TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

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

LATEST STORIES
  
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 >

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 >

- 2598 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.insertBCSinglePlayer(959016349); TMZ was at Hyde, where Sarah Silverman… READ MORE >

- 2615 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 >

- 2642 days ago
'Sunshine' Rains on Everyone's Parade

'Sunshine'
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 >

- 2714 days ago

Around The Web