Justin Bartha Biography and Wiki
Justin Bartha is an American actor and producer who is well for his roles as Riley Poole in the National Treasure film series (which is a series of historical theatrical adventure action mystery), Doug Billings in The Hangover trilogy, and David Sawyer in the NBC comedy series The New Normal. He starred as Colin Morrello in the CBS All Access legal and political drama The Good Fight.
Justin Bartha Age \ Birthday
Bartha was born on July 21, 1978, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and moved to West Bloomfield, Michigan when he was eight.
Justin Bartha Family
His mother, Betty, is a school teacher, while his father, Stephen is a real estate developer. Bartha parents are both from Jewish families (their families moved to the U.S. from Austria, Germany, Poland, Russia). Jeffrey Bartha’s older brother and Jeffrey was raised in a Reform Jewish family
Justin Bartha Education
He graduated from West Bloomfield High School in 1996 and later moved to New York City and studied filmmaking and theatre at New York University’s Tisch School of Arts
Justin Bartha Nationality
Bartha has a dual citizenship of both American and Australian.
Justin Bartha Wife \ Spouse
Bartha married Pilates instructor Lia Smith in Oahu, Hawaii,
Justin Bartha Children
They are blessed with two daughters Asa Charlotte who was born on April 13, 2014 and Ruby the second born on April 16, 2016
Justin Bartha Career
Bartha began his film career behind the camera as a production assistant on the film Analyze This. His acting debut came with his first film, 54, as a clubgoer. He wrote and directed a short film, Highs and Lows with Darrell M. Smith as co-producer, which was shown at the South by Southwest Film Festival in 2003. Additionally, he wrote, produced, and starred in an MTV pilot called The Dustin and Justin Show.
Bartha had major roles in the critically bashed Gigli and Carnival Sun in 2003, before his co-starring role in National Treasure (2004) as Riley Poole. In 2006, Bartha had roles in Failure to Launch and NBC’s Teachers which only aired six episodes.
In November 2007, Bartha was cast in an indie comic-drama, Holy Rollers. His character lures a young Hasidic Jew (Jesse Eisenberg) into becoming an ecstasy dealer. Filming began in New York in the spring of 2008, and the film was released in 2010. Bartha re-teamed with Eisenberg for Eisenberg’s critically acclaimed play, Asuncion.
Bartha also starred alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones in the Bart Freundlich film, The Rebound which is about a 25-year-old man who starts a romance with his older single mother neighbor, the film began shooting in April 2008 in New York and finished in June. In The Hangover comedy film series, he played Doug Billings, one of the “Wolfpack” members who goes on weekend trips with the trio. After a wild nights of partying, he goes missing and his friends frantically search everywhere for him.
Bartha starred as Max in the Broadway revival of the play Lend Me a Tenor by Ken Ludwig. He performed alongside Tony Shalhoub, Anthony LaPaglia, Brooke Adams, and Jan Maxwell. A farcical comedy, it was directed by Stanley Tucci and started previews at the Music Box Theatre on March 11, 2010, with the official opening date on April 4, 2010.
In 2011, Bartha signed on to star in the premiere of Zach Braff’s play All New People at Second Stage Theatre. All New People began June 28 and ran through mid-August. Anna Camp, David Wilson Barnes and Krysten Ritter co-starred in this production under the direction of Peter DuBois. In February 2012, Bartha signed on to co-star on the NBC comedy pilot The New Normal. On May 7, 2012, NBC ordered the project to series.
The show was centered around a gay couple (played by Bartha and Andrew Rannells) and the surrogate mother (Georgia King) they selected to bear their child. It premiered on September 11, 2012, but was officially cancelled the next year on May 10, 2013.
In 2014, Bartha starred in another of Jesse Eisenberg’s plays, A Little Part of All Of Us, alongside Eisenberg, for Playing On Air, a non-profit organization that “records short plays [for public radio and podcast] written by top playwrights and performed by outstanding actors.”
Bartha has worked with the Matrix Theatre Company, guest directing their Teen Company in Are You Passing?, a play on the state of education in Detroit.
Justin Bartha Net Worth
The American actor has a net worth of $22 million.
Justin Bartha Height and Weight
He stands at a height of 1.73 m in Feet Inches- 5′ 8″ and weighs 69 kg in Pounds- 152.12 lbs.
Justin Bartha Twitter
Bradley Whitford, Ben Mckenzie and Justin Bartha rally @ofa_wi volunteers at Green Bay hq! pic.twitter.com/M2xARXbZGE
— Justin Bartha (@JustinBartha3) August 30, 2013