Eileen Grubba, an award-winning actress, lifetime member of The Actors Studio, member of the Television Academy, and Brand Ambassador for Global Disability Inclusion. Her TV appearances include HBO’s Watchmen, CBS’s SWAT, ALL Rise, Criminal Minds, NBC’s New Amsterdam, Game Of Silence, Netflix’s The Politician, ABC’s Stumptown, FX’s Sons of Anarchy, Bones, Fear The Walking Dead, HBO’s Hung & Enlightened, Benched, Instant Mom, CSI: Miami, The Mentalist, Cold Case, Nip/Tuck, The Closer, Monk and more. She has been nominated for multiple Best Actress awards for Indie films, with wins for Best Ensemble Cast in the female lead. Honored with the WeSpark Award at Idyllwild Film Festival 2020 for social impact on the entertainment industry and won Mary Austin Excellence in Screenwriting Awards in 2019 and 2020, as well as many awards for her disability-inclusive short films. She is an advocate for the hiring of performers with disabilities in film, television and advertising, serves on the SAG/AFTRA National PWD Committee, and was selected for the 2020 CBS Leadership Pipeline for directing. She is a national public speaker for events supporting challenged patients, disability inclusion, eradicating bullying, and empowering women. In 2019 she went through training at the FBI’s Citizen Academy for community leaders and was keynote speaker for their graduation. Her story can be seen in Forbes Women online, on the TV Academy/Emmys website, and she was on the covers of Ability and Inspiring Lives Magazines.
Trained actress with over 25 years of experience, and over 20 years as a member of the world-renowned Actors Studio. Writer, producer, advocate and public speaker. Was an artist in her childhood and earned an art scholarship to help with college.