Greg was on Bend Film Festival's jury for the Narrative Competition in 2012. He screened films starting in September and attended the festival October 11 - 14, 2012 in Bend, Oregon.
BendFilm Announces 2012 Jurors
More about the festival at BendFilm.org.
Greg portrays "General Stanton" in the Universal film Big Miracle, starring Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, Kristen Bell, and Ted Danson.
Ken Kwapis (Malcolm in the Middle) directs.
US Release date: February 3, 2012.
Greg worked on his scene with Dermot Mulroney and Danson in Anchorage, Alaska, October 12-14, 2010.
Trailer @ IMDb
Learn why Everybody Loves Whales!
Greg appears as himself in this special July 5th episode of Staten Island Cakes, celebrating the 1,000th performance of Billy Elliot on Broadway. Original air date July 5, 2011 on WeTV.
As of March 14, 2011, Greg is the new voice of Coldwell Banker. Hear him at the end of this video.
For The Cleveland Show episode "The Way the Cookie Crumbles," Greg provides voices for "Subordinate #3" (line cut), "Albert Calleros," and "Barry."
Originally aired March 13, 2011 on FOX.
Embedded The Cleveland Show Hulu clips added.
Greg guest starred as "Finn Sr" on Nurse Jackie S3E1, "Game On," directed by Steve Buscemi.
Original air date: March 28, 2011 on Showtime. More.)
Promo Photo & Video Clips
Photo of Stephen Wallem & Greg
BWW: Broadway Loves Nurse Jackie
Jbara Voices Character in November 2010 Disney Release
Greg voices a ruffian in the Digital 3D Disney animated feature film, Tangled, based on the story of "Rapunzel."
Official Disney Tangled Site
Greg talked about the film in a June 2010 interview with TheaterMania.com:
"I'm in this band of thugs in a bar, and we have this really fun song."
U.S. theatrical release was November 24, 2010.
Greg guest starred as "Oscar Newton" on episode #20015 of Law & Order, "Brilliant Disguise," directed by Alex Chapple. First aired March 8, 2010 on NBC. Video clip
Greg provided the voices of "Reverend" and "Stephen King" on the July 9, 2010 episode of Glenn Martin, DDS, "Jackie's Get-Witch-Quick Scheme," written by Adam Pava. Available on iTunes and Amazon Unbox.
Clips from the episode
Greg plays "Les Hirsch" (husband to Lena Olin's "Diane Hirsch"; stepdad to Rob Pattinson's "Tyler Hawkins") in Summit Entertainment's feature film, Remember Me.
Cast also includes Pierce Brosnan as Charles Hawkins, Chris Cooper as Neil Craig, Emilie de Ravin as Ally Craig, Tate Ellington as Aidan Hall, Ruby Jerins as Caroline Hawkins, Lena Olin as Diane Hirsch, and Robert Pattinson as Tyler Hawkins.
Director: Allen Coulter. Writers: Will Fetters (orig), Jenny Lumet (revis).
Release: Theatrical - March 12, 2010. DVD/Blu-ray - June 22, 2010.
Rated PG-13. Filmed on location in NY. IMDb
Premiere: March 1, 2010 at The Paris Theatre, NYC.
Screen Captures: View 11 here
Video Film Clips: .FLV | .WMV | .MOV
YouTube embed: Remember Me behind the scenes
Official trailer: RememberMe-Movie.com ^ | Apple | Myspace
Official tv spots/clips: "Family" | "Each Other" | Dessert | Cab
Additional links at our Remember Me Index.
(6/16/09 - news first added; 6/29/10 - screen caps added)
(Last updated 5/19/10.)
For the June 19, 2009 episode of All My Children, Greg reprised the "Courtroom Judge" role he portrayed over two episodes in 2006.
Greg voiced "Mr. Logan" for American Dad! - "Family Affair," which aired 02/15/09.
Greg did some spots for Pearle Vision Centers called "Stolen," for both on-camera (:30 & :15 sec. versions) and radio (two :60 & one :30 sec. version). Recorded Apr. 16, 2009; began airing approx. end of April.
Embedded YouTube | PearleVision.com
(Pearle Vision news updated with video link 7/20/10.)
Greg's voice at end of these commericals initially ran heavily during Fall 2009 sports/college football on TBS, ESPN, ESPN2, FOX, ABC, and CBS. Video @ JohnHancock.com: Our Ads.
(John Hancock commercial voice over news first added 10/22/09.)
Greg plays the dad of a college student in a commercial for Olive Garden (Mezzalunas special). It shot during the first week of July 2008 in NYC and first aired early in 2009.
Gregory Jbara stars as "Jerry Yarbro" in the Scott Ziehl directed action film Exit Speed from Producer/Writer Michael Stokes; Producer/UPM Sally Helppie, President of Sabbatical Pictures; Co-Producer Annie Biggs; Director of Photograhy Tom Callaway.
More at Exit Speed Index: Images, Links, Cast Info
American Dad - "Escape From Pearl Bailey" premiered on FOX 11/8/08, with Greg voicing "Plastic Surgeon". Video clip.
Family Guy - "Road to Germany" premiered 10/19/08 on FOX, with Greg voicing several German characters: "Nazi Guard," "Nazi General" and "German Priest". Greg previously voiced characters for the 1999 Family Guy episode, "Peter, Peter, Caviar Eater."
Gregory Jbara guest-starred as "Stan Lawrence," local tv station manager, on Monk - "Mr. Monk Gets Lotto Fever."
Original air date was 8/1/08. Monk at USANetwork
Our Monk page - iTunes / screen caps
Deborah Geffner and Greg portray a married couple, out for an evening of dinner and tango dancing with friends, who both tout the benefits of his having been using Caduet, a high blood pressure/high cholesterol medication. This national on-camera, print and internet campaign shot in mid-February 2008 on location at Sierra Madre's Villa del Sol d'Oro. The campaign launched April 2008.
See embedded video of TV commercial.
Deborah Geffner wrote, directed, stars in the award-winning Guitar Lessons
Greg guest starred May 8, 2007, (original air date) as "Col. Roger Bright" on the season finale of The Unit on CBS. The episode, titled "Paradise Lost," was directed by Vahan Moosekian. Greg had a great time shooting the episode on Friday April 20, 2007, and thoroughly enjoyed working with his former Cement co-star Max Martini who is one of the stars of the show.
The Unit: Season Two was released to DVD September 25, 2007. See GregoryJbara.tv for more info.
View a screen capture.
Gregory Jbara stars as "Jack" in the short film Out of Step, written / directed by Eileen Connors. A Blonde Rice Production. Steve Ackerman, Director of Photography. Filming completed March 26, 2007.
Synopsis: OUT OF STEP is the story of a father who goes to clean out his late daughter's home and discovers she was gay. He rejects the truth at first, until he discovers a lesbian who is struggling with coming out. Together they help each other heal. Gregory Jbara and Jamey Ketner turn in brilliant, heart-warming performances. The film features music by Melissa Etheridge, Jose Payo and Tommy the U.K. Cowboy and dance scenes by the L.A. Wranglers.
Gregory Jbara played the part of "Thompson" in the TEAM SOAPBOX entry for the 48 Hr Film Project: LA (2007). Greg was invited by long time friend Marissa Messier (producer of this short film) to work with screenwriter Katie Alender, director Chis Alender and the Soapbox Films' crew along with actors Alice Ripley ("Gwen"), Meredith Bishop ("Kristen") and Chad McKnight ("Frederick").
48HourFilm/LA | Watch: WondersTV.com | 48.tv | Photos
Greg seen on camera as the spokesperson for the TV Land Spring Brand Campaign spots which premiered during the 2007 TV Land Awards broadcast on Sunday April 22, 2007. Three spots aired on TV Land during the awards broadcast; all eight of the spots subsequently aired on TV Land over at least the next seven months or later. (We are not sure if these spots are still airing.)
Screen cap from one | Videos
The promo spots also feature Bill Severs and Dylan Kepp playing Greg's character's Dad and Son respectively. Kevin Hartman - Director. Joe Boyd - Writer. Special thanks to TV Land's Senior VP of Creative, Kim Rosenblum for bringing Greg into the project.
Julie & Greg Jbara attended the black tie TV Land Awards as Kim Rosemblum's guests. The taping took place on Saturday April 14, 2007, at the Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Airport.
Photos from the awards.
Greg is featured in the FOX comedy Epic Movie which came out in theaters January 26, 2007.
Greg's performance as a tequila soaked Mel Gibson was initially cut from the film due to legal problems. The producers added a snippet of the scene as an out-take to the very, VERY end of the end credits sequence of the movie's theatrical release. (Three groups of out-takes. Greg's was last of these three.)
On the DVD - PG-13 version: - We assume it's the same as the theatrical version, with the prison scene only seen during the end credits, and that's it.
On the DVD - Unrated version: - We know that this one has the prison scene within the main feature; it starts roughly 58 min. 17 sec. into the film. The end credits also have Greg, but in the unrated version, it's a "Borat" and "Mel" scene, which wasn't included in the theatrical release.
Epic Movie screen captures
Epic Movie - The Movie - Official Site
Official 'Epic Movie' Myspace
Epic Movie (PG-13) DVD release: May 22, 2007.
(Looking for more of Greg on dvd? Check GregoryJbara.tv.)
Past Film, TV, and Commercial Highlights - 2006
Greg guest stars as "Gary", John Lithgow and Jeffrey Tambor's apartment superintendent on the NBC comedy Twenty Good Years. The episode titled "The Crying Game" was taped before a live audience on November 21, 2006. NBC pulled the show from its schedule prior to the airing of this episode.
Greg thanks all those who helped out by writing in during the 'TWENTY GOOD YEARS' Campaign.
Greg played a judge on two episodes of ABC's All My Children that aired June 28 & 29, 2006.
ABC.com: All My Children
Gregory Jbara guest starred as "Judge Herman Zimet" on NBC's Conviction.
Episode title: "True Love"
Original air date: Tuesday April 11, 2006.
Greg was interviewed on Something To Offer with host Anne Marie Offer for Manhattan Neighborhood Network. (Recorded Fall 2005; aired April 2006.)
For info on purchasing a VHS or DVD copy, please email host Anne Marie Offer:
amoffer[AT]wans.net (Replace [AT] with @)
Past Movie Highlights
Greg spent a day in October 2005 working on World Trade Center, directed and produced by Oliver Stone. The Paramount film tells the true story of two Port Authority police officers, the last two survivors extracted from Ground Zero. It stars Nicholas Cage and William Pena as officers John McLoughlin and Will Jimeno. Greg plays an accountant in the Connecticut office scene introducing the character "Karnes". Greg went to a screening for the cast and crew on Sunday (8/6/06) and said, "that his credit at the end of the film had more screen time than he did."
U.S. theatrical release 8/9/06. DVD release 12/12/2006
Greg's A Midsummer Night's Dream Premiere Report!
Greg's AMsND Photo Gallery
Greg's "history with the play" photos
FILM/TV NEWS - Before 2005
(For latest / recent news, please see the Main Page)
Gregory Jbara recurred on Grounded For Life as neighbor Dan O'Keefe in seasons 2-5. His first episode originally aired on January 23, 2002, and his last episode first aired on January 14, 2004.
Greg thanks all his fans for their fantastic support of his work on Grounded For Life!
CBS Studio Center Site - filming location (bldg 4).
GFL photos and Screen caps.
Greg has guest starred on many live-action television shows covering a number of genres.
He has also voiced a number of characters for animated series. Much more info at "Greg on TV" page.
Disney's HOME ON THE RANGE
Gregory Jbara lends his musical vocal talents to the title song, 'Home On The Range' and animated character 'Willie 3 in this Disney Animated Musical feature.
Now Available on DVD/Video - Rated PG for brief mild rude humor - Running time: 1 hour 16 minutes
• Disney's Official "Home on the Range" Site
Hear Greg sing at the HotR web site!
• Once main page loads, click on "Music" at the menu bar.
• Click the blue button to hear Greg with the other four fellas singing the title song, "(You Ain't) Home on The Range".
• Click the yellow button to hear Greg singled out on the lyrics "...he just puts 'em in a trance" in "Yodel-Adle-Eedle-idle-oo".
Greg made a brief appearance on the retrospective Friends episode, "The One With All The Other Ones" on May 6, in a clip from "The One Where The Stripper Cries," his full Friends episode, which originally aired on NBC on February 5, 2004.
• See TV Schedule page for more info.
Watch for Greg's on-camera commercial for US Cellular which was shot on February 13, 2004.
Greg guest-starred on two more episodes of THE WB's Grounded For Life ("Racketman" and "Me & Mrs. O") in his recurring role of "Dan O'Keefe".
Both first aired February 20, 2004
Gregory Jbara starred as 'Reverend Bigbee' in Sinners Need Company, which first aired February 18, 2004, on the Lifetime Channel
Greg had a LIVE radio interview on "American Woman Talk Show" with host Wendy Wexler (KRLA TALK RADIO 870 AM) on February 1, 2004.
Gregory Jbara guest starred on NBC's The Tracy Morgan Show as "Coach Cunningham" in an episode titled "Coach Tracy," which aired Tuesday January 6, 2004
Also, during 2004, Greg had a guest star role on the NBC sitcom pilot episode of Beverly Hills SUV.
The show did not get picked up.
Gregory Jbara played Hank Menzinger in the Twentieth Century Fox film, The First $20 Million Is Always The Hardest (2002), based on the book by Po Bronson.
Now available on DVD and Video!
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IMDb | Yahoo! Movies
Ripley's Believe It or Not! - Gregory Jbara can be heard as the announcer on the first three seasons of this series.
Greg's voice is featured on the "Best of Ripley's" DVD released on August 26, 2003. More @ Amazon.com
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