Judd Hirsch, who is known as Judd Hirsch is a multiple award-winning American actor. He is popularly known for playing Alex Rieger on the television comedy series Taxi, John Lacey on the NBC series Dear John, and Alan Eppes on the CBS series NUMB3RS.
He is also well recognized for movies such as Ordinary People, Running on Empty, Independence Day, and A Beautiful Mind.
Judd Hirsch was born on 15 March 1935 in the borough of The Bronx, New York, US. He holds the American nationality and his ethnicity is Hebrew-German-Dutch-Russia.
Talking about his parents, his father’s name is Joseph Sidney Hirsch and his mother’s name is Sally Kitzis-Hirsch. He also has a brother named Roland Hirsch.
Judd went to DeWitt Clinton High School, The Bronx in New York. In 1952, he graduated from High School. After that, he joined City College from where he obtained his degree in Physics.
He studied acting at HB Studio in New York City.
He has a height of 5 feet and 9 inches. Similarly, he has platinum hair and blue eyes. The information regarding his full body measurements is under review.
Judd Hirsch: Relationship, Married?
The current relationship status of Judd Hirsch is single. He has married 3 times in his life. Judd married his first wife in 1957 and they divorced in 1958 but he has not revealed his first wife’s name. After that, he married Elisa Sadaune in 1963. Together, they have a son named Alexander Hirsch, who was born in 1966. However, they separated in 1967.
Moreover, on 24th December 1992, he married Bonni Sue Chalkin and have a son and daughter named London and Montana Eve Hirsch respectively. However, they also parted ways in 2005 and later divorced.
He is active on social sites on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 1k followers on Facebook, 217 on Instagram, and 510 on Twitter.
After graduating from college, Judd served in the land service branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. Thereafter, he worked as an engineer at the Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, Cranberry Township, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He started his acting career by working in a theatre. His memorable roles in theaters include the drama ‘Life and Death’. His some other performance includes:
1962, Villain, Crisis in the Old Sawmill, Back Room Theater, Estes Park, CO.
1963, Murray, A Thousand Clowns, Summer Stock production
1964, Diary of a Madman, Woodstock Playhouse, Woodstock, NY.
In 1971, Judd began his career in movies. He made his first appearance in the movie ‘Jump’ in an unaccredited role, and later, he played the role of Cop in the 1973 movie ‘Serpico’. Judd played the starring role of defense attorney ‘Murray Stone’ in the ‘Universal Television’ made-for-TV film The Law.
He appeared in multiple roles in the ‘Broadway’ comedy ‘Knock Knock’ in 1976. Judd also won the ‘Drama Desk Award’ for ‘Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play.’ He also featured in the popular TV series ‘Dear John’ that aired on ‘NBC’ from 1988 to 1992.
He also played the American biographical drama ‘A Beautiful Mind,’ based on the life of ‘Nobel’ laureate John Nash. He portrayed the role of ‘Dr. Helinger’. He also earned a ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’ nomination for his performance.
Moreover, he also appeared on the ABC television series Forever from 2014 to 2015. Similarly, Hirsch starred in the CBS comedy Superior Donuts, which lasted two seasons.
Judd Hirsch will appear as Abe in the 2020 television series ‘God Friended Me’.
Talking about his net worth, he has an estimated net worth of $12 million.