Feb. 13th, 1944
London, England, UK
Jerry Springer's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2005 - Domino
2004 - The Defender
2003 - Citizen Verdict
1999 - Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
1998 - Ringmaster
1998 - Kissing a Fool
1997 - Meet Wally Sparks
Guest TV Roles
- A self-described "country singer-songwriter," he opens for 'Billy Ray Cyrus' (qv) whenever scheduling allows, and has even performed at actor 'Johnny Depp' (qv)'s notorious club, the Viper Room.
- Daughter Katie attended Barat College, from where she graduated in May 2001.
- Growing up, he was a lifelong fan of 'Buddy Ebsen' (qv), having watched most of his shows.
- His inspired musical, Jerry Springer --The Opera performed at the Royal National: Lyttelton and late at Cambridge Theatre, was awarded the Carlton Television Best Musical Award at the 2003 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
- Was elected mayor of Cincinnati in 1977, receiving the largest plurality in history.
- (10 July 2002) The sons of guest Nancy Campbell-Panitz, who was murdered by her ex-husband after the couple appeared on a "Springer" episode with his girlfriend, filed suit in Sarasota County (FL) Court against Springer, his producers and his distributor, USA Studios, claiming Springer created "a mood that led to murder."
- There is a ventriloquist dummy who can be seen in the audience during the show behind Jerry when he is in the crowd. The dummy represents the "Dummies" who watch the show and are in the audience.
- Jerry Springer -- The Opera performed at the Royal National Theatre: Lyttelton and Cambridge Theatre was awarded the 2004 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best New Musical of 2003.