Geoffrey Arend
Matt Mahoney in MADAM SECRETARY

Hometown: New York, New York

Birthday: February 28

July 2018

Geoffrey Arend has built a diverse career in entertainment with roles in feature films, television, theater, animation and radio.

Arend got his start in show business in the cult hit film “Super Troopers.” His additional feature film credits include “Devil,” “500 Days of Summer,” “Save The Date,” “Garden State” and “The Ringer.”

Arend’s television credits include series regular roles on “Body of Proof” and “Trust Me,” as well as many guest-starring roles. Recently, he stepped behind the camera and directed the season four episode of MADAM SECRETARY “Mitya.”

Arend’s voice work can be heard in numerous formats. Recent credits include the animated feature “The Angry Birds Movie” and the series “Family Guy” and “American Dad!” His voice-over career started in high school with lead roles on “Daria” and “Celebrity Deathmatch.” Arend’s radio performances include the multi-part “Arthur Miller – A Life” for the BBC/NPR, in which he played the renowned playwright from ages 30 to 80. Other notable performances include Dr. John Watson in “The Hound of the Baskervilles” and the lead role of Isaac in the Pulitzer Prize-winning “Disgraced” as part of the L.A. Theater Works Audio Theater Series.

Arend’s New York stage credits include the Manhattan Theater Club’s production of “The American Pilot” and the Public Theater’s acclaimed production of “Mother Courage and Her Children,” in which he starred opposite Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline.

A native New Yorker, Arend is a graduate of New York City’s LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts. He studied acting at Carnegie Mellon, NYU and The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. Currently, he lives in Los Angeles with his wife and dog when not filming. His birthday is Feb. 28. His film photography can be seen on Instagram @GeoffreyArend.