Alan Aisenberg

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Alan Aisenberg
Born (1993-03-18) March 18, 1993 (age 27)
Alma materTisch School of the Arts
Occupation
  • Actor
  • television producer
Years active2007–present
Home townEnglewood Cliffs, New Jersey, U.S.

Alan Aisenberg (born March 18, 1993) is an American actor and television producer. He is best known for his role as Baxter Bayley on the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black.

Life and career[edit]

Aisenberg was raised in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey and picked up acting at a Jewish Community Center in Tenafly, New Jersey at a very young age.[1][2] While attending college at the New York University's Tisch School of the Arts,[1] he co-founded a production company known as Deverge.[2]

Aisenberg made his on-screen debut in the 2007 horror film Unholy.[3] He later made his television debut in 2008 with a minor role in the Nickelodeon series The Naked Brothers Band before landing multiple roles in a number of films, as well as television series such as Mozart in the Jungle and Inside Amy Schumer. In June 2015, Aisenberg began his recurring role as correctional officer Baxter "Gerber" Bayley on the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black.[2][3]

On January 29, 2017, Aisenberg and the rest of the cast of Orange Is the New Black won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.[4] In October 2017, it was announced that Pop ordered a pilot for Sebastian Wakes Up, an improv comedy series co-created by Aisenberg and produced by Deverge, Aisenberg's production company.[5] Aisenberg co-starred in Second Act, a comedy which was released on December 21, 2018.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role
2007 Unholy Scotty
2008 Harold Malcolm
The Longshots Feather
2010 It's Kind of a Funny Story Scuggs
2013 The English Teacher Benjamin Meyer
2018 Second Act Chase
2020 Irresistible Evan

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Naked Brothers Band Boy in class 1 episode
2014 Red Oaks Alan 1 episode
Mozart in the Jungle Sidney 2 episodes
2015 Inside Amy Schumer Dugan 1 episode
2015–2017 Orange Is the New Black Baxter "Gerber" Bayley Recurring role
2018 Blue Bloods Will Leroy 1 episode
2020 Brews Brothers Wilhelm Rodman Main role

Producer[edit]

Year Title Notes
2012–present Improv Everywhere Originals Executive producer
2013 We Cause Scenes Documentary; associate producer
2013–2014 Movies in Real Life 11 episodes
2014 Above Average Presents 1 episode
2015 Musicals in Real Life 1 episode
2016 Thank You, Del: The Story of the Del Close Marathon Documentary; consulting producer
New York's Funniest 5 episodes
Animal Agent N/A
2018 Sebastian Wakes Up Executive producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Palmer, Joanna (May 4, 2017). "'The Haunting Hour'". Jewish Standard. Retrieved February 22, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Glassman, Thea (June 13, 2016). "'Orange is the New Black' Star Alan Aisenberg Teases Upcoming Season". The Forward. Retrieved February 22, 2018.
  3. ^ a b Katz, Evan Ross (June 25, 2015). "Meet Alan Aisenberg, Orange Is the New Black's New Gerber Baby-esque Corrections Officer". NewNowNext. Retrieved February 22, 2018.
  4. ^ Guglielmi, Jodi; Adams, Char (January 29, 2017). "SAG Awards 2017: Orange Is the New Black Wins Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series". People. Retrieved February 22, 2018.
  5. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (October 26, 2017). "Pop Orders Pilot for Improv Comedy 'Sebastian Wakes Up' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved February 22, 2018.
  6. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (November 13, 2017). "Evan Handler Cast In 'Foster Boy'; Alan Aisenberg Joins 'Second Act'; Nicholas Galitzine Boards Pippa Bianco film". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 22, 2018.

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