In 2014, Byrne starred alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street for director Martin Scorsese and has teamed up again with the famed director on Vinyl for HBO. He is currently filming True Memoirs opposite Kevin James and recently starred with Jason Bateman in The Gift.
Byrne is also adding writer to his resume, having recently sold Brothers of the Bride to Newline, a feature film that he co-wrote and will star in. The film is being produced by Ben Stiller’s Red Hour Productions.
Renowned for his pivotal scene-stealing role in Horrible Bosses, Byrne’s character supports the stars of the film as they plot to kill their bosses. He has played opposite: Steve Carell in Dinner for Schmucks, Zach Galifianakis in The Campaign, Harrison Ford in Extraordinary Measures, Tom Hanks in Mike Nichols' Charlie Wilson's War, Will Ferrell and Nicole Kidman in Nora Ephron's Bewitched, Jack Black in Michel Gondry's Be Kind, Rewind, Jim Carrey in Bruce Almighty and Clint Eastwood in Bloodwork.
Byrne was very well received for his starring role in the 5th installment of the phenomenally successful Final Destination franchise for Warner Bros. In the film, Byrne’s character meets one of the more unusual demises ever in the series of sci-fi horror films.
Byrne's television credits include the fan favorite role of Irv Smiff, the driven sports agent who represents a number of professional football players in the ongoing BET hit series, The Game. He has appeared in recurring and guest roles on hit and acclaimed series such as NCIS, The Mentalist, Burn Notice, Bones, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Reno 911, West Wing, ER, Boston Legal, Desperate Housewives and New Adventures of Old Christine.
In addition to his on-screen roles, Byrne also voices Bolin in the Emmy- nominated Nickelodeon series The Legend of Korra, now entering its third season. He also received a Behind the Voice Award for his portrayal of that character.
A Garden State native, Byrne was born in Maplewood, New Jersey, and was raised in Old Tappan, New Jersey.
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