Nathaniel Faxon is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, and screenwriter. A frequent presence on comedic films and TV series, he won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for co-writing The Descendants (2011) and starred in the Fox comedy series Ben and Kate (2012–2013), the FX comedy series Married (2014–2015) and voices Elfo in the Netflix adult animated television series Disenchantment (2018). He also co-wrote and co-directed The Way, Way Back (2013) with writing partner Jim Rash.
|I grew up outside of Boston in a town called Manchester by the Sea, and we spent our summers in Nantucket.|
|I would love an upgrade from the Nielsen box; it feels so antiquated to me.||Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex|
|Making a movie is still very difficult in Hollywood, regardless of what you have and what level you're at. It is a house of cards, and things have to perfectly align.|
|The benefit of film is that you're shooting something for an intense period of time - and then it's over, and you move on to something else. In TV, you're doing the same thing over and over.||Time|
|There's something about the schedule of working in TV that's attractive. You know exactly what the next six months is going to be like: You'll work Monday through Friday and have the weekends off, and then there's going to be a hiatus here, so you can kind of plan a little bit.||Work, Workers & The Labor Force|