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5 January 1980 |
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, writer, skateboarder|
Greg McHugh (born 5 January 1980) is a Scottish actor and writer. He is the creator, writer and star of the BBC1 comedy series Gary: Tank Commander. He also played Howard in the Channel 4 comedy Fresh Meat.
McHugh attended St Peter's RC primary school and then St Thomas of Aquin's High School. He studied business at the University of Stirling and trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. Initially, McHugh had intended to study sports science but found it too difficult.
McHugh played Josh Elvey in the TV movie Not Safe for Work.
In 2010 McHugh appeared in the episode "Don the Musical" of the English sitcom How Not to Live Your Life. He played Randy, a local actor of amateur dramatics who played the Tom Cruise character, Charlie Babbitt, in a musical version of Rain Man. He was in two 2010 episodes of Rab C. Nesbitt as Liam O'Hagan. The episodes were "Muse" and "Candy."
McHugh appeared on Red Nose Day 2011 reporting the fund-raising going on throughout Scotland for Comic Relief.
In 2013 McHugh appeared in the Channel 4 serial Dates.
From 6 December 2014 to 11 January 2015 McHugh starred as the character of Smee in the pantomime production of Peter Pan at the King's Theatre, Glasgow.
On 21 September 2016 McHugh made a secret guest appearance at the first "Andy Murray Live" event, a charity tennis exhibition event raising funds for UNICEF and the Glasgow-based charity, Young People's Futures. 
From 20-22 October 2016, he reprised his role as Gary: Tank Commander in a stage version of the sitcom at The Hydro in Glasgow.
|2013||Bad Education||Bonehead||Appears in Christmas Special (S02E07)|
|2009-2012||Gary: Tank Commander||Gary McLintoch||(actor, writer)|
|2010||Rab C. Nesbitt||Liam|
|2014||The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night||Howard|
|2016-2017||The A Word||Eddie Scott|
|2018||A Discovery of Witches||Hamish Osborne|
|2014/15||Peter Pan||Smee||King's Theatre, Glasgow|
|2016/17||Gary: Tank Commander||Gary McLintoch||SSE Hydro, Glasgow|
|2017/18||Jack and the Beanstalk||Gary McLintoch||SSE Hydro, Glasgow|