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Judd Hirsch

Actor and Writer
Male
Born Mar 15, 1935

Judd Hirsch is an American actor most known for playing Alex Rieger on the television comedy series Taxi, John Lacey on the NBC series Dear John, and Alan Eppes on the CBS series Numb3rs.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Judd Hirsch.

CHILDHOOD

1935 Birth Born on March 15, 1935.

TEENAGE

1952 17 Years Old He grew up in both Brooklyn and the Bronx, but graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School, located in The Bronx, in 1952, and later earned a degree in physics from City College of New York. … Read More

TWENTIES

1956 21 Years Old Hirsch was married to his first wife, Elisa Sadaune, from 1956 to 1958.

FORTIES

1978 43 Years Old After appearing frequently on television in the 1970s, Hirsch gained stardom for his lead role of Alex Rieger in the popular sitcom Taxi, which ran from 1978 to 1983.
1981 46 Years Old For his performance in the series, in 1981 and again in 1983, Judd Hirsch won the Emmy Award for Lead Actor In a Comedy Series.

FIFTIES

1989 54 Years Old Hirsch went on to play the title character on the modestly successful sitcom Dear John and in 1989 won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series in a Comedy or Musical for this role. … Read More
1992 57 Years Old He was married to his second wife, fashion designer Bonni Sue Chalkin, from 1992 to 2003. … Read More
1994 59 Years Old From his second marriage, Hirsch has a daughter Montana Eve, born in 1994, and his youngest son, London.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1996 61 Years Old In 1996 Hirsch portrayed the father of Jeff Goldblum's character in the blockbuster Independence Day, and in 2001 he appeared in the acclaimed A Beautiful Mind. … Read More
1999 64 Years Old In 1999, he reprised his role from Taxi for a brief moment in Man on the Moon, the biopic of his co-star from Taxi, Andy Kaufman (portrayed by Jim Carrey). … Read More
2014 79 Years Old Starting in 2014, he appeared in the ABC television series Forever.
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