Max Greenfield plays Schmidt, a lady's man eager to climb the social ladder, in New Girl.
Born and raised in New York, Max Greenfield's breakout role was in the 2004 indie film Cross Bronx, which won awards at the Tribeca, CineVegas and Urban World Film Festivals. Greenfield's first series regular lead role was on the comedy series Modern Men, although he is best known for his recurring roles as "Leo D'Amato" on Veronica Mars, "Nick Pepper" on Ugly Betty and as "Michael" on Greek.
His television credits include Raising the Bar, Castle, Lie to Me, No Ordinary Family, Hot in Cleveland and Happy Endings. He has also appeared on Gilmore Girls, Boston Public, Sleeper Cell, The O.C. and Melrose Place. Greenfield also starred in the feature film When Do We Eat.
Greenfield created, produces and stars in the DirectTV Channel 101 original series The Gentleman's League, which follows him and friend Jerry Ferrara in their real-life fantasy football league.