Nelson Franklin

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Nelson Franklin
Born (1985-07-02) July 2, 1985 (age 35)
Years active2005–present
Georgia Mischak
(m. 2016)

Nelson Franklin (born July 2, 1985) is an American actor best known for his television roles in The Millers, Traffic Light, The Office, New Girl, Black-ish, and Veep.

Life and career[edit]

Franklin was born to father Howard Franklin, a screenwriter and director. His stepmother is DJ Anne Litt. Franklin attended high school at Campbell Hall School in Studio City, California. He graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts.[1]

Franklin's first major role was a recurring role 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-fiancée 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 co-starred on the CBS sitcom The Millers and appeared on FOX sitcom New Girl, the HBO political comedy Veep, Black-ish, and Abby's.

Personal life[edit]

Franklin married actress Georgia Mischak in 2016.[3]



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
2017 Band Aid Ned
2017 Gemini Greg
2017 Battle of the Sexes TV Reporter
2018 A Futile and Stupid Gesture P. J. O'Rourke
2019 Captain Marvel Medical Examiner
TBA Sweet Girl Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2008–09 In2ition Rick Guest, 2 episodes
2008–10 The Office Nick 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
2012–19 Veep Will Recurring, 18 episodes
2012–17 New Girl Robby Recurring, 17 episodes
2013 Holding Patterns Chad TV movie
2013–2018 Arrested Development Dr. Tilive Guest, episodes: "A New Start", "Premature Independence"
2013–15 The Millers Adam Main role, 34 episodes
2015 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Steve Wilson Guest, episode: “Many Heads, One Tale”
2016–present Black-ish Connor Stevens Recurring, 22 episodes
2017 I'm Sorry David 2 episodes
2019 Abby's Bill Main cast

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2017 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (Dan Bakkedahl, Sufe Bradshaw, Anna Chlumsky, Gary Cole, Kevin Dunn, Clea DuVall, Tony Hale, Hugh Laurie, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Sam Richardson, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, John Slattery, Sarah Sutherland, Matt Walsh, and Wayne Wilderson)
2018 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (Dan Bakkedahl, Anna Chlumsky, Gary Cole, Margaret Colin, Kevin Dunn, Clea DuVall, Tony Hale, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Sam Richardson, Paul Scheer, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Sarah Sutherland, and Matt Walsh) Won


  1. ^ "Nelson Franklin Biography". IMDb. Retrieved December 23, 2013.
  2. ^ "What To Watch". Retrieved 2017-01-03.
  3. ^ "Home". Georgia and Nelson. Retrieved 2018-02-22.

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