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Two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman is one of the most versatile talents in entertainment, with credits including that of actress, creator, writer, executive producer, comedian, and author. Silverman will next be seen in both The Book of Henry and The Lonely Island's Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, both of which are set for release later this year. Silverman also continues to lend her voice to the Emmy-nominated Fox animated series Bob's Burgers and has a recurring role on the Golden Globe-nominated Showtime series Masters of Sex, which will return for its fourth season this year. Additionally, she is a part of JASH, a comedy collective on YouTube featuring original content by Silverman and friends Michael Cera, Tim & Eric, and Reggie Watts. Silverman starred in I Smile Back (2015), the film adaptation of the Amy Koppelman novel. The drama premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim and was later released in theaters by Broad Green Pictures. Silverman received much praise for her role as "Laney Brooks," culminating in a 2016 Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for "Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role." Her additional film credits include Ashby, A Million Ways to Die in the West, Take This Waltz, Gravy, Peep World, I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With, The School of Rock, There's Something About Mary, The Way of The Gun, and the Oscar-nominated smash hit Wreck It Ralph. On stage, Silverman continues to cement her status as a force in stand up comedy. In 2013, she debuted her hour-long, critically-acclaimed HBO stand up special Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles, which earned her the 2014 Primetime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special." The special received an additional Primetime Emmy Awards nomination that year for "Outstanding Variety Special" in addition to a Writers Guild Awards nomination. In September 2014, Silverman released the special as an audio album through Sub Pop Records, which went on to receive a 2015 Grammy Awards nomination for "Best Comedy Album." Previously, Silverman made an impressive splash with her concert-meets-comedy film Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic, which garnered major attention at the Toronto Film Festival. In 2010, she released her first book, a memoir called The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee. The book went on to become a New York Times Bestseller. Silverman was nominated for a 2009 Primetime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series" for her portrayal of a fictionalized version of herself in her Comedy Central series The Sarah Silverman Program. This marked Comedy Central's first ever Emmy nomination in a scripted acting category. Silverman also received a Writers Guild Award nomination for her work on the show. In 2008, Silverman won a Primetime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics" for her musical collaboration with Matt Damon. Additionally, she was honored with a Webby Award for "Best Actress" for her online video "The Great Schlep," in which she persuaded young kids to encourage their grandparents in Florida to vote for President Obama prior to the 2008 Presidential Election. Silverman has made memorable guest appearances on a number of acclaimed and notable television shows, including Monk, which earned her a 2008 Primetime Emmy Awards nomination for "Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series." Her additional television work includes The Good Wife, The Larry Sanders Show, Seinfeld, and Mr. Show with Bob and David. Silverman has also hosted a number of major awards shows, including the 2007 MTV Movie Awards and the Independent Spirit Awards. Silverman grew up in New Hampshire, and attended one year of New York University. In 1993, she joined Saturday Night Live (1975) as a writer and featured performer and has not stopped working since.  See full bio on IMDb »

'Saturday Night Live' -- Getting Shredded Was An Honor ... Says Blender Company

'Saturday Night Live'
Getting Shredded Was An Honor Says Blender Company

Sarah Silverman and "Saturday Night Live" channeled their inner Bass-o-Matic at the expense of Vitamix this weekend ... but the company famous for slicing and dicing took its whipping… READ MORE >

Sarah Silverman -- Joan Rivers 'Wasn't Done' Making People Laugh

Sarah Silverman
Joan Rivers 'Wasn't Done' Being Funny

Sarah Silverman took the passing of Joan Rivers very hard ... commiserating with Jimmy Kimmel Thursday night and cracking a few fashion jokes at Jimmy's expense ... like Joan would… READ MORE >

- 1326 days ago
Sarah Silverman -- Yeah, I Got High ... AFTER The Emmys

Sarah Silverman
Yeah, I Got High AFTER the Emmys

Sarah Silverman brought weed with her to the Emmys, but that doesn't mean she was high during the show. Now LATER in the evening is a whole other story ... On her way into the big event,… READ MORE >

- 1336 days ago
Kate Beckinsale -- Sheriff's Deputies Got Her Back and Front After Dinner

Kate Beckinsale
Sheriff's Deputies Got Her Back and Front After Dinner

Kate Beckinsale and Sarah Silverman needed some serious protection ... for the 10-foot walk from a restaurant to their cars last night -- at least someone thought so, since for some reason… READ MORE >

- 1537 days ago
Kanye West Rips Jimmy Kimmel Sketch -- 'SHOULD I SPOOF YOUR FACE OR YOU F***ING BEN AFFLECK'

Kanye West

BREAKING NEWS: Kanye West can't take a joke ... and he's ripping Jimmy Kimmel a new one online right now in an epic rant to end all rants.In case you didn't see it last night, Kimmel mocked… READ MORE >

- 1669 days ago
Sarah Silverman Defends 'Django Unchained' -- Let the N-Word Flow!

Sarah Silverman
DEFENDS 'Django' ... Let the N-Word Flow!

Spike Lee is breaking a sacred rule by criticizing "Django Unchained" for its pervasive use of the n-word -- so says Sarah Silverman ... who tells TMZ, art is art ... and "you can't tell art what… READ MORE >

- 1944 days ago
Sarah Silverman's Dad -- UNLOADS on Rabbi Who Called Sarah Un-Jewish

Sarah Silverman's Dad
UNLOADS on Rabbi Who Called Her Un-Jewish

Sarah Silverman's father is TEARING INTO an Orthodox rabbi who criticized his daughter's life choices ... calling the guy an a-hole ... and warning him -- "You don't f*ck with my family."Papa… READ MORE >

- 2014 days ago
Sarah Silverman -- How to Bring Peace to the Middle East

Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman has figured out a totally plausible -- and glaringly obvious -- way to bring Israel and Palestine together!! Now if they could just find a way to clean up those Cheetos bags… READ MORE >

- 2453 days ago
Chris Rock, Jon Stewart Attend Wake for Greg Giraldo

Chris Rock, Jon Stewart
Attend Wake for Greg Giraldo

Greg Giraldo was just laid to rest in a private family ceremony in The Hamptons ... but last night, tons of Giraldo's famous friends -- including Jon Stewart and Chris Rock -- gathered for a wake… READ MORE >

- 2756 days ago
Sarah Silverman Explains The 'Lost' Finale

Sarah Silverman
Explains The 'Lost' Finale

Days after the "Lost" series finale left everyone wondering, "What the hell was that?" -- bona fide television expert Sarah Silverman is delivering some answers ... and a few curse words.  READ MORE >

- 2889 days ago
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