Noah Emmerich

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Noah Nicholas Emmerich (born February 27, 1965 in New York City ) is an American actor and director .


Noah Emmerich was born in 1965 as the son of the Jewish art gallery owner André Emmerich (1924–2007). Because of increasing anti-Semitism, his father's family had emigrated from Frankfurt am Main to Amsterdam in 1931 and finally to New York City in 1940 . Mother Constance Emmerich's family had Romanian-Hungarian roots. He has two older brothers: Adam and Toby Emmerich . The family is not related to the director Roland Emmerich .

Emmerich graduated from Yale University . During his studies he was a member of the a cappella group The Spizziwinks . After graduating in 1987, he initially sought a career as a lawyer. During his first courses in law school, he decided to drop out and become an actor. He got his first role through a friend who was directing a campus production of the musical Anything Goes . He finally came to California through a theater tour with Aaron Sorkin's play A Few Good Men , where he also appeared in front of the camera from 1993. With supporting roles in films such as Last Action Hero , Beautiful Girls and Cop Land , he recommended himself for further projects. He became known to a wider audience for his role as Truman's "best friend" Marlon on The Truman Show . Since his unnamed supporting roles in Gavin O'Connor's tragic comedy Tumbleweeds , Emmerich has worked repeatedly with the director who cast him in films such as Miracle , The Law of Honor , Warrior and Jane Got a Gun .

Around the turn of the millennium, Emmerich founded Sandbox Pictures, a visual effects company that was responsible for the trick technology at night in a museum or The Chronicles of Narnia: The King of Narnia .

In addition to his roles in movies, Emmerich also appeared in television series such as White Collar , The Walking Dead and Backwash . From 2013 to 2018 he played FBI agent Stan Beeman in 75 episodes of the agent series The Americans .

Emmerich also directed some episodes of the series The Americans and Billions .

His first marriage was from 1998 to 2003 with actress Melissa Fitzgerald . The actress and producer Mary Regency Boies has been his wife since 2014 .

Filmography (selection)


Theater (selection)

  • 1987: Anything Goes
  • 1992: A Few Good Men (Tour)
  • 2008: Fault Lines (Cherry Lane Theater, New York City)
  • 2015: The Qualms (Playwrights Horizons, New York City)

Web links

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Individual evidence

  1. a b c Grace Glueck: André Emmerich, Eminent Art Dealer, Dies at 82 . In: of September 26, 2007.
  2. a b Gerri Miller: Noah Emmerich Enters 'The Hot Zone' . In: of May 28, 2019.
  3. a b c Scott Feinberg: Emmys: You Won't Forget Noah Emmerich's Name After Seeing 'The Americans' . In: from June 16, 2013.
  4. Noah Emmerich ( Memento of the original from January 10, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. at, accessed on September 14, 2011 @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /