Nat Faxon Biography
(Actor Who Won The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Co-Writing The Descendants)
Birthday: October 11, 1975 (Libra)
Born In: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Nat Faxon is an American actor, comedian, voice actor, and screenwriter. He is best known for his role as ‘Ben Fox’ in the series ‘Ben and Kate,’ and as co-writer of the Academy Award-winning screenplay of ‘The Descendants.’ Born and raised in Massachusetts, he spent a decade with the improv and sketch comedy troupe/school ‘The Groundlings.’ Initially he earned his living by appearing in commercials such as State Farm, Saturn, Heineken, etc. Starting with the 2000 series ‘Grosse Pointe,’ he later worked in a number of series, including ‘Reba,’ ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Up All Night,’ and ‘Trophy Wife.’ Faxon’s film appearances include ‘Orange County,’ ‘Hamlet 2,’ ‘Freeloaders,’ ‘Zookeeper,’ and ‘The Babymakers.’ His lead roles in the comedy series ‘Ben and Kate’ and ‘Married’ brought him recognition. Faxon has lent his voice for several animated films and series, such as ‘American Dad!,’ ‘Allen Gregory,’ and ‘Disenchantment,’ among others. The screenplay of ‘The Descendants’ earned him an ‘Oscar Award.’ His debut co-directorial film, ‘The Way, Way Back,’ won accolades. Faxon is married to Meaghan Gadd, and they have three children.