Greg Proops Poster


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Overview (3)

Born in Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Birth NameGregory Everett Proops
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Greg Proops was born on October 3, 1959 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA as Gregory Everett Proops. He is an actor and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) and Brother Bear (2003). He has been married to Jennifer Canaga since February 14, 1990.

Spouse (1)

Jennifer Canaga (14 February 1990 - present)

Trade Mark (2)

Calling people "Pumpkin".

Trivia (16)

Huge fan of the San Francisco Giants and the Major Leagues' dead-ball era.
He lived in London for five years whilst appearing on Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988) but was deported when his work permit expired. The matter was resolved and he is now allowed back in.
Graduate of San Carlos (CA) High School.
Lives in Los Angeles.
Frequently improvises with Drew Carey, Ryan Stiles and the Comedy Store Players in London.
Hosts his own chat show in Largo, California, titled "The Greg Proops Chat Show.".
Lived in London, England, UK, for five years while he was performing in the show Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988), and lists fellow improvisers Michael McShane and Colin Mochrie as among his best friends.
Performed for Prince Charles once, as he mentioned on a episode of Pyramid (2002).
Makes frequent visits to London, England, UK, to perform with the Comedy Store Players, which also features previous fellow improvisers from Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988), such as Paul Merton, Richard Vranch, and Josie Lawrence.
Resides with his wife, artist Jennifer Proops, in Los Angeles, California, USA. They have no children.
He owns an Ocelot named Hope.
Married his wife, Jennifer Canaga, on Valentines Day in 1990.
Performs with Ryan Stiles, Chip Esten and Jeff Bryan Davis as part of the "Whose Live Anyway!" live improv shows as of 2007.
His parents' names were Doris and Steven.
Auditioned for the British version of Whose Line is it Anyway in San Francisco.
Was a member, along with his Whose Line is it Anyway co-star Mike McShane, of an improvisational comedy group in college called 'Faultline'.

Personal Quotes (8)

We won't legalize marijuana in my country because we have Logic in my country: "We can't legalize marijuana, Greg, perish the thought! If we legalize marijuana... everyone will want to smoke it. With the Death Penalty, less people will Die. If everybody has a gun, we'll all be safe!"
I think it was Jesus, no I'm SURE it was Jesus who said: "Fuckin' faggots!"
Is there a legal drinking age in England? I was in a pub, and this foetus floating in a jar was drinking more than me.
People in England drink like someone is going to take it away from them.
I moved to England to be the best looking person for once. In America, it's "Oh my God, you look like Buddy Holly! You some kind of freak?" In England, it's "Oh my God, who is that? He has all his teeth and his ears are in proportion to his head! He can't be a member of the Royal Family!"
The guy who found that Stadium Bomb got a real taste of Southern Justice, didn't he? "Hey, I found the Bomb!" "You did it!" "No I didn't, I just found it!" "You knew where it was!"
The English love their dogs, clearly more than they love other people.
[Premiere of Pulp Fiction] So Quentin Tarantino, the Q, is there, and he's laughing at his own jokes, that he's written, he knows when they are coming, they're no surprise. And my wife, who is a genius, says "Did you see the size of his Ass?" [strangled scream] Citizens of Dinkytown! Run for your homes! [Pioneer Wagon Train Voice] It took four years to cross Quentin Tarantino's Ass...

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