Jeremy Piven is a household name thanks to his role as loud-mouthed Hollywood agent Ari Gold in the hit HBO series Entourage. The actor, who also starred in the British period drama Mr Selfridge and Spence Kovak on Ellen DeGeneres’s sitcom, has won multiple awards throughout his career including three consecutive Emmy Awards and Golden Globe nominations. He has appeared in several other successful films, including Grosse Pointe Blank, Singles, The Family Man, Black Hawk Down, The Kingdom, PCU, Old School, and Runaway Jury.
A veteran of the Chicago theater scene, he is an alumnus of the Piven Theatre Workshop founded by his parents. Piven is also a talented comedian who has embarked on his standup comedy tour, demonstrating his ability to captivate audiences with his witty quips and observational humor.
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The actor recently lent his talents to the Netflix film Vindicta, in which he stars and directed alongside sister Shira. The movie, which was a 2023 Rome Film Festival selection, is an exhilarating thriller that displays his range of acting abilities.
While he is an accomplished actor, Piven has been accused of sexual misconduct on several occasions and has vehemently denied the claims. He has claimed that the media escalates allegations of sexual misconduct to garner more clicks and views on their websites. Piven believes that the #MeToo movement has gone too far and that journalists don’t take time to verify the truth of the matter.