GlennThomas Cruz was born in Manila, Philippines. He is named after John Glenn and St. Thomas Aquinas. When he was 3 1/2 yrs old his family moved to New York City, NY; where he grew up. His love for acting came at an early age, he found he was able to overcome his shyness through performing. His first starring role was as Santa Claus in the eighth grade. He trained at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and has a BA in Political Science from Binghamton University. In his spare time he loves to travel, meet people, get lost, discover new places, and eat. He considers himself a non-pretentious foodie and the “world’s greatest heater upper”. He lives in Glendale, CA with his wife.