BIO: Jake Johnson

NEW GIRL: Jake Johnson as Nick in NEW GIRL premiering Tuesday, Sept. 20 (9:00-9:30 PM) on FOX 50.

By Jason Matthews

Jake Johnson
as Nick


NEW GIRL marks Jake Johnson's second collaboration with executive producer/writer Liz Meriwether after the feature film comedy "No Strings Attached."

Johnson's credits include "Paper Heart" opposite Michael Cera and Charlyne Yi and "Ceremony" with Uma Thurman. He recently wrapped production on the feature film adaptation of "21 Jump Street" opposite Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum and the comedies "Ass Backwards" and "Safety Not Guaranteed" with Kristen Bell and Aubrey Plaza.

A native of Chicago, Johnson is a graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2004, he has worked extensively in the entertainment industry as both an actor and writer. He has had the fortune of working with such luminaries as David Mamet, Larry David, Bob Odenkirk, John Landis, Ivan Reitman, Nick Stoller and Adam McKay. Johnson will next be heard in the upcoming animated FOX series ALLEN GREGORY as the voice of "Joel Zadak."

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