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 - Kissing a Fool
1998 - Ringmaster
1997 - Meet Wally Sparks
Guest TV Roles
- Ran for Governor of Ohio in 1982.
- Winner, 2008 Fox Reality Channel Really Award for "Favorite Host" for his appearance in _"America's Got Talent" (2006)_ (qv).
- (20 September 1991): _"The Jerry Springer Show" (1991)_ (qv) debuts. It was developed by Cincinnati's WLWT-TV to replace its landmark _"The Phil Donahue Show" (1970)_ (qv) ('Phil Donahue' (qv) and Springer both worked for WLWT-TV at the time). Springer was eventually forced to revamp its serious format in an attempt to save the show from being dropped by syndicators due to poor ratings. The rest, as they say, is history.
- 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.
- Was a Boy Scout.
- (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."
- Helped Stuart Lee and Richard Thomas gain the rights to produce the Jerry Springer Opera while in development stage, when Studios USA threatened legal action for violation of the copyright laws.
- Vice President of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.