He was raised as a.
In a 1993 production of , Stuhlbarg portrayed ; however, critic Frederick M.
In 's comedy-drama 2013 , starring , Stuhlbarg appeared as a dentist who makes unwanted sexual advances to Blanchett's character.
In August of that year, Stuhlbarg was cast as the lead character in the film.
He doesn't play Gopnik as a sad-sack or a loser, a whiner or a depressive, but as a hopeful man who can't believe what's happening to him.
Stuhlbarg won a and received his first nomination for his performance.