Dec. 1st, 1970
Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
Sarah Silverman's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2015 - Gravy
2015 - I Smile Back
2015 - Ashby
2014 - A Million Ways to Die in the West
2014 - Harmontown
2013 - The Bitter Buddha
2012 - Wreck-It Ralph
2012 - Take This Waltz
2011 - The Muppets
2011 - Peep World
2010 - I Am Comic
2009 - Saint John of Las Vegas
2009 - Funny People
2007 - Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
2007 - Super High Me
2007 - Fired!
2007 - Certifiably Jonathan
2006 - School for Scoundrels
2006 - I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With
2005 - The Aristocrats
2005 - Rent
2004 - Hair High
2003 - School of Rock
2001 - Say It Isn't So
2001 - Heartbreakers
2001 - Evolution
2000 - Screwed
1999 - The Bachelor
1998 - There's Something About Mary
1998 - Bulworth
1998 - Overnight Delivery
Guest TV Roles
Ms. Schnur (Voiced)
Herself - Guest
Nikki McKenna (Voiced)
Sarah Kate Silverman (born December 1, 1970) is an American comedienne, writer, and actress.
She was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, to Beth Ann and Donald Silverman. Her mother and father divorced and remarried John O'Hara (deceased) and Janice, respectively. Silverman is the youngest of four siblings: Rabbi Susan, screenwriter Jodyne, and actress Laura Silverman. She is Jewish, though was not "raised with any religion."
After graduating from The Derryfield School in Manchester, she attended New York University and continued her standup in Greenwich Village.
She first started out writing in the 1990s for "Saturday Night Live" (1995), and then moved on to the HBO program "Mr. Show with Bob and David" (1995). Her quick wit and attractive features meant she was ideal on either side of the camera, and Silverman soon broke into feature films with appearances in "Bulworth" (1998), "There's Something About Mary" (1998) and "The Bachelor" (1999).
Not forgetting her comedic roots on television, Silverman was back on TV in the zany comedy series "Greg the Bunny" (2002) and she provided one of the featured voices on "Crank Yankers" (2002). More recently, Silverman played the uptight girlfriend of 'Mike White' pestering serial loser 'Jack Black' in "The School of Rock" (2003) and she co-starred in the mini-series "Pilot Season" (2004).
- She does not drink alcoholic beverages.
- Once wrote an article for Penthouse Magazine
- While a writer on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv), played the Chop Suey in 'Adam Sandler (I)' (qv)'s performance of "Lunchlady Land".
- She is of Polish and Russian heritage.
- Has three sisters: Susan Silverman, a feminist rabbi (and co-author, with husband Yosef Abramowitz, of the book 'Jewish Family & Life: Traditions, Holidays, and Values for Today's Parents and Children'); 'Laura Silverman' (qv), an actress; and 'Jody Silverman' (qv), a screenwriter.
- Reunited with Jimmy Kimmel as of October 2008.
- Ranked #29 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
- Caused a major controversy when she used the word "chink" during a stand up routine on _"Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1993)_ (qv)