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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

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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 >

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

Kanye West
Rips Kimmel Sketch 'SHOULD I SPOOF YOUR FACE OR YOU F***ING BEN AFFLECK'

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 >

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

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

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- 574 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 >

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

Sarah Silverman
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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 >

- 1084 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 >

- 1387 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 >

- 1519 days ago
Sarah Silverman Burns Mississippi

Sarah Silverman
Burns Mississippi

Sarah Silverman is always down for a scholastic challenge, but when we hit her up with an impromptu spelling test at LAX this weekend -- someone forgot how many crooked letters it takes to spell… READ MORE >

- 1823 days ago
Sarah Silverman -- This Bud's For Me

Sarah Silverman
This Bud's For Me

This may not be the most surprising revelation we've ever heard, but Sarah Silverman coughed up a good answer when our guy wanted to know one of her vices.Hey, it's legal in California. READ MORE >

- 1885 days ago
Sarah Silverman -- One Horny Broad

Sarah Silverman
One Horny Broad

One annoyingly persistent autograph hunter learned a valuable lesson last night: You mess with the Silverman, you get the horn. READ MORE >

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