Jeremy Piven is perhaps best known for his work on Entourage, where he played foul-mouthed Hollywood deal-maker Ari Gold. The role catapulted the actor into stardom, earning him three consecutive Emmy nominations. In the years since, Piven has continued to make a name for himself in television and film, with roles in the likes of Serendipity and Grosse Pointe Blank, as well as in British period drama Mr. Selfridge.
The talented actor has also dabbled in comedy, starring as Spence Kovak on Ellen and hosting a podcast. In recent years, he has appeared in small-budget films and even made a foray into stand-up, performing on the comedy circuit and landing guest spots on shows such as The Tonight Show and Good Morning America.
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Piven’s natural comedic abilities, unique brand of charisma, and range of acting styles have lent him to a number of diverse projects over the years. But whether he’s playing a neurotic comedy writer, a manic uber-agent, or an alcoholic mogul in the making, there’s no denying that Piven is one of the most accomplished actors of his generation.
While he hasn’t been seen on screen in the wake of sexual assault allegations against co-star Kevin Connolly, Piven is set to appear as Joel Lapchick, a sports agent who helped Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton break the color barrier in the NBA, in Sweetwater, which hits Hulu this September. As Piven continues to hone his craft, we’re eager to see what other roles the versatile actor takes on next.