Greg Germann Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Jan, 2020
Facts of Greg Germann
Date of Birth: 1958 , February-26
Age: 63 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Greg Germann
Birth Name Gregory Andrew Germann
Father Edward A. Germann
Mother Marlene Marian
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Houston, Texas
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Film, TV shows
Net Worth $8 million
Married Yes
Married to Martha Champlin
Children One
Education University of Northern Colorado
Movies Streetwalkin', The Whoopee Boys, Miss Firecracker, Child's Play 2, The Sandlot 2, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Group Sex, Foster Boy, Time Toys, Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?
TV Show ABC Afterschool Specials, Against the Law, Ally McBeal, Jeopardy!, In Case of Emergency, Grey's Anatomy
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Greg Germann is an award-winning American actor who came to the limelight after his role as Richard Fish in legal comedy-drama show Ally McBeal for which he won Screen Actors Guild Award in 1999.

Germann got further recognition after playing Eric "Rico" Morrow on the sitcom Net & Stacey and Tom Krane on NBC's Law & Order. He currently appears on ABC's medical drama show Grey's Anatomy.

Joined University Of Northern Colorado

Greg Germann was born on February 26, 1958, in Houston, Texas, the United States, to Marlene Martha Germann and Edward A. Germann. His father was a playwright and professor while her mother was a homemaker.

Germann was raised in Lookout Mountain outside of Golden, Colorado after his family moved to Houston. He developed an acting passion while living in Colorado.

Greg attended the University of Northern Colorado where he was featured in stage plays. He moved to New York in 1982 to pursue an acting career. 

He is American by nationality and white by ethnic background.

Played Richard Fish on 'Ally McBeal'

Greg Germann started his acting career in 1985, by playing the role of Creepy in the thriller film, Streetwalkin'. In the same year, he made a guest appearance in the television anthology series ABC Afterschool Special.

His other early projects are Miss Firecracker, Tattinger's, and Miami Vice. In 1990, Germann acted in the slasher film Child's Play 2. From 1995-96, he starred as Eric "Rico" Moyer in the sitcom Ned and Stacey.

Greg got his breakout role of Richard Fish on the FOX legal comedy-drama TV show Ally McBeal in 1997. For his significant performance on the show, he received Screen Actors Guild Award in 1999. He appeared on the show until 2002 alongside Calista Flockhart and Courtney Thorne-Smith.

Ally McBeal (1997-2002) scene SOURCE: IMDb

Subsequently, Germann played the recurring role in the NBC crime drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He appeared on the show from 2013 to 2017 along with Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, and Richard Belzer.

Since 2017, Greg is portraying Dr. Tom Koracick in the ABC medical drama TV show Grey's Anatomy. He appears on the show along with Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, and Kate Walsh.

In 2018, Germann was cast in the film Foster Boy and mystery thriller drama web TV series One Dollar.

A Whopping Net Worth of $8 Million

Greg Germann, 61, has added a tremendous amount of fortune from his acting career. According to the celebrity net worth, the actor has an estimated net worth of $8 million, as of January 2020.

Germann has been a part of several hits movies in his decade-long career so far. Some of his movies are listed below with their box office collections and budgets.

Movie Year Box Office Budget Cast 
Child's Play 2 1990 $35.8 million $13 million Alex Vincent and Jenny Agutter
Clear and Present Danger  1994 $215.9 million $62 million Harrison Ford and Willem Dafoe
Sweet November  2001 $65.8 million $40 million Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron
Down to Earth 2001 $71.2 million $49 million Chris Rock and Regina King
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 2006 $163 million $72.5 million Gary Cole and Leslie Bibb
Bolt 2008 $310 million $150 million John Travolta and Mark Walton
Here Comes the Boom 2012 $73.1 million $42 million Bas Rutten and Kevin James
Get Hard 2015 $111.8 million $44 million Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell

According to some tabloids, the actor has owned a luxurious house in Los Angeles, California. Having a million-dollar net worth, he is currently living a lavish life.

Greg Germann Has Been Married Twice

'Ally McBeal' actor, Greg Germann has married twice in his life. He tied the knot with Martha Champlin on June 29, 2013, in a private wedding ceremony. The duo dated for several years and eventually tied the knot.

Before marrying Champlin, Germann was married to actress, Christine Mourad in 1994. The couple welcomed their first baby, son Asa Germann in 1997. However, the duo's marriage didn't last long and they divorced.

Greg Germann with his ex-wife Christine Mourad SOURCE: Gettyimages

Further, the actor also has three stepchildren from his second wife, Champlin. The family currently resides in Los Angeles.