Alex Greenwald

About Alex Greenwald

Who is it?: Music Department, Soundtrack, Actor
Birth Day: October 09, 1979
Birth Place:  Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth name: Alexander Greenwald
Genres: Alternative rock pop rock pop indie rock rock indie pop
Occupation(s): Singer, musician, producer, actor
Instruments: Vocals guitar mandolin bass keyboards programming drums percussion
Years active: 1994–present
Labels: Epic Fueled by Ramen
Associated acts: Phantom Planet Blackblack Mark Ronson Family The Business Intl The Young Veins Phases The Like

Alex Greenwald

Alex Greenwald was born on October 09, 1979 in  Los Angeles, California, United States, is Music Department, Soundtrack, Actor. Born October 9 1979 in Los Angeles, California, also where he was raised and where he currently lives. Attended the same grade school as former Phantom Planet member and actor Jason Schwartzman, but lost contact with him until they were 14. Jason had told his classmates that he had band but he didn't have a singer, so he called up Alex remembering that he could sing, and Alex agreed. Not long after, Phantom Planet was formed, but in between their music, Alex appeared in the Gap adverts in 1999 ("Everybody in..."Cords"/"Leather"/and "Vests"") also using his singing talent. He also appeared in a few movies and made TV appearances, one being Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996) with the band. His most notable movie role has been Donnie Darko (2001) which also starred his good friend Jake Gyllenhaal, Drew Barrymore and Jena Malone. He is now currently focusing on his musical career with Phantom Planet and they have released three well-received albums: "Phantom Planet...Is Missing" (1998), "The Guest" (2002) and "Phantom Planet" (2004). The band who consists of Alex on vocals and guitar, Darren Robinson on lead guitar, Sam Farrar on bass/backup vocals and Jeff Conrad on drums, tours the United States frequently.
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Popular As Alex Greenwald
Occupation Music Department
Age 43 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born October 09, 1979 ( Los Angeles, California, United States)
Birthday October 09
Town/City  Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Alex Greenwald’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Alex Greenwald was born in the Year of the Goat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat enjoy being alone in their thoughts. They’re creative, thinkers, wanderers, unorganized, high-strung and insecure, and can be anxiety-ridden. They need lots of love, support and reassurance. Appearance is important too. Compatible with Pig or Rabbit.

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In 2006, he collaborated with DJ Mark Ronson, to cover the Radiohead song, "Just". The cover appears on the compilation album Exit Music: Songs with Radio Heads, as well as the Mark Ronson album, Version. He appeared with Ronson at the 2007 Glastonbury Festival where he climbed up on to the lighting rig of the John Peel stage during the performance of "Just", and also sang "California". In 2010, he collaborated once again with Ronson on the album "Record Collection", on which Greenwald shares writing credits on six out of the eleven tracks. He became part of Ronson's band, The Business Intl. for this record. He was also a member of Los Angeles band blackblack, until 2007. At live shows, he was known for 1980s styled dance moves, which were inspired from watching David Byrne of the Talking Heads.


Greenwald was born in Los Angeles, California, to a family of Jewish descent. In 1994, Greenwald formed Phantom Planet in his teens with four friends – Guitarist Darren Robinson, Bassist Sam Farrar, Guitarist Jacques Brautbar, and Drummer Jason Schwartzman. The band is best known for producing the song "California", which was used as the theme song of the teen drama The O.C., which lasted four seasons. Phantom Planet announced their hiatus on November 25, 2008.


JJAMZ was a band composed of Greenwald along with James Valentine (Maroon 5), Jason Boesel (Rilo Kiley/Conor Oberst), Michael Runion (solo), and Z Berg (The Like). The group was started at karaoke night at Guys in Hollywood. The band name is an acronym, using the first letter of each member's name. The group was a means of escape from each member's respective band at the time. "JJAMZ started at an interesting time in all of our lives. We all needed some kind of escape from relationships or our other bands. It was a tumultuous time, and the lyrics just came out. It was like word vomit. I can't remember," said Z Berg, previous lead vocalist of The Like, in one of their first interviews as a band. The band played their first concert at the Echo Plex on January 27, 2009. The band released their first and only album, Suicide Pact, on July 10, 2012. It was released through Dangerbird Records.


In addition to the commercials for The Gap and his appearance in Donnie Darko, Greenwald appeared in two music videos for the electronica band M83 – "Don't Save Us From the Flames" and "Teen Angst", the video for Uffie's "ADD SUV" and also in videos for Mark Ronson, including the video for "Just".


Greenwald is in a relationship with Actress and singer Brie Larson. On January 10, 2016 at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, she thanked him during her acceptance speech for Best Actress in a Drama. She did the same on February 28, 2016 at the 88th Academy Awards, where she won the Oscar for Best Actress. In May 2016 it was confirmed that the pair are engaged.

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