Melvin Gregg

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Melvin Gregg
Born (1988-09-22) September 22, 1988 (age 33)
Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.
EducationMarketing degree
Alma mater
  • I.C. Norcom High School
  • Old Dominion University
Occupation
  • Actor
  • Model
Years active2011–present
Known for
  • American Vandal
  • Snowfall
Height6' 2" (1.88 m)
Partner(s)Bobbie Nelson
Children1
Parent(s)Constance Gregg and Melvin Vaughan

Melvin Gregg (born September 22, 1988) is an American actor and model. Known for his roles as DeMarcus Tillman in Netflix's mockumentary series American Vandal and Drew 'Manboy' Miller on FX's crime drama Snowfall.

Life and career

Gregg was born in Portsmouth, Virginia to parents Constance Gregg and Melvin Vaughan. He has six sisters. [1] After graduating from I.C. Norcom High School, he studied marketing at Old Dominion University for 2 years before changing his career path and moved to Los Angeles in 2011 to pursue acting. [2]

Gregg came to prominence by creating and sharing comedic content in which he starred, wrote, and produced on Vine. He amassed more than 7 million followers in the course of 3 years becoming one of the top 100 personalities on the platform [3]

His first credited role was in the web series Whatever, The Series. in 2011 where he earned union eligibility. [3] Following Vine’s decline in 2015, Gregg transitioned into film and TV roles. His breakout role was in 2018 portraying DeMarcus Tillman in Netflix's mockumentary series American Vandal.

Gregg joined the cast in the third (2019) season of the FX television series Snowfall. in the main role of Drew 'Manboy' Miller.

Personal life

In November 2019, he and partner Bobbie Nelson announced they were expecting their first child. [4] They have one son, Marley Amel Gregg born on May 15, 2020[5]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role
2012 The Fallen Prodigy Thug 1
2012 Pushing Eternity Nate
2013 Coldwater Inmate
2013 Cleaver Family Reunion William Cleaver
2013 Can Crazy Lou
2013 Loss of Life Derrick
2013 Benny Picasso Benny
2014 The System Hoodie Teen
2014 Alpha House Kyle
2014 The Land of Misfits Patty Cake
2014 Asteroid vs Earth Sonar Lead Petty Officer
2014 SuperZero Leon Deleon
2015 Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Chad
2015 West of the 405 Ty
2015 A House Is Not a Home Alex Williams
2015 Eddie and the Aviator Teen #3
2015 Class Jolley
2016 The Land Brent
2016 Famous Trae
2017 Immortals Peck
2017 The Fix Young Thug #2
2019 High Flying Bird Erick Scott
2019 Same Difference Sebastian
2020 The Way Back Marcus Parrish
Post-Production The United States vs. Billie Holiday Joe Guy

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2011-2012 Whatever, the Series Derek Recurring Role
2012 The Beauty Inside Alex #30 1 episode
2013 Jimmy Kimmel Live! Basketball Player Episode: "Game Night 1"
2015 Sexless Jamal Recurring Role, 4 episodes
2015 Class Jolley Main role
2015 1 Minute Horror Reshawn Episode: "The VISITors "
2015-2016 Sadie and Emmie Alex/Coach Recurring role, 2 episodes
2017 Caught the Series Latin gang member Recurring role, 5 episodes
2017 Dead House Casting Director 1 Episode
2016-2017 Freakish LaShawn Devereux Main Role
2018 Love Daily Colby Biskin Episode: "Still Life"
2014-2018 King Bachelor's Pad Astronaut Recurring role, 4 episodes
2018 UnREAL Zach Taylor Recurring role, 7 episodes
2018 American Vandal DeMarcus Tillman Main Role
2019 Snowall Drew 'Manboy' Miller Main Role
2020 #BlackAF Cousin Harold Episode: "yo, between you and me... this is because of slavery"
2020 Dave Raheem Episode: "Jail"

In the media

           

References

  1. Poulter, Amy. "He took his first acting class at ODU. On Friday, his first major movie, starring Ben Affleck, hits theaters". pilotonline.com.
  2. Bonko, Larry. "Portsmouth native turning Internet hits into an acting career". pilotonline.com.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Melvin Gregg of "The Way Back" on Being the Star of Digital Entertainment".
  4. "Melvin Gregg on Instagram: "Thankful ❤️"". Instagram.
  5. https://www.instagram.com/p/CAbpXbGg-2h/

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