Ethan Philan Randall (born June 13, 1978), known by his stage name Ethan Embry, is an American film and television actor. He is known for his role as Pete Murphy in Sneaky Pete, Russell "Rusty" Griswold in Vegas Vacation, Mark in Empire Records, Agent Toby Grant in Eagle Eye, Preston Meyers in Can't Hardly Wait, Greg Mendell in Once Upon a Time and as Declan Giggs on the Showtime television series Brotherhood. More recently, he has played Coyote in Grace and Frankie on Netflix and guest starred as Carter in an episode of AMC's The Walking Dead.
Embry in 2013
Ethan Philan Randall
June 13, 1978
(m. 1998; div. 2002)
(m. 2005; div. 2012)
Sunny Mabrey (m. 2015)
Embry was born in Huntington Beach, California, the son of Karen, a screenwriter/talent manager, and H. Charles Randall, a dental technician. He has an elder brother, Aaron, a music producer and musician, and a younger sister, Kessia, a photographer.
Embry started acting at the age of 12. After making his debut in Defending Your Life (1991), he starred in several films, including Dutch (1991), All I Want for Christmas (1991), That Thing You Do! (1996), National Lampoon's Vegas Vacation (1997), Empire Records (1995), and the teen comedy Can't Hardly Wait (1998). In 2002, he appeared as Bobby Ray opposite Reese Witherspoon in "Sweet Home Alabama" He had a major role in Showtime's Brotherhood, which premiered in 2006. The show was critically acclaimed and ran for three seasons.
In 2013 Embry had a recurring role as Greg Mendell on Once Upon a Time. In 2015 Embry had a guest role as Carter on The Walking Dead. That same year, Embry began a recurring role as Coyote Bergstein on Grace and Frankie on Netflix, which began its third season on March 24, 2017.
Embry has appeared in a recurring role as the real Pete Murphy in "Sneaky Pete," an Amazon series currently airing its second season.
Embry married actress Amelinda Smith on November 14, 1998. They had one child together. They divorced in 2002.
Embry married actress Sunny Mabrey on July 17, 2005. In 2012, Mabrey filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. In 2013 Embry and Mabrey started dating again. They have since remarried as of June 2015.
In November 2006, Embry and Mabrey were robbed at gunpoint in their driveway. In 2008, Embry settled a lawsuit with model Angelina Roudeza who had sued him after being thrown from his motorcycle in 2005.
|1991||Defending Your Life||Steve|
|Bad Attitudes||Cosmo Coningsby|
|All I Want for Christmas||Ethan O'Fallon|
|1993||A Far Off Place||Harry Winslow|
|1996||White Squall||Tracy Lapchick|
|That Thing You Do!||T.B. Player|
|1997||Vegas Vacation||Russell "Rusty" Griswold / Nick Pappagiorgio|
|Dancer, Texas Pop. 81||Squirrel|
|Can't Hardly Wait||Preston|
|Disturbing Behavior||Allen Clark|
|2001||Ball in the House||Bobby|
|Sweet Home Alabama||Bobby Ray|
|2003||L.A. Dragnet||Frank Smith|
|Spider-Man: The New Animated Series||Max Dillon / Electro|
|2004||Life on Liberty Street||Rick Spencer|
|Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle||Billy Carver|
|Celeste in the City||Kyle Halley|
|Masters of Horror||Bruce|
|Numbers||Blake Gosnell (Episode: Noisy Edge)|
|2006||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Art Geddens|
|2008||Eagle Eye||Agent Toby Grant|
|The Kane Files: Life of Trial||Jace Olsen|
|2011||The Reunion||Leo Cleary|
|CSI: Miami||Randy North|
|2012||Imaginary Friend (TV movie)||Brad|
|Grey's Anatomy||David Moore|
|Drop Dead Diva||Mark Baker|
|2013||Once Upon a Time||Greg Mendell|
|Hawaii Five-0||Sean Hutton|
|The Guest||Gun dealer|
|2015||The Walking Dead||Carter|
|The Devil's Candy||Jesse Hellman|
|Vacation||Young Rusty Griswold (Picture cameo from Vegas Vacation)|
|2015–present||Grace and Frankie||Coyote Bergstein|
|Sneaky Pete||Real Pete Murphy|
|First Man||Pete Conrad|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2014||Fright Meter Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Cheap Thrills||Nominated|
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- Ethan Embry profile, filmreference.com; accessed August 25, 2014.
- "'90s Flashback: 'Empire Records' Ethan Embry on Rex Manning Day and Playing Lily Tomlin's Son in New Netflix Series". thewrap.com. 8 April 2015. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
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- "Once Upon a Time Finale Recap: Hello, Peter Pan!". eonline.com. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
- "'The Walking Dead' season premiere: Ethan Embry on Carter's big moment". ew.com. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
- "Ethan Embry". people.com. March 31, 2003. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
- "Ethan Embry and Sunny Mabrey to Divorce : People.com Mobile". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 11 June 2015.
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- "Ethan Embry Held Up & Fires Back?". tmz.com. November 29, 2006. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
- "Ethan Embry to Marred Model -- Deal!". tmz.com. March 19, 2008. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
- "Ethan Embry guest stars as House returns for the new year". zap2it.com. 12 January 2010. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
- Roots, Kimberly (27 October 2012). "Once Upon a Time Exclusive: Ethan Embry Books Mysterious Storybrooke Visit". TVLine. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
- "Interview: Pat Healy And Ethan Embry on 'Cheap Thrills'". screencrave.com. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
- "Exclusive Interview with Ethan Embry for 'Late Phases'". lrmonline.com. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
- "'The Walking Dead' Postmortem: Ethan Embry Talks the Carter Shocker and Starring on One of His Favorite Shows". yahoo.com. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
- "'The Walking Dead' director Greg Nicotero on the alternate version of the premiere you DIDN'T see". ew.com. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
- "Ethan Embry on Why 'The Devil's Candy' Immediately 'Terrified' Him (Video)". thewrap.com. 22 September 2015. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
- "Ethan Embry on Grace and Frankie and Starring in the Movies We Grew Up With". pastemagazine.com. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
- "2014 Fright Meter Award Nominations (Winners Announced!)". Goldderby. 24 December 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2016.