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Gregory Jbara - head shot
Photo: Timothy Martin : Developed Photography

TRUNK - a short film; Winner Audience Award - Malibu Internat'l Film Fest & Beverly Hills Shorts Fest - get it on iTunes
Executive-Produced by Dan Jbara

click to go to Yazbek's video 'Steps of Another Man's House' at

vote for Ocean Charter School

look to left section below "GARRETT'S GANG" PHOTO GALLERY
Last updated 10/14/15

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(11 photos added)

look to left section below TV NEWS, ETC
Last updated 1/16/16

Blue Bloods logo © CBS

Treme - logo © HBO COME ON OVER news
Nurse Jackie - logo © Showtime LAW & ORDER news

look to left section below FILM NEWS, ETC
Last updated 5/31/14

Trust Me - The Film 9th Floor: Quest for the Ancient Relic (aka Infiltrators)
Broken City Big Miracle
Out of Step Tangled Exit Speed - now on DVD
Remember Me Project: 96B - 48HRFP LA Winner

look to left section below OTHER MEDIA (Interviews, press, etc)
Last updated 10/29/15

Greg's PS 347 Visit

2014: interview
2014: interview

LIVE / BROADWAY / STAGE / ARTS look to right section below

2014 Stage/Arts & Other Live Events News
Last updated 10/29/15

Greg's PS 347 Visit

Lifeline: The Music of Harry Nilsson
San Diego Rep (World Premiere)
Ran May 30 - June 21, 2015
See Photos & Videos

Past Bway/Stage/Arts News

Gregory Jbara originated his
Tony®-winning role
of "Jackie Elliot" ("Dad")
in the Broadway production of

BILLY ELLIOT the Musical - more below right

July 2008 - September 2011
Jbara 2009 Best Featured Actor in a Musical:
Outer Critics Circle • Drama Desk • Tony®
Also: 2009 BWW Theater Fans' Choice.
Tony® Thank You List
See Full List of the Show's Awards

Past B'way/Stage Highlights & Archives

look to left section below COMMERCIAL & VOICE NEWS, ETC
Last updated 3/10/11

Coldwell Banker logo, © same Pearle Vision Center tv/radio spots news

Viva paper towels logo John Hancock logo

Spaceship Earth at Epcot logo, © Disney - Greg voices the audio-animatronic radio newscaster announcing Earhart's Atlantic crossing

Greg as 'Dickie Hefman' in 'The Other Hef' web series - link goes off site



Latest Updates: TV 1/16/16 | Film 5/31/14 | Commercial | Other Media 5/13/14

Blue Bloods - logo © CBS Greg recurs as "DCPI Garrett Moore" on the CBS police drama Blue Bloods, which airs Fridays, 10 PM ET on CBS, and stars Tom Selleck. The show is currently in its sixth season. Greg joined the cast near the end of Season One, his first episode being "All That Glitters" (4/29/11).

Gregory Jbara as 'Garrett Moore' © CBS
Info for past and some future CBS episodes, including available past clips from seasons 1 & 2, can be found at Greg's TV Page: Blue Bloods.
Check your local listings for air dates/times.

Commentary by Tom Selleck and director Tawnia McKiernan on #4.19, "Secret Arrangements," OAD 4/11/14 (
Hear 2 min. 27 sec. audio clip, taken from appx. 6:57-9:25 of above video, of Tom and Tawnia commenting on a Frank/Garrett scene and Tom on Greg as "Garrett":
Commentary clip from 4/11/14 Blue Bloods (or play via embed below)

Audio clip © CBS

Blue Bloods video clips, photos, images - Garrett's Gang" Photos

Look for Blue Bloods full-length episodes at
DVD info at TVShowsOnDVD site: Season 1 | Season 2 | Season 3 | Season 4.

2014 news:
CBS Home Entertainment Unveils New DVD Collections of Current TV Shows... (Blue Bloods S4 DVD out 9/9/14; CBS press link dated 8/19/14)
CBS Announces a Multi-phase Rollout for Fall Premiere Dates (CBS press link dated 6/24/14)
CBS Announces Season [4] Finale airdates (CBS press link dated 3/20/14)
CBS Announces Renewals for 18 Primetime Shows for Next Season" (CBS press link dated 3/13/14)
CBS Announces Multi-platform Syndication Launch for "Blue Bloods" (CBS .pdf dated 2/5/14)
See archived TV News page for 2011-2013 Blue Bloods news.

(Last updated 1/16/16 - upcoming episodes info.)
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Latest Updates: Film 5/31/14 | TV 1/16/16 | Commercial | Other Media 5/13/14

Trust Me - The Film

Greg reports (1/20/14): "I just spent the day shooting all my scenes as "Dean Branden Richards" in the NYU student film Trust Me."

Read more at this Kickstarter: "Trust Me" update from last November.

Trust Me - The Film (Official Site) | Facebook

(Official site link added 5/31/14. Logo © Trust Me - The Film)
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 DVD cover - click for larger view 9th Floor: Quest for the Ancient Relic (with Greg as the villainous "Eric Volker") is the domestic (US) title for Infiltrators. Original title will still be used for foreign markets.

August 2014 domestic release on DVD (8/19/14, per IMDb), VOD, and digital download.

More at Official Site and Twitter

(2013 news on the film is archived, under the "Infiltrators" title, here.)

(Domestic title, Twitter link - 5/31/14. DVD cover image © Advocate Pictures.)
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Latest News Updates: Other Media 10/29/15 | Film 5/31/14 | TV 1/16/16 | Commercial

Greg's October 2015 Visit to PS 347

Lenore Skenazy writes about Greg's read-out-loud visit (via teacher Gary Wellbrock's invitation) to the American Sign Language and English Lower School. His 'First Class' Idea: Bring Broadway to School

Learn about the project:

(Added 10/29/15.)
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Mother's & Father's Day 2014 Playbill Feature

Greg was among the Broadway stars featured in Playbill's Mother's/Father's Day photo special. Gallery starts here. Greg's comments and photos of him with his parents and siblings are on the following pages: (1960s), (1980s), (mid-1960s)

(Added 5/13/14.)
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[ interview - YouTube video]

(Link added 3/20/14.)
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 Chris Lucas interviews Greg on the subject of fan mail for (01/19/14)

(Added 1/22/14.)
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Past Film, TV, Commercial News Highlights/Archives


I've Got a Life in Kalamazoo - Public ReadingInfiltrators Broken CityBig Miracle - logo © UniversalTreme - logo © HBONurse Jackie - logo © ShowtimeRemember Me - Greg as 'Les Hirsch'Disney's TangledProject: 96B (48hr Film Project) - Greg as 'Thompson'Law & Order - Greg as 'Oscar Newton' - logo © NBC Universal IncStaten Island Cakes logo © WE tvGlenn Martin DDS - logo © ViacomThe Cleveland Show - logo © FOX[Grounded For Life logo]Out of StepGreg has voiced characters on various episodes of 'Family Guy'Greg has voiced characters on various episodes of AMERICAN DADMonk logo, copyright NBC UniversalThe UnitALL MY CHILDREN news[Friends logo]Exit Speed - Greg as 'Jerry Yarbro'TV Land logoDisney's 'Home on the Range'Enchanted logo [Epic Movie logo]The First $20 Million...A Midsummer Night's DreamIra & AbbyWorld Trade Center


Doug Besterman photo, courtesy of Greg's long time friend, multiple Tony® Award winning orchestrator Doug Besterman composed the music for both Exit Speed (2008) and Out of Step (2007).

Come On Over logo - copyright Enthusiastic Productions

Greg has recurred as "Director Greg" on Come on Over, the Emmy Award-winning (2010 New Approaches category) children's program which first premiered Oct. 2006 on WOTV4-ABC in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Episodes include "Mi, Mi, Mi," "Thespians," and "Storytelling." | Photos | YouTube Embeds


More info on the following commercial campaigns at tv/air archives
Coldwell Banker logoViva paper towels logoPearle Vision logoJohn Hancock logoOlive Garden logoCaduet logo

Go to our "Greg on TV" Pages' 'Tidbits & Trivia' Section
for info on these on-camera and radio spots:
Royal Bank of Scotland logo Burger King logo Volkswagen logo Compass Bank logo

See Past TV / Film Archived News Page for more about Greg's work on a number of television shows and films covering a rich variety of genres.

"Greg on TV" Page has filmography, media links, etc.

Also see Greg's Resumé, and view clips at Video-Audio Index.

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2015 Updates:Theatre & The Arts News
2014 | 2013 & Earlier | Archives

 2015 Live/Arts/Broadway/Stage-Related Press

Latest Update: 10/29/15

Greg's October 2015 Visit to PS 347

Lenore Skenazy writes about Greg's read-out-loud visit (via teacher Gary Wellbrock's invitation) to the school. His 'First Class' Idea: Bring Broadway to School

Learn about the project:

(Added 10/29/15.)
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Ripley and Jbara star in Everybody's Talkin': The Music of Harry Nilsson for 2015 San Diego Rep

The 2014-2015 season of San Diego Rep includes Everybody's Talkin': The Music of Harry Nilsson, starring Tony® winners Gregory Jbara and Alice Ripley. The show ran May 23 - June 21, 2015, with opening on May 30, 2015.

More info: San Diego Rep's show page.

photos © San Diego REPPhoto Gallery:
Promotional, etc Photos & Art

UT San Diego (Feb 2014; may require UTSD subscriber access)
LGBT Weekly (Feb 2014)
BroadwayWorld (Feb 2014)
UT San Diego (May 22, 2015)
BroadwayWorld (May 30, 2015)
BroadwayWorld (Daren Scott photos; BroadwayWorld)
San Diego Tribune Review (May 31, 2015)
BWW Review Roundup (June 9, 2015)
KUSI TV appearance - Video (June 6, 2015)

(News added 2/18/14; last updated 6/10/15 - BWW, KUSI links)
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 January 28: Greg Presents CLE at Dallas Bar Luncheon; Speaks at SMU in Evening

Gregory Jbara presented a special CLE (continuing legal education) "Representing Actors for Film, Television and Broadway," Wednesday, January 28, 2015, noon at Belo Mansion. Sponsored by the Sports & Entertainment Section, Dallas Bar Association.

That same evening, Greg spoke at a class on entertainment law at SMU.

(News first added 1/24/15)
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 Some Past Highlights & Archived Links:

Blue Bloods S4 Premiere Viewing Party/Benefit 9/26/13

Buckley School Workshop - LA 7/19/13

My Fair Lady in Concert: Santa Barbara | Kennedy Center NY

Jbara/McGillin Duet on Charles Bloom CD

"Pop Knows Best" - 2012 A&U Magazine Interview

Greg Guest Speaker at Huntsville Arts Gala April 19, 2012

Greg 2011 ATFL Gala Awards Honoree

Greg co-hosted the Creative Arts Awards for 2010 Tonys.

Go, Zebras! Jbara Honored by High School Alma Mater

Greg's KPOV "Curtain Call" Interview - Audio

 Greg's 2009 Downstage Center Interview

All about Greg and the 2009 Tony Awards

 More From the Archives:

 Billy Elliot logo
BE Awards | Updates | More @ Archived Page

Gregory Jbara originated the role of "Jackie Elliot" (aka Dad") for the Broadway production of Billy Elliot at the Imperial Theatre.
Previews began Oct. 1, 2008. Opening Night was Nov. 13, 2008. (Open end.)
On June 7, 2009, Jbara won the Tony® for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.
See what the critics said about Greg's portrayal of "Dad".

  Greg's final performance date with the show was Sun Sep 4, 2011.
(^ First reported here on June 3, 2011.)
A huge "Thank you!" to all the fans for their tremendous support during Greg's run in this wonderful show!
Press: - Sept. 4, 2011 presents "Working Class Hero" Video Blog
   10/10/08 - 05/20/09. View via Playlist.

Official BE Broadway Site: Cast & Creative

ON SITE LINKS: See archived page.
  "Friends of Jackie Elliot" - It's never too late to share your stage door
  photos with us! Info & submission details. Latest (#344 5/28/12).

OFF SITE LINKS: See archived page.

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Greg's "Chatterbox" Interview on DVD

Order from Benefits BC/EFA.

Archived Theatre News

2007 Little Fish2005-2006 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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