Kevin Connolly, who plays Eric “E” Murphy, Vinnie Chase’s manager and best friend on HBO’s Entourage, had actually retired from acting when he was approached about the role. It wasn’t until he found out the role was written specifically with him in mind that he agreed to take on the part.
Adrian Grenier, aka Vinnie Chase on Entourage, looks like he might be practicing to be a real life Aquaman in this shot of the actor with a hugh bulge poking out of his tights! Everyone is eagerly awaiting the return of Entourage in the summer, but meanwhile Grenier has launched a new band in NYC called The Honey Brothers.
Jerry Ferrara was working at a Boston Market in Los Angeles when he got the role of Turtle on HBO’s hit comedy Entourage. His character on the show developed a relationship with former Soprano’s star Jamie Lynn Sigler, who plays herself on the show. In real life, the couple are together and reportedly buying a home together. In other Entourage news, its said that producer Mark Wahlberg wants to do Entourage: The Movie.
Shirtless Jeremy Piven, known better as Ari Gold on HBO’s Entourage, grew up in Chicago with John Cusack. The actors have done more than 10 films together, but Piven insists it is just coincidence.