American actor Adam Lamberg was born on September 14, 1984 in New York City. The son of a public high school teacher, He is also Jewish, and has stated that he considers himself a “cultural Jew.” Lamberg has acted in a number of stage productions such as The Gathering, Nine Armenians, and Adam Baum and the Jew Movie. He was educated at P.S. 183 on the Upper East Side and Wagner Middle School. He soon enrolled at the Bronx High School of Science, but left after his sophomore year to pursue an acting career. He auditioned for Lizzie McGuire at the time, and eventually found himself landing the role of the title character’s friend, David “Gordo” Gordon.
Adam Lamberg worked with Kirstie Alley, playing her son in the ABC TV movie titled Radiant City. His next project was appearing in the ABC TV miniseries Dead Man’s Walk, and in I’m not Rappaport. In 1998, he was cast in the TNT network’s TV movie The Day Lincoln was Shot, before landing on the role of Gordo on Lizzie McGuire. He was nominated for a Young Artist Award along with his fellow cast members for their work in that Disney comedy series as well. He also reprised his role in The Lizzie McGuire Movie, aired in 2003. Some of his other appearances include playing Mike Bromback in The Pirates of Central Park and 2001’s Lonesome. He has also worked with Disney on the film Max Keeble’s Big Movie. In 2005, he was given a role in When Do We Eat? Lamberg has also performed in a production of Macbeth, working with Angela Bassett at New York’s Public Theater. He was soon cast as the lead in the film Beautiful Loser, written and directed by John Nolte. Later on, he enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley to major in geography.
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