Clark Gregg - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 26, 2022

Clark Gregg
Profession: Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Voice actor
Best Known For: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $10 million

Personal Details

Born on : April 2, 1962 (age 61)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Robert Clark Gregg Jr.
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: Robert Clark Gregg Sr.
Mother's Name: Mary Layne Shine
Siblings: 3

Courtney Gregg (younger sister)
Andrew Gregg (brother)
younger sister

University: New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Irish, English, German, Swiss)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: July 21, 2001
Wife's Name: Jennifer Grey
Children: 1

Stella Gregg (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 79 kg (174.16 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Green
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Clark Gregg?

Clark Gregg is an actor, director, and screenwriter.

Source: ABC News (Clark Gregg)

Clark Gregg Age, Parents, Siblings

Clark Gregg was born on April 2, 1962, as Robert Clark Gregg. His birthplace is in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. His mother's name is Mary Layne Shine and his father's name is Robert Clark Gregg Sr., a Stanford University professor, and an Episcopal priest. 

He is the oldest of his parent's children and his three siblings include two sisters and a brother. His sister Courtney Gregg is an artist, and photographer while his brother is named Andrew Gregg.

Growing up, Gregg moved frequently along with his parents. Within the first 17 years of his life, he had lived in seven different cities. 

Source: Instagram (Clark Gregg with younger siblings)

Education, Ethnicity

He had attended high school in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and graduated from the same. After graduation, he enrolled at Ohio Wesleyan University and studied there for two years before dropping out. Several years later, he studied at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts in drama and English in 1986. 

His ethnicity includes Irish, English, German, and Swiss.

Clark Gregg Girlfriend, Marriage, Wife, Children

Clark Gregg married his girlfriend actress Jennifer Grey on July 21, 2001. The couple welcomed their child, a daughter named Stella Gregg on December 3, 2001.

Gregg and his wife Grey also co-starred in the 2006 movie Road to Christmas. Their marriage seems to be happy without the rumors of divorce or extramarital affairs.

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Source: YouTube (from left- Jennifer Grey, Stella Gregg, Clark Gregg in 2018)

Clark Gregg Career

Early Days

After dropping out of college, Clark Gregg moved to Manhattan working several odd jobs there. He had worked as a bar back, Guggenheim Museum’s security guard, and a parking valet.

Gregg has had supporting roles in Law & Order (2001), Lovely & Amazing, The Human Stain, In Good Company, Will & Grace, Sports Night, Sex and the City, The New Adventures of Old Christine, and The West Wing. He wrote the screenplay for What Lies Beneath, Trust Me and Choke, while also directing for the latter two. 

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Films, Series

Clark Gregg is best known for his role as S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Phil Coulson in Marvel movies including Iron Man, The Avengers, Captain Marvel, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and as Agent Coulson in Thor.

He is also a founding member and later held the post of artistic director of off-Broadway Atlantic Theater Company. The company was founded in 1983.

Clark Gregg has revealed that he was an alcoholic. Now, he is sober. He has also earned a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

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Source: PlayerOne (Clark Gregg alongside Samuel L. Jackson in Avengers)


On the set of Marvel's Avengers, he has worked with Katherine LangfordEvangeline LillyBrie LarsonFrank GrilloJacob Batalon, and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Clark Gregg Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Gregg is estimated at around $10 million while the figure on his salary is not known.

Clark Gregg Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Clark Gregg is followed by several hundred thousand followers and counting.

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