Harvey is still out of the country ... but there's another Jew from the Valley running the TMZ newsroom today ... "Hangover" actor BRODY STEVENS!He's really good friends with Zach Galifianakis ...… READ MORE >
Brody Stevens (born May 22, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Brody Stevens' family is from New Mexico and Arizona. He describes them as the "pioneering Jews of the southwest". Brody grew up in the San Fernando Valley, California. He was briefly enrolled in private school, until his mother decided he would attend public school. His parents divorced when Brody was in his early teens, his father moved to Sacramento and Brody lived with his mother and older sister in "The Valley". Brody did not go to Hebrew School or read from the Torah for his Bar Mitzvah. He attended Reseda High School, excelling on the baseball team as a right-handed pitcher. Highs included striking out 10 batters on multiple occasions. Lows included balking in runs in playoff games. Brody went on to earn a scholarship to play Division I College Baseball for the Arizona State Sun Devils baseball program. He graduated with a 2.52 GPA. His father, Harry Morris Brody, died in 1997.