Jeffrey Tambor

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Actor

Birth Date: July 8, 1944

Age: 79 years old

Birth Place: San Francisco, California

Often seen playing a wide variety of officious and obsequious types, actor Jeffrey Tambor had his career breakthrough as narcissistic sidekick Hank Kingsley on the acclaimed cable sitcom "The Larry Sanders Show" (HBO, 1992-98). Prior to his Emmy-nominated success on that show, Tambor had gone back and forth between comedy and drama, playing the recurring role of a judge on "Hill Street Blues" (NBC, 1981-87) while turning in comic performances in "Mr. Mom" (1983) and "City Slickers" (1991). Once he landed the role of Hank, Tambor quickly emerged as a fan favorite, thanks to his many sparring matches with the fictional late night talk show host (Garry Shandling) and the show's producer (Rip Torn). After the program left the air in 1998, Tambor moved on to supporting roles in major films like "There's Something About Mary" (1998), "Girl Interrupted" (1999) and "Pollock" (2000), before returning to the small screen as the incarcerated George Bluth, Sr. on the critical darling "Arrested Development" (Fox, 2003-06). Tambor also played George's hapless twin brother, Oscar, to hilarious perfection. Meanwhile, he kept busy working in features ranging from raucous comedy "The Hangover" (2009) to tense thriller "The Accountant" (2016), while also providing his distinctive baritone voice to a variety of animated works, proving that Tambor remained one of the most highly-sought after character performers in the business. Tambor made the jump to being a lead actor with the debut of the sitcom "Transparent" (Amazon 2014- ), in which he starred as Maura Pfefferman, a late-life transgender woman dealing with her children's reactions to her transformation.

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