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Judd Hirsch Biography

Birth Place:
Bronx, New York, United States
Profession
Actor, director

Fast Facts

  • First professional stage appearance was in the 1964 summer stock production of Herb Gardner's A Thousand Clowns; Broadway debut, two years later, was in Barefoot in the Park
  • Originally wanted to play the role of Latka, not Alex, on Taxi
  • Reprised his Taxi character, Alex, in 1999's Andy Kaufman biopic Man on the Moon
  • David Krumholtz, who played Hirsch's son on NUMB3RS, appeared as Hirsch's son in the 1992 Broadway play Conversations with My Father, when Krumholtz was 13

Awards

  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1990Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 1989Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 1983Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 1983Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 1982Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1982Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 1981Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 1981Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 1980Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1980Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 1979Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1979Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 1978Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Montana Eve Hirsch -- Daughter
  • Elissa Hirsch -- Ex-wife
  • Joseph Sidney Hirsch -- Father
  • Sally Kitzis Hirsch -- Mother
  • Alexander Hirsch -- Son
  • Bonnie Chalkin Hirsch -- Wife