Noah Emmerich

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Noah Emmerich
Noah Emmerich Cannes 2013.jpg
Emmerich at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
Born Noah Nicholas Emmerich
(1965-02-27) February 27, 1965 (age 49)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993–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 and education[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. His family is Jewish.[3][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]

Filmography[edit]

Emmerich in September 2008

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Last Action Hero 'Rookie'
1994 Laura Sobers Dale Short
1996 Beautiful Girls Michael "Mo" Morris
1997 Cop Land Deputy Bill Geisler
1998 The Truman Show Marlon
1999 Life Stan Blocker
1999 Tumbleweeds Vertis Dewey
2000 Frequency Gordo Hersch
2001 Julie Johnson Rick Johnson
2002 Windtalkers Private Chick
2003 Beyond Borders Elliot Hauser
2004 Miracle Craig Patrick
2004 Cellular Jack Tanner
2006 Little Children Larry Hedges
2007 Joulutarina Nikolas English Dub
2008 Pride and Glory Francis Tierney, Jr.
2010 Trust Al Hart
2010 Fair Game Bill Johnson
2011 Super 8 Colonel Nelec Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
2011 Warrior Dan Taylor
2012 The Fitzgerald Family Christmas FX
2013 Blood Ties Lt. Colon
2015 Jane Got a Gun Bill Hammond Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Flying Blind Ronald Episode: "The Long Goodbye"
1993 Precious Victims Patrolman TV Movie
1994 NYPD Blue Eddie Episode: "Serge the Concierge"
1994 Jack Reed: A Search for Justice Cop #1 TV Movie
1995 Melrose Place Sam Bennett Episode: "Love and Death 101"
1995 If Someone Had Known Officer Ed Hurt TV Movie
1996 Smoke Jumpers Rhino TV Movie
2000 The West Wing Bobby Zane Episode: "Take This Sabbath Day"
2000 Wonderland Johnny Episode: "Spell Check"
2005 Sometimes in April Lionel Quaid TV Movie
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Officer Pete Breslin Episode: "Ripped"
2009 Monk Roderick Brody Episode: " Mr. Monk and the Bully"
2009–2010 White Collar Garrett Fowler 4 episodes
2010 The Walking Dead Dr. Edwin Jenner 2 episodes
Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Guest Starring Role on Television
2013–Present The Americans FBI Agent Stan Beeman 26 episodes
Nominated - Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Drama Supporting Actor

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