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Max Greenfield: The Great Bit Worked

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Max Greenfield just finished his third season co-starring as Schmidt on ‘New Girl.’

Fun facts about Max Greenfield: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American film and television actor. He appeared in recurring roles in Veronica Mars and Ugly Betty, and co-starred in the short-lived WB series Modern Men. He is a co-star in the Fox sitcom New Girl, for which he was nominated for Emmy, Critics' Choice Television, and Golden Globe awards for his role as Schmidt.

2) Greenfield 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. Greenfield had more success in supporting roles on Veronica Mars (reprising the role in the movie) and Greek. In 2007, he landed a recurring role on Ugly Betty. He continued his television career with a slew of guest starring roles on primetime series such as The CW's remake of Melrose Place, the short-lived No Ordinary Family, and Castle.

3) He created, produced and starred in the comedy series The Gentlemen's League for the Audience Network in 2010, which followed the real-life fantasy football league he ran with actor Jerry Ferrara. As for film, Greenfield had his feature film debut in the Cross Bronx. Greenfield had a featured role in When Do We Eat?, as an Internet tycoon who, after losing his fortune, becomes a Hasidic Jew. Since 2011, Greenfield has been playing the role of Schmidt in the acclaimed new sitcom New Girl alongside Zooey Deschanel. This particular role pushed his career to new heights and earned him nominations for both a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film.

Twitter: @iamgreenfield


Like butterflies on a warm breeze, celebrity attendees continue to flock to the annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball, to be held at a private Mandeville Canyon estate on Saturday, June 7.

In addition to Rebecca Gayheart-Dane, Eric Dane, Balthazar Getty and Rosetta Getty, stars most recently scheduled to attend include Diane Kruger, Russell Simmons, Jordana Brewster, Kate Walsh, James Van Der Beek and Ben Feldman, with many others currently being confirmed for the 13th annual gala event.

Each year, the Butterfly Ball honors remarkable men and women within the film, television and music industries who strive to achieve creative excellence. This year over 650 guests will gather for an unforgettable evening benefitting Chrysalis’ effort to help individuals out of poverty and homelessness by providing the tools necessary to gain employment.

Check out more info on the Chrysalis Butterfly Ball.

You can join in on the conversation using #butterflyball

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