Fast Facts

  • Became poker buddies with Aaron Sorkin while Sorkin was writing the play A Few Good Men; made his Broadway debut in the play in 1989.
  • Made his film debut with a bit part in A Few Good Men, adapted for the screen by Sorkin, in 1992; he had only five words.
  • Executive produced Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown.
  • Active in Jewish charities in the Los Angeles area.
  • Is a cocreator of the Web series Backwash, which premiered on the video site Crackle in 2010.

Awards

  • 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2005, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2003, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Melissa Merwin — Wife
  • Avi Malina — Son
  • Isabel Lila Malina — Daughter
  • Robert Malina — Father

College

  • Yale University, New Haven, CT (BA in Theater, 1988)

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Details

  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Birthday: January 17, 1966, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor, Producer
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