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
- His talk show turned musical, Jerry Springer - The Opera performed at the Royal National Theatre: Lyttelton and later at the Cambridge Theatre, was awarded the 2003 London Critics Circle Award for Best Musical.
- 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" won the 2004 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical.
- Was a Boy Scout.
- His nationally televised talk show is well known for guests fighting on stage and shouting foul language, as well as having strippers and exotic dancers performing on various episodes.
- (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."
- 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.
- Holds a BA in Political Science from Tulane University (New Orleans, LA), and a JD from Northwestern University (Chicago, IL).