He landed guest stints on dramas such as Boston Public, Gilmore Girls and The O. Greenfield scored his first lead role on the short-lived series Modern Men as one of three bachelors who hire a life coach to help them understand and manage women.
Greenfield had more success in supporting roles on Veronica Mars (reprising the role in the film adaptation in 2014) and Greek. He continued his television career with a slew of guest-starring roles on primetime series such as The CW's remake of Melrose Place, the short-lived No Ordinary Family, and Castle.
So no wonder Sally Field was so keen to leap on her much younger Hello, My Name Is Doris co-star Max Greenfield so they could partake in a make out session on the Ellen De Generes Show on an upcoming show.
The 69-year-old also admitted she is open to dating a toyboy in real life as she discussed her new film, in which she plays a woman in her sixties who has a romantic relationship with a younger co-worker.
He created, produced, and starred in the comedy series The Gentlemen's League for the Audience Network in 2010, which followed the real-life fantasy football league he ran with actor Jerry Ferrara.
As for film, Greenfield had his feature film debut in the film Cross Bronx. , as an Internet tycoon who, after losing his fortune, becomes a Hasidic Jew.
He co-stars as Schmidt in the Fox sitcom New Girl, for which he received Emmy, Critics' Choice Television, and Golden Globe awards nominations.Greenfield began pursuing his acting career in 1998 after he graduated from high school.