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Birthday: Mar 15, 1935
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, USA

Judd Hirsch

Judd Seymore Hirsch (born March 15, 1935) is an American actor. He is known for playing Alex Rieger on the television comedy series Taxi (1978–1983), John Lacey on the NBC series Dear John (1988–1992), and Alan Eppes on the CBS series Numb3rs (2005–2010). He is also well known for his career in theatre and for his roles in films such as Ordinary People (1980), Running on Empty (1988), Independence Day (1996), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), Uncut Gems (2019) and The Fabelmans (2022). He has twice won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, twice won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play, won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, and was nominated twice for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performances in Ordinary People (1980) and The Fabelmans (2022), the longest gap between Academy Award nominations in history.

Filmography
Movie Cast Year
A Beautiful Mind Helinger 2001
Independence Day Julius Levinson 1996
King of the Gypsies Groffo 1978
Teachers Roger Rubell 1984
Rocky Marciano Al Weill 1999
Ordinary People Dr. Berger 1980
Without a Trace Al Menetti 1983
Running on Empty Arthur Pope 1988
Tower Heist Mr. Simon 2011
Zeyda and the Hitman Gideon Schub 2004
Silent Witness Saul Rubin 2011
Out of the Cold Leon Axelrod 1999
Isaac in America: A Journey with Isaac Bashevis Singer Self - Narrator (voice) 1986
The Halloween That Almost Wasn't Count Dracula 1979
Altered Minds Dr. Nathaniel Shellner 2014
Sharknado 2: The Second One Ben 2014
Fear on Trial Saul 1975
The Law Murray Stone 1974
The Great Escape II: The Untold Story Capt. David Matthews 1988
Sooner or Later Bob Walters 1979
The Legend of Valentino Jack Auerbach 1975
Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen Quote Reader 1996
The 1964 World's Fair Narrator 1996
She Said No Martin Knapek 1990
Independence Day: Resurgence Julius Levinson 2016
The Goodbye People Arthur Korman 1984
Must See TV: An All Star Tribute to James Burrows Self 2016
Brother's Shadow Leo Groden 2006
Serpico Cop (uncredited) 1973
Brotherly Love Ben Ryder / Harry Ryder 1985
The Muppets Judd Hirsch 2011
The Meyerowitz Stories L.J. Shapiro 2017
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond Self 2017
Burning at Both Ends Bertrand 2021
Uncut Gems Gooey 2019
Color of Justice Sam Lind 1997
Summer Camp Island Shark / Monster Under the Bed (voice) 2017
The Making of 'Independence Day' Self (archive footage) 1996
A Deadly Legend Carl Turner 2020
Marriage Is Alive and Well Herb Rollie 1980
Lights Narrator 1984
Betrayal of Trust Jules Masserman 1994
Showing Up Bill 2022
Night of 100 Stars Self 1982
The Fabelmans Uncle Boris Podgorny 2022
Rally Caps Herb 2024
iMordecai Mordecai Samel 2023
This Must Be the Place Mordecai Midler 2011
Hollywood Stargirl Mr. Mitchell 2022
The Keegans Lt. Marco Ciardi 1976
Jump Man (uncredited) 1971
Another Day: The Making of 'Independence Day: Resurgence' Self 2016
Resurgence: It's Early Albuquerque Julius Levinson 2016
Man on the Moon Self (uncredited) 1999
I Love Liberty Self 1982
Going, Going, Almost Gone! Animals in Danger 1995
Polish Bar Uncle Sol 2010
The Fabelmans: A Family in Film Self 2023
Coney Island (voice) 1991
First Steps Dr. Jerrold Petrofsky 1985
Connescence Walter Rand 1970
Series Cast Year
Rhoda 1974
Taxi Alex Reiger 1978
E! True Hollywood Story 1996
Dear John John Lacey 1988
The Tony Danza Show Self - Guest 2004
Family Guy Judd Hirsch (voice) 1999
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Ben Elkins 2001
Perception Sigmund Freud 2012
Family Law 1999
George & Leo Leo Wagonman 1997
Delvecchio Sgt. Dominick Delvecchio 1976
Medical Story 1975
Street Time 2002
Detective in the House 1985
Regular Joe 2003
American Dad! Rabbi (voice) 2005
Saturday Night Live Self - Cameo (uncredited) 1975
Forever Abe 2014
The Big Bang Theory Alfred Hofstadter 2007
Superior Donuts Arthur Przybyszewski 2017
Numb3rs Alan Eppes 2005
Warehouse 13 Izzy Weisfelt 2009
The Great Escape II: The Untold Story David Matthews 1988
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Joseph Edelman 1999
God Friended Me Abe 2018
Hunters Simon Wiesenthal 2020
Big Mouth Lewis Glouberman (voice) 2017
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. Judah Platner 1999
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Wes Mendell 2006
The Real Jesus of Nazareth Narrator 2017
Cosmos Robert Oppenheimer (voice) 2014
Modern Love Cop / Vendor / Taxi Driver 2019
Tom Goes to the Mayor Prisoner (voice) 2004
The Goldbergs Ben 'Pop-Pop' Goldberg 2013
Generation Gap Self 2022
LIVE with Kelly and Mark Self - Guest 1988
Extrapolations David Goldblatt 2023
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Self 2003
Tony Awards Self - Winner 1956
The Good Wife Judge Harrison Creary 2009
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014
American Experience (voice) 1988
Damages Bill Herndon 2007
Stars in the House Self 2020
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