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[none found]
- Growing up, he was a lifelong fan of 'Buddy Ebsen' (qv), having watched most of his shows.
- Spearheaded the effort to lower the voting age from 21 to 18, and testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of ratification of what became the 26th Amendment to the Constitution.
- 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.
- Talk show host
- Won a seat on Cincinnati's Council-at-Large in 1971, but resigned in 1974 after police - raiding a Fort Wright, KY massage parlor - found a check he had written to a "massuse" for her services. Coming clean at a press conference, his honesty worked, and he won back his seat in 1975.
- Was elected mayor of Cincinnati in 1977, receiving the largest plurality in history.
- (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.
- Used to be the Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio.