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 and a TV Land Award for the role, and last year the National Hispanic Media Coalition honored him with an Impact Award. 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" and "Beethoven's Big Break" and on numerous TV shows including "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Bob's Burgers," "24," "Reno 911" and "Mad TV." Oscar can soon be seen starring opposite Rob Lowe as Casey Anthony's attorney Jose Baez in the Lifetime original movie "Prosecuting Casey Anthony."