Troy Gentile

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Troy Gentile
Troy Gentile in 2014 at the Paley event for The Goldbergs
Gentile in 2014
Born Troy Francis Farshi
(1993-10-27) October 27, 1993 (age 21)
Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005-present

Troy Gentile (born Troy Francis Farshi;[1] October 27, 1993) is an American actor, best known for his role as Mark in Hotel for Dogs and Barry Goldberg in the ABC comedy series The Goldbergs (2013–present).

Early life[edit]

Gentile was born in Boca Raton, Florida to mother Debbie Gentile and father Albert Farshi.[1] His mother, Debbie Gentile, 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.

Gentile said he attended community college before he was cast in The Goldbergs.[2]

Career[edit]

Gentile portrayed a young Craig Ferguson on a segment of The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson in 2005.[3] He later appeared in films such as Bad News Bears, Nacho Libre, Good Luck Chuck, Drillbit Taylor, and Hotel for Dogs.[4]

Since 2013, Gentile has portrayed Barry Goldberg in the ABC comedy series The Goldbergs.[5][6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Bad News Bears Matthew Hooper
2006 Nacho Libre Young Nacho
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 Pineapple Express Troy Jones Uncredited
2008 Drillbit Taylor Ryan "T-Dog" Anderson
2009 Hotel for Dogs Mark
2011 Pig Lady Justin Short film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Jeremy Episode: "Odd Couples"
2006 Zip Nelson Pilot
2007 Fugly Nathan 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 47 episodes
2015 The Middle Kid at Party Episode: "Operational Infiltration"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Category Award Work Result
2005 Young Artist Award Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Feature Film Bad News Bears Won
2006 Young Artist Award Best Supporting Young Actor in a Feature Film Nacho Libre Nominated
2008 Young Artist Award Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Feature Film Drillbit Taylor Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Births". Boca Raton News. 17 November 1993. Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Harris, Bill (7 May 2014). "Troy Gentile finds success with 'The Goldbergs'". Winnipeg Sun. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Troy Gentile". TV Guide. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Troy Gentile profile". The New York Times. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (26 February 2013). "Brittany Snow To Star In Fox Pilot ‘To My Assistant’, Troy Gentile Joins ‘How The Hell’". Deadline.com. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  6. ^ Cunningham, Amrie (6 May 2014). "Talking The Goldbergs with Hayley Orrantia and Troy Gentile". My Take on TV. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 

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