Adam Goldberg

 

Date Of Birth

October 25, 1970
 

Biography

Born on October 25, 1970 in Santa Monica, California, Adam Goldberg is an actor with roles ranging from comedic turns as Eddie from Friends, a hapless townie on My Name Is Earl and a producer on Entourage.

Growing up in Miami Beach, Florida, Goldberg took an interest in acting after seeing a drama class of Shakespeare production. From there, he took numerous acting workshops, and later became active in school theater, leading to his entry at the Sarah Lawrence College.

After minor roles in several television shows, Goldberg took his first major screen gig in 1992, appearing in the Billy Crystal film Mr. Saturday Night. It was in 1998, however, when his profile shot through the roof, thanks to his role in the film Saving Private Ryan. Subsequently, he was also cast in Edtv, Babe, Pig in the City, A Beautiful Mind, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Zodiac and Nancy Drew.

Aside from being an actor Goldberg also pursued a career behind the camera as a writer, producer and director in movies such as I Love Your Work and Scotch and Milk, which made its debut in 1998 at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival and was featured on the Sundance Channel series "10 Best Films You May Never Have Seen."

Goldberg also composed the film's original music with The Flaming Lips' drummer, Steven Drozd. In addition, he directed, co-edited and produced the comic do!$#!#entary short, "Running with the Bulls," for the Independent Film Channel.

In 2009. Goldberg returned to the small screen as a cast member of the crime series The Unusuals. Later he appeared on White Collar, Miss Nobody, Traffic Light and NYC 22 as Ray 'Lazarus' Harper. In 2014, he became part of the FX series Fargo.
 

Place of Birth

Santa Monica, California, USA
 

Birth Name

Adam Charles Goldberg
 

Gender

Male
 

Filmography

2014 Fargo (TV Series)
2013 Divorce: A Love Story (TV Movie)
2013 Anna Nicole (TV Movie)
2013 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
2012 Lost Angeles
2012 NYC 22 (TV Series)
2011 A Monster in Paris
2011 The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks (TV Series)
2011 Traffic Light (TV Series)
2011 White Collar (TV Series)
2010 Norman
2010 Miss Nobody
2009 Numb3rs (TV Series)
2009 Landy's BFF (Short)
2009 The Unusuals (TV Series)
2008 Kate Wakes (Short)
2008 Christmas on Mars
2008 From Within
2007 Marlowe (TV Movie)
2007 Entourage (TV Series)
2007 Nancy Drew
2007 Medium (TV Series)
2007 Zodiac
2007 2 Days in Paris
2006 Deja Vu
2005-2006 Joey (TV Series)
2006 Keeping Up with the Steins
2006 Stay Alive
2006 Man About Town
2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
2005 Head Cases (TV Series)
2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
2004 Frankenstein (TV Movie)
2004 My Life, Inc. (TV Movie)
2004 The Practice (TV Series)
2003 Miss Match (TV Series)
2003 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
2003 The Hebrew Hammer
2002 Flashpoint (TV Movie)
2002 The Salton Sea
2000-2001 The $treet (TV Series)
2001 A Beautiful Mind
2001 According to Spencer
2001 Will & Grace (TV Series)
2001 Fast Sofa
2001 All Over the Guy
2001 Waking Life
2000 Clayton
2000 Sunset Strip
2000 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
1999 True Love (TV Movie)
1999 Edtv
1998 Babe: Pig in the City
1998 Saving Private Ryan
1998 Some Girl
1998 Scotch and Milk
1997 Heavy Gear (Video Game) (voice)
1995-1996 Eek! the Cat (TV Series)
1996 Relativity (TV Series)
1996 Friends (TV Series)
1996 Space: Above and Beyond (TV Series)
1996 Homeward Bound 2: Lost in San Francisco
1996 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
1995 Double Rush (TV Series)
1995 ER (TV Series)
1995 The Prophecy
1995 Before Sunrise
1995 Higher Learning
1993 Dazed and Confused
1993 Son in Law
1993 Love & War (TV Series)
1993 The Jackie Thomas Show (TV Series)
1992 Mr. Saturday Night
1992 Jack's Place (TV Series)
1991 Babe Ruth (TV Movie)
1991 True Colors (TV Series)
1991 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
1990 Designing Women (TV Series)
 

Height

5' 11" (1.8 m)
 

Quotes

"I feel very bizarre when I'm acting. I think things have just sort of changed for me over the last several years as my interests and passions began to sort of shift. I don't have a lot of actor friends - anymore, anyway - and I generally just feel like I'm posing as an actor, to be honest."

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