- Category : 1970-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (20,26,27,39,41,52,57)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Planning 4
American stand-up comedian, writer, producer, and actress. Her satirical comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, such as racism, sexism and religion, having her comic character endorse them in an ironic fashion.
Silverman was a writer and occasional performer for 18 weeks on Saturday Night Live and starred in and produced The Sarah Silverman Program, which ran from 2007 to 2010 on Comedy Central, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. She released an autobiography The Bedwetter in 2010. She has also appeared in other television programs, such as Mr Show and V.I.P., and starred in films, including Who's the Caboose? (1997), School of Rock (2003), Wreck-It Ralph (2012) and A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014).
Silverman became a vegetarian at the age of ten. She has also said that she does not drink alcohol because it nauseates her. Silverman is open about her lifelong battle with clinical depression, which at one point led to her developing an addiction to Xanax. She struggled with bedwetting from the time she was young until well into her teens and stated in a 2007 interview that she had wet the bed recently.
Silverman was in a relationship that began in 2002 with comedian Jimmy Kimmel. In July 2008, Vanity Fair reported that the couple had split, ending their relationship of five years. Silverman began dating television writer Alec Sulkin in early 2010; they met via Twitter after she sent him a personal message and they split up months later in October 2010, but remain friends. Silverman and comedian Kyle Dunnigan were in a relationship from October 2011 to December 2013.
Silverman began dating Welsh actor Michael Sheen in January 2014.