Arye Gross is an American actor.


Gross was born to a Jewish family on March 17, 1960, in Los Angeles, California. His parents were Sheri and Joseph Gross. He attended the University of California at Irvine and went on to study acting at the Conservatory at South Coast Repertory. Gross then became a member of the South Coast Repertory resident company for three years, followed by a year with El Teatro Campesino. Gross appeared in a number of stage productions with a variety of companies in the Los Angeles area. His stage credits include La Bete for the Stages Theatre Center, Room Service for the Pasadena Playhouse, Three Sisters for the Los Angeles Theatre Center, Taming of the Shrew and Much Ado About Nothing for the Grove Shakespeare Festival, Troillus and Cressida for the Globe Playhouse, and Screwball and Let's Play Two for the South Coast Repertory Theatre. Gross also performed in the stage production of Sleep, I Want You to Sleep at the Stages Theatre Company. In 2000, Gross became Managing Artistic Director of Stages.

Gross also appeared in television roles. His best known TV role was on the ABC series Ellen as Adam Green, who appeared in the program's first three seasons. Gross also starred in the short-lived series Citizen Baines. He has also made numerous guest-star appearances on many TV series, such as Diff'rent Strokes, Knight Rider, Six Feet Under, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. He currently has a recurring role as Dr. Sidney Perlmutter on the ABC series Castle. Gross also provided his voice for the character Kevin Arnold on the pilot episode of The Wonder Years when it first aired after Super Bowl XXII. However, the narration was rerecorded using Daniel Stern's voice for the pilot when it subsequently re-aired, and Stern remained the narrator throughout the entire run of the series. In 1999, Gross acted in and directed The Prince and the Surfer; this was his film directorial debut.

On Criminal MindsEdit

Gross portrayed Donnie Mallick, a delusional serial killer who murdered Jason Gideon, in the Season Ten episode Nelson's Sparrow.


For a full filmography, see here.

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