McGrath's acting career began in New York. Highly respected in New York's theater community, he received outstanding reviews for John Robin Baitz's A Fair Country at the Lincoln Center. He also starred in Minutes from the Blue Route at Atlantic Theater Company, where he is a member. McGrath recently completed a run of Loot at the La Jolla Playhouse. McGrath's other theater credits include A Streetcar Named Desire on Broadway with Jessica Lange and Alec Baldwin, Raised in Captivity at South Coast Rep, Escape from Happiness, Fat Men in Skirts, Snakebit, The Dadshuttle, A.R. Gurney's The Old Boy, Nothing Sacred Life During Wartime, Amulets Against the Dragon Forces, Dalton's Back and Distant Fires for which the cast won the LA Weekly Award for Best Ensemble Acting.
On television, McGrath is most known for his chilling and moving portrait of a college student who, with his buddies, plots the murder of his parents in the NBC mini-series, Cruel Doubt. Other television credits include Member of the Wedding, John Frankenheimer's Andersonville, Chicago Hope, Winnetka Road, Nora Ephron's Putting It Together and Frasier.
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