Jeremy Piven

Jeremy Piven

Date of Birth

Birthday: July 26
Birthplace: Manhatten, New York

Chicago native Jeremy Piven stars as fellow Midwesterner Harry Gordon Selfridge in Masterpiece’s new series Mr. Selfridge about the mercantile genius who showed early 20th-century London how to shop.

Among his many notable roles, Piven is best known as movie agent Ari Gold in the hit series Entourage, which aired for eight seasons and won Piven three Emmy® Awards and a Golden Globe®. His extensive career in television also includes the satirical Larry Sanders Show.

Chicago native Jeremy Piven stars as fellow Midwesterner Harry Gordon Selfridge in Masterpiece’s new series Mr. Selfridge about the mercantile genius who showed early 20th-century London how to shop.

Among his many notable roles, Piven is best known as movie agent Ari Gold in the hit series Entourage, which aired for eight seasons and won Piven three Emmy® Awards and a Golden Globe®. His extensive career in television also includes the satirical Larry Sanders Show.

In film, he starred in Mark Pellington’s drama I Melt with You, Gaby Dellal’s heart-wrenching Angels Crest, Gary Fleder’s Runaway Jury, Todd Phillips’ hit comedy Old School, Ridley Scott’s Black Hawk Down, Peter Chelsom’s Serendipity, The Family Man, Peter Berg’s Very Bad Things and The Kingdom, Cameron Crowe’s Singles, Joe Carnahan’s Smokin’ Aces, Guy Ritchie’s Rocknrolla, and The Player for director Robert Altman.

In 2005, Piven returned to his theater roots starring in the off-Broadway hit Fat Pig by Neil LaBute, for which he received a Distinguished Performance Honor from the Drama League. He also appeared as Bobby Gould on Broadway in Speed-the-Plow. As a child growing up in Chicago, the eight-year-old Piven climbed on stage at the Piven Theatre Workshop, founded by his father, Byrne, and mother, Joyce Piven. He is still very active with this workshop and returns to Chicago frequently to help keep his parents’ dream alive.

More about Jeremy Piven at: IMDb Wikipedia

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Awards & Nominations

4 Nominations | 3 Emmys
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2008
  • Winner
  • Jeremy Piven, as Ari Gold
  • Entourage
  • HBO
  • Leverage and Closest to the Hole Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2007
  • Winner
  • Jeremy Piven, as Ari Gold
  • Entourage
  • HBO
  • Leverage and Closest to the Hole Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2006
  • Winner
  • Jeremy Piven, as Ari Gold
  • Entourage
  • HBO
  • Leverage and Closest to the Hole Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2005
  • Nominee
  • Jeremy Piven, as Ari Gold
  • Entourage
  • HBO
  • Leverage and Closest to the Hole Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Sonequa Martin-Green and Jeremy Piven on stage at the 69th Emmy Awards.
Jeremy Piven escorts Ann Dowd on stage to accept her award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.
Sonequa Martin-Green and Jeremy Piven present an award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.
Jeremy Piven at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards
Maya Rudolph (L) and Jeremy Piven at the Governors Ball during the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmys
Jeremy Piven arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Jeremy Piven arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Jeremy Piven - Charles Bush Photo Gallery 1
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Sonequa Martin-Green and Jeremy Piven on stage at the 69th Emmy Awards.
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Sonequa Martin-Green and Jeremy Piven on stage at the 69th Emmy Awards.

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Jeremy Piven escorts Ann Dowd on stage to accept her award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.
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Jeremy Piven escorts Ann Dowd on stage to accept her award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

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Sonequa Martin-Green and Jeremy Piven present an award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.
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Sonequa Martin-Green and Jeremy Piven present an award at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

Invision/AP
Jeremy Piven at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards
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Maya Rudolph (L) and Jeremy Piven at the Governors Ball during the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmys
Jeremy Piven arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Jeremy Piven arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
Jeremy Piven - Charles Bush Photo Gallery 1
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Charles Willliam Bush Photography
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