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Jake Johnson (1)

Full / Real Name: Jake Mark Johnson
Born: 20 May 1979 (42 years old)
Gender: Male

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Jake Johnson (sometimes credited as Jake M. Johnson) is an American actor best known for his starring role as Nick in the television sitcom New Girl.

New Girl marked Johnson's second collaboration with executive producer/writer Liz Meriwether after the feature film comedy No Strings Attached.

Johnson can also be heard in the animated Fox series Allen Gregory, as the voice of Joel Zadak.

Johnson's credits include Paper Heart opposite Michael Cera and Charlyne Yi and Ceremony with Uma Thurman. He also appeared in the feature film adaptation of 21 Jump Street opposite Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum and the comedies Ass Backwards and Safety Not Guaranteed with Kristen Bell and Aubrey Plaza.

A native of Chicago, Johnson is a graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2004, he has worked extensively in the entertainment industry as both an actor and writer.

He has had the fortune of working with such luminaries as David Mamet, Larry David, Bob Odenkirk, John Landis, Ivan Reitman, Nick Stoller and Adam McKay.






Television Roles

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Character

Joel Zadak

Man on cell phone

William B. Travis

Powell

Howard Crease

Nick Miller

Nick Miller

Nick Miller

Nick Miller

Nick Miller

Nick Miller

Nick Miller

Martin




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