Gil Ellis (born ? - died February 14, 2009) was Grayson Ellis' father. Grayson was very close to his father when growing up, and one of his best childhood memories was that of his dad giving him a model rocket ship which he had built for him.
It was later revealed that he suffered from alcoholism, which was a leading cause of his death He died on Valentines' Day a few months before the series began..
- His full name was revealed in Season 2, along with his date of death.
- Grayson says in season 2 that "I buried both of my parents last year".