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Who was Gregory Itzin?

Gregory Martin Itzin (April 20, 1948 – July 8, 2022) was an American character actor of film and television, perhaps best known for his role as U.S. President Charles Logan in the action thriller series 24.

Gregory Itzin, Character Actor Who Played Villainous President on ‘24,’ Dies at 74

Gregory Itzin, a character actor who played a Nixonian president on “24,” died Friday due to complications during an emergency surgery. He was 74.His death was announced on social media by Jon Cassar, a director and producer on the show. A spokesperson for the actor later confirmed the news.

“He was one of the most talented actors I had the honor to work with, but more than that he was an all around great guy,” Cassar tweeted. “He’ll be missed by his ’24’ family who had nothing but love & respect for him. You made your mark, now Rest In Peace friend.”

Itzin was nominated for two Emmys for his work as the treacherous President Charles Logan on “24,” one for supporting actor in a drama and another for guest actor in a drama. The role, Itzin says, transformed his career.

Gregory Itzin Biography, Wiki

Gregory Itzin was born in Washington, D.C., to Evelyn Loretta (née Smith) and Martin Joseph Itzin. When he was in sixth grade, his family moved to Burlington, Wisconsin, where his father served as mayor.

Itzin studied at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco with the intention of becoming a theater actor, but eventually branched out to television and films. He is more known as a character actor and has been working since 1979.

Itzin has appeared on numerous stages around the country, including the Mark Taper Forum, Seattle’s Intiman Theatre, San Diego’s Old Globe, South Coast Repertory, the Kennedy Center and the New York Public Theatre.

He received Tony and Drama Desk nominations for his performance on Broadway in the Pulitzer Prize winning play “The Kentucky Cycle.”

On television, Itzin has held recurring roles on popular TV series such as FriendsNCIS (with Pauley Perrette), Judging AmyBoston LegalCSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and the short-lived science fiction series, Firefly.

He has bit roles in movies like Original SinForfeit (with Billy Burke), Flaot and Law Abiding Citizen (with Michael Irby), and was also a frequent Star Trek guest actor, having played 5 different roles in the three of the show’s spin-offs over the years, starting with his first appearance in 1993 on Deep Space Nine to his most recent on Enterprise.

In 2003, Itzin portrayed John Ashcroft in the TV movie DC 9/11: Time of Crisis, along with co-star Penny Johnson Jerald who played Condoleeza Rice.

Itzin lived in Los Angeles with his wife and two children, three dogs and four cats. He was an avid golfer with an 11 handicap.

Gregory Itzin Biography Wikipedia
Gregory Itzin
Real NameGregory Itzin
Nickname Gregory
Profession American character actors in film and television perhaps
Famous AsAmerican character actors in film and television perhaps
Wife/Girlfriend NameJudie Itzin
Physical Status 
Age74 Year Old (Died)
Height (Approx)In centimeters- 178 cm (Approx)
In meters- 1.78 m (Approx)
In Feet Inches-5.10 (Approx)
Weight (Approx)In Kilograms-75 kg (Approx)
In Pounds- 165 lbs (Approx)
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Information
Date of Birth   20 April 1948[2]
Birth PlaceWashington, D.C., United States
Religion Not Known
NationalityAmerica
Ethnicity Not Known
School NameNot Known School
College NameNot Known University
QualificationsGraduate
Family Status
Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
Sister/BrotherNot Known
ChildrenWilke Itzin, Julia Itzin
Career 
Source Of IncomeAmerican character actors in film and television perhaps
Appeared As American character actors in film and television perhaps
Net Worth (Approx)Not Known

Gregory Itzin Career

Itzin played the recurring role of Charles Logan, former President of the United States, on 24. His first appearance was in Season 4, but the producers liked the character so much that decided to expand his role in the next season.

During Season 5, Itzin was a member of the Main cast and appeared in all but one episode. He reprised the role in Seasons 6 and 8. Itzin was nominated in 2006 and 2010 for an Outstanding Supporting Actor Emmy Award for his role on 24.

Itzin has said on interviews that when the producers approached him, they weren’t sure “where [Logan]’s going”, so he decided to play him two different ways during takes. “I gave them choices from semi-staunch leader of men to abject coward, and they inevitably picked the abject-coward takes, so I knew where we were going.”

He also described the character of Logan as a change of pace since the show had always featured Presidents “you could trust, count on, and they would always back Jack Bauer.”

After Season 5 revealed that Charles Logan was working with Christopher Henderson, show executive producer Evan Katz said that the President was more of a man hiding a secret and was just being a little smarter about how he projects himself.

Star Kiefer Sutherland also noted that people like Logan who are underestimated can become very dangerous because it gives them a sort of cover.

Producer Katz also said that the resemblance between Logan and Nixon was “not deliberate; it was merely a coincidence.” Itzin himself has said that he’s “not modeling myself after anybody.”

Gregory Itzin FAQ’s

Q.1 Who was Gregory Itzin?

Ans. Gregory Itzin was an American character actor in film and television perhaps.

Q.2 Who is the Wife/Girlfriend of Gregory Itzin?

Ans. Judie Itzin

Q.3 What is the Age of Gregory Itzin?

Ans. 74 Years Old Died.

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