Troy Gentile

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Troy Gentile
Troy Gentile 2014.jpg
Gentile in 2014
Born Troy Francis Farshi
(1993-10-27) October 27, 1993 (age 21)
Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actor

Troy Gentile (born Troy Francis Farshi;[1] October 27, 1993) is an American actor, best known for his role as Barry Goldberg in the ABC comedy series, The Goldbergs.

Life and career[edit]

Gentile was born in Boca Raton, Florida, the son of Debbie Gentile, who once worked at the advertising department of the Boca Raton News. He moved to Los Angeles, California with his family when he was four years old.[2] He portrayed the young Craig Ferguson on a 2005 segment of The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson in 2005.[3] Gentile later has appeared in a number of films, include Bad News Bears, Nacho Libre, Good Luck Chuck, and had major roles in Drillbit Taylor and Hotel for Dogs.[4]

In 2013, Gentile was cast as Barry Goldberg, the middle child of Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin characters, in the ABC comedy series The Goldbergs.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Bad News Bears Matthew Hooper Young Artist Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Feature Film
2006 Nacho Libre Young Nacho Nominated — Young Artist Award for Best Supporting Young Actor in a Feature Film
2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Lil' JB
2007 9 Lives of Mara Larry
2007 I Could Never Be Your Woman Fighting Boy
2007 Order Up Boy Short film
2007 Good Luck Chuck Young Stu
2008 Drillbit Taylor Ryan Nominated — Young Artist Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Feature Film
2009 Hotel for Dogs Mark
2011 Pig Lady Justin Short film


Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Jeremy Episode: "Odd Couples"
2006 Zip Nelson TV pilot
2007 Fugly Nathan TV pilot
2008 Entourage Mitchell Levine Episode: "The All Out Fall Out"
2010 Hawthorne R.J. Paxton Episode: "The Starting Line"
2013–present The Goldbergs Barry Goldberg Series regular


  1. ^ "Births". The News. November 17, 1993. Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ Sheffield, Skip (2008-03-21/22). "Gentile Poised". Boca Raton/Delray Beach News. Retrieved March 21, 2010.  Check date values in: |date= (help)[dead link]
  3. ^ "Troy Gentile". TV Guide. Retrieved July 5, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Troy Gentile profile". The New York Times. Retrieved July 5, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Brittany Snow To Star In Fox Pilot ‘To My Assistant’, Troy Gentile Joins ‘How The Hell’". Retrieved 5 July 2014. 

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