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Sarah Silverman

Born: 1970

Biography

Sarah Kate Silverman (born December 1, 1970) is an American comedian, actress, and writer. Her comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, including racism, sexism, homophobia, politics, and religion, sometimes having her comic character endorse them in a satirical or deadpan fashion. She has won two Primetime Emmy Awards for her work on television. Silverman was a writer and performer on Saturday Night Live, and she starred in and produced The Sarah Silverman Program, which ran from 2007 to 2010 on Comedy Central, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She released an autobiography The Bedwetter in 2010. She also appeared in other television programs, such as Mr. Show and V.I.P. and starred in films, including Who's the Caboose? (1997), School of Rock (2003), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) and Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018). In 2015, she starred in the drama I Smile Back, for which she was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role. During the 2016 election, she became increasingly politically active; she initially campaigned for Bernie Sanders but later spoke in support of Hillary Clinton at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. She hosted the Hulu streaming television late-night talk show I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman from 2017 until late 2018. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sarah Silverman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Known For Acting
Gender Female
Place of Birth Bedford, New Hampshire, USA

Resources

Movies

There's Something About Mary

Brenda in There's Something About Mary

The Way of the Gun

Raving Bitch in The Way of the Gun

Rent

Alexi Darling in Rent

Heartbreakers

Linda in Heartbreakers

Say It Isn't So

Gina in Say It Isn't So

The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Ball in the Hall

Self in The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Ball in the Hall

Evolution

Denise in Evolution

Bulworth

2nd American Politics Assistant in Bulworth

Saint John of Las Vegas

Jill in Saint John of Las Vegas

I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With

Beth in I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With

School for Scoundrels

Becky in School for Scoundrels

I Am Comic

Self in I Am Comic

Super High Me

Herself in Super High Me

The Aristocrats

Self in The Aristocrats

Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic

Self in Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic

The Muppets

Greeter in The Muppets

Certifiably Jonathan

Self in Certifiably Jonathan

Screwed

Hillary in Screwed

Wreck-It Ralph

Vanellope von Schweetz (voice) in Wreck-It Ralph

Peep World

Cheri in Peep World

Stories of Lost Souls

Herself in Stories of Lost Souls

Who's the Caboose?

Susan Underman in Who's the Caboose?

Take This Waltz

Geraldine in Take This Waltz

The Bitter Buddha

Herself in The Bitter Buddha

Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles

Herself in Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles

Harmontown

Self in Harmontown

Funny People

Sarah Silverman in Funny People

Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project

Self in Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project

The Comedians of Comedy: Live at The Troubadour

Herself in The Comedians of Comedy: Live at The Troubadour

A Million Ways to Die in the West

Ruth in A Million Ways to Die in the West

Gravy

Bethany in Gravy

Rubberhead

Herself in Rubberhead

The Secret Policeman's Ball

Self in The Secret Policeman's Ball

Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson

Self in Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson

Hair High

Cherri (voice) in Hair High

Comedy Central Roast of James Franco

Self in Comedy Central Roast of James Franco

Run Ronnie Run

Network Executive #3 in Run Ronnie Run

I Smile Back

Laney Brooks in I Smile Back

Largo

Herself in Largo

Women Aren't Funny

Herself in Women Aren't Funny

Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget

Self in Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget

Cops Cum Dicks and Flying

Lieutenant Silverman in Cops Cum Dicks and Flying

The Unbelievers

Self in The Unbelievers

Tig

Herself in Tig

Ashby

June Wallis in Ashby

The Bachelor

Carolyn in The Bachelor

Dying Laughing

Herself in Dying Laughing

The Book of Henry

Sheila in The Book of Henry

Punching Henry

Sharon Levine in Punching Henry

Battle of the Sexes

Gladys Heldman in Battle of the Sexes

The Last Laugh

Self in The Last Laugh

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Paula Klein in Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

50 Years of Star Trek

Self in 50 Years of Star Trek

You Can Never Really Know Someone

Gretchen in You Can Never Really Know Someone

Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special

Misty in Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special

Sarah Silverman: A Speck of Dust

Herself in Sarah Silverman: A Speck of Dust

Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs

Self in Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs

Mister Rogers: It's You I Like

Self in Mister Rogers: It's You I Like

School of Rock

Patty Di Marco in School of Rock

Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity

Self in Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity

Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner

Self (archive footage) in Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner

Futurama: Bender's Big Score

Michelle (voice) in Futurama: Bender's Big Score

Caesar's Salad

in Caesar's Salad

A Bad Situationist

Jamy Shonelike in A Bad Situationist

Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields

Herself in Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Vanellope von Schweetz (voice) in Ralph Breaks the Internet

Saturday Night Live: A Tribute to Chris Farley

Self in Saturday Night Live: A Tribute to Chris Farley

Marry Me

Parker Debbs in Marry Me

Origin Story

Herself in Origin Story

Tiny Changes

Self in Tiny Changes

Laughing Matters

Herself in Laughing Matters

Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics

Self in Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics

Funny People: Live

Self in Funny People: Live

Dave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize

Self in Dave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize

This Is Stand-Up

Self in This Is Stand-Up

Feeding America Comedy Festival

Self in Feeding America Comedy Festival

Give It Up for Greg Giraldo

Self in Give It Up for Greg Giraldo

Fête des Pets

in Fête des Pets

Sarah Silverman's Perfect Night

Herself in Sarah Silverman's Perfect Night

Backwash

Self in Backwash

In Search of the Sanderson Sisters: A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover

Sarah Silverman in In Search of the Sanderson Sisters: A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover

Fired!

Self in Fired!

Yearly Departed

Self in Yearly Departed

Late Last Night

Jen in Late Last Night

Last Laugh '05

Self in Last Laugh '05

$aving Dat Money

Sarah Silverman in $aving Dat Money

Zach Galifianakis: Look Who it Isn't

Self in Zach Galifianakis: Look Who it Isn't

Viral

in Viral

Space Jam: A New Legacy

Warner Bros. Executive in Space Jam: A New Legacy

Mentally Al

in Mentally Al

The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Hugh Hefner

Self in The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Hugh Hefner

The Super Bob Einstein Movie

Self in The Super Bob Einstein Movie

Don't Look Up

Sarah Benterman in Don't Look Up

Overnight Delivery

Turran in Overnight Delivery

What Planet Are You From?

Woman on plane in What Planet Are You From?

The Bob's Burgers Movie

Ollie Pesto (voice) in The Bob's Burgers Movie

Saddle Rash

Hanna Headstrong (voice) in Saddle Rash

The Friday the 13th Chronicles

Self in The Friday the 13th Chronicles

Maestro

Shirley Bernstein in Maestro

To the Journey - Looking Back at Star Trek: Voyager

Self in To the Journey - Looking Back at Star Trek: Voyager

Supermarket

Self in Supermarket

Prophets of Change

Narrator in Prophets of Change

Menorah in the Middle

Rachel Baum in Menorah in the Middle

David Baddiel: Jews Don't Count

Self in David Baddiel: Jews Don't Count

Sarah Silverman: Someone You Love

Self in Sarah Silverman: Someone You Love

The Unbelievably Sweet Alpacas

Happy in The Unbelievably Sweet Alpacas

Once Upon a Studio

Vanellope (voice) (archive footage) in Once Upon a Studio

Albert Brooks: Defending My Life

Self in Albert Brooks: Defending My Life

No One Asked You

Self in No One Asked You

TV Shows

Greg the Bunny

Alison Kaiser in Greg the Bunny

Seinfeld

Emily in Seinfeld

American Dad!

Stripper (voice) in American Dad!

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

in Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn

in Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn

Star Trek: Voyager

Rain Robinson in Star Trek: Voyager

Crank Yankers

in Crank Yankers

Too Late with Adam Carolla

in Too Late with Adam Carolla

JAG

Tina Schiparelli in JAG

Pilot Season

Susan Underman in Pilot Season

Mr. Show with Bob and David

in Mr. Show with Bob and David

The Sarah Silverman Program.

Sarah Silverman in The Sarah Silverman Program.

The Simpsons

Rachel, Lisa's Imaginary Friend (voice) in The Simpsons

Monk

Marci Maven in Monk

Tom Goes to the Mayor

Barb Dunderbarn (voice) in Tom Goes to the Mayor

Brotherly Love

Rosa in Brotherly Love

Frasier

Jane in Frasier

Saddle Rash

in Saddle Rash

Manhattan, AZ

Dakota in Manhattan, AZ

The Buried Life

Self in The Buried Life

The Simpsons

Sarah Silverman (voice) in The Simpsons

Bob's Burgers

Ollie (voice) in Bob's Burgers

Lady Dynamite

in Lady Dynamite

Chelsea

Self in Chelsea

The History of Comedy

Self in The History of Comedy

I Love You, America

Self - Host in I Love You, America

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Self in Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

The League

Heather in The League

Saturday Night Live

Self - Various Characters in Saturday Night Live

Great Minds with Dan Harmon

Betsy Ross in Great Minds with Dan Harmon

Real Time with Bill Maher

Self in Real Time with Bill Maher

The Graham Norton Show

Self in The Graham Norton Show

8 Out of 10 Cats

Self in 8 Out of 10 Cats

Futurama

Michelle (voice) in Futurama

Match Game

Panelist in Match Game

Off Camera with Sam Jones

Self in Off Camera with Sam Jones

Santa Inc.

Candy Smalls (voice) in Santa Inc.

The Naked Truth

Ali Walters in The Naked Truth

Conan

Self in Conan

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Self in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

V.I.P.

Lucy Stanton in V.I.P.

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Self in Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Inside Comedy

Self in Inside Comedy

Finding Your Roots

Self in Finding Your Roots

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Self in The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The View

Self in The View

The Marriage Ref

Self - Panelist in The Marriage Ref

Man Seeking Woman

Josh's Right Hand (voice) in Man Seeking Woman

Drawn Together

Bleh (voice) in Drawn Together

The Larry Sanders Show

Wendy Traston in The Larry Sanders Show

The Larry Sanders Show

Sarah Silverman in The Larry Sanders Show

Childrens Hospital

Britches in Childrens Hospital

Late Night with Seth Meyers

Self in Late Night with Seth Meyers

Late Night with Seth Meyers

in Late Night with Seth Meyers

Saturday Night Live

Self - Host in Saturday Night Live

The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek

Self in The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek

The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling

Self in The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling

Bob's Burgers

Lead Singer (voice) in Bob's Burgers

Bob's Burgers

Ms. Schnur (voice) in Bob's Burgers

Bob's Burgers

Ollie (voice) / Carly (voice) / Meredith (voice) in Bob's Burgers

Home Movie: The Princess Bride

The Grandfather in Home Movie: The Princess Bride

The Most Extraordinary Space Investigations

Jelly Roll in The Most Extraordinary Space Investigations

The View

Self - Guest in The View

WWE SmackDown

Self in WWE SmackDown

Masters of Sex

Helen Schiff in Masters of Sex

Celebrity Poker Showdown

Self in Celebrity Poker Showdown

The Jim Jefferies Show

Self in The Jim Jefferies Show

The Jim Jefferies Show

T5 Trailer Actor in The Jim Jefferies Show

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

in The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Bajillion Dollar Propertie$

Zars St. Lars in Bajillion Dollar Propertie$

Channel 101: The Musical

Herself in Channel 101: The Musical

The Daily Show

Self - Guest Host in The Daily Show

History of the World: Part II

Lieutenantman Silverman in History of the World: Part II

Norm Macdonald Live

Self in Norm Macdonald Live

Comedy Bang! Bang!

Self in Comedy Bang! Bang!

Hollywood Squares

Self - Panelist in Hollywood Squares

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Self in The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

MTV Movie & TV Awards

Self - Host in MTV Movie & TV Awards

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Self in Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Stupid Pet Tricks

Self - Host in Stupid Pet Tricks

The Jennifer Hudson Show

Self in The Jennifer Hudson Show

Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen

Self - Guest in Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen

Mr. Show with Bob and David

Jeepers Creepers Dancer in Mr. Show with Bob and David

The Sarah Silverman Program.

in The Sarah Silverman Program.

The Sarah Silverman Program.

Sarah Silverman (voice) in The Sarah Silverman Program.

Dinner Time Live with David Chang

Self in Dinner Time Live with David Chang

John Mulaney Presents: Everybody's in L.A.

Self in John Mulaney Presents: Everybody's in L.A.

Comedy Central Roasts

Self in Comedy Central Roasts