Geoffrey Arend Biography
This interest convinced his parents to enroll him in the pristigeous LaGaurdia High School Of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City where he graduated in ’96.
After graduation he went on to study theatre and acting at Carnegie Mellon, Tisch School of the Arts at NYU and the famous Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London.
First Big Break
Geoffrey’s first major role was as part of the underground cult television show “Daria” in which he played the character Charles “Upchuck” Ruttheimer III. This character was mostly known for his ape-like attempts to attract female interest.
Geoffrey got his next big role when his part in Daria was dying down, he played one of the stoners (also known as “college boy 3″) in the FOX movie “Super Troopers”. Below is his scene from the movie (apologies for the low quality).
After the success of Super Troopers (The film grossed over 20 million on a 3 million dollar budget) Geoffrey went on to perform a slew of small parts in; Bubble Boy (Flipper Boy), Undeclared (Jimmy), Is It College Yet? (Charles Ruttheimer), Porn ‘n’ Chicken (Andy), It Runs In The Family (Malik), A Tale Of Two Pizzas (Johnny), Hey Joel (David Faustino), Guiding Light (Gavin Strong), Law And Order (Jeffrey), Garden State (Karl Benson), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (Daris Macelvoy), The West Coast (Various Celebrity Voices), The Ringer (Winston), Love Monkey (Kyle), Pledge This! (Dax), Making It Legal (Ethan), Loveless In Los Angeles (Ryan) and Killing Zelda Sparks (Terry Seville).
Geoffrey Arend & Christina Hendricks
It was on the set of Killing Zelda Sparks where Geoffrey met Vincent Kartheiser who also happens to be a co-star of the lovely Christina Hendricks. He introduced the two of them and they hit it off. In early 2009 they announced their engagement and on October the 11th 2009 they tied the knot at Il Buco restaurant in New York on a Sunday afternoon.
Meeting and marrying Christina Hendricks is exactly the spotlight Geoffrey’s career needed, since meeting her he has gone on to appear in the hit movie “500 days of summer” (Mckenzie) and was also a regular in the television show Trust Me (Hector Cullingan).
Geoffrey Arend & Body Of Proof
Geoffrey’s latest project is a television series called “Body Of Proof” in which he is set to play Dr. Elliot Gross. The show is set to air in the Fall of 2010 and centers around Geoffrey’s Costar Dana Delany’s unique approach to solving crimes.