Greg Grunberg stars as Judd Rouscher in NBC's new one-hour romantic comedy "Love Bites." The series features three loosely connected, modern stories of love, sex, marriage and dating. Judd is an easygoing, regular guy who is happily married to Colleen (Constance Zimmer "Entourage"). The couple lives in Venice Beach, California, where Judd owns a tattoo parlor. Grunberg is probably best known for his roles as police detective Matt Parkman in the award-winning series "Heroes," and as Eric Weiss on "Alias" and Sean on "Felicity." He has also appeared in multiple-episode arcs on "NYPD Blue" and has guest starred on "House" and "Monk."
His feature film credits include "Mission: Impossible III," "Malibu's Most Wanted," "The Ladykillers," "Hollow Man," "Austin Powers in Goldmember," "The Muse," "BASEketball," "The Trigger Effect" and "Dinner & Driving."
Grunberg and his partner, acclaimed writer/director Lawrence Trilling, have secured distribution for the DVD release of their romantic comedy, "Group Sex." Grunberg serves as writer, producer and actor on the film. He also has worked for noted film producers Dino de Laurentiis and Joel Silver. Recently, he helped develop and star in the pilot "The Catch" with creator-executive producer J.J. Abrams, and "Grand Union" at NBC.
Greg Grunberg is also the mastermind behind: Yowza!!, the mobile coupon solutions startup he founded with veteran software developer August Trometer. Yowza!! has been downloaded by millions of users since launching in June 2009; the free GPS-based Yowza!! application identifies special offers and discounts within a consumer's immediate vicinity. Merchants work with the company to tailor deals, and cashiers redeem the Yowza!! barcode or promo code by simply scanning the phone - no paper needed. Grunberg formulated the Yowza!! concept while shopping with his family.
A philanthropist by nature, Grunberg started the infamous celebrity rock band for charity, Band From TV (BandFromTV.org) with fellow actors Hugh Laurie, James Denton, Bob Guiney, Jesse Spencer, Adrian Pasdar and Scott Grimes. Band From TV has performed on "American Idol Gives Back" and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Grunberg's portion of the band's charity take benefits from the website he started to raise awareness and funds for people with epilepsy, TalkAboutIt.org, since his eldest son suffers from epilepsy. Grunberg is also the official spokesperson for the Epilepsy Foundation and TalkAboutIt.org.
Abandoned by his father Maury at an early age, Matt grew up in Los Angeles, determined to become a police detective. Although the written exam held dyslexic Matt back from his dream job, he finally passed, with the help of wife Janice. Shortly thereafter, Matt manifested the ability of telepathy, only to learn that Janice had been cheating on him with his partner. When his abilities put him on the trail of serial killer Sylar, Matt's life changed forever. After a nasty run-in with the Company, Matt divorced Janice and moved in with Mohinder, determined to live a normal life. But as his abilities evolved to include precognition, and the ability to push thoughts and erase memories, Matt's life just got more complicated. After falling in love with speedster Daphne and then losing her to a government bullet, Matt was ready to throw in the towel. Luckily, Hiro and Ando introduced Matt to the son he didn't know he had. After reluctantly complying with Angela's plan to force Sylar to believe he's Nathan, Matt returns to Janice and the LAPD, determined to put his life back together. The only problem? Sylar is trapped inside Matt's head and he won't get out!
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