Adam can currently be seen starring on the hit CBS series “The Equalizer.” The show, a reimagining of the classic series and films, follows Robyn McCall (Queen Latifah), an enigmatic woman with a mysterious background who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. Adam is a standout as the gruffly endearing, eccentric and fiercely loyal computer hacker Harry Keshegian, who is like a brother to McCall. “The Equalizer” had a massive debut to over 23 million viewers in 2021 and is currently airing its third season. Brand new episodes will return February 19, 2023, on CBS.
Adam is often recognized for his impressive body of work in film, being hand-picked by Steven Spielberg and Ron Howard for memorable roles in their Academy Award winning projects. A career-changing moment was landing the role of tough, wise-cracking infantryman Private Mellish in Steven Spielberg’s “Saving Private Ryan” opposite Tom Hanks. The film went on to receive 5 Academy Awards while also being nominated for Best Picture. From there, Adam starred in major blockbusters including Academy Award winner “A Beautiful Mind” from director Ron Howard opposite Russell Crowe. In 2003 he showcased his talent in comedy, appearing opposite Matthew McConaughey in “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.” Other major film roles include “Déjà Vu” with Denzel Washington and “Zodiac” opposite Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Brian Cox, and Robert Downey Jr. Adam’s debut in the entertainment industry came with supporting film roles in Billy Crystal’s “Mr. Saturday Night” and Richard Linklater’s classic feature “Dazed and Confused” alongside Matthew McConaughey, Parker Posey, and Ben Affleck.
In television, Adam starred as Mr. Numbers in the critically acclaimed, crime drama “Fargo” (FX) opposite Billy Bob Thornton and Colin Hanks, which was inspired by the 1996 film of the same name. The series was nominated for a slew of awards, winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film. Additional TV credits include starring on “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” “Taken” (NBC), appearing as Chandler Bing’s crazy roommate Eddie on “Friends” (NBC), “The Unusuals” (ABC), “NYC 22” (CBS), “The $treet” (FOX), “Entourage” (HBO), and “God Friended Me” (CBS).
While working in film and television has been a huge part of Adam’s life, his personal passion for photography and music have garnered their own cult following over the years, fully establishing him as a renaissance man. As a photographer Adam’s signature dreamy, double exposures shot on film (oftentimes posted on his Instagram) document and explore people, landscapes, and create a scene where viewers can draw their own interpretations from his art.
As a musician Adam has recorded four albums under his moniker The GoldbergSisters, a collaboration with his mythical twin sister and alter ego “Celeste.” In 2018 he released a 14-track album entitled “HOME: A Nice Place to Visit” where he sang and played every musical instrument, apart from the trumpet and violin. In conjunction to the music Adamreleased a stunning large-format photo book, marrying his love for soundscapes and photography, while he also starred and directed videos to accompany the album. The Goldberg Sisters discography also includes Stranger’s Morning (2013), The Goldberg Sisters (2011), and Landy (2009).
- IMDB: Adam Goldberg
- INSTAGRAM: @theadamgoldberg
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