Troy Gentile is an American actor popular and known for his role as Barry Goldberg in the ABC comedy series of the same name The Goldbergs (2013-present). He has also appeared in Entourage and in the Suite Life by Zack and Cody.
People believe that he has lost a lot of weight, considering that he looks fitter today than he did at an earlier age. Is that really true?
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Troy Gentile Bio, Wiki
Troy was born on October 27, 1993, as Troy Francis Farshi in Boca Raton, Florida, United States, the son of Albert Farshi and Debbie Gentile.
Although details of his early life and education are not known, he attended Community College before being cast in The Goldbergs.
Troy began his career in the entertainment industry at the age of 11 when he got his first acting job, playing the supporting role of Hooper – The Bear in the Wheelchair – in the remake of Bad News Bears starring Billy Bob Thorton as Matthew Hooper.
Gentile is best known for his role as Barry Goldberg in the ABC series The Goldberg from 2013 – present. He is also known as a child actor for his role as the young version of Jack Black in the comedies Nacho Libre and Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny.
Troy is a reliable supporting actor, whose career has continued to grow mainly because of his comedic roles.
He has appeared in many films, including the 2008 comedy Drillbit Taylor in his first leading role, in which he played Ryan Anderson, and the 2007 comedy produced by Judd Apatow, in which he faces Owen Wilson.
He also played the role of Young Stu in Good Luck Chuck and the role of Mark in the 2009 comedy Hotel for Dogs.
His other films include an episode of the Nickelodeon comedy The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2006) as Jeremy, Zip (2006) as Nelson, Nathan in Fugly (2007), I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007) and Mitchell Levine in Entourage (2008).
He played the young Craig Ferguson in a segment of the Late Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson in 2005 and was also cast in the Fox comedy Sons of Tucson, where he played Brandon Gunderson.
He was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actors.
Troy Gentile Weight Loss
Troy seems in better shape than when he was younger. For this reason, many people believe that he has suffered severe weight loss. He has not revealed that he has undergone such procedures, but the pictures often say more than a thousand words.
Troy Gentile Age, Family
As mentioned above, Troy was born on October 27, 1993, the only child of his parents. At the time of this writing, he is currently 24 years, 1 month, and 24 days old.
He is the son of Debra Lynne (née Gentile), who once worked in the advertising department of Boca Raton News, and Albert A. Farshi, who grew up in Los Angeles, California. His parents are obviously divorced, and he talks about his other mother on his Twitter page. He moved with his family to Los Angeles when he was four years old.
His father is originally from Iran. His mother is from New York and of Italian descent. Troy’s maternal grandparents are Ralph G. Gentile and Colleen.
Wikipedia says that his father is of (Iranian) Jewish descent and his mother is non-Jewish. Assuming that this is correct according to Halakha, he is not Jewish (unless he is converted at some point).
Is Troy Gentile Gay? Dating, Girlfriend
Apart from the entertainment industry, little is known about Troy’s life, as he tends to keep things private. It is not known that he is currently in any kind of relationship. It was assumed that he is gay, but this has not been confirmed.
Quick Facts About Troy Gentile
|Full Name||Troy Gentile (born as Troy Francis Farshi )|
|Date Of Birth||October 27, 1993|
|Place Of Birth||Boca Raton, Florida, United States|
|Parents||Albert Farshi, Debbie Gentile|
|Nominations||Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor|
|Movies||Hotel for Dogs, Drillbit Taylor, 9 Lives of Mara, Good Luck Chuck, I Could Never Be Your Woman, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, Nacho Libre, Bad News Bears|
|TV Shows||The Goldbergs, Zip|