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]

Nelson 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 Lauren Silvi, 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.


Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Funeral Harold Lafayette Short Film
Berkeley Frat Prez
2006 Like Father Like Edison Doyle Short Film
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Mr. Confeld
2008 The Schedule Tom Short Film
Excision Patient Short Film
2008-2009 In2ition Rick TV Series, 2 episodes
2008-2010 The Office Nick / Graphic Design Guy 5 episodes
2009 I Love You, Man Sydney's Buddy #2
Party Down Steve TV Series, 1 episode
Dollhouse Burt Styne TV Series, 2 episodes
2010 Answer This! James Koogly
Waiting for Forever Joe
The Big Dog Rich Short Film
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Michael Comeau
Callers Will post-production
2011 The Zombie Whisperer David TV Series Short
The Daily Habit Himself TV Series
The Morning After Himself TV Series Short
Traffic Light Adam Main Role
2012 Veep Will TV series, Recurring
New Girl Robby TV series, 5 episodes
2013 Arrested Development Plastic Surgery Doctor TV series, 1 episode
The Millers Adam TV Series, Series Regular


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