• Born in Massachusetts USA in 1976
• Known for his roles in “Four Kings” and “One Day at a Time”
• Graduated from Pitzer College with a bachelor’s degree in 1998
• Married to actress India de Beaufort in 2015
• Net worth estimated at over $1 million
Who is Todd Grinnell? Wiki Bio
Todd A. Grinnell was born in Massachusetts USA, on 29 March 1976 – his zodiac sign is Aries and he holds American nationality. Todd is an actor, probably best known for portraying Jason in the “Four Kings” TV series, and Schneider in the “One Day at a Time” Netflix sitcom.
Early life and education
Todd was raised in Massachusetts by his mother Debbie Grinnell who is a theatre actress, and his father who doesn’t appear to have been around while Todd was growing up. Todd has a younger brother named Taylor Grinnell, and the two became interested in acting together while at high school, both appearing in school plays.
Upon matriculation, Todd began appearing in local theatre plays, took drama lessons improving his acting skills, and enrolled at Pitzer College located in Claremont, California from which he obtained his bachelor’s degree in 1998. While there, he was physically very active playing several sports such as football and basketball, while also running track, and practicing writing.
Appearing in movies
Todd appeared in numerous plays while he was at college, and after graduation as well, and then made his debut film appearance in 2002 in “Lost Soul”, while his next role followed in 2004 in “The Dangling Conversation” short film.
He gained some recognition after he played Times reporter in the “Hollywoodland” biography crime drama movie in 2006 ,which follows a detective as he examines the mysterious death of George Reeves, star of the TV series “Adventures of Superman”. Todd has appeared in only four more movies since – “Dorfman in Love” and “Blind” both in 2011, and “Nesting” in 2012.
Appearances in TV series
Todd is better known for his appearances in TV series, and has appeared in many over the years, altough mostly in single episodes. He made his debut appearance in the “Mad About You” episode of “Love, Inc.” in 2005, before appearing in “Robot Chicken” and “The Game” in 2006, and winning the role of Jason in “Four Kings” for which he is popular today after appearing in 13 episodes.
The story follows four friends – Barry, Ben, Jason, and Bobby – who call themselves ‘Four Kings of New York’, and who all move in to live together. He won many roles in 2007, such as in “Criminal Minds”, “The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning”, and “The Wedding Bells” among others. His next notable role came in 2008, when he played Anthony Gibbons in two episodes of “Eli Stone”, and then appeared in six episodes of “Desperate Housewives”, portraying Dr. Alex Cominis.
Once again, he went on a spree, in single episodes of six TV series, some of which are “Human Target” and “Rules of Engagement” in 2011, before appearing in four episodes of the “Jane By Design” comedy drama TV series, which follows a case of mistaken identity that has a high school loner also living a double life as a twenty-odd year-old career girl in the fashion world.
In 2013, Todd was cast to play Dale Gordon in the “Wanted” episode of “Nikita”, and then in 2014 played Gavin Hope in “Reckless”, while his next important role came in 2017 when he was invited to play Dwayne Patrick ‘Pat’ Schneider in the “One Day at a Time” comedy TV series.
The story follows three generations of a Cuban-American family who are living in the same house, including a newly divorced mother, her daughter and son, and her old-school mother. Todd has now appeared in 39 episodes in the on-going series.
Love life, wife, and children
Todd met India de Beaufort in 2012 on the set of the “Jane by Design” – the two share a similar sense of humor, and became somewhat best friends in only a couple of weeks. After around a month, Todd asked India to go out on date with her answering ‘What took you so long?’? They were together for nearly three years before marrying on 29 August 2015.
India gave birth to their son Crosby James Grinnell sometime in 2017, and the family of three is currently living in Massachusetts.
Before India, Todd was in several relationships, with only one of these being serious. He was dating his college sweetheart for three years, and the two got engaged planning to move in after college and start a life together, however, due to what appears to be infidelity by the woman, they split during their last year at Pitzer College.
Hobbies and other interests
Todd enjoys spending his free time outdoors rather than sitting in between four walls, and so goes walking, riding a bicycle, and participating in a variety of sports depending on the season. During the summer, he swims, goes scuba diving, hiking and rock climbing, while he goes skiing and snowboarding during the winter. He is keen on travelling, and has been all around the US to shoot for the movies and TV series he has appeared in, while he has also been to Europe on several occasions, to countries such as Russia, Germany and Italy.
While at home, Todd enjoys watching movies which star Adam Sandler and Jennifer Lopez – some of his favorites are “Maid in Manhattan”, “Grown Ups”, and “Happy Gilmore”. He also goes to a local theatre, and usually watches plays with his wife.
Appearance and net worth
Todd is 43 years old. He has short brown hair with a black beard and mustache, and brown eyes. He’s 6ft 2ins (1.88m) tall, and weighs around 176lbs (80kgs). His net worth is estimated at over $1 million, while his wife’s net worth is over $5 million as of early 2020.
— Todd Grinnell ? (@toddgrinnell) January 19, 2018
Who is India de Beaufort, Todd’s wife?
India Beaufort Lloyd was born in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England on 27 June 1987 – her zodiac sign is Cancer, and she holds British nationality. She is an actress and a songwriter, likely best known for playing Kristin Allen in the “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World” TV series in 2017.
India is of Irish, British and French-Indies descent, and is a well-educated person as she graduated from Esher College with a bachelor’s degree in 2009. She made her debut appearance in 1994 in the music video “Every Woman Knows” by Lulu, while she made her debut movie appearance in 2007 in “Run Fatboy Run”.
In 1996, she appeared in her first TV series in “Next of Kin”, leading to her winning the recurring role as India in “The Basil Brush Show”, appearing in 21 episodes from 2003 to 2005. She had another recurring role in 2009 and 2010 in “One Tree Hill”, appearing in 12 episodes, and was than invited to portray India Jourdain, a main character in the “Jane by Design” TV series in 2012. Her next notable work came in 2015, when she portrayed Jules Jackman in 10 episodes of the “Blood & Oil” TV series, and her latest important work was playing Kirstin Allen in the “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World” in 2017.