Date of Birth : Jul 18th 1962
American actor. He played Pintel, one of Captain Barbossa’s crew of miscreants, in Pirates of the Caribbean
He has guest starred on all the Star Trek spinoffs Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise. In both his first and last appearances (“The Nagus” and “United”), he coincidently played a character named Gral (one was a Ferengi and the other a Tellarite). Arenberg also played the recurring role of bookie Mike Moffit in two episodes of Seinfeld. In one episode, he and George Costanza had a parking dispute, while in another his thumbs were accidentally broken while trying to repair Jerry Seinfeld’s car trunk. He also guest starred in the fifth season of Friends in an episode titled “The One with the Inappropriate Sister”. He had a bit part as a bumbling Hold-up Man in Robocop 3. Arenberg was also the pirate Pintel in all three Pirates of the Caribbean movies.
In 2003, Arenberg guest starred in the Scrubs episode “My Own American Girl” as Dr. Moyer, with whom the main characters argue.
Arenberg was born in Palo Alto, California. In his leisure time, he enjoys golf, cooking, blues harmonica, video games, and pitching for his softball team Bubblin’ Crude, which is made up of other actors, many of whom are friends from high school. He is involved with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and other children’s health causes, and animal rights organizations, participating regularly in fund raising efforts on behalf of those charitable causes.