Viewers of The Orville have likely been wondering why Scott Grimes seems so familiar. On the show he's the loveable and highly inappropriate ship pilot Gordon Malloy, but beyond The Orville you've been watching him for decades. He started out as a child actor and has subsequently moved into a working career as an adult actor an actor who is an adult and not an actor who makes adult movies.
Scott Christopher Grimes born July 9, is an American actor and singer. Some of his most prominent roles include appearances in ER as Dr. He is also well known by cult movie fans for his role as Bradley Brown in the first two Critters films. As a singer, Grimes is best known for co-writing and performing the soft rock single " Sunset Blvd ", which spent several weeks on the Billboard charts , and for being one of the four singers in Russell Crowe 's band Indoor Garden Party.
He is an actor, known for American Dad! He has been married to Adrianne Palicki since May 19, He was previously married to Megan Moore and Dawn Bailey. Sign In. Edit Scott Grimes. Showing all 36 items.
Grimes had been friends with creator Seth MacFarlane for twenty years prior to joining The Orville, and MacFarlane wrote the role of Gordon with him in mind. Scott Grimes was raised on science fiction as a child, which engendered his enthusiasm for the genre. He later recalled that one of his favorite memories as a child was seeing the movie Forbidden Planet with his grandfather. Grimes acted in a number of movies from the s through s, including the film Critters in Seth MacFarlane, later the creator of The Orville, watched Critters as a teenager, and for that reason connected with Grimes later. In August ,  MacFarlane and Grimes found each other at a Christmas party for the show Family Guy  where MacFarlane mentioned an idea for a new show but said little else. Unbeknownst to Grimes, MacFarlane was teasing information to J. Lee John LaMarr as well. A phone conversation was insufficient for Fox, however, which wanted evidence that Grimes was right for the role. Lee, who was auditioning around the same time.