About this Artist
JEFFREY TAMBOR's credits span the full range of the entertainment world, from film to network and cable television to theater. The multi-talented actor starred in the role of Hank Kingsley in HBO's hit series, The Larry Sanders Show, for six successful seasons. He returned to the small screen to co-star in FOX's critically acclaimed and Emmy Award winning Arrested Development. Tambor received two Emmy nominations for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy for his portrayal of patriarch George Bluth Sr. The actor will next be seen this fall in NBC's comedy 20 Good Years, opposite veteran comedic actor John Lithgow. He has also starred in his own series, Mr. Sunshine, and appeared in regular and recurring stints on Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, American Dreamer, Studio 5B, Tales from the Crypt, and Max Headroom.
Tambor's film credits include Sponge Bob, Hellboy, Never Again, Pollack, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Girl Interrupted, Get Well Soon, Meet Joe Black, Dr. Doolittle, and There's Something About Mary, And Justice For All, City Slickers, Mr. Mom, Pastime, Crossing the Bridge, Article 99, Life Stinks, Three O'Clock High, Saturday the 14th, Lisa, No Small Affair, Face Dancer, Under Pressure, A House in the Hills, Radio and Murders, Heavyweights, Big Bully, and Learning Curves.
Tambor started studying acting at age 12 in San Francisco, where he was born and raised. He continued to study his craft at San Francisco State, earning his Bachelor of Arts degree. He went on to complete his Masters degree in theatre arts at Wayne State University and became a member of the Hilberry Classic Theatre.
Jeffrey Tambor has also appeared extensively on the legitimate stage. Last year, he returned to his acting roots in the Tony award-winning Broadway revival of Glengarry Glen Ross opposite Alan Alda and Live Shreiber. He has acted and directed at such prestigious regional theatre companies as Seattle Repertory Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Academy Festival Theatre in Chicago, San Diego Shakespeare Festival, and South Coast Repertory Theatre. Tambor currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife Kasia and his son Gabriel.