National Theater Institute
Newton South High School
Starred in the family drama "The Hollars"
Starred in "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi"
Co-starred in the Cameron Crowe directed film "Aloha"
Co-starred with Drew Barrymore in "Big Miracle," a drama centered on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle
Co-wrote screenplay for "Promised Land" with Matt Damon; film based on a story by Dave Eggers and directed by Gus van Sant
Landed a supporting role in the romantic comedy "Something Borrowed"
Nominated for the 2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor: Comedy
Made TV directorial debut on "The Office" episode titled "Sabre"
Cast alongside Maya Rudolph in the Sam Mendes directed "Away We Go"
Featured with Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin in the comedy "It's Complicated"; directed by Nancy Meyers
Made feature directorial debut with the film adaptation of "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men"; also co-wrote and starred
Co-starred in the 1920s-era football comedy "Leatherheads" with George Clooney, who also directed
Co-starred with Mandy Moore as a newly-engaged couple in the comedy "License to Wed"
Voiced Sir Lancelot in the animated feature "Shrek the Third"
Appeared in film version of the Broadway musical "Dreamgirls" with Jennifer Hudson, Beyoncé Knowles and Jamie Foxx
Landed a memorable role opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in director Sam Mendes' Gulf War drama "Jarhead"
Appeared in the indie film "Duane Hopwood" with David Schwimmer; premiered at the Sundance Film Festival
Portrayed long-suffering normal dude Jim on NBC's American version of the British cult favorite series "The Office"
Played a bit part in the Queen Latifah comedy vehicle "Taxi"
Landed guest parts on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS) and "Ed" (NBC)
Gained his first acting experience as Daddy Warbucks in a sixth-grade school production of Annie.
First stage experience was in a satirical high school play written by B.J. Novak, future writer and co-star on "The Office."
Once worked in advertising on several Dunkin’ Donuts campaigns. After becoming an actor, he found himself appearing in a Dunkin’ Donuts commercial.
Overcame his doubts about continuing his acting career after reading David Foster Wallace's award-winning 1997 collection of short stories Brief Interviews with Hideous Men.