How to use Silverman in a sentence
If you've ever heard a Sarah Silverman routine, it comes as no shock that she was fired from a job she once held as a writer and performer on Saturday Night Live.
Sarah Kate Silverman was born on December 1, 1970 in Bedford, New Hampshire to Donald and Beth Ann Silverman.
Silverman's mom, Beth Ann, a photographer and actress, started the New Thalian Players Theater company in 1983 and most likely played a big part in Sarah's interest in show business.
Silverman first appeared on stage at the age of 12 and after that, her interest in the entertainment industry grew, especially her interest in comedy.
After graduating from The Derryfield School, a private day school in Manchester, Silverman left New Hampshire to attend New York University.Advertisement
Sarah Silverman was only 17 when she first began doing stand up comedy.
Silverman accepted the position, but her stint at the venerable sketch comedy show wouldn't last long.
Sarah Silverman joined the cast of SNL as a featured writer and performer.
None of Silverman's sketches made it to air on the show and a few other jokes that she made on air.
Silverman often jokes that she was hurt by how she was fired from the show, claiming it was done by fax.Advertisement
After losing her job at SNL, Silverman returned to stand-up, landing a few small parts on Seinfeld, Star Trek Voyager and The Naked Truth along the way.
Silverman kept landing small parts in big movies until she signed a deal with HBO to write and star in her own show.
Silverman kept extremely busy though, appearing in big and small roles on television and film.
The film, of course, brought Silverman equal amounts of praise and criticism, mired in controversy.
Sarah Silverman's comedy wasn't the only controversy in her life though.Advertisement
When Kimmel and Silverman met, he was married with two children.
Reports about the beginning of their relationship vary, with some saying that Kimmel and his wife were separated when he and Silverman began dating - while others say they were most definitely not.
Silverman started it with a video starring Matt Damon, titled I'm (sleeping with) Matt Damon.
Kimmel's long time girlfriend Sarah Silverman often voices a few of the characters on the show.
Kimmel and Sarah Silverman began dating in 2003.Advertisement
Comedians Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman have called it quits to their five-year relationship.
Kimmel and Silverman seemed as though they were one of the more solid Hollywood couples and were recently tagged the "Funniest Couple Alive" by People magazine.
The pair met at a roast for Hugh Hefner at which Silverman called Kimmel fat.
From there, Silverman commented that the two began "hanging out" and eventually, Kimmel kissed her.
When asked why the relationship just "worked," Silverman was less sarcastic, commenting that Kimmel was "probably one of the most thoughtful people I know."Advertisement
While both Kimmel's and Silverman's publicist have confirmed the break-up, neither of them have any further comment as to why and how the split happened.
The telenovela was adapted for American audiences by actress Salma Hayek, Ben Silverman and Silvio Horta.