Joshua Malina


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Joshua Charles Malina is an American film and stage actor known for playing Will Bailey on the NBC drama The West Wing, Jeremy Goodwin on Sports Night, US Attorney General David Rosen on Scandal, and Caltech President Siebert on The Big Bang Theory. Malina was born in New York City. His parents, Fran and Robert Malina, were founding members of ... See full bio »

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In the Line of Fire Agent Chavez
(1993)
(1992)
Bulworth Bill Feldman
(1998)

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 2022 Inventing Anna (TV Mini Series)
Henrick Knight
- The Devil Wore Anna (2022) ... Henrick Knight
 2022 American Auto (TV Series)
Ted
- Millbank, IA (2022) ... Ted
 2021 The Rookie (TV Series)
Max
- Life and Death (2021) ... Max
 2013-2021 The Thrilling Adventure Hour: Beyond Belief (Podcast Series)
Witching / Griefling / Goneril / ...
- Apples to Apples, Dust to Dust (2021) ... Witching / Griefling
- A Halloween Beyond Belief (2021) ... Goneril
- I, Shadow (2020) ... Shadow Frank
- Reconcilable Differences (2020) ... PK
- The Deceased Charm of the Bourgeoisie (2013) ... The Bartender
 2020-2021 Shameless (TV Series)
Arthur Tipping
- Father Frank, Full of Grace (2021) ... Arthur Tipping
- The Fickle Lady Is Calling It Quits (2021) ... Arthur Tipping
- DNR (2021) ... Arthur Tipping
- Survivors (2021) ... Arthur Tipping
- Go Home, Gentrifier! (2020) ... Arthur Tipping
 2021 This Is Us (TV Series)
Car Crash Victim
- There (2021) ... Car Crash Victim
 2020 FBI: Most Wanted (TV Series)
Paul Hayden
- Silkworm (2020) ... Paul Hayden
 2020 Perfect Harmony (TV Series)
Torsten VanBlaricum
- Know When to Walk Away (2020) ... Torsten VanBlaricum
 2019 The Good Doctor (TV Series)
Mitchell Stewart
- Take My Hand (2019) ... Mitchell Stewart
 2011-2019 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series)
President Siebert
- The Change Constant (2019) ... President Siebert
- The Plagiarism Schism (2019) ... President Siebert
- The Decision Reverberation (2019) ... President Siebert
- The Inspiration Deprivation (2019) ... President Siebert
- The Laureate Accumulation (2019) ... President Siebert
 2018 Mitzvote (Short)
Hannah's dad
 2012-2018 Scandal (TV Series)
David Rosen
- Over a Cliff (2018) ... David Rosen
- Standing in the Sun (2018) ... David Rosen
- People Like Me (2018) ... David Rosen
- The Noise (2018) ... David Rosen
- The List (2018) ... David Rosen
 2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (TV Mini Series)
Deep Throat
- End Summer Night's Dream (2017) ... Deep Throat
- King of Camp (2017) ... Deep Throat
- Tigerclaw (2017) ... Deep Throat
 2017 Ditched (Video short)
Spokesman
 2016 Rules Don't Apply
Herb (uncredited)
 2016 How To Master Debate (Short)
 2015 Pant Suits (Short)
Mr. Matthews
 2015 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Gene
- We Are Not Our DNA! (2015) ... Gene
 2014 Extant (TV Series)
Dr. Gavin Beck
- What on Earth Is Wrong? (2014) ... Dr. Gavin Beck
 2014 The Young Kieslowski
Robert Kieslowski
 2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Simon Wilkes
- Spring Awakening (2014) ... Simon Wilkes
- Thought Criminal (2014) ... Simon Wilkes
 2013 Knights of Badassdom
Travis
 2012 Grindr for the GOP Convention (Short)
Rick Dean
 2012 Leap Year (TV Series)
Sam Berry
- Behind the Hologram (2012) ... Sam Berry
- A Moment of Weakness (2012) ... Sam Berry
- What It Takes to Win (2012) ... Sam Berry
- Of All the Gin Joints (2012) ... Sam Berry
 2012 Christine (TV Series short)
Matthew
- Matthew (2012) ... Matthew
 2012 Chasing the Hill (TV Series)
Senator Troy Spencer
- Awesomeness Is a Warm Gun (2012) ... Senator Troy Spencer
 2012 Walk & Talk: The West Wing Reunion (Short)
Will Bailey
 2012/I The First Time
Aubrey's Dad
 2010-2011 Backwash (TV Series)
Val
- Chapter Eleven: Travel Games (2011) ... Val
- Chapter Twelve: First Dates (2011) ... Val
- Chapter Ten: Survival (2010) ... Val
- Chapter Nine: Survival (2010) ... Val
 2011 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Dr. David Curan
- Spooky Little Girl (2011) ... Dr. David Curan
 2009-2011 In Plain Sight (TV Series)
Peter Alpert
- Something Borrowed, Something Blew Up (2011) ... Peter Alpert
- Provo-Cation (2011) ... Peter Alpert
- Kumar vs Kumar (2011) ... Peter Alpert
- Meet the Shannons (2011) ... Peter Alpert
- The Art of the Steal (2011) ... Peter Alpert
 2011 Private Practice (TV Series)
Jason Windsor
- ...To Change the Things I Can (2011) ... Jason Windsor
 2011 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Neal Marshall
- G.O. (2011) ... Neal Marshall
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Assistant Chief James Guthrie
- Cop Killer (2010) ... Assistant Chief James Guthrie
 2010 Legally Mad (TV Movie)
Aaron
 2010 The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV Series)
Supervisor Bill Wilson
- Nightmayor (2010) ... Supervisor Bill Wilson
 2010 Bones (TV Series)
Dr. Adam Copeland
- The Devil in the Details (2010) ... Dr. Adam Copeland
 2009 House (TV Series)
Tucker
- Wilson (2009) ... Tucker
 2009 Psych (TV Series)
Stewart Gimbley
- Let's Get Hairy (2009) ... Stewart Gimbley
 2009 Valentine (TV Series)
Duncan
- Hound Dog (2009) ... Duncan
 2009 iCarly (TV Series)
Goldstein
- iTake on Dingo (2009) ... Goldstein
 2009 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series)
Agent Auldridge
- Born to Run (2009) ... Agent Auldridge
 2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
DA Monroe
- Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda (2008) ... DA Monroe
 2008 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Seth Hammer
- In the Midnight Hour (2008) ... Seth Hammer
 2008 Medium (TV Series)
Tim Carmer
- Car Trouble (2008) ... Tim Carmer
 2007-2008 Big Shots (TV Series)
Karl Mixworthy
- Who's the Boss? (2008) ... Karl Mixworthy
- Sex Be Not Proud (2008) ... Karl Mixworthy
- The Better Man (2008) ... Karl Mixworthy
- The Way We Weren't (2007) ... Karl Mixworthy
- Who's Your Daddy? (2007) ... Karl Mixworthy
 2006-2007 The Nine (TV Series)
Tim Marley
- Turning Point (2007) ... Tim Marley
- All About Eva (2006) ... Tim Marley
 2006-2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Howard Meeks
- Democracy (2007) ... Howard Meeks
- Nine Wives (2007) ... Howard Meeks
- Waste Not (2006) ... Howard Meeks
 2007 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
Cicero
- Bad Guys (2007) ... Cicero
 2006 The PTA (TV Series)
Stud
 2002-2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Will Bailey
- Tomorrow (2006) ... Will Bailey
- Institutional Memory (2006) ... Will Bailey
- The Last Hurrah (2006) ... Will Bailey (credit only)
- Transition (2006) ... Will Bailey (credit only)
- Requiem (2006) ... Will Bailey
 2004 Nobody's Perfect (Short)
 2003 See Jane Date (TV Movie)
Kevin Adams
 2003 View from the Top
Randy Jones (as Josh Malina)
 2002 Imagine That (TV Series)
Kenny Fleck
- Lucy (2002) ... Kenny Fleck
- The Psychic (2002) ... Kenny Fleck
- Mary Mary Mary (2002) ... Kenny Fleck
- Inner Critic (2002) ... Kenny Fleck
- The Married Balladeer (2002) ... Kenny Fleck
 2002 She Spies (TV Series)
Jimmy Onassis
- First Episode (2002) ... Jimmy Onassis
 2001 Without Charlie
Charlie
 2001/I It Is What It Is
P.T. Hackey
 2000 It's a Shame About Ray (Short)
Ms. Streisand
 2000 How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale (TV Movie)
Mark Sickler
 1998-2000 Sports Night (TV Series)
Jeremy Goodwin
- Quo Vadimus (2000) ... Jeremy Goodwin
- La Forza Del Destino (2000) ... Jeremy Goodwin
- Bells and a Siren (2000) ... Jeremy Goodwin
- April Is the Cruelest Month (2000) ... Jeremy Goodwin
- Draft Day: Part 2 - The Fall of Ryan O'Brian (2000) ... Jeremy Goodwin
 1999 Kill the Man
Bob Stein
 1998 My Engagement Party
Alex
 1998 Bulworth
Bill Feldman
 1993-1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Kenny Mitchell / Robert Brody
- Adolf Hankler (1998) ... Kenny Mitchell (as Josh Malina)
- The Beginning of the End (1998) ... Kenny Mitchell (as Josh Malina)
- Another List (1998) ... Kenny Mitchell (as Josh Malina)
- Off Camera (1993) ... Robert Brody
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini Series)
Tim Messick
- We Have Cleared the Tower (1998) ... Tim Messick
 1997 Clockwatchers
Global Credit Receptionist
 1996 Just Friends
Bob
 1996 Sliders (TV Series)
Egghead Announcer
- Rules of the Game (1996) ... Egghead Announcer
 1996 Infinity
Calculator Kid #3
 1996 Champs (TV Series)
Cab Driver
- Live and Let Breathe (1996) ... Cab Driver
 1996 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Jordan
- Health (1996) ... Jordan
- Vanity (1996) ... Jordan
- Law (1996) ... Jordan
 1995 The American President
David
 1995 Separate Lives
Randall
 1994 Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (TV Movie)
Gerald Bronstein
 1993 Malice
Resident
 1993 In the Line of Fire
Agent Chavez
 1993 Bob (TV Series)
Vince
- Da Game (1993) ... Vince
 1992 A Few Good Men
Tom (as Josh Malina)
 1991 Family Album, U.S.A (TV Series)
Mike (1991)
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Alternate Names:

Josh Malina | Joshua Molina

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Melissa Merwin  (2 children)

Children:

Isabel Malina | See more »

Parents:

Bob Malina
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Personal Quote:

For better or worse, I have a lot of vaudeville circus skills that you just can't showcase in Aaron Sorkin's work. See more »

Trivia:

Latest in a string of actors who appeared in The American President (1995) to join the cast of The West Wing (1999), following Martin Sheen, Nina Siemaszko, Anna Deavere Smith and "President" writer Aaron Sorkin, who had a cameo appearance and later created and is executive producer of "The West Wing". He also later landed a part on Scandal (2012) which centers around the US president. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently appears in Aaron Sorkin projects both movies and TV series.

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