American character actor Gregory Martin Itzin worked in both film and television. He was conceived on April 20, 1948, in Washington, D.C., and passed away on July 8, 2022, at the age of 74.

Martin Joseph Itzin and Evelyn Loretta (née Smith) had a child named Itzin. He had guest starring parts on several TV episodes, including “Final Approach” from the MacGyver series. For his part in the Pulitzer Prize–winning play The Kentucky Cycle, he was nominated for a Tony Award.

Itzin plays Religious Zealot #1 in the movie Airplane! He has the first few lines, but after the opening scene, he vanishes. He played the accountant Howard for a casino owner in a brief appearance in the The A-Team episode “Wheel of Fortune.” His most recent role was as the Archbishop in the 2010 audio production of Saint Joan by the Hollywood Theater of the Ear. He has performed in several radio plays with The L.A. Theatre Works.


Gregory Itzin
Gregory Itzin

In seasons 1-4 of the USA Network series Covert Affairs, he played a recurrent character. He performed in King Lear, an Antaeus Company production, in 2010 as the Earl of Kent. For this performance, he received the L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award.

Gregory Itzin Children: Meet Wilke Itzin and Julia Itzin

Gregory has two children. Wilke Itzin who happens to be an actor born in 1983 and Julia Itzin born in the year 1986.


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