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Max Greenfield is an American actor who was born on September 4th 1980, in Dobbs Ferry, New York, U.S. He is Jewish and had a Saturday Night Live-themed Bar Mitzvah. As of 2011, he lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife, Tess Sanchez, who is a casting director. The couple has two children, daughter Lily and son Ozzie. He graduated from Dobbs Ferry High School in Dobbs Ferry, NY – class of 1998.
Max began pursuing his acting career in 1998 after he graduated from high school. He landed guest stints on dramas such as Boston Public, Gilmore Girls and The O.C. Greenfield scored his first lead role on the short-lived series Modern Men as one of three bachelors who hire a life coach to help them understand and manage women.
In 2007, he landed a recurring role on Ugly Betty. He also continued his television career with a number of guest starring roles on shows such as The CW’s remake of Melrose Place, the short-lived No Ordinary Family, and Castle. Greenfield had more success in supporting roles on Veronica Mars (reprising the role in the film adaptation in 2014) and Greek.
Greenfield had his feature film debut in the Cross Bronx, and, had a featured role in When Do We Eat as an Internet tycoon who, after losing his fortune, becomes a Hasidic Jew. In 2011, Greenfield began playing the role of Schmidt in the sitcom New Girl alongside Zooey Deschanel, and in a series of McDonald’s commercials promoting their Sirloin Third Pound Burgers in 2015.
Though Max has worked in a series of television shows and, films but his most successful work till date has been in New Girl which got released in 2011. He has been nominated 7 times for New Girl in a number of categories including: Best Supporting Actor, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Choice TV: Male Scene Stealer to name a few.