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Encyclopedia > Jeffrey Tambor
Jeffrey M. Tambor

Jeffrey Tambor interviewed at the 1991 Emmy Awards
Birth name Jeffrey Michael Tambor
Born July 8, 1944 (1944-07-08) (age 63)
San Francisco, California Flag of California Flag of the United States
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Kathryn Mitchell (1991-?)
Kasia Ostlun (2001 - present) 1 Child

Jeffrey Michael Tambor (born July 8, 1944) is a six-time Emmy-nominated American actor most recently noted for his on role as George Bluth Sr. on the television series Arrested Development. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 491 pixelsFull resolution (1158 × 710 pixel, file size: 142 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... “San Francisco” redirects here. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_California. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... An Emmy Award. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...



Early life

Tambor was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Eileen Salzberg, a housewife, and Barney Tambor, a flooring contractor. He grew up in a Conservative Jewish family.[1] Tambor is a graduate of San Francisco State University, where he studied acting and then went on to receive his masters degree from Wayne State University. “San Francisco” redirects here. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This article is about Conservative (Masorti) Judaism in the United States. ... San Francisco State University (commonly referred to as San Francisco State, SF State, State and SFSU) is a public university located in the southwestern San Francisco, California, bordering Lake Merced and Lowell High School, near Fort Funston and Daly City, near the San Mateo County line. ... Wayne State University (Detroit, MI 48202) is located in Detroit, Michigan, in the citys Midtown Cultural Center. ...


Tambor first moved to repertory theater and then on to episodic TV where he made several guest appearances and played characters on different shows. Among those shows were Taxi, Kojak, M*A*S*H, Three's Company, and The Ropers. In an early TV job, an ad for Avis rent-a-car, he was seen running (huffing and puffing) through an airport, mocking O.J. Simpson's "Go, O.J., go!" ads for Hertz. Later on in his career, he would have success starring in The Larry Sanders Show as side kick Hank Kingsley. Tambor received a total of four Emmy nominations for his role on the show. In 2003, he starred in the television comedy Arrested Development in a dual role as twin brothers, "George Bluth Sr." and "Oscar Bluth." Tambor received two more Emmy nominations for his performances. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with repertoire. ... Taxi was an American sitcom that originally aired from 1978 to 1982 on ABC, and from 1982 to 1983 on NBC. The series focused on the everyday lives of a handful of New York City taxi drivers working for the Sunshine Cab Company, as well as their abusive dispatcher. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... M*A*S*H title screen from the television series M*A*S*H was a media franchise active, in various forms, from 1968 to 1986. ... For the Entourage episode, see Threes Company (Entourage). ... The Ropers was an American sitcom that ran from March 1979 to April 1980. ... Orenthal James Simpson (born July 9, 1947), commonly known as O. J. Simpson and also just by his initials O.J. and his nickname The Juice, is a retired American football player who achieved stardom at the collegiate and professional levels. ... The Larry Sanders Show is a satirical television sitcom that originally aired from 1992 to 1998 on the HBO cable television network in the USA. It starred stand-up comedian Garry Shandling as vain, neurotic talk show host Larry Sanders. ... An Emmy Award. ... Television comedy had a presence from the earliest days of broadcasting. ...

Tambor has announced for the game show Hollywood Squares in 2002 and 2003. He was also the voice of King Neptune in The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie. In the spring of 2005, he starred as George Aaronow in the Broadway revival of Glengarry Glen Ross. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie is a feature film based on Nickelodeons hit TV show SpongeBob SquarePants. ... A view of Broadway in 1909 Broadway, as the name implies, is a wide avenue in New York City. ... This article is about the play by David Mamet. ...

In April 2006, Tambor signed on to a series with John Lithgow called Twenty Good Years about two men who ponder the last 20 years of their life. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, 2006, but was taken off the air after only a few episodes. Also in 2006, he portrayed George Washington on The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd. John Arthur Lithgow (IPA: [ˈʤɔn ˈlɪθɡaʊ]) (born October 19, 1945) is an American actor perhaps best-known for his starring role as Dick Solomon in the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun. ... Twenty Good Years is an NBC sitcom starring Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow, Heather Burns and Jake Sandvig that ran from October 11, 2006 until November 1, 2006 The series had also been slated to air on CTV in Canada John Lithgow played John Mason, a surgeon forced into semi-retirement... This article is about the television network. ... is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Radio Adventures Of Dr. Floyd is a short audio series distributed in the pioneering field of podcasting. ...

For several years, Jeffrey has also taught a popular class for actors, based on his availability. He was formerly a longtime teaching associate of famed acting coach Milton Katselas. Milton Katselas Milton Katselas (born December 22, 1933) in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, is an American director and famed Hollywood acting teacher at The Beverly Hills Playhouse, who has taught such stars as Jenna Elfman, George Clooney, Alec Baldwin, Giovanni Ribisi, Tom Selleck, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ted Danson, Tony Danza, Jeffrey Tambor...

Tambor has an oft-remarked upon resemblance to TV host Dr. Phil. This was referenced in Dr. Phil's appearance on an episode of The Simpsons. Dr. Phil may refer to: Phil McGraw, an American psychologist and television personality Dr. Phil (TV series), which Phil McGraw hosts dr. ... Simpsons redirects here. ...


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