Jul. 26th, 1965
New York City, New York, USA
5' 7 1/2"
Jeremy Piven's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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Born in Manhattan and raised in Evanston, Illinois, he is an alumnus of the Piven Theatre Workshop founded by his parents (Byrne Piven and Joyce Hiller Piven) and a one time Chicago stage actor.
- Attended Harand Theater Camp in Elkhart Lake, WI, as a teenager. He played Bernardo in "West Side Story" there.
- Was considered for the role of Dolarhyde in _Red Dragon (2002)_ (qv).
- Attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. While in school, he performed in plays such as "Julius Caesar.".
- Frequently acts in movies with 'John Cusack' (qv), such as: _Bob Roberts (1992)_ (qv), _Elvis Stories (1989)_ (qv), _Floundering (1994)_ (qv), _The Grifters (1990)_ (qv), _Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)_ (qv), _One Crazy Summer (1986)_ (qv), _The Player (1992)_ (qv), _Say Anything... (1989)_ (qv), _Serendipity (2001)_ (qv), _Runaway Jury (2003)_ (qv).
- His character Ari in HBO's _"Entourage" (2004)_ (qv) is based on real-life Hollywood agent 'Ari Emanuel' (qv).
- Parents ran a theatre school in Chicago which 'John Cusack' (qv), 'Joan Cusack' (qv) and 'Ann Cusack' (qv) attended.
- Brother of 'Shira Piven' (qv)
- Son of 'Byrne Piven' (qv) and 'Joyce Hiller Piven' (qv).