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Bryan Greenberg

Bryan Greenberg

Birthday: 24 May 1978, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Birth Name: Bryan E. Greenberg
Height: 183 cm

Bryan Greenberg was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Denise "Denny" and Carl Greenberg, who are both psychologists. He has a sister, Becca. His family is Jewish. At the age of twelve, Greenberg m ...Show More

Bryan Greenberg
I become a better actor after I step on a stage in front of, like, 500 people when it's just me, a m Show more I become a better actor after I step on a stage in front of, like, 500 people when it's just me, a microphone and my guitar. You don't get as nervous walking into a room in front of 3 or 4 people and to do a scene or to walk on a set. You gain confidence. Hide
The thing about New York is it's like London: you want to go to the boutique places. You can go to t Show more The thing about New York is it's like London: you want to go to the boutique places. You can go to the big department stores - Barney's, Bloomingdales and all that stuff - but I like the little stores. Hide
If you talk about your personal life to the press, you can't be mad at them when they start talking Show more If you talk about your personal life to the press, you can't be mad at them when they start talking about you, because you invited them in. Hide
I think when you get out of the big cities people get really freaked out when they see someone who i Show more I think when you get out of the big cities people get really freaked out when they see someone who is on TV, because they're not used to that. Hide
When I'm working on a movie, I'm in my trailer playing guitar. And then on the road, I read scripts Show more When I'm working on a movie, I'm in my trailer playing guitar. And then on the road, I read scripts and think of... it just keeps both fires burning. I kind of need both. Hide
I didn't go to L.A. because I wanted to move to California. I went to L.A. to work as an actor. I didn't go to L.A. because I wanted to move to California. I went to L.A. to work as an actor.
I was a caddy once and I lost the golfer's clubs. Plus I don't know how to golf, so I was the worst Show more I was a caddy once and I lost the golfer's clubs. Plus I don't know how to golf, so I was the worst caddy ever. Then I was a mortgage brokers assistant, so that was just carrying around a lot of files - pretty meaningless, mind-numbing work. Hide
I'm pretty good with talking to girls if I have an introduction, but I'm the worst at trying to go p Show more I'm pretty good with talking to girls if I have an introduction, but I'm the worst at trying to go pick up a girl. I'm really bad at breaking the ice. It's awkward! Hide
The song that I have, called 'You Can Run,' was definitely inspired by my character on 'How to Make Show more The song that I have, called 'You Can Run,' was definitely inspired by my character on 'How to Make it in America' - you know what drives him and he's sorta scorned but he wants to succeed and what drives him to succeed, his girlfriend left him and ya know I just tapped into that to write the song It's not about that, but it just helped inspire me. Hide
I have to be honest, I don't pay as much attention to women's fashion, but being a sneaker head, I d Show more I have to be honest, I don't pay as much attention to women's fashion, but being a sneaker head, I do like it when a girl can rock a nice pair of sneakers. Not every girl can do it. Every girl looks good in heels - that's a given - but not every girl can look good in fresh kicks. Hide
I'm definitely a singer-songwriter. I'm somewhere in the vein between Elliott Smith and Jack Johnson Show more I'm definitely a singer-songwriter. I'm somewhere in the vein between Elliott Smith and Jack Johnson. Hide
I really hope people go out and support the indie filmmakers, because it's a dying breed and there's Show more I really hope people go out and support the indie filmmakers, because it's a dying breed and there's a lot of cool voices out there that need to be heard. Hide
I don't really talk too much about my personal life, but I'm happy. I don't really talk too much about my personal life, but I'm happy.
I don't think of my music in terms of a career. I just want to get it out there and do it. I'm not m Show more I don't think of my music in terms of a career. I just want to get it out there and do it. I'm not manipulating my sound to be like anybody or trying to write to sound like anybody else. Hide
I got the acting bug really young, when I was around, like, 10. I pretty much just wanted to be Mich Show more I got the acting bug really young, when I was around, like, 10. I pretty much just wanted to be Michael J. Fox. He was in 'Teen Wolf' - that was, like, the coolest role, and then he did 'Back to the Future,' and that was the coolest role. Hide
I was a big Oasis fan. I was a big Oasis fan.
If a fan comes up and it is a middle-aged lady, it is probably from 'Prime'; if it is a younger girl Show more If a fan comes up and it is a middle-aged lady, it is probably from 'Prime'; if it is a younger girl, it is probably from when I guest-starred on 'One Tree Hill.' And if it is, like, a skateboard kid or a hipster kid, I can tell they are 'How to Make It' fans. Hide
I'm excited that 'The Good Guy' is getting distribution because indie movies they're not - people ra Show more I'm excited that 'The Good Guy' is getting distribution because indie movies they're not - people ran out of money and they're not making these movies anymore. It's all superhero movies or real obvious tent pole studio films. Hide
I actually feel like I have developed friendships through Twitter, people that I've worked with I ca Show more I actually feel like I have developed friendships through Twitter, people that I've worked with I can kind of keep up with them. I've totally turned a corner. I get it. And Instagram. Hide
I've always gone back and forth between acting and music, but for music I'm not trying to be a pop s Show more I've always gone back and forth between acting and music, but for music I'm not trying to be a pop star - I just like to do it. Hide
As I get older, I find myself way more into sports. I'm in a basketball league. You maybe know some Show more As I get older, I find myself way more into sports. I'm in a basketball league. You maybe know some of the people in it. They're real people, not fake ones like me. Hide
I grew up in St. Louis, and I just couldn't wait until I turned 18 because I wanted to move to New Y Show more I grew up in St. Louis, and I just couldn't wait until I turned 18 because I wanted to move to New York. Hide
If you just want instant cool and you don't want to pay a whole lot, just go to Urban Outfitters. If you just want instant cool and you don't want to pay a whole lot, just go to Urban Outfitters.
I've got a lot of artistic energy, but there's only so much of it, though. You don't want to spread Show more I've got a lot of artistic energy, but there's only so much of it, though. You don't want to spread yourself thin. Hide
'The Good Guy' is a totally differently-looking New York than 'How To Make It' portrays. 'The Good G Show more 'The Good Guy' is a totally differently-looking New York than 'How To Make It' portrays. 'The Good Guy' is all about Wall Street and that culture, which 'How To Make It' touches on, but 'How To Make It' also is downtown, Lower East Side loft parties, cool clubs, Brooklyn and that world. Hide
I love the Olympics. Something about the Olympics just makes everything competitive. I love the Olympics. Something about the Olympics just makes everything competitive.
I have no interest in being famous for the sake of being famous. I have no interest in being famous for the sake of being famous.
Seriously, my music really does help my acting, and, like, getting in and out of a character from a Show more Seriously, my music really does help my acting, and, like, getting in and out of a character from a different lifestyle and writing a song about it. Likewise, my acting inspires the music because I can write a theme that I wouldn't necessarily approach at all in life. Hide
My fans are probably largely female; it wasn't until 'How to Make it in America' that guys started c Show more My fans are probably largely female; it wasn't until 'How to Make it in America' that guys started coming up to me: 'You're Bryan Greenberg.' 'Yeah... Don't hurt me. What do you want?' 'Love the show.' Hide
My dad is from Queens. I remember visiting as a kid. My grandparents grew up here. All the actors I Show more My dad is from Queens. I remember visiting as a kid. My grandparents grew up here. All the actors I respected were coming out of here. All the hip-hop I was listening to - Beastie Boys, A Tribe Called Quest, Biggie, Wu Tang - was coming out of New York. I'm just into it. Hide
In everyday life, I'm pretty much T-shirt and jeans guy - a soft LnA shirt, cool APC jeans, Nikes or Show more In everyday life, I'm pretty much T-shirt and jeans guy - a soft LnA shirt, cool APC jeans, Nikes or Jordans. If I'm going to an event I like to wear a suit, sometimes a three-piece. I'm into brands like Simon Spurr - I think he makes great suits - and Dior Homme. Hide
Bryan Greenberg's FILMOGRAPHY
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Matty Matthews

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Evan

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David Bloomberg

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Nate

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Nick Garrett

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Parker

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