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Max Greenfield

  • Birthplace: Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • Birthday: July 04

Golden Globe and Emmy nominated actor, Max Greenfield, stars as scene-stealing Schmidt, the womanizer with a heart of gold, on FOX's Golden Globe® nominated and critically acclaimed series New Girl. TV GUIDE hails, “Greenfield has proven to be a stealth scene-stealer. It's thanks to Greenfield's lovable (but not cutesy) performance that keeps Schmidt endearing." Greenfield earned a 2012 Emmy nomination as well as a 2013 Golden Globe nomination for his role.

Golden Globe and Emmy nominated actor, Max Greenfield, stars as scene-stealing Schmidt, the womanizer with a heart of gold, on FOX's Golden Globe® nominated and critically acclaimed series New Girl. TV GUIDE hails, “Greenfield has proven to be a stealth scene-stealer. It's thanks to Greenfield's lovable (but not cutesy) performance that keeps Schmidt endearing." Greenfield earned a 2012 Emmy nomination as well as a 2013 Golden Globe nomination for his role. Additionally, Greenfield received two Critics' Choice Television Award nominations in the Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category as well as a Teen Choice Awards nomination for Choice TV Male Scene Stealer for his work on the show. In addition New Girl received a Critics' Choice nomination for Best Comedy Series, a Television Critics Association Award nomination for Outstanding New Program, and a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice TV Breakout Show.


Greenfield recently starred in the Veronica Mars movie where he reprised his role as Leo D'Amato. He recently wrapped production on Seven Years, as well as starred in Three Days and played "Jake" in the romantic comedy parody They Came Together, which was directed by David Wain. Greenfield stars in the film alongside Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd, playing the wayward couch-surfing younger brother of Rudd's character.

Prior to his breakout role on New Girl, Greenfield had several recurring roles in television. Greenfield starred as Nick Pepper in ABC's award-winning comedy series Ugly Betty opposite America Ferrera and was also seen in The CW's critically acclaimed mystery series Veronica Mars as Leo D'Amato opposite Kristen Bell. Greenfield also appeared in the ABC Family series Greek, where he played a professor's aide who sparks a relationship with a college student resulting in the first gay kiss ever seen on the family network. In addition, Greenfield was seen in the lead role of the WB comedy series Modern Men. Throughout his recurring roles on prominent series, Greenfield has also appeared in guest-starring roles on shows such as, Happy Endings, Hot in Cleveland, Lie to Me, Castle, Raising the Bar, Melrose Place, The OC, Sleeper Cell, Gilmore Girls, and Boston Public.

Greenfield's film credits include the indie coming-of-age film Cross Bronx which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and won the Audience Award at both the Cinevegas and Urban World festivals; and When Do We Eat, in which he played a young dotcom tycoon who loses everything and becomes a Hasidic Jew.

Greenfield brought his passion for producing to the small screen in 2011 with The Gentlemen's League. The series followed Greenfield and friend Jerry Ferrara in their real-life fantasy football league. Greenfield created and starred in the Direct TV Channel 101 series.

 

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

0 Wins1 Nominations

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Max Greenfield, as Schmidt
  • New Girl
  • FOX
  • Chernin Entertainment in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television

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