26 Facts About Jeremy Piven


Jeremy Samuel Piven was born on July 26,1965 and is an American actor.


Jeremy Piven is best known for his role as Ari Gold in the comedy series Entourage, for which he won a Golden Globe Award and three consecutive Emmy Awards.


Jeremy Piven's parents are Byrne Piven and Joyce Hiller Piven, both of whom were actors and drama teachers.


Jeremy Piven grew up in Evanston, Illinois, and graduated from Evanston Township High School.


Jeremy Piven attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where he departed after his sophomore year to attend New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.


Jeremy Piven left Tisch during his senior year to pursue his acting career and is an alumnus of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.


Jeremy Piven spent a semester at the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut.

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Jeremy Piven has appeared in a number of films with John Cusack, who is from Evanston and is a fellow alumnus of the Piven Theatre Workshop.


Jeremy Piven left the show in the second season after growing tired of the role, because his character was not given much of a background.


Jeremy Piven was a supporting cast member on the last three seasons of the sitcom Ellen, where he played Ellen's cousin Spence.


Jeremy Piven starred in and produced the short-lived ABC dramedy series Cupid, and voiced Elongated Man in three episodes of Justice League Unlimited.


Jeremy Piven received Emmy nominations for Best Supporting Actor for four straight years, from 2005 to 2008, and won the award in 2006,2007 and 2008.


Jeremy Piven received Golden Globe nominations for the role from 2005 to 2010, and won in 2008.


Jeremy Piven has appeared in numerous successful films, including Grosse Pointe Blank, Singles, Very Bad Things, The Family Man, Black Hawk Down, The Kingdom, Heat, PCU, Old School, Rock N Rolla, Serendipity, Smokin' Aces, and Runaway Jury.


Jeremy Piven has made cameo appearances in Rush Hour 2 and the US release of Cars.


In 2007, Jeremy Piven appeared in the video for "Drivin' Me Wild", the third single from rapper Common's seventh album, Finding Forever.


Jeremy Piven appeared in the first Broadway revival of David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow.


An alternative explanation is that the herbal remedies Jeremy Piven was taking were responsible for his high levels of mercury.


In 2016, Jeremy Piven endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders for President of the United States during the 2016 presidential election.


On October 30,2017, adult film actress and reality television personality Ariane Bellamar made accusations via Twitter that Jeremy Piven had groped her.


Cassidy Freeman came to Bellamar's defense in an Instagram post, stating that Jeremy Piven engaged in "predatory behavior" toward her when she was "far too young".


On November 9, advertising executive Tiffany Bacon Scourby alleged that Jeremy Piven had attacked her in 2003, stating that he had "jumped on" her, "exposed his genitals, held her hands down and began rubbing against her body until he ejaculated".


Jeremy Piven responded to the allegations, calling them "absolutely false and completely fabricated".


On November 13,2017, Jeremy Piven voluntarily took a polygraph test in which he was asked a series of questions about each allegation and again denied them.


Jeremy Piven passed the test with "no signs of deception".

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Later that month, Anastasia Taneie, who worked as an extra on Entourage, alleged that Jeremy Piven "confronted her in a dark hallway and groped her breast and genitals as he forcefully pushed her against a wall".