NEW GIRL marks Jake Johnson's second collaboration with executive producer/writer Liz Meriwether, after the feature film comedy "No Strings Attached."
This fall, Johnson will be seen in the feature film "Safety Not Guaranteed," with Aubrey Plaza and Mark Duplass. This summer, he completed filming the feature drama "The Pretty One," opposite Zoe Kazan. Johnson's additional feature credits include "21 Jump Street," opposite Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum; "Paper Heart," opposite Michael Cera and Charlyne Yi; and "Ceremony," with Uma Thurman.
A native of Chicago, Johnson is a graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2004, he has worked extensively in the entertainment industry as both an actor and writer. He has had the fortune of working with such luminaries as Larry David, John Landis, David Mamet, Adam McKay, Bob Odenkirk, Ivan Reitman and Nick Stoller.
He resides in Los Angeles.