Jerry Springer Biography (1944-)

Original name, Gerald Springer; born February 13, 1944, in London, England; immigrated to the United States, 1949; son of Richard (a stuffed animal maker)and Margot (a bank clerk) Springer; married Micki Velten (an administrativeaide), 1973 (divorced, 1994); children: Katie.

Nationality
British
Gender
Male
Occupation
Talk show host, actor, producer
Birth Details
February 13, 1944
London, United Kingdom

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Host, The Jerry Springer Show, syndicated, 1991-
  • Guest presenter, This Morning (also known as This Morning withRichard and Judy), 1999
  • Himself, Jerry Springer UK, 1999
  • Himself, Late Night with Jerry Springer, 2000
  • Himself, Greed, IO Network, 2001
  • Also appeared as guest host, The Wright Stuff.
  • Movies
  • Class photographer, Since You've Been Gone (also known as Dog Water, Stepping in Dog Water, and Stepping in the Dog Water), ABC, 1998
  • Specials
  • Donahue: The 25th Anniversary, syndicated, 1992
  • Himself, The 1998 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 1998
  • The Daily Show Year-End Spectacular '98, Comedy Central, 1998
  • Jerry Springer: In the Center Ring, Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Sex with Cindy Crawford, 1998
  • Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 1998, ABC, 1998
  • Himself, My Favourite Frasier, 1999
  • Himself, Jerry Springer on Sunday, 1999
  • It's Only Talk: The Real Story of America's Talk Show, Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • The Great American History Quiz: Pursuit of Happiness, History Channel, 2000
  • Host, Now or Never: Face Your Fear, Fox, 2000
  • Talking to Americans, 2001
  • Also appeared as host (with others), Jerry Lewis's Stars across America Muscular Dystrophy Labor Day Telethon.
  • Episodic
  • Himself, "No Ma'am," Married ... with Children, Fox, 1993
  • Himself, "Are Talk Shows Out of Control?," Night Stand with Dick Dietrick (also known as Night Stand and Nightstand), E! Entertainment Television and syndicated, 1996
  • Himself, "What a Day for a Daydream," Roseanne, ABC, 1996
  • Himself, Goudkust, [the Netherlands], 1997
  • Springer the vampire slayer, "The Talk Soup Halloween Special," Talk Soup, E! Entertainment Television, 1997
  • Himself, "The Post-Modern Prometheus," The X-Files, Fox, 1997
  • Himself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1997
  • Himself, "Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner?," The Steve Harvey Show, 1997
  • Himself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1998
  • Late Show with David Letterman, 1998
  • Himself, Ruby Wax Meets, BBC, 1998
  • Himself, The Roseanne Show, syndicated, 1998
  • Himself, "House of Soul," Nightman (also known as NightManand Night Man), The Disney Channel and syndicated, 1998
  • Voice characterization, "Treehouse of Horrors IX," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1998
  • Himself, TFI Friday, 1998
  • Himself, "Talk Is Cheap," The Wayans Bros., The WB, 1998
  • Himself, "All That Glitters," The Love Boat: The Next Wave, UPN, 1998
  • Himself, "Up Chuck," Early Edition, CBS, 1998
  • Himself, Des O'Connor Tonight, ITV, 1999
  • Himself, "Good Val Hunting," V.I.P., syndicated, 1999
  • Himself, "Mrs. Kraft," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, ABC, 1999
  • Jerry Stein, "Devil's Advocate," Malcolm & Eddie, UPN, 1999
  • Jerry Feller, Sunset Beach, NBC, 1999
  • Host, Mad TV, Fox, 1999
  • Himself, "Curling Flower Space," Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Cartoon Network, 1999
  • Himself, "The Wish List," Suddenly Susan, NBC, 1999
  • Himself, "Chums: The One with Ant's Mad Uncle Jerry," SM:TV Live,ITV1, 2000
  • Electric Playground, 2000
  • Guest, "The King vs. the Queen," The Cindy Margolis Show, 2000
  • Guest, "Springer Break," The Cindy Margolis Show, 2000
  • Himself, Say What! Karaoke, 2001
  • Larry Winger, "Eve's Talkshow Nightmare," Passions, ABC, 2001
  • Commissioner, "A Tale of Two Johnsons," Son of the Beach, USA Network, 2001
  • Himself, "Jenny's 10th Anniversary Show," Jenny Jones, 2001
  • Himself, "Television Hosts," Weakest Link, 2001
  • Guest host, "Blonde Ambition," Rendez-Vous, Fox, 2001
  • Himself, The People of New York vs. Jerry Sadowitz, 2001
  • Himself, The View, ABC, 2001
  • Himself, "Celebrity Deathmatch Top 10," Celebrity Deathmatch, 2001
  • Himself, Beat the Geeks, 2002
  • Himself, "His 'n' Her Space Cadets," Rendez-Vous, 2002
  • Also appeared in "Supernatural Sex" and "Getting Even," both Night Stand with Dick Dietrick (also known as Night Stand and Nightstand), E! Entertainment Television and syndicated; ABC News Nightline(also known as Nightline), ABC; Larry King Live, CNN; Sin City Spectacular, ABC; The Entertainment Business, Bravo; Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular, F/X; The Chris Rock Show, HBO;Revealed with Jules Asner, E! Entertainment Television; The Test, F/X.
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Executive producer, The Jerry Springer Show, syndicated, 1991-
  • Film Appearances
  • Himself, Meet Wally Sparks, Trimark, 1997
  • (In archive footage) Himself, The Big One, 1997
  • Himself, Kissing a Fool, Universal, 1998
  • Jerry Farrelly, Jerry Springer: Ringmaster (also known as Springers and Ringmaster), Artisan Entertainment, 1998
  • A Fare to Remember, 1998 Springer, The 24 Hour Woman, Artisan Entertainment, 1999
  • Himself, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (also known as Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me), New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Himself, Sex: The Annabel Chong Story, 2000
  • Himself, Sugar & Spice, New Line Cinema, 2001
  • Himself, You'll Never Wiez in This Town Again, Dimension Films, 2002
  • Film Producer
  • Jerry Springer: Ringmaster (also known as Springers and Ringmaster), Paradise Film Production Company, 1998
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • The Best of Ed's Night Party, 1996
  • Jerry Springer: Too Hot for TV, Real Entertainment, 1998
  • Himself, Killer Sex Queens from Cyperspace (also known as Killer Queens from Another World and V.I.C.T.I.M.), 1998
  • The Best of Jerry Springer, Real Entertainment, 1998
  • Secrets and Surprises, Real Entertainment, 1998
  • Springer: Bad Boys and Naughty Girls, Real Entertainment, 1998
  • I Refuse to Wear Clothes!, Real Entertainment, 1998
  • Albums
  • Dr. Talk, 1995
  • WRITINGS
  • Memoirs
  • (With Laura Morton) Jerry Springer: Ringmaster, St. Martin's Press(New York City), 1998

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, St. James Press, 2000
    Periodicals
    • Broadcasting & Cable, November 12, 2001, p. 39
    • People Weekly, January 24, 1994, pp. 73-76
    • TV Guide, February 28, 1998, pp. 32-37
    • Variety, May 31, 1999, p. 19

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