Jeremy Piven has received numerous accolades and awards over the course of his illustrious career. The three-time Emmy winner has also earned nominations from the Golden Globe and Satellite awards, proving that his acting skills are unparalleled. Known for his witty and supportive character Dean Kansky on the hit TV series Entourage, Piven is an accomplished actor with a diverse filmography that has seen him take on comedic and dramatic roles alike.
He began his career as a cast member on HBO’s Larry Sanders Show for several seasons, playing head writer Jerry. His work on the series was well received and it gave him the chance to star in several films, including Sin City – A Dame to Kill For from directors Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez, Todd Phillips’ Old School, Ridley Scott’s Black Hawk Down, Peter Chelsom’s Serendipity, Guy Ritchie’s Rock N Rolla, and Cameron Crowe’s Singles.
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Piven’s work in television also saw him star on the series Cupid and Very Bad Things, both of which were filmed in Chicago. He also took on a number of smaller projects, such as the satirical drama The Player from Robert Altman, and he starred with John Cusack in the romantic comedy Serendipity in 2001.
Following his success on Entourage, Piven starred as retail magnate Harry Selfridge in the period drama series Mr. Selfridge from 2013 to 2016. He was also a regular on the CBS series Wisdom of the Crowd. Currently, Piven is working on the film Sweetwater. Directed by Martin Guigui, the biographical film tells the story of NBA pioneer Nat Clifton.