Performed first stand-up routine at a club in Boston at the age of 17
Dropped out of NYU and tried her luck with a series of open-mic appearances in Manhattan that eventually led to gigs around the country, and a stint, at age 22, as writer and performer for Saturday Night Live
Appeared on Seinfeld as one of Kramer's girlfriends during the 1996-97 season; and landed a small role as one of Cameron Diaz's pals in 1998's There's Something About Mary
Prepared for her 2005 movie Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic by revisiting some of her favorite concert films, including Eddie Murphy: Delirious and Bill Cosby---'Himself'
Real-life sister Laura Silverman played her sister on The Sarah Silverman Program
Has written for several magazines, including Playboy and Esquire