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Gregory Itzin Biography

Birth Place:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Fast Facts

  • Became interested in acting as an English major at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, when he played Bolingbroke in a production of Shakespeare's Richard II
  • Trained at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco
  • Has portrayed numerous political figures, including president of the United States on 24 (2005-2010) and a senator on Big Love (2011)
  • These roles should come easily for him—his father served as mayor of Burlington, WI


  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2006Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: nominated


  • Julia Itzin -- Daughter
  • Martin Itzin -- Father
  • William Itzin -- Son
  • Judie Goldman -- Wife