Jeremy Piven Biography (1965-)

Born July 26, 1965, in New York, NY; son of Byrne (an actor and cofounder ofPiven Theatre Workshop) and Joyce (an actress and cofounder of Piven TheatreWorkshop; maiden name, Hiller) Piven; brother of Shira Piven (an actress anddirector). Addresses: Agent: John Fogelman, William Morris Agency, 151El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Matt Luber, Nine Yards Entertainment, 8530 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Publicist: Siri Garber, Platform Public Relations, 2666 North Beachwood Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90068; Nancy Seltzer, Nancy Seltzer and Associates, Inc., 6220 Del Valle Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer
Birth Details
July 26, 1965
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Spike, Lucas, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Ty, One Crazy Summer, Warner Bros., 1986
  • Lenny, Elvis Stories, 1989
  • Mark at the Gas and Sip, Say Anything, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • Kahn, White Palace, Universal, 1990
  • Second soldier, The Grifters, Miramax/Cineplex Odeon, 1990
  • Albert Lodge, There Goes the Neighborhood (also known as Paydirt), 1992
  • Candle seller, Bob Roberts, Paramount/Miramax, 1992
  • Doug Hughley, Singles, Warner Bros., 1992
  • Patrolman, Body Chemistry II: The Voice of a Stranger (also knownas Voice of a Stranger), 1992
  • Steve Reeves, The Player, Fine Line, 1992
  • Nervous Quick-Mart clerk, Twenty Bucks, 1993
  • Ray Cochran, Judgment Night, Universal, 1993
  • Arnie, Twogether, 1994
  • Guy, Floundering, Strand Releasing, 1994
  • Herbert Hortz, Car 54, Where Are You?, Orion, 1994
  • James "Droz" Andrews, PCU (also known as PCU Pit Party), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1994
  • Miles Mountjoy, The Ticket, 1994
  • Dr. Bob, Heat, Warner Bros., 1995
  • Dr. Paul Higgins, Wavelength (also known as E=mc2), TridentReleasing, 1995
  • Mitchell, Miami Rhapsody, Buena Vista, 1995
  • Pete Walston, Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde, Savoy Pictures, 1995
  • Jerry, Layin' Low, Curb Entertainment, 1996
  • Walter, Larger Than Life, United Artists, 1996
  • Harold McMurphy, Just Write, Curb Entertainment, 1997
  • Henry Castillo, Kiss the Girls (also known as Collector), Paramount, 1997
  • John, Livers Ain't Cheap (also known as The Real Thing), 1997
  • Paul Spericki, Grosse Pointe Blank, Buena Vista, 1997
  • Billy Swan, Music from Another Room, Orion/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1998
  • Michael Berkow, Very Bad Things, PolyGram, 1998
  • Arnie, Family Man, MCA/Universal, 2000
  • Detective Steve Menteer, The Crew, Buena Vista, 2000
  • Thurston Clarque, Red Letters, New City Releasing, 2000
  • Chief warrant officer Cliff "Elvis" Wolcott, Black Hawk Down, Columbia, 2001
  • Dean Kansky, Serendipity, Miramax, 2001
  • Versace salesman, Rush Hour 2, New Line Cinema, 2001
  • Interviewer, Me and Daphne (short film), 2002
  • Scawldy, Highway, New Line Cinema, 2002
  • Dean Gordon Pritchard, Old School, DreamWorks, 2003
  • Lawrence Green, Runaway Jury, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003
  • Ross Giggins, Scary Movie 3, Miramax/Dimension Films, 2003
  • Alan Weiss, Chasing Liberty, Warner Bros., 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Member of ensemble, Carol & Company, NBC, 1990-1991
  • Jerry Capen, The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1992-1993
  • Nathan Green, Pride & Joy, NBC, 1995, then ABC, 1995
  • Spence Kovak, Ellen, ABC, 1995-1998
  • Trevor Hale (Cupid), Cupid, ABC, 1998-1999
  • Voice, Disney's Hercules (animated), ABC and syndicated, 1998-1999
  • Ari Jacobs, Entourage, HBO, 2004-
  • Movies
  • Howard Richter, 12:01, Fox, 1993
  • Hank Schwartz, Don King: Only in America, HBO, 1997
  • Fred Shuster, Phoenix, HBO, 1998
  • Specials
  • Extreme Comedy, ABC, 1996
  • Episodic
  • Jack and Mike, ABC, 1987
  • Voices of Number Twelve and camera operator, "Baby Commercial/Little Dude," Rugrats (animated), Nickelodeon, 1991
  • Voices of mail boy and second lawyer, "Grandpa's Teeth/Momma Trauma," Rugrats (animated), Nickelodeon, 1991
  • Michael Barth, "The Pilot: Parts 1 & 2," Seinfeld, NBC, 1993
  • Godfrey Nabott, "Love and Hope," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995
  • Godfrey Nabott, "Small Sacrifices," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995
  • Himself, The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1996
  • Spence Kovak, "Drew Gets Married," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 1997
  • Spence Kovak, "Vegas" (also known as "Vega$"), Grace under Fire (also known as Grace under Pressure), ABC, 1997
  • Spence Kovak, "Viva Las Ratings," Coach, ABC, 1997
  • Voice of Victor DeMann, "Ebony, Baby," Duckman (animated), USA Network, 1997
  • Jerry Capen, "Flip," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1998
  • Nicholas, "Love Plus One," Will & Grace, NBC, 2000
  • Voice of Brain Pod #57, "Star Crossed," Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (animated; also known as Disney/Pixar's Buzz Lightyear of Star Command), UPN and syndicated, 2000
  • Himself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2001
  • Tyler, "The Lineman," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2002
  • Voice of Roland Gaines, "Mind Games: Parts 1 & 2," Spider-Man(animated), MTV, 2003
  • Himself, Cold Pizza, ESPN, 2003
  • Himself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2003
  • Voices, All Grown Up (animated), Nickelodeon, 2003
  • Appeared as a manic comedian in "The Raw and the Cooked," an unaired episode of Wonderland, ABC.
  • Pilots
  • Trevor Hale (Cupid), Cupid, ABC, 1998
  • Nick, Partners, CBS, 1999
  • John Russell, It's about This Guy, CBS, 2000
  • Ari Jacobs, Entourage, HBO, 2004
  • Television Producer
  • Series
  • Cupid, ABC, 1998-1999
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in various productions, including productions at Piven Theatre Workshop, Chicago, IL.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Himself, The Essence of Combat: Making "Black Hawk Down," Columbia/TriStar Home Entertainment, 2003
  • Audiobooks
  • Narrator (with Melissa Leo), 2nd Chance, by James Patterson and Andrew Gross, Time Warner AudioBooks, 2002

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, December 22, 1995, p. 57; October 31, 2003,p. 29
    • FHM, December, 2000, p. 178
    • Movieline, May, 1996, p. 8
    • US Weekly, February, 1999, p. 68; September 25, 2000, p. 28

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