Jonathan Silverman

Jonathan Silverman


8/5/1966, Los Angeles, California, USA

Birth Name

Jonathan Elimu Silverman



Also Known As

John Silverman
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Jonathan Silverman, born Jonathan E. Silverman on August 5, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, is an American actor. Although he debuted as an actor in the short-lived television series E/R, Silverman is best known for the three seasons he spent as a cast member on Gimme a Break!,…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • While starring in The Single Guy, Jonathan appeared in 5 public service announcements for NBC's The More You Know. His topics were date rape, teacher appreciation, voter registration, substance abuse, and education appreciation.

    • Jonathan Silverman has worked with actors such as Jason Alexander, Mädchen Amick, John Ashton, Diedrich Bader, Sean Astin, Christine Baranski, Jeff Adkins, Jennifer Aniston, Stephanie Anderson,Christina Applegate, and Robin Antin.

    • Jonathan Silverman once dated Kim Cattrall in the late 1980s and Annalee Frey.

    • Jonathan Silverman went to the University of Southern California, and then to New York University.

    • Jonathan Silverman was the co-executive producer of the movie Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence.

    • Jonathan Silverman was discovered while acting in a play at Beverly Hills High School.

    • Jonathan played baseball in high school.

    • When Jonathan graduated from high school he thought he would be waiting tables somewhere.

    • Jonathan Silverman's worst class in high school was Chemistry and his best was Theater Arts.

    • Jonathan Silverman's favorite movie is Blazing Saddles. His favorite book is Catcher in the Rye and his favorite song is "Come On Eileen" by Dexy's Midnight Runners

    • Jonathan Silverman is Jewish.

    • In 1984, Jonathan made his Broadway debut in the production of Brighton Beach Memoirs.

    • Jonathan Silverman has appeared in several movies such as Brighton Beach Memoirs, Caddyshack II, Men Named Milo, Women Named Greta, Good as Gold, Dirk and Betty, Blue Champagne, Breaking the Rules, and Weekend at Bernie's.

    • Jonathan became engaged to Jennifer Finnigan on Christmas Day of 2004.

    • Jonathan attended Beverly Hills High School, in Beverly Hills, California, along with Angelina Jolie, Michael Klesic, Nicolas Cage, Lenny Kravitz, David Schwimmer, Gina Gershon, Rhonda Fleming, Jackie Cooper, Rob Reiner, Antonio Sabato Jr., Pauly Shore, Michael Tolkin, Betty White, Corbin Bernsen, E.G. Daily, Albert Brooks and Crispin Glover.

    • His grandfather is the world-famous Rabbi Morris Silverman.

    • Jonathan is a long-time school friend of David Schwimmer from the hit show Friends.

  • Quotes

    • Silverman : (on the show In Case of Emergency) It's a male version of Sex and the City meets the Three Stooges.

    • Jonathan Silverman: People never seem to turn out the way you think they will.

    • Jonathan Silverman: (talking about his most embarrassing moment in high school) Going to the prom with the tallest girl in school as I was one of the shortest boys in school.