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Adam Goldberg

Highest Rated:   100% Fearless Freaks (2005)
Lowest Rated:   9% The Comebacks (2007)
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Birthplace:   Santa Monica, California, USA
Actor and filmmaker Adam Goldberg first made an impression on film critics and audiences alike as the cynical Private Mellish in Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan. In 1998, the same year that Ryan was released, Goldberg made his feature directorial, screenwriting, and executive-producing debut with Scotch and Milk, a neo-noir drama centering around a group of L.A. friends burdened by love (or lack thereof) and a fixation with the 1950s. The film, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 1998 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, helped to establish Goldberg as a talent worth watching.Born in Santa Monica on October 25, 1970, Goldberg was raised in Hollywood. He began performing at a young age, studying with Tracy Roberts when he was 14 and enrolling at Los Angeles' Lee Strasberg Institute a year later. He continued to act on stage while attending Sarah Lawrence College, and he subsequently returned to L.A. to pursue his career. Goldberg made his film debut in 1992 alongside Billy Crystal in Mr. Saturday Night, and the following year he could be seen in Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused, which cast him as a neurotic high school junior. He continued to act in supporting roles in a number of varied films, earning little notice until Spielberg cast him in the award-winning Saving Private Ryan. He wrote and directed the indie Scotch and Mil in 1998, and also contributed a voice to Babe: Pig in the City. At the beginning of the 21st century he could be seen in the Best Picture Oscar winner A Beautiful Mind, as well as the comedy The Hebrew Hammer, and reteaming with Richard Linklater on Waking Life. In 2004 he returned to directing and writing with I Love Your Work. He continued to work in a variety of interesting projects including Déjà vu, 2 Days in Paris, and Zodiac. He had a major supporting role on the short-lived TV series The Unusuals and in 2012 he played the part of Harry Reems in the Linda Lovelace biopic Inferno.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet The Hebrew Hammer vs. Hitler
  • Actor
2018
19% Once Upon a Time in Venice
  • Actor
2017
43% Between Us
  • Liam
2017
No Score Yet Rebirth
  • Zack
2016
No Score Yet No Way, Jose
  • Screenwriter
  • Jose Stern
  • Director
  • Producer
2015
No Score Yet Anna Nicole
  • Actor
2013
No Score Yet Anna Nicole
  • Howard K. Stern
2013
No Score Yet Superthief: Inside America's Biggest Bank Score
  • Producer
2012
67% Norman
  • Mr. Angelo
2011
No Score Yet Miss Nobody
  • Det. Bill Malloy
2010
65% (Untitled)
  • Executive Producer
  • Adrian Jacobs
$0.2M 2009
No Score Yet From Within
  • Roy
2009
50% Christmas on Mars
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet Christmas on Mars
  • Mars Psychiatrist
2008
9% The Comebacks
  • Executive Producer
$13.4M 2007
86% 2 Days in Paris
  • Jack
$4.3M 2007
49% Nancy Drew
  • Arrogant Director
$25.5M 2007
90% Zodiac
  • Duffy Jennings
$33M 2007
55% Déjà Vu
  • Denny
$64M 2006
9% Stay Alive
  • Miller Banks
$23M 2006
38% Man About Town
  • Phil
2006
22% I Love Your Work
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Producer
2005
100% Fearless Freaks
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Fated
  • Extra
2005
No Score Yet Frankenstein
  • Michael Sloane
2004
52% The Hebrew Hammer
  • Mordechai Jefferson Carver
2003
42% How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
  • Tony
$105.8M 2003
62% The Salton Sea
  • Kujo
$0.7M 2002
75% A Beautiful Mind
  • Sol
2001
No Score Yet Spencer
  • Feldy
2001
43% All Over the Guy
  • Brett
2001
No Score Yet Fast Sofa
  • Jack
2001
80% Waking Life
  • Actor
$2.1M 2001
No Score Yet Sunset Strip
  • Marty Shapiro
2000
57% Road Trip
  • Producer
2000
No Score Yet Clayton
  • Actor
2000
63% EDtv
  • John
1999
63% Babe: Pig in the City
  • Flealick
1998
92% Saving Private Ryan
  • Pvt. Mellish
1998
53% Homeward Bound II - Lost in San Francisco
  • Pete
1996
43% The Prophecy
  • Jerry
1995
50% Higher Learning
  • David Isaacs
1994
94% Dazed and Confused
  • Mike Newhouse
1993
21% Son-in-Law
  • Indian
1993
56% Mr. Saturday Night
  • Eugene Gimbel
1992
No Score Yet Babe Ruth
  • Vendor
1991

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
65% Lore
2017
  • Actor
  • 2017
No Score Yet Match Game
2016
  • Panelist
  • 2016
79% The Jim Gaffigan Show
2015-2016
  • Dave Reedy
  • 2016
  • 2015
47% NYC 22
2012
  • Ray "Lazarus" Harper
  • 2016
  • 2012
No Score Yet @midnight With Chris Hardwick
2014
  • Appearing
  • 2015
81% Maron
2013-2016
  • Actor
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
2005-2014
  • Guest
  • 2015
  • 2013
97% Fargo
2014
  • Mr. Numbers
  • 2014
No Score Yet The Goldbergs
2013
  • Screenwriter
  • 2014
No Score Yet Franklin & Bash
2011-2014
  • Actor
  • 2013
17% Animal Practice
2012
  • Himself
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2012
65% Traffic Light
2011
  • Reggie
  • 2011
100% White Collar
2009-2014
  • Actor
  • 2011
No Score Yet 30 for 30
2009
  • Producer
  • 2010
76% The Unusuals
2009
  • Det. Eric Delahoy Eric Delahoy
  • 2009
No Score Yet Real Time With Bill Maher
2003
  • Panelist
  • 2008
66% Entourage
2004-2011
  • Nick Rubenstein
  • 2007
No Score Yet Medium
2005-2011
  • Bruce Rossiter
  • 2007
No Score Yet Joey
2004-2006
  • Jimmy
  • 2006
  • 2005
No Score Yet The Practice
1997-2004
  • Noah Burke
  • 2004
No Score Yet Will & Grace
1998
  • Kevin Rizzo
  • 2001
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • Josh Shern
  • 1995

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