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David Krumholtz Biography

Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Played Santa's hilariously sarcastic head elf in 1994's The Santa Clause opposite Tim Allen; he reprised the role in a 2002 sequel
  • Portrayed the real-life Benny Stillman in 2002's Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie
  • Refers to himself as a "complete moron" when it comes to math, despite his role as a mathematical genius on NUMB3RS
  • He would get a packet of equations along with his scripts every week from Caltech professor Gary Lorden for the show
  • Was involved with five failed series before NUMB3RS came along


  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated


  • Pemma Mae Krumholtz -- Daughter
  • Michael Krumholtz -- Father
  • Judy Krumholtz -- Mother
  • Jonas Krumholtz -- Son