Oscar Nunez is best known for playing Oscar Martinez on NBC's The Office. He has won an Emmy, two SAG Awards, an ALMA Award, a TV Land Award and an Impact Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition for the role. Oscar is also recognized for his large supporting role in the hit movie The Proposal and for creating and starring in his own Comedy Central series Halfway Home.
Raised in New Jersey, Oscar's acting career started on the East Coast. He studied acting in New York and Washington D.C. and performed with The Shock of the Funny improv troupe. After stints studying fashion, art and dentistry, Oscar moved to Los Angeles where he performed with the Groundlings as a member of their Sunday Company.
Oscar has appeared in the features The Italian Job, Without Men, Language of a Broken Heart, Beethoven's Big Break and has an upcoming role in The 33 alongside Antonio Banderas and Juliette Binoche. He recently starred opposite Rob Lowe as Casey Anthony's attorney Jose Baez in the Lifetime original movie Prosecuting Casey Anthony. Oscar has guested on many TV shows including New Girl, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Bob's Burgers, Family Tree, 24, Reno 911, and Bad Teacher. He is soon to star in a new comedy series for USA Network called Benched.