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Joshua Malina            

Actor Known for his roles in "The West Wing" & "Scandal"

After graduating from Yale University with a B.A. in Theatre Studies, Josh Malina made his professional acting debut in the Broadway production of Aaron Sorkin’s A Few Good Men. He went on to star as Jeremy Goodwin in Sorkin’s critically acclaimed television series Sports Night. Later, Josh co-starred as Will Bailey in Sorkin’s multi-Emmy winning The West Wing. Other Sorkin credits include the hit features The American President and Malice.

For three seasons, Malina portrayed multi-millionaire Peter Alpert on USA Network's hit In Plain Sight. Malina's film credits include the comedy A View From The Top with Gwyneth Paltrow and Mike Meyers, In the Line of Fire with Clint Eastwood, and Bulworth with Warren Beatty and Halle Berry. He was seen in the films Knights of Basassdom and The First Time. Malina co-starred on ABC's hit drama Scandal.

A co-creator of Bravo’s hit show Celebrity Poker Showdown, Malina wrote, produced, and co-starred in the comic web series Backwash in 2010. As of 2016, Malina co-hosts the podcast The West Wing Weekly with Hrishikesh Hirway.

A graduate of Westchester Day School, Malina has been active in Jewish affairs for some time. He appeared in the Jewish Federation’s “Live Generously” campaign, and starred in a video aimed at Jewish high school students, to prepare them for the possibility that they’ll face an anti-Israel climate on college campuses. In an appearance on Celebrity Jeopardy, Malina won $50,000 for Bet Tzedek, a pro bono law firm in Los Angeles. In 2012, he took Mazon’s SNAP Food Stamp Challenge, and discussed the experience on Current T.V.’s The Young Turks. Over the last few years, Malina has spoken at dozens of Federations and Hillels across the country.

Speech Topics

How to Make it in Hollywood and Remain a Mensch


'West Wing': Josh Malina and Cast Reuniting to Campaign for Hillary ...
"As a California Democrat, in order to have any effect on the general election, you have to leave town," Joshua Malina said.
'The West Wing Weekly,' a Podcast With a Ringer - The New York ...
LOS ANGELES — Joshua Malina and Hrishikesh Hirway, the co-hosts of the podcast “The West Wing Weekly,” were here in the backyard studio of Mr. Hirway's ...
Joshua Malina is now hosting a 'West Wing' podcast –
Joshua Malina, who played Bailey on four seasons of The West Wing, is cohosting a podcast that will go through the series episode-by-episode. Along with ...
Don't Let Scandal's Joshua Malina Get His Hands on Your Phone ...
ADWEEK. Subscribe to Adweek Get a full year of print and tablet editions for just $99 ... Don't Let Scandal's Joshua Malina Get His Hands on Your Phone. The actor ... Joshua Malina says insomnia lets him catch up on his favorite TV shows.

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