meets a wealthy stranger, Jimmy Dell, and they strike up an off-kilter friendship. When the boss seems to set Ross up to get nothing, he seeks Dell’s help. Then he learns Dell is not what he seems, so he contacts an FBI agent through his tightly-wound assistant, Susan Ricci. The FBI asks him to help entrap Dell. He accepts, a sting is arranged, but suddenly it’s he who’s been conned out of the process and framed for murder. Bewildered and desperate, he enlists Susan’s aid to prove his innocence. Written by

Budget: $10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $124,011 (USA) (5 April 1998)

Gross: $10,200,000 (USA)

Runtime: 110 min

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Professors Argue Viewpoint Intolerance on Campus at All-Time High

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Professors from several institutions spoke about the growth of viewpoint intolerance in a panel event at New York University on Tuesday evening.

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Iowa Professor Goes on Bizarre Rant About Pomegranates

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A professor at a Des Moines community college was filmed going on a bizarre rant about students bringing pomegranates into her classroom.

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Loyola Marymount Students Tear Down Pro-Life Posters Around Campus


Pro-life posters placed around Loyola Marymount University’s campus by a Catholic student group are being torn down this week.

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Wine Country: Temps to Spike 14 Degrees, Winds to Reach 60 MPH


Wine Country firefighters are gearing up for a 14-degree temperature spike over the next 72 hours that could triple wind gust speeds to 60-mile an hour and drive a new firestorm.

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Charity Claims 90 Per Cent of Young Migrants Are ‘Abused’ by Border Guards


NGO Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has claimed that 90 per cent of young migrants between the ages of 15 and 25 have been abused by border guards and that Bulgarian guards are particularly violent.

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Chaos Hits UNESCO Leadership Vote After U.S., Israel Announce Departure

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PARIS – Two Arab candidates and France’s former culture minister vied to become the new head of the UN’s embattled culture and education agency on Friday, a day after the US quit the body, accusing it of anti-Israel bias.

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Tower Hamlets: Girl, 17, Suffers Three Sex Attacks in One Hour on Walk Home


A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on three separate occasions by up to five men in the space of an hour on her walk home, Metropolitan Police have said.

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Clark Gregg – Wikipedia

Robert Clark Gregg (born April 2, 1962), known professionally as Clark Gregg, is an American actor, director, screenwriter and voice actor. He is best known for the role of Agent Phil Coulson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has appeared in Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), and the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., being the actor with the longest screen time in the MCU. He also voices the character on the animated television series Ultimate Spider-Man and in the video games Lego Marvel Super Heroes, Lego Marvel Avengers and Marvel Heroes. Gregg has also co-starred as Christine Campbell’s ex-husband Richard in the CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine, which debuted in March 2006 and concluded in May 2010. He also played FBI Special Agent Mike Casper on the NBC series The West Wing and Cam, the on-and-off boyfriend of Jack (and client of Grace) on the NBC series Will & Grace. Gregg was born April 2, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts,[1] the son of Mary Layne (ne Shine) and Robert Clark Gregg, an Episcopal priest and Stanford University professor.[2][3][4] Because his family relocated frequently, he had lived in seven cities by the time he was 17. He attended high school in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where his father was a professor at nearby Duke University.[5][6] He attended Ohio Wesleyan University for two years before dropping out and moving to Manhattan. He worked various jobs, such as being a bar back, a security guard at the Guggenheim Museum, and a parking valet at a restaurant.[7] He later enrolled at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied drama and English, and graduated in 1986.[8] Gregg was a founding member, and later artistic director, of the off-Broadway Atlantic Theater Company, which formed in 1983. Gregg has been featured in a number of supporting roles in films, such as Lovely & Amazing, The Human Stain, and In Good Company, and a number of guest spots on TV series, such as Will & Grace, Sports Night, Sex and the City and The West Wing. He also wrote the screenplay for the 2000 thriller What Lies Beneath.[8] He is the director and screenwriter of the 2008 film Choke, based on the Chuck Palahniuk novel of the same name, starring Sam Rockwell.[9] Gregg consulted his father, a retired religion professor at Stanford, for the quotation from Saint Paul’s letter to the Galatians which Gregg used in Choke.[10] Gregg’s father is also the former chaplain at Stanford Memorial Church. In 2008, Gregg appeared in the film Iron Man as S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Phil Coulson.[11] In 2010, Gregg reprised his role as Agent Coulson for Iron Man 2. Gregg had since signed up for a multiple film deal as the character with Marvel Studios. In 2011, he returned again as Coulson for Thor.[12] Gregg noted his being a part of the expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe as being very exciting, “Agent Coulson was one of the guys who wasn’t really in the comic books, and he was a very kind of small role in Iron Man,” he said, “and I was just very lucky that they chose to expand that character and chose to put him more into the universe of it. It’s really a blast!”[13] Following on from his appearance in Thor, he again reprised his role in The Avengers. Gregg also stars in a series of Marvel short films that center around his character and can be seen on the Blu-ray releases of the films. In October 2010, Gregg was part of the cast of a staged reading of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart alongside Dylan Walsh, Lisa Kudrow, and Tate Donovan, presented in Los Angeles on the occasion of the play’s 25th anniversary (and preceding the play’s 2011 Broadway premiere, which retained elements of this staged reading); the reading was directed by his father-in-law, Joel Grey.[14] In late October 2012, Joss Whedon, Kevin Feige, and Gregg announced that he would be reprising his role as agent Phil Coulson in the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series’ pilot.[15] On April 20, 2013, Trust Me, a film written and directed by Gregg, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.[16] The film found limited release in the United States in June 2014. Gregg has been married since July 21, 2001 to actress Jennifer Grey; the couple co-starred in the Lifetime TV movie Road to Christmas. They have a daughter Stella, born December 3, 2001.[17] He is a sober alcoholic, and describes himself as a member of a Jewish family (his wife is Jewish).[18][19] He has a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.[20][21] Gregg and his wife Jennifer Grey were two of the demonstrators at the 2017 Women’s March held on January 21, 2017 in Washington, D.C..[22]

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The Spanish Prisoner (1997) – IMDb

Edit Storyline Joe Ross is a rising star. He’s designed a process that will make his company millions. He wants a bonus for this work, but fears his boss will stiff him. He meets a wealthy stranger, Jimmy Dell, and they strike up an off-kilter friendship. When the boss seems to set Ross up to get nothing, he seeks Dell’s help. Then he learns Dell is not what he seems, so he contacts an FBI agent through his tightly-wound assistant, Susan Ricci. The FBI asks him to help entrap Dell. He accepts, a sting is arranged, but suddenly it’s he who’s been conned out of the process and framed for murder. Bewildered and desperate, he enlists Susan’s aid to prove his innocence. Written by Budget: $10,000,000 (estimated) Opening Weekend: $124,011 (USA) (5 April 1998) Gross: $10,200,000 (USA) Runtime: 110 min Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

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Professors Argue Viewpoint Intolerance on Campus at All-Time High

Professors from several institutions spoke about the growth of viewpoint intolerance in a panel event at New York University on Tuesday evening.

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Iowa Professor Goes on Bizarre Rant About Pomegranates

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Loyola Marymount Students Tear Down Pro-Life Posters Around Campus

Pro-life posters placed around Loyola Marymount University’s campus by a Catholic student group are being torn down this week.

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Wine Country: Temps to Spike 14 Degrees, Winds to Reach 60 MPH

Wine Country firefighters are gearing up for a 14-degree temperature spike over the next 72 hours that could triple wind gust speeds to 60-mile an hour and drive a new firestorm.

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Charity Claims 90 Per Cent of Young Migrants Are ‘Abused’ by Border Guards

NGO Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has claimed that 90 per cent of young migrants between the ages of 15 and 25 have been abused by border guards and that Bulgarian guards are particularly violent.

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Chaos Hits UNESCO Leadership Vote After U.S., Israel Announce Departure

PARIS – Two Arab candidates and France’s former culture minister vied to become the new head of the UN’s embattled culture and education agency on Friday, a day after the US quit the body, accusing it of anti-Israel bias.

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Tower Hamlets: Girl, 17, Suffers Three Sex Attacks in One Hour on Walk Home

A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on three separate occasions by up to five men in the space of an hour on her walk home, Metropolitan Police have said.

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