Adam Goldberg is an American actor, director and producer best known for his starring role as the tough, wise-cracking infantryman Mellish in Steven Spielberg's 1998 film Saving Private Ryan.
Goldberg also starred in the short-lived television series The Unusuals (2009) and NYC 22, in 2012.
He has had roles on Friends, My Name Is Earl, Entourage, ER and Medium and starred in the feature film Untitled. His other film credits include Dazed and Confused, A Beautiful Mind, Waking Life, The Prophecy, Déjà Vu, The Hebrew Hammer, The Salton Sea, Two Days in Paris, Miss Nobody, Norman and From Within.
As a filmmaker, Goldberg wrote, directed, co-edited, produced and starred in his first film, Scotch and Milk, which made its debut in 1998 at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, and was featured on the Sundance Channel series 10 Best Films You May Never Have Seen.
He co-wrote and directed his second feature, I Love Your Work, which was produced through his production company and released by Think Film in 2005. Goldberg also composed the film's original music with The Flaming Lips' drummer Steven Drozd.
In addition, he directed, co-edited and produced the comic documentary short, Running with the Bulls, for the Independent Film Channel.
In 2009, Goldberg released an album of original songs under the moniker Landy. It was recorded over six years in several states and, in addition to Goldberg, features such musicians as Steven Drozd and Aaron Espinoza, from the band Earlimart, with whom he mixed the record.
His hometown is Los Angeles.