Noah Emmerich

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Noah Emmerich
Noah Emmerich Cannes 2013.jpg
Emmerich at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
BornNoah Nicholas Emmerich
(1965-02-27) February 27, 1965 (age 49)
New York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1993–present
Spouse(s)Melissa Fitzgerald (1998–2003)
Mary Regency Boies (2014–present)
 
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Noah Emmerich
Noah Emmerich Cannes 2013.jpg
Emmerich at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
BornNoah Nicholas Emmerich
(1965-02-27) February 27, 1965 (age 49)
New York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1993–present
Spouse(s)Melissa Fitzgerald (1998–2003)
Mary Regency Boies (2014–present)

Noah Nicholas Emmerich (born February 27, 1965) is an American film actor who first broke out in the film Beautiful Girls. He was later seen in the movies The Truman Show, Cop Land, Frequency, Love & Sex, Windtalkers, Miracle, Super 8 and Little Children. He currently stars as FBI Agent Stan Beeman on the FX series, The Americans.

Early life[edit]

Emmerich was born in New York City on February 27, 1965. His mother, Constance, is a concert pianist; and his father, André Emmerich (1924–2007), was a gallery owner and art dealer, who was born in Frankfurt, Germany.[1][2] He has two brothers: Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Operating Officer at New Line Cinema, as well as a screenwriter; and Adam Emmerich, a mergers & acquisitions lawyer at the firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. [3] His family is Jewish.[4]

He studied the Meisner technique of acting privately under Ron Stetston, an actor/director who is currently senior member of the acting staff at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City. He is a graduate of Yale University, where he majored in History and sang in the "Yale Spizzwinks(?)" an a cappella singing group.

Career[edit]

Emmerich started his career doing guest roles in television series such as NYPD Blue and Melrose Place, and also having minor roles in films like Last Action Hero.

In 1996, he starred in the film Beautiful Girls, which was his first starring role and earned him positive reviews from audiences and critics. He then went on to have supporting roles in such movies as, The Truman Show, Life and Frequency.

In the 2000s, Emmerich began to star in more dramatic films, such as Julie Johnson, Beyond Borders, Little Children, Pride and Glory and many more.

He also began to make guest roles on television series such as, Monk, White Collar and The Walking Dead, which earned him a Saturn Award nomination.

In 2011, he played the main antagonist, Colonel Nelec, in J.J. Abrams's film Super 8, which earned positive reviews from critics and was a box office success.

In 2013, he had his first starring role in a television series, as FBI Agent Stan Beeman, on the FX series, The Americans. The series has earned positive reviews from critics and Emmerich earned a Critic's Choice Award nomination for his performance. The series was renewed for a third season.

Personal life[edit]

Emmerich was previously married (1998-2003) to actress Melissa Fitzgerald. On April 26, 2014, Emmerich married actress and producer Mary Regency Boies at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York.[citation needed]. He lives in Greenwich Village in New York City.

Filmography[edit]

Emmerich in September 2008

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1993Last Action Hero'Rookie'
1994Laura SobersDaleShort
1996Beautiful GirlsMichael "Mo" Morris
1997Cop LandDeputy Bill Geisler
1998The Truman ShowMarlon
1999LifeStan Blocker
1999TumbleweedsVertis Dewey
2000FrequencyGordo Hersch
2001Julie JohnsonRick Johnson
2002WindtalkersPrivate Chick
2003Beyond BordersElliot Hauser
2004MiracleCraig Patrick
2004CellularJack Tanner
2006Little ChildrenLarry Hedges
2007JoulutarinaNikolasEnglish Dub
2008Pride and GloryFrancis Tierney, Jr.
2010TrustAl Hart
2010Fair GameBill Johnson
2011Super 8Colonel NelecPhoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
2011WarriorDan Taylor
2012The Fitzgerald Family ChristmasFX
2013Blood TiesLt. Colon
2015Jane Got a GunBill HammondPost-production

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1993Flying BlindRonaldEpisode: "The Long Goodbye"
1993Precious VictimsPatrolmanTV Movie
1994NYPD BlueEddieEpisode: "Serge the Concierge"
1994Jack Reed: A Search for JusticeCop #1TV Movie
1995Melrose PlaceSam BennettEpisode: "Love and Death 101"
1995If Someone Had KnownOfficer Ed HurtTV Movie
1996Smoke JumpersRhinoTV Movie
2000The West WingBobby ZaneEpisode: "Take This Sabbath Day"
2000WonderlandJohnnyEpisode: "Spell Check"
2005Sometimes in AprilLionel QuaidTV Movie
2005Law & Order: Special Victims UnitOfficer Pete BreslinEpisode: "Ripped"
2009MonkRoderick BrodyEpisode: " Mr. Monk and the Bully"
2009–2010White CollarGarrett Fowler4 episodes
2010The Walking DeadDr. Edwin Jenner2 episodes
Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Guest Starring Role on Television
2013–PresentThe AmericansFBI Agent Stan Beeman26 episodes
Nominated - Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Drama Supporting Actor

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