Jake M. Johnson

 

Biography

Actor and writer Jake M. Johnson was born in Chicago. He got his acting training at Tisch School of the Arts at NYU and soon launched his career. He moved to Los Angeles in 2004 and received numerous roles since. He was first seen in the TV movie Chennel 101, but he eventually got bigger parts. In 2007, he played Jake on Derek and Simon: The Show. He appeared as a guest star on series like The Unit, Lie to Me, Curb Your Enthusiasm and FlashForward. He then got cast on movies like Redbelt, Spilt Milk, and 2010’s Get Him to the Greek. He later booked a role as Eli in No Strings Attached, before landing the part of Nick on the FOX comedy New Girl in 2011.
 

Place of Birth

Chicago
 

Filmography

2012: 21 Jump Street
2012: Safety Not Guaranteed - Jeff Schwensen
2011: New Girl (TV series) - Nick
2011: Ass Backwards
2011: Junk - Nicholas Jasenovec
2011: No Strings Attached - Eli
2010: Ceremony - Teddy
2010: Drunk History (TV series) - Aaron Burr
2010: Get Him to the Greek - Jazz Man
2010: FlashForward (TV series) - Powell
2010: Funny or Die Presents... (TV series) - Shirtless Man
2010: Spilt Milk - Todd
2009: Lie to Me (TV series) - Howard Crease
2008: Redbelt - Guayabera Shirt Man
2007: The Unit (TV series) - Martin
2007: Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV series) - Man on cell phone
2007: Derek and Simon: The Show (TV series short) - Jake
2007: Bunny Whipped - Basketball Player
2007: This Is My Friend (TV short) - Jake
2006: The Great Sketch Experiment (short) - Janitor
2006: Clark and Michael (TV series) - Audition Director
2006: Channel 101 (TV movie) - Various
2006: Best Men (video short) - Danny