Gary and his wife Glenda moved to Los Angeles in 1977 for Gary to pursue a writing career. He went on an open call as an actor, got the part, and now two hundred parts later Gary is still acting. Gary and Glenda now have a home in Mississippi and an apartment in Los Angeles, and Gary works both the southern and L.A. markets.
In the last few years Gary has devoted much of his time to writing and has successfully sold two pilot scripts to CBS, two screenplays and had his first full length Equity play, "As the Crow Flies", receive its world premier. The production was both a creative and financial success and received many positive reviews. Currently he has a project in development at Warner Horizon.
In 2008 Gary can be seen in "In the Electric Mist" with Tommie Lee Jones, "Deal" with Burt Reynolds, "Good Intentions" with Elaine Hendrix, "Major Movie Star" with Jessica Simpson, and "My Mom's New Boyfriend" with Meg Ryan and Antonio Banderas.
Gary has worked as an actor for some of the most distinguished film directors of our time in a number of motion pictures, including "JFK" (Oliver Stone), "Silkwood" (Mike Nichols), "Nadine" (Robert Benton), "Honkytonk Man" (Clint Eastwood), and "The Border" (Tony Richardson). Other feature credits include "The X-Files," "Doubletake," and "The Astronaut's Wife".
On television, Grubbs made a name for himself by portraying attorneys in two of the highest rated programs in television history, "The Burning Bed" and "Fatal Vision". He has also starred in numerous movies-of-the-week and miniseries, including "Canal Street Brothel", "For One Night", "Foxfire", and many others. Gary's recent series and episodic work includes appearances on "ER", "Angel", "NCIS", "K-ville", "Will & Grace" and "The O.C."
Gary and Glenda have a daughter Molly who is employed at Team One Advertising in Los Angeles, and their son Logan is a grad student at The University of Southern Mississippi.