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Jeremy Piven Biography

Birth Name:
Jeremy Samuel Piven
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Parents founded the Piven Theatre Workshop in Chicago
  • Studied acting at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, CT, and at the National Theatre in London
  • Often stars in films alongside John Cusack, a close friend and alumnus of the Piven Theatre Workshop
  • Cofounded New Criminals theater group with Cusack in 1989, which later evolved into New Crime Productions
  • Former member of the Second City National Touring Company
  • Dropped out of the 2008 Broadway revival of Speed-the-Plow before the end of the run when he was diagnosed with extreme mercury toxicity

Awards

  • 2010Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 2009Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2008Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2007Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2006Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2006Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 2005Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2005Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated

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