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Greg Trooper

Biography

Created and raised in NJ, Greg Trooper wrote music recorded by famous brands Steve Earle and Vince Gill. In the first ’70s, Trooper still left the folk night clubs of Greenwich Community for the music picture in Austin, Tx before shifting to Lawrence, Kansas, where he got into college and continuing to hone his electric guitar, performing, and songwriting abilities. He came back to NY for the ’80s and area of the ’90s, where he documented his initial two information: We Won’t Dance as well as the critically acclaimed All over the place. The records captured the eye of Earle, who documented Trooper’s “Small Sister.” In the first ’90s, Trooper fulfilled fellow New Jerseyite and ex-E Steet Band bassist Garry Tallent who, like Trooper, would settle in Nashville. Tallent created Trooper’s 1996 record Noises within the Hallway and released it on his D’Ville Information. Popular Demons adopted in 1998. Following the release of this album, he authorized with famed Nashville indie Component Information, which released ALONG Rainfall in 2001. He shifted towards the esteemed Sugars Hill label in 2003 with the wonderful Floating, accompanied by ALLOW IT TO BE Through This Globe in 2005. After time for NY in 2008 and settling in Brooklyn, Trooper released two albums for the 52 Shakes label, 2011’s Upside-Town City and 2013’s Event on Willow Road, and also a previously unreleased 1995 documenting known as The Williamsburg Affair. The concert recording Live in the Rock Room adopted in 2015. Trooper passed away of pancreatic tumor in early 2017.

Quick Facts


Full Name Greg Trooper
Date Of Birth January 13, 1956
Died January 15, 2017, New York, United States
Profession Singer-songwriter
Nationality American
Music Songs This I'd Do, They Call Me Hank, Mary of the Scots in Queens, Green Eyed Girl, Make It Through This World, Everything's a Miracle, Muhammed Ali, Inisheer, All the Way to Amsterdam, When My Tears Break Through, When I Think Of You My Friends, We Won't Dance, I Love It When She Lies, Good Luck Heart, Might Be A Train, The Land of No Forgiveness, No Higher Ground, Steel Deck Bridge, Nobody In The Whole Wide World, Dream Away The Blues, Don't Let It Go To Waste, These Sunday Nights, Close To The Tracks, Sometimes It Takes a Hurricane, This Shitty Deal, Nothin' but You, We've Still Got Time, Lonely Pair, Broken Man, One Honest Man, Lonesome For You Now, The Road So Long
Albums Incident on Willow Street, Live At the Rock Room, Upside-Down Town, Popular Demons, Straight Down Rain, Noises in the Hallway, Make It Through This World, The Williamsburg Affair, Live at Pine Hill Farm, Floating, Between A House And A Hard Place Live At Pinehill Fa


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blood Type 2017/II completed Donni
Dark Seduction 2015 completed Ray
Drumman's Palace Short completed Alan Calvert
Make It Big announced Peter Briggs
The Possession Experiment 2016 Jordi
Bornless Ones 2016 Billy
A Journey to a Journey 2016 Dean Allan Bird
Lilitu 2015 Short Ben
Lily Grace: A Witch Story 2015 Sheriff Stewart
The Magician's Son 2015 John Wagner
Midlife 2015 David Stanton
A Talent for Trouble 2015 Frank Steiner
From the South to the Stars 2014 Short Andrew
Dinner at Le Cruel 2014 Short Husband
Chicks Dig Gay Guys 2014 Rich
Dug Up 2013/I Sheriff Yates
Bruno & Earlene Go to Vegas 2013 The Fixer
White T 2013 Stage Manager
Black Dynamite 2012 TV Series
The Trouble with Cali 2012 Tom Wilcox
Poe 2012 Detective Jonzey Jones
Evolver 2011 Shades
Nobody Loses All the Time 2011 Short Warren Oates
Showgirls 2: Penny's from Heaven 2011 Phil
The Bride of Frank 2011 Short Frank
Satin 2011 Jimmi Crete
Atlantis Down 2010 Pete Hendricks
The Boondocks 2010 TV Series Jimmy Rebel
They Watch 2009 Video short Marcus
Halloween II 2009 Deputy Neale
Tender as Hellfire 2009 Short Mr. Deegan
World Full of Nothing 2009 TV Preacher
Watchmen 2009 Andy Warhol
Root of All Evil 2008 TV Series
The Super Rumble Mixshow 2008 TV Series John Henry Whitman (2008)
Sex and Death 101 2007 Vulgar Newsstand Vendor
Mother's Day Massacre 2007 Tex
Night of the Living Dead 3D 2006 Henry Cooper
The Last Stand 2006 Buddy Linnow
Cold Case 2006 TV Series Jackie
Star Party 2005 Booker
Mortuary 2005/I Eliot Cook
Toolbox Murders 2004 Byron McLieb
CSI: Miami 2004 TV Series Wade Hinkle
Night Creep 2003 Video Lee Howard
Strong Medicine 2003 TV Series
JAG 1997-2003 TV Series Colonel Skelly
Landspeed 2002 Clayton Winfree
Paper Soldiers 2002 Travis
The Road to Graceland 2001 Short Americana Bizarro Host (voice)
Bar Hopping 2000 TV Movie Agent #1
Walker, Texas Ranger 2000 TV Series Lance Corbin
Blood Type 1999 Donnie
Man on the Moon 1999 ABC Executive
Rude Awakening 1998-1999 TV Series Wally
Letters from a Killer 1998 State Trooper
Poodle Springs 1998 TV Movie Leonard
Starship Troopers 1997 Net Correspondent
Total Security 1997 TV Series
Sleeping with the Devil 1997 TV Movie Briggs Gerard
Lost Highway 1997 Tail Gate Driver
Don't Quit Your Day Job 1996 Video Game Stand-Up Performances #21
Humanoids from the Deep 1996 TV Movie Porter
American Gothic 1996 TV Series Mel Kirby
Showgirls 1995 Phil Newkirk
Get Smart 1995 TV Series the Suspicious Man
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1993 TV Series Comedian
Delta 1993 TV Series Rod Luger
In the Heat of the Night 1993 TV Series Al Merck
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures 1992 TV Series
Sibs 1991 TV Series
Paradise 1991 Earl McCoy
Shakes the Clown 1991 Randi the Rodeo Clown
True Identity 1991 Orlando Ticket Agent
Rodney Dangerfield's The Really Big Show 1991 TV Movie Fink's agent
Dark Romances Vol. 2 1990 Video Diana's Writer Victim
Tour of Duty 1989 TV Series Love
Sledge Hammer! 1987 TV Series Roger - Attorney
Million Dollar Mystery 1987 2nd Toxic Man
Humanoids from the Deep 1980 Mike Michaels, Radio Announcer
Auditions 1978 Billy Bob Jr.

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dark Seduction 2015 completed
30 Years of Dark Seduction 2015
Midlife 2015 writer
Nobody Loses All the Time 2011 Short writer
Night Creep 2003 Video

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dark Seduction 2015 executive producer / producer completed
30 Years of Dark Seduction 2015 producer
Midlife 2015 producer
Nobody Loses All the Time 2011 Short producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dark Seduction 2015 completed
Midlife 2015
Nobody Loses All the Time 2011 Short
Night Creep 2003 Video

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Red Booth 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
Absolutely Jason Stuart 2016 TV Series Himself
30 Years of Dark Seduction 2015 Himself
Actors Entertainment 2011 TV Series Himself
Atlantis Rising: The Making of 'Atlantis Down' 2010 TV Series Himself
Navigating a World Full of Nothing 2010 Video short Himself
Inside the Graveyard 2006 Video documentary Himself
Redneck Comedy Roundup 2 2006 Video
Rodney Dangerfield: Opening Night at Rodney's Place 1989 TV Movie Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Action on Film Award Action on Film International Film Festival, USA Best Drama Feature Midlife (2015)
2014 Action on Film Award Action on Film International Film Festival, USA Best Dialogue - Feature Midlife (2015)
2014 AOF/WAB Award Action on Film International Film Festival, USA Best Actor in a Leading Role Midlife (2015)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Action on Film Award Action on Film International Film Festival, USA Best Drama Feature Midlife (2015)


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