Born July 26, 1965, in New York City, Actor Jeremy Piven is an esteemed American actor and producer. He is known for his effervescent charm, wry humor, and diverse roles that have earned him critical acclaim. He is the son of Byrne Piven and Joyce Hiller Piven, who were both actors and drama teachers, who instilled in him a strong sense of professionalism and respect for his craft. He has been a household name since his portrayal of fast-talking Hollywood agent Ari Gold on the HBO series Entourage, for which he won three consecutive Emmys. He has also starred in the British period drama Mr. Selfridge, as the founder of the London department store Selfridge’s, and as Spence Kovak on Ellen DeGeneres’ sitcom.
Jeremy has also achieved great success on the stage, including starring in Neil LaBute’s play Fat Pig alongside Keri Russell and Raul Esparza. He has also made appearances in several notable TV shows and movies, such as the short-lived ABC drama series Cupid, the CBS sitcom Wisdom of the Crowd, and the UFC satire Fight of the Century.
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In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Jeremy is dedicated to charitable endeavors and has a keen interest in travel. He maintains a healthy lifestyle and practices a variety of fitness techniques, such as weightlifting, jumping rope, circuit training, jiujitsu and yoga. He also hosts a popular podcast, where he interviews influential guests. In his free time, he enjoys cheering for his favorite Chicago sports teams and taking part in various hobbies.