For his role as "Schmidt" on NEW GIRL, Max Greenfield was recently nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Earlier this summer, he also was nominated for a Critics' Choice Television Award in the category of Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
Born and raised in New York, Greenfield's breakout role was in the 2004 indie film "Cross Bronx," which won awards at the Tribeca, Cinevagas and Urban World Film Festivals. This summer, Greenfield filmed "They Came Together," a comedy starring Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler and directed by David Wain.
Greenfield's first series regular lead role was on the comedy series "Modern Men." He also had recurring roles on "Veronica Mars," "Ugly Betty" and "Greek."
His additional television credits include "Raising The Bar," "Castle," "Lie to Me," "No Ordinary Family," "Hot in Cleveland" and "Happy Endings." He has appeared on "Gilmore Girls," "Boston Public," "Sleeper Cell," "The O.C." and "Melrose Place." Greenfield also starred in the feature film "When Do We Eat."
Greenfield created, produces and stars in the satellite TV series "The Gentleman's League," which follows him and friend Jerry Ferrara in their real-life fantasy football league.
Greenfield resides in Los Angeles with his wife and baby.