Jack Carpenter is an American actor. His professional acting career in 2006, appearing in the pilot Lipshitz Saves the World. The following year, he made his feature film debut in Sydney White, playing the role of Lenny. He next played the recurring character Dash in The Return of Jezebel James. Later in 2009, he played the part of Rich Munsch in the film I Love You, Beth Cooper. That same year, he appeared in an episode of Law & Order. Between 2011 and 2013, he appeared as Patric Edelstein in some episodes of The Good Wife. His recent role was as Paul in Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.