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Greg Mullavey (born Gregory Thomas Mulleavy Jr., 1939, Buffalo, New York[1]) is an American film and television actor, best known for his role as Tom Hartman on the television series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman and Carly's grandfather in iCarly. He has appeared on and off Broadway, and continues to act on stage, having appeared in over a hundred theatre productions across North America.

Greg Mullavey
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Greg Mullavey with Meredith MacRae (1978)
Gregory Thomas Mulleavy Jr.

1939 (1939) (age 80)
Years active1963–present
Spouse(s)Meredith MacRae (1969–1987)
Parent(s)Greg Mulleavy (father)


Mullavey changed the spelling of his surname from Mulleavy so as to distinguish himself from his father, who had the same name. He appeared on television series including Storefront Lawyers, Blue Light, The Rockford Files, All in the Family, Bonanza, Combat!, The Virginian, and Hawaii Five-O. He played Eddie Gallagher on Rituals, as well as Carly and Spencer's grandfather on iCarly. Mullavey played Tom Hartman on the iconic 1970's comedy Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, and Mule Canby in the TV miniseries Centennial.

His movie credits include Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969), C.C. and Company (1970), Raid on Rommel (1971), The Birdmen (1971), The Love Machine (1971), The Christian Licorice Store (1971), I Dismember Mama (1972), Stand Up and Be Counted (1972), The Single Girls (1974), The Disappearance of Flight 412 (1974), The Hindenburg (1975, as Herbert Morrison), My Friends Need Killing (1976), and The Census Taker (1984).

On stage, he appeared opposite Marlo Thomas in the 2015 New York debut of Joe DiPietro's play Clever Little Lies at the Westside Theatre.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

His father, Greg Mulleavy, played major league baseball for the White Sox and Red Sox and third base coach for the Brooklyn Dodgers and L.A. Dodgers.

Mullavey was married to actress Meredith MacRae from 1969 until 1987, when they divorced; they had one child, daughter Allison Mullavey. He has lived with actor/writer Ariana Johns since 1999–current as of 2017.[citation needed]


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