was born October 3, 1959 in Phoenix
. His family moved to Lancaster
around 1962, they then moved to the San Fransisco Bay
area in 1966. He was mainly raised in a small suburb San Carlos
He went to San Mateo Junior College
and San Francisco University
where he studied acting
. His first standup group was Proops and Brakeman
, with partner Forrest Brakemen
. He later joined Faultline
, and improv
group, which Mike McShane
was also a member. His first visit to the United Kingdom
was for the show Whose Line is it Anyway?
, and he has been back numerous times.
He is probably best known for his frequent appearances on both the American and British versions of Whose Line is it Anyway?
. However, he also does standup and has videos and CDs of his standup.
He is married to Jennifer Proops, and has no children.
(from IMDB in order of most recent)
The 100 Greatest TV Characters (2001) (mini) TV Series .... Himself
Improv All Stars (2001) (TV) .... Himself
Late Friday (2001) TV Series .... Host
VS. (1999) TV Series .... Host
Star Wars: Episode I - Racer (1999) (VG) (voice) .... Beed Annodue/Green Announcer
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999/II) (VG) (voice) .... Beed
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) .... Fode Annodue
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998) TV Series .... Himself
Space Cadets (1997) TV Series .... Himself
Unforgettable (1993) .... Himself
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) (voice) (as Gregory Proops) .... Harlequin Demon, Devil, Sax Player
Thanksgiving Day (1990) (TV) .... Chauffeur
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988) TV Series .... Himself (1989-1998)
Pandemonium (1988) (uncredited) .... Voice-Over
West Is West (1987)
The Official Greg Proops Website
Psst.. kid, wanna hear a secret.. Chihuahua Grub looks like Greg Proops. Or was it the other way around?