Adrian Grenier Bio - Biography

Name Adrian Grenier
Height 6'
Naionality American
Date of Birth 10 July 1976
Place of Birth New Mexico, USA
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Adrian Grenier made his feature debut role as Kabush in Hannah Weyer’s Gijón International and Sundance Film Festival nominated independent drama Arresting Gena (1997, starring Aesha Waks). In that same year, director Morgan J Freeman cast him to play a street punk in his powerful drama Hurricane Streets (US release 1998), alongside Brendan Sexton III and Antoine McLean. He subsequently appeared as one of Leonardo DiCaprio's groupies in Woody Allen’s comedy Celebrity (1998).

The eponymous title character of Sebastian Cole in Tod Williams’ drama comedy The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998) was Grenier’s breakout role. The film was highly praised in the Independent Spirit Awards and Sundance Film Festival, and consequently brought Grenier performance into notice. Afterward, another significant role arrived in John Schultz’s adaptation of Todd Strasser’s novel, Drive Me Crazy (1999). In the high school romantic comedy movie, Grenier costarred as Chase Hammond, Melissa Joan Hart's next-door neighbor, prankster and troublemaker.

The new millennium saw Grenier was featured in John Waters' Hollywood satire Cecil B. Demented (starring Melanie Griffith and Stephen Dorff). In the next year, moviegoers remembered him starring as Alan Jensen, captain of the Harvard basketball team who gets mixed up in gambling and drugs, in James Toback's thriller drama Harvard Man (opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar). In that same year, Grenier was also splashed in Steven Spielberg’s screen version of Brian Aldiss’ short story “Supertoys Last All Summer Long,” the Oscar nominating Artificial Intelligence: AI, starring Haley Joel Osment.

In 2002, Grenier starred in the 20-minute erotic TV movie Freshening Up (costarring Gretchen Mol). He also played a role in Peter Mattei’s romantic d7rama, the Gotham Awards nominated Love in the Time of Money (starring Steve Buscemi) and in Gregory Hoblit’s war drama film adopted from John Katzenbach’s novel, Hart's War (starring Bruce Willis and Colin Farrell). Behind the screen, Grenier served as director and producer of the documentary A Shot in the Dark (2002).

Noah Buschel then handed him the starring role of Clay Askins in his directional debut, the Rhode Island International Film Festival winning film Bringing Rain (2003). He also reunited with filmmaker Woody Allen in his romantic comedy Anything Else (2003, starring Jason Biggs and Christina Ricci) and joined director Roger Paradiso in his comedy Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding (2004, starring Joseph McIntyre and Mila Kunis).

Grenier went to the spotlight again with his widely popular role of Hollywood star Vincent 'Vince' Chase in the Emmy and Golden Globe nominating series “Entourage.” This HBO’s drama comedy show was premiered in 2004 and Grenier stars with actors Kevin Connolly and Kevin Dillon (played Grenier’s brother). More recent, he starred as a wobbly man beleaguered by nightmares in Ron Brown’s drama thriller A Perfect Fit (2005, alongside Leila Arcieri).

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