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Helberg was born in Los Angeles, California, and is the son of German-born actor Sandy Helberg. He became a black belt in Karate by age 10, inspired by the film "The Karate Kid (1984 film)". He was raised in a Jewish family.
Helberg attended middle and high school at the Crosswords School in Santa Monica, California, along with actor Jason Ritter, who later became his roommate at New York University. He attended NYU's Tisch School of The Arts, where he trained at the Atlantic Theater Company.
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