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His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Sports Illustrated, ESPN: The Magazine, and Departures. He has also been a featured as an expert on Good Morning America, NBC Today and CNN.
Gray lives in New York City.
Biography and education
Gray was born in Binghamton, New York. He attended Northfield Mount Hermon School and also studied in Alexandria, Egypt. In 1997, he enrolled at the University of Rochester and later dropped out to move to New York City and pursue a career in journalism.
In 2003, Gray began covering boxing for the New York Times, writing about underdogs in their industries, laborers and legends like Mike Tyson. . Two years later, Gray started work at the New York City Police Department headquarters, covering the crime beat for the New York Sun. In 2006, he became a staff writer and later contributing editor at New York magazine.
Gray is known for his eccentric choice of subjects, profiling a tour bus driver that also served as a Nigerian king, the world’s most daring fragrance expert and the world’s most gored matador. Gray’s interest in underdogs is a common theme in his works. In 2008, he produced and narrated a segment of the Showtime series This American Life, which featured a pair of troubled boxers in Tennessee.
Gray is also the founder of True.Ink, an interactive magazine devoted to expertise and adventure.
In 2011, Gray published his first book, Skyjack: The Hunt for D.B Cooper, based on the infamous D. B. Cooper case and based on thousands of confidential case files. The book made The New York Times Best Seller list after the first week of publication. Gay Talese called the book "a delectable adventure from a talented new author."
- "Geoffrey Gray Archive". NYMag.com.
- Gray, Geoffrey (10 May 2004). "BOXING; Boxers Who Are Losers; Promoters Who Love Them" – via NYTimes.com.
- "SISTERS IN ARMS". ESPN.com. 10 July 2012.
- "Bountiful Bouillabaisse". Departures.
- "VIDEO: Brad Garrett and Geoffrey Gray discuss the 40-year-old high jacking case. - ABC News". go.com.
- TV.com. "Countdown with Keith Olbermann: Current TV Episode 32". TV.com.
- Gray, Geoffrey (2000-07-30). "FIRST PERSON; With Luck and Buckskins". NYTimes.
- Gray, Geoffrey (2005-12-27). "Jailhouse Salsa". Village Voice.
- Geoffrey, Gray (2004-06-23). "BOXING; Tyson Looks in the Mirror And Sees a Troubled Man". The New York Times.
- Gray, Geoffrey (2003-06-26). "BOXING; Heavyweight Dreams". NYTimes.
- Gray, Geoffrey. "The Invisible Scent". New York Magazine.
- Gray, Geoffrey (2011-05-09). "The Dangerous Obsession Of Antonio Barrera". Sports Illustrated.
- Gray, Geoffrey (2008-12-14). "Reasons to Love NY: Because Where Else Would a Tour-Bus Driver Also Be a King?". New York Magazine.
- Geoffrey, Gray. "The Journeyman". Archived from the original on November 24, 2010.
- Talese, Gay (2011-08-09). "Geoffrey Gray. Skyjack: The Hunt For D.B. Cooper Reviews". Once Upon A Crime Mystery Bookstore. Archived from the original on 2014-10-25.
- Patrolman P (2013) on IMDb
- "Patrolman P: A Documentary Film By Ido Mizrahy". Retrieved April 19, 2018.
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