Ian McQuillan-Grace is Our Laner of the Week

Ian McQuillan-Grace

Ian McQuillan-Grace is our Laner of the Week! Ian has been on the New York team for about a month. He’s currently representing ML at the US Open while working as a barista at the Lavazza Cafés.

Outside the Lane Ian is busy auditioning, baking and taking care of his cats. He’s a passionate and an energetic character actor. Originally from Connecticut, Ian grew up surrounded by the arts. He started studying acting technique in New Haven, Educational Center for the Arts in their 4-year Acting program. Ian then moved to NYC where he continued his training at Stella Adler Studio of Acting graduating from their 3 Year Conservatory Program. To check out his accomplishment head to his IMDB, HERE.

Fun Fact: Ian has won a Macarena speed contest.

Blue vs Yellow?


What famous person would you want to meet?

Javier Bardem, again

What is your spirit animal and why?

Fox, they’re just so damn cunning

Best pick up line you’ve heard?

I can’t believe I just saw that much upsexy around the corner!

If a movie was made about your life, what actor would play you?

Chris Pratt

Favorite restaurant/ best item on the menu?

Candle Cafe (East or West)- zucchini fries, or Ravioli, or Lasagna.. bruh. Go there and you’ll know what I mean.

Favorite movie/ why?

About Time, the idea of being able to relive any day you want and change anything, or do the exact same thing, or learn something new.. is pretty inspiring when you think about what you’re actually doing right here and right now.

What character have you always wanted to play?

A big, fat, Canadian Hockey bully, like from D3, the mighty Ducks, Starring Emilio Esteves.

Favorite 90s jam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EcjWd-O4jI it just misses the *90’s cut off. But let’s be real- this counts.

Something that made you smile today

Costco samples

Celebrity crush

Amber Heard, if she’s into Johnny, you know she’s got a freak flag flying high somewhere

Your best halloween costume?

The mask/ Cuban Pete

Morning or night person?

It depends on how much of a Morning/night person I just was.

What’s your hidden talent?

I have a knack for communicating with animals that should not be interacted with by humans- ie; gophers, woodchucks, beavers, raccoons, skunks, and foxes… ( true story)

What would you do with 15 minutes of fame?

Buy something really flashy and regrettable

What is the most bizarre job you’ve done?

I used to volunteer at a ‘retirement community’ when I was fifteen and I was tasked with giving everyone, one after the other, shoulder massages, varying in strength.

Most embarrassing moment

Farting during jumping jacks… every… single… time.

What flavor ice cream would you be and why?

I would be the ice cream that says low in calories but has all this other junk in it that makes you think it’s healthy but isn’t. So Cherry Garcia or something.

Best thing that happened to you this week

I’m finishing a script I’ve been working on for a few months now.

What time period would you visit in history?

Can I say next year? is that history, technically? If not, I would go to the exact point we started doing A.D. Instead of B.C.

What’s the longest word you know? (NO GOOGLING)


Who do you look up to the most and why?

It changes frequently. Definitely in the moment, and whoever impresses me with talent, work ethics, or their morale