Proops, Greg 1959- (Gregory Proops)

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Proops, Greg 1959- (Gregory Proops)


Full name, Gregory Everett Proops; born October 3, 1959, in Phoenix, AZ; married Jennifer Canaga, 1991. Education: Attended San Mateo Junior College and a San Francisco university. Avocational Interests: Baseball, old movies.


Agent—Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Brillstein Entertainment Partners, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—Marleah Leslie and Associates, 8370 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 210, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.


Actor, comedian, and producer. Appeared at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 1993-97; performed for radio commercials. Previously worked as a paper boy.


Television Appearances; Series:

Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Comedy Central, between 1989 and 1998.

High commander, Space Cadets, Channel 4, 1997.

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (also known as Whose Line?), ABC, 1998-2006.

Voice of Bob, Bob the Builder (animated), beginning 1999.

Host, Rendez-View, syndicated, 2001.

Voice of Bob, Bob the Builder: Project Build It (animated), 2005.

Ben, Illeanarama, Oxygen Network, 2005.

9News Now at 9am, 2006.

Drew Carey's' Sporting Adventures: World Cup 2006, Travel Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, Canned Ham: Rush Hour, Comedy Central, 1998.

"Greg Proops," Comedy Central Presents, Comedy Central, 1999.

2nd Annual TV Guide Awards, Fox, 2000.

My VH1 Music Awards, VH1, 2000.

Improv All Stars (also known as Drew Carey's "Improv All Stars"), Showtime, 2001.

I Love Christmas, 2001.

When Muscles Ruled the World, 2002.

Voice of Sirol, Bagboy! (animated), Cartoon Network, 2002.

The 100 Greatest Musicals, Channel 4, 2003.

101 Biggest Celebrity Oops, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

The World Stands Up, Comedy Central, 2004.

The Magical Gathering, CBC, 2004.

The Comedians' Comedian, Channel 4, 2005.

"Star Wars": Feel the Force, 2005.

Emmy Awards Fashion Wrap with Joan and Melissa, TV Guide Channel, 2006.

Golden Globes Fashion Wrap with Joan and Melissa, 2007.

101 Greatest Stand-ups, Channel 4, 2007.

The World's Greatest Comedy Characters, Channel 4, 2007.

50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases, Channel 4, 2008.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

The 100 Greatest TV Characters, 2001.

I Love 1980's, 2001.

I Love the '70s, VH1, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Chauffeur, Thanksgiving Day (also known as The Good Family), NBC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Gregory Proops) Cab driver, "Old Friends," Midnight Caller, NBC, 1990.

Gagtag, BBC1, 1994.

Martin Mayhew, "Requiem," Anna Lee, ITV, 1994, broadcast in the United States as a movie, Anna Lee: Requiem, Arts and Entertainment, 1995.

Presenter, The Unforgettable Memory Show, BBC, 1994.

Presenter, Potted Histories, BBC, 1994.

Jack Dee Variety Show, ITV, 1995.

Presenter, Amazing Colossal Show, BBC, 1996.

Tompkins Square, Comedy Central, 1996.

Have I Got News for You (also known as Have I Got a Little Bit More News for You, Have I Got 1992 for You, Have I Got Old News for You, Have I Got the 90s for You, and HIGNFY), BBC, 1996.

Cafe manager, "Tips for a Better Life," Family Matters, ABC, 1996.

Billy, "The Party Favor," Men Behaving Badly (also known as It's a Man's World), NBC, 1997.

Yasmine, "Sensitive Dick," 3rd Rock from the Sun (also known as Life as We Know It and 3rd Rock), NBC, 1997.

"Whose Lunch Is It Anyway?," Light Lunch, Channel 4, 1997.

Deke Gerard, "The Life You Save," Mike Hammer, Private Eye, 1998.

Clive Anderson All Talk, BBC1, 1998.

The Best Show in the WorldProbably, 1998.

If I Ruled the World, BBC2, 1998.

Clive James on TV, ITV, 1998.

Call My Bluff, BBC, 1998.

Sin City Spectacular (also known as Penn & Teller's "Sin City Spectacular"), ABC, 1998.

The Entertainment Business, Bravo, 1998.

Win Ben Stein's Money, Comedy Central, 1999.

Jon Marc, "Bro-Jack," The Jamie Foxx Show, The WB, 1999.

Host, Vs. (also known as Comedy Central's "Vs."), Comedy Central, 1999.

Host, "Notre Dame vs. USC," Vs. (also known as Comedy Central's "Vs."), Comedy Central, 2000.

Richard Small, "Veronica's Tattooed Man," Veronica's Closet, NBC, 2000.

Greg, "Drew Live II," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2000.

Panelist, To Tell the Truth, syndicated, 2000.

Head on Comedy, BBC1, 2000.

Stall for Time player, "Drew Live III," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2001.

Late Friday, NBC, 2001.

Hollywood Squares (also known as H2 and H2: Hollywood Squares), 2001.

"Comedians #3 Special," The Weakest Link, NBC, 2001.

Turtleneck guy, "Educating Finch," Just Shoot Me!, NBC, 2002.

Blankety Blank (also known as Lily Savage's "Blankety Blank"), ITV, 2002.

Electric Playground, Tech TV, 2002.

Derek, "Blecch Sunday," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2003.

Jewelry store owner, "Late for School," 10-8: Officers on Duty (also known as 10-8 and 10-8: Police Patrol), ABC, 2003.

Pyramid (also known as The $100,000 Pyramid), syndicated, 2003.

The Wright Stuff, Channel 5, 2003.

Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Comedy Central, 2003.

Guest cohost, Street Smarts, 2004.

The World Stands Up, Comedy Central, 2004.

Green Screen Show (also known as Drew Carey's "Green Screen Show"), The WB, 2004.

Today with Des and Me!, ITV, 2004.

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (also known as The Late Late Show), CBS, 2004.

The Bigger Picture (also known as The Bigger Picture with Graham Norton and Graham Norton's "Bigger Picture"), BBC, 2005.

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, 2005, 2007, 2008.

Television fashion reporter, "Queens for a Day," Ugly Betty, ABC, 2006.

Mock the Week (also known as Mock the WeekAgain), BBC, 2006.

Jokerman: Tommy Tiernan Takes On America, 2006.

Panelist, Red Eye (also known as Red Eye w/Greg Gutfeld), Fox News, 2007.

Also appeared in Comics on Delivery (also known as C.O.D.), Comedy Central, The Comedy Store, Instant Comedy with the Groundlings, and Evening at the Improv.

Television Producer; Series:

Drew Carey's' Sporting Adventures: World Cup 2006, Travel Channel, 2006.

Film Appearances:

West Is West, 1987.

(Uncredited) Voice, Pandemonium, 1988.

(As Gregory Proops) Voices of Harlequin demon, devil, and saxophone player, The Nightmare before Christmas (also known as Tim Burton's "The Nightmare before Christmas" and Tim Burton's "The Nightmare before Christmas" in Disney Digital 3-D), Buena Vista, 1993.

Unforgettable (also known as Memory Skills), 1993.

Voice of Beed Annodue, Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace (also known as The Phantom Menace and Star Wars I: The Phantom Menace), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999.

Voice of Gommy for English version, Kaena: La prophetie (animated; also known as Kaena: The Prophecy), Samuel Goldwyn Films, 2003.

Voice of male lover bear, Brother Bear (animated; also known as Tierra de osos), Buena Vista, 2003.

Rob Berdash, Cyxork 7, 2006, Troma Entertainment, 2008.

Voice of Cryptograf for English version, Asterix et les Vikings (animated; also known as Asterix and the Vikings and Asterix og vikingerne), M6 Films, 2006.

Radio Appearances:

Bits from Last Week's Radio, BBC1, 1995, 1996.

Strike Out—The History of Baseball, BBC Radio 5, 1997.

Just a Minute, BBC Radio 4, 1997.

Usual Suspects, BBC, 1997.

Talking Comedy, BBC Radio 2, 1997.

Hoops—The History of Basketball, BBC Radio 5, 1998.

Did You Ever Notice?—The History of American Stand Up Comedy, BBC Radio 4, 1999.

Greg's Gridiron Gold—The History of American Football, BBC Radio 5, 1999.

Also guest presenter for Mark Radcliffe Show, BBC Radio, 1.


Video Games:

Voices of Fargus and Sid, Pandemonium!, 1996.

Voice of Beed, Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace, 1999.

Voice of Beed Annodue and Green Announcer, Star Wars: Episode I—Racer, 1999.

Voice of David Doyle, Driven, 2001.


Television Specials:

The Amazing Colossal Show, 1996.

"Greg Proops," Comedy Central Presents, Comedy Central, 1999.



Greg Proops Official Site,, May 24, 2008.