Max Greenfield (born September 4, 1980) is an American actor best known for his recurring roles on Veronica Mars as Leo D'Amato, Ugly Betty as Nick Pepper, and for co-starring in the short-lived WB series Modern Men. Greenfield currently co-stars in the Fox sitcom New Girl as Schmidt, for which he was nominated the 'Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series'. Greenfield was born and raised in Dobbs Ferry, New York. He is Jewish and had a Saturday Night Live-themed Bar Mitzvah. As of 2011, he resides in Los Angeles, California with his wife, Tess Sanchez, and their daughter Lily. Greenfield has made many guest roles on shows such as Gilmore Girls, Undressed, Boston Public and on The O.C. as young Sandy Cohen in a flashback.
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