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Sarah Silverman

Sarah Kate Silverman (born December 1, 1970) is an American comedian, writer, actress, singer and musician. Her satirical comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics such as racism, sexism, and religion. Silverman first gained notice as a writer and occasional performer on Saturday Night Live. She starred in and produced The Sarah Silverman Program, which ran from 2007 to 2010, on Comedy Central. She often performs her act mocking bigotry and stereotypes of ethnic groups and religious denominations by having her comic character endorse them in an ironic fashion. Silverman was born in Manchester, New Hampshire to Beth Ann O'Hara and Donald Silverman. Her parents are divorced and each remarried (to John O'Hara(deceased) and Janice) Her mother, Beth Ann Halpin Silverman O'Hara, was George McGovern's personal campaign photographer and founded the theater company New Thalian Players . Silverman was born the youngest of four daughters: Rabbi Susan, screenwriter Jodyne, actress Laura, and comedian/actress Sarah. Eldest sister Susan is a rabbi who lives in Jerusalem, Israel on a kibbutz with her husband Yosef Abramowitz and their five children . Silverman is Jewish, though

Kimmel Racks Up Frequent Flyer Miles

Racks Up Frequent Flyer Miles

When talk show talking head Regis Philbin goes on vacation October 22, comedian/Sarah Silverman boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel will fill in for Philbin in New York and film his own late night TV show in… READ MORE >

Hottest Videos -- Week of 9/30

Hottest Videos -- Week of 9/30

This week's battle royale pitted Jonny Fairplay against Danny Bonaduce. It's not hard to guess who won. READ MORE >

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Silverman Grins Through Grilling

Silverman Grins Through Grilling

It takes a lot to shock a comic like Sarah Silverman -- but one fan certainly came close yesterday.While Sarah patiently and smilingly signed autographs outside of "The Late Show," one strident… READ MORE >

- 3159 days ago
Sarah Silverman Gets TMZ's Nips in a Twist

Sarah Silverman Gets TMZ's Nips in a Twist

Beware of comedian Sarah Silverman -- get too close to her, and you may well find your nipples twisted and bruised! Such was the fate of our unlucky cameraman, who ran into Sarah in Soho yesterday. READ MORE >

- 3161 days ago
Carolla on Kimmel: 'You Know He's Gay, Right?'

Carolla on Kimmel:
'You Know He's Gay, Right?'

Comedian Adam Carolla kidded about friend Jimmy Kimmel's hidden homosexual tendencies while waiting for his car in front of Mr. Chow. "You know he's gay, right?" said Carolla of his "Man Show"… READ MORE >

- 3247 days ago
Kimmel Jimmied Open, Appendix Out

Kimmel Jimmied Open,
Appendix Out

Late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel missed the taping of last night's show -- and for good reason. TMZ has learned that Kimmel required an emergency appendectomy on Wednesday night in L.A., and… READ MORE >

- 3263 days ago
Paris Locked Up, World Keeps Turning

Paris Locked Up, World Keeps Turning

Paris Hilton may have jetted to jail from the show, but the MTV Movie Award after-party scene was still rockin' without her. TMZ was at Hyde, where Sarah Silverman hosted her post-show bash at the… READ MORE >

- 3280 days ago
Sarah Silverman's Puppy Love

Sarah Silverman's Puppy Love

TMZ has obtained video of Sarah Silverman giving her dog a mouth-to-mouth kiss, allegedly to promote new gig as host of the MTV Movie Awards. The video, shot for the "Best Kiss" segment of the… READ MORE >

- 3307 days ago
'Sunshine' Rains on Everyone's Parade

Rains on Everyone's Parade

If only the Oscars were this much fun!Sarah Silverman played host to the quirky Independent Sprit Awards last night, with "Little Miss Sunshine" dominating the ceremony. The film took home four… READ MORE >

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