Nelson Franklin

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Nelson Franklin
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005-present

Nelson Franklin is an American actor best known for his television roles in The Millers, Traffic Light, The Office, New Girl, and Veep.

Life and career[edit]

Franklin attended high school at Campbell Hall Episcopal in Studio City, California. He graduated from The Tisch School of the Arts at NYU with friends Paige Howard and Renée Felice Smith.[1]

Franklin's first major role was recurred as Nick, the I.T. worker on NBC's The Office. Franklin later went on to appear as a series regular on the short-lived FOX comedy series Traffic Light. He appears with another Office actor, David Denman, who played Pam's ex-fiancee Roy.[2] His side projects include a short for Funny or Die: a fake commercial promoting the Dudes-N-Bros Talking Points System, which is a service that helps guys who aren't dudes or bros hold a conversation with dudes and bros. He currently co-stars on the CBS sitcom The Millers and recurs on FOX sitcom New Girl and on the HBO political comedy Veep.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Funeral Harold Lafayette Short film
2005 Berkeley Frat Prez
2006 Like Father Like Edison Doyle Short film
2008 The Schedule Tom Short film
2008 Excision Patient Short film
2009 I Love You, Man Sydney's Buddy #2
2010 Waiting for Forever Joe
2010 The Big Dog Rich Short film
2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Michael Comeau
2011 Answer This! James Koogly
2011 Ghost Phone: Phone Calls from the Dead Will
2012 Argo LA Times Reporter
2013 Jobs Bill Atkinson

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008–09 In2ition Rick Guest, 2 episodes
2008–10 The Office Nick / Graphic Design Guy Recurring, 5 episodes
2009 Party Down Steve Guest, episode: "Brandix Corporate Retreat"
2009 Dollhouse Burt Styne Guest, 2 episodes
2009 Canned Justin TV movie
2011 The Zombie Whisperer David Pilot only
2011 Traffic Light Adam Main role, 13 episodes
2012 Family Trap Ben TV movie
2012–13 Veep Will Recurring, 5 episodes
2012–13 New Girl Robby Recurring, 6 episodes
2013 Holding Patterns Chad TV movie
2013 Arrested Development Dr. Tilive Guest, episode: "A New Start"
2013–14 The Millers Adam Main role

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