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Adrian S. Grenier

Also Known As: "A", "Adi"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: NM, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Private and Private

Occupation: Actor, musician, director
Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

    • Private
      parent
    • Private
      parent

About Adrian Grenier

He is an American actor, musician and director. He is best known for his lead role on the HBO original series, Entourage, as Vincent Chase.

Grenier was raised in New York City, in the borough of Queens, by his mother, Karesse Grenier, a real estate agent. His mother met his father, John Dunbar, in a commune in the 1970s and the two were never married. Grenier is of Apache and European descent. He attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and went to Bard College where he studied drama.

In 1997, Grenier made his film debut in the independent drama Arresting Gena. In 1999, he played opposite Melissa Joan Hart in Drive Me Crazy as well as in Britney Spears' music video "Crazy", and in 2001, starred in James Toback's Harvard Man. In 2002, Grenier made his directorial debut with the documentary, Shot in the Dark. The documentary chronicles his years-long search for his father, with whom Grenier's mother broke up when Adrian was still a baby. Grenier and Dunbar remained estranged for 18 years, and in 2001, Adrian began work on the documentary in an attempt to forge a relationship with Dunbar. The two eventually reunited and maintain a warm relationship. HBO premiered the documentary on June 3, 2007.

In 2004, Grenier landed the lead role in the HBO series Entourage, which has brought him his most substantial notice and success In 2006, he won a role in The Devil Wears Prada, as Anne Hathaway's boyfriend, Nate. In August 2007, Grenier was reported to be working on a documentary which will chronicle the relationship between celebrities and the media.

On June 2, 2008, Grenier's new show, Alter Eco, premiered on Planet Green. The show features the actor and his team of green experts showing changes that can be made to become more eco-friendly.

In addition to being an actor and filmmaker, Grenier is also a musician, playing guitar, drums, French horn, and the piano. He is a member of two New York bands, lead singer in Kid Friendly and drummer in The Honey Brothers.

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrian_Grenier

IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004978/

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Adrian Grenier's Timeline

1976
July 10, 1976
NM, United States