Judd Seymore Hirsch (born March 15, 1935) is an American actor most known for playing Alex Rieger on the television comedy series Taxi. He won an Emmy Award (1983), a Golden Globe Award (1988), a Drama Desk Award (1976), and a Tony Award (1986, 1992). He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor twice for his roles in Ordinary People (1980) and The Fabelmans (2022).
Hirsch was born on March 15, 1935 in The Bronx, New York. He studied at DeWitt Clinton High School and at the City College of New York. Hirsch was married to Elissa Hirsch from 1956 until they divorced in 1958. Then he was married to Bonni Sue Chalkin from 1992 until they divorced in 2005. He has three children.
References[change | change source]
- Database (2008). "Judd Hirsch Biography". filmreference.com. Retrieved April 10, 2008.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Judd Hirsch at the Internet Broadway Database
- Judd Hirsch on IMDb
- TonyAwards.com Interview with Judd Hirsch Archived 2007-04-23 at the Wayback Machine
- Dave Ross interview with Judd Hirsch on MyNorthwest.com