Geoffrey Arend

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Geoffrey Arend
Geoffrey Arend (Cropped).jpg
Arend in September 2011
Born(1978-02-28) February 28, 1978 (age 36)
Manhattan, New York City
OccupationActor
Years active1997–present
Spouse(s)Christina Hendricks (m. 2009–present)
 
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Geoffrey Arend
Geoffrey Arend (Cropped).jpg
Arend in September 2011
Born(1978-02-28) February 28, 1978 (age 36)
Manhattan, New York City
OccupationActor
Years active1997–present
Spouse(s)Christina Hendricks (m. 2009–present)

Geoffrey Arend (born February 28, 1978) is an American actor.

Life and career[edit]

Arend was born in the Manhattan borough of New York City. His mother is Pakistani and his father is of German, Scottish, and Irish ancestry.[1] He graduated from New York City's Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in 1996. In 1998, Arend joined the cast of Daria as the voice artist for obnoxious flirt Charles "Upchuck" Ruttheimer III. He would voice Upchuck until the end of the series in 2002, as well as in the video game Daria's Inferno. After the show finished, Arend landed small roles in films such as Super Troopers and Bubble Boy. He played a mentally challenged man in the film The Ringer, and then had a supporting role in the romantic comedy (500) Days of Summer. On October 11, 2009, Arend married actress Christina Hendricks, who is known for her role in Mad Men. [2]

Arend previously appeared in the medical drama television series Body of Proof, which aired on ABC from March 29, 2011 to May 28, 2013 and currently plays speech writer Matt Mahoney on the CBS drama Madam Secretary (TV series).

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2001Super TroopersCollege Boy 3
2001Bubble BoyFlipper Boy
2003It Runs in the FamilyMalik
2003Tale of Two Pizzas, AA Tale of Two PizzasJohnny
2004Garden StateKarl Benson
2005Press to Say 2Temp Agent (voice)Short film
2005Ringer, TheThe RingerWinston
2006National Lampoon's Pledge This!Dax / Mother / Photographer
2007Loveless in Los AngelesRyan
2007Killing Zelda SparksTerry Seville
2008She Pedals Fast (For a Girl)CatcallerShort film
2008American Carol, AnAn American CarolMohammed
2009Paper TigersMeuShort film
2009(500) Days of SummerMcKenzie
2010Peep WorldDr. Novak
2010DevilVince McCormick
2011Quirky GirlShort film
2012Save the DateKevin
2012Beach PillowsMorgan MidwoodPost-production
2014Worst FriendsJeremyAwaiting Release

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1997–2001DariaCharles 'Upchuck' Ruttheimer III (voice)Recurring role (21 episodes)
2002UndeclaredJimmyEpisode: "Jobs, Jobs, Jobs"
2002Is It College Yet?Charles 'Upchuck' Ruttheimer III (voice)TV film
2002Porn 'n ChickenAndyTV film
2003Hey JoelDavid Faustino / Intercom Voice / Moby (voice)Episode: "Judgment Day"
2003Guiding LightGavin Strong / The Mole (voice)Episode: "dated 11 June 2003"
2003Law & OrderJeffreyEpisode: "Bounty"
2004Law & Order: Criminal IntentDaris MacelvoyEpisode: "Conscience"
2004Wrong Coast, TheThe Wrong CoastVarious Celebrity VoicesTV miniseries
2005Law & Order: Special Victims UnitGame DesignerEpisode: "Game"
2006Love MonkeyKyleEpisodes: "The Window", "The Door"
2007Making It LegalEthanTV film
2008GreekEgyptian JoeEpisodes: "Highway to the Discomfort Zone", "Freshman Daze"
2009Trust MeHector CulliganMain role (13 episodes)
2009RexJeffrey WagstaffTV film
2009Private PracticeJimmyEpisode: "Slip Slidin' Away"
2010MediumAndy SewardEpisode: "Allison Rolen Got Married"
2010Closer, TheThe CloserWayne WestEpisode: "In Custody"
2011–2013Body of ProofEthan GrossMain role (30 episodes)
2014Grey's AnatomyThomEpisode: "Throwing it All Away"
2014Garfunkel & OatesToddEpisode: "The Fadeaway"
2014Madam SecretaryMatt MahoneyMain role

Video games[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2000Daria's InfernoCharles 'Upchuck' Ruttheimer III
2004Red Dead RevolverMr. Black / Prof. Perry / Cowboys #6
2004Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasPedestrian
2005Warriors, TheThe WarriorsAdditional Voices
2006Neverwinter Nights 2Cain / Githyanki Lt. / Vashne

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