David Krumholtz is an American actor best known for his starring role as Charlie Eppes in the police procedural television series Numb3rs, from 2005-2010.
In film, he is best known for his role as Bernard, the Arch-Elf in the 1994 movie The Santa Clause, and its sequel in 2002.
He currently stars as Joe in the television sitcom Partners, since 2012.
Aside from his role in Numb3rs and Partners, Krumholtz was also a main cast member in The Closer (the 1998 show, not to be confused with the series of the same name starring Kyra Sedgwick), and headlined the short-lived series The Trouble With Normal, in 2000/1.
Krumholtz's film credits include Ray, Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle, Serenity, Slums of Beverly Hills, The Mexican, Sidewalks of New York, Scorched, Ten Things I Hate About You, Liberty Heights, The Santa Claus and The Santa Claus 2.
He also appeared in the television mockumentary Live!, about an executive putting together a reality show with contestants playing Russian roulette, which was released in 2007.
Krumholtz played Neil in the original pilot for the comedy series Suddenly Susan. After the pilot was shot, the format of the show was changed and the character later became Todd Stite and went to David Strickland, who committed suicide shortly before the show ended in 2000.
His television credits include guest-starring roles in Undeclared, Freaks and Geeks, ER, 21 Jump Street, Law & Order, Pig Sty, Chicago Sons, Lucky, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Marcy. He also starred in the television movie Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie.
He was also a main cast member of the short-lived period drama series The Playboy Club, in 2011.
Krumholtz was raised in New York City and lives in Los Angeles.