Scott Krinsky graduated from Salisbury University in Maryland with degrees in communication and broadcast journalism. However, he pursued a career in stand-up comedy, having performed in several venues in Los Angeles.
Krinsky has appeared on screen as early as 1994, through an uncredited role in the Nick Nolte film I'll Do Anything. His first credited role came in the 2001 indie Cutting Tom Finn.
Krinsky's first major TV role came in 2006, when he snagged a recurring stint in The OC. In 2007, he joined the cast of NBC's Chuck, appearing as scheming Nerd Herd member Jeff Barnes. He was promoted to series regular from the second season.
2011: Transformers: Dark of the Moon - Accuretta Executive
2011: King of the Road - Tribesman Awanata
2007-2011: Chuck (TV series) - Jeff Barnes
2011: Drain Baby - Mr. Jenkins
2010: The Jeffster Revolution (video short) - Jeff Barnes
2010: Chuck Presents: Buy Hard - The Jeff and Lester Story (TV series) - Jeff Barnes
2010: Silverlake Video: The Movie - Garth
2008: Chuck Versus the Webisodes (TV mini-series) - Jeff Barnes
2008: Chuck: Meet the Nerd Herders (TV series) - Jeff Barnes
2008: Buy More (TV series) - Jeff
2006-2007: The O.C. (TV series) - Darryl
2006: Shamelove - Homeless man
2006: Love Made Easy - Potential Buyer
2005: Without a Trace (TV series) - Blurry Man
2005: The Dry Spell - Josey's Father
2001: Cutting Tom Finn - Harry
1994: I'll Do Anything - Focus Group Member