RIVERTOWNS, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Dobbs Ferry’s Max Greenfield.
Greenfield, who was born in Dobbs Ferry, turns 36 on Sunday.
Greenfield, an actor, was born Sept. 4, 1980. 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.
Greenfield scored his first lead role on "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 film adaptation in 2014) 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 prime-time series such as The CW's remake of "Melrose Place," the short-lived "No Ordinary Family" and "Castle."
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. In 2011, Greenfield began playing the role of Schmidt in the sitcom "New Girl" alongside Zooey Deschanel. The role 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.