Jake Johnson (Jeff) Jake Johnson, known for his scene stealing abilities, has quickly positioned himself as one of the go to young actors in Hollywood. Johnson was born in Chicago and graduated from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2004, Johnson has worked extensively in the entertainment industry as both an actor and writer. As an actor, he has worked with David Mamet, Larry David, Bob Odenkirk, John Landis, Ivan Reitman, Nick Stoller, and Adam McKay.
In 2009 Johnson starred in Nick Jasenovic's Paper Heart alongside Charlyne Yi and Michael Cera. 2010 saw Johnson in the Apatow production, Get Him to the Greek, as the hilarious mustached 'Jazz Man' working at Sean Combs' record label. Last year Johnson co-‐starred in Ivan Reitman's No Strings Attached with Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman. The romantic comedy generated close to 150 million dollars in the box office. This past April Johnson starred in Max Winkler's Ceremony opposite Uma Thurman and Michael Angarano.
Johnson can currently be seen in the fall's hottest new comedy, "The New Girl." The show has recently been nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Comedy Series. Johnson is also appearing in the long awaited remake of 21 Jump Street, which features an impressive cast of great young stars such as, Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Dave Franco and a cameo by Johnny Depp.
Aside from acting, Johnson also recently sold a show to FOX with his writing partner Max Winkler. Jake Johnson currently resides in Los Angeles.