Judd Hirsch is a renowned American actor, best known for his roles in popular TV shows and movies such as Taxi, Ordinary People, and Independence Day.
He has been in the industry for over five decades and has won numerous accolades for his exceptional performances.
Judd Hirsch was born on March 15, 1935, in The Bronx, New York City. He grew up in a Jewish family and attended DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx.
After graduating, he went on to study physics at City College of New York but later dropped out to pursue acting.
Hirsch began his acting career in the late 1960s, appearing in off-Broadway productions. He made his Broadway debut in 1973 in the play “Aristocrats” and went on to star in several other Broadway productions such as “Talley’s Folly” and “I’m Not Rappaport.”
However, he gained national recognition for his role as Alex Reiger in the hit TV show Taxi, which aired from 1978 to 1983.
Judd Hirsch Nationality
Judd Hirsch is an American actor of Jewish descent. He was born and raised in The Bronx, New York City, and is an American citizen.
Judd Hirsch Height
Judd Hirsch is known for his slim build and average height. He stands at 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) tall.
Judd Hirsch Wife
Judd Hirsch has been married twice in his life. His first marriage was to Elisa Sadaune, a French actress, in 1956.
However, the marriage ended in divorce in 1958. He later married his second wife, Bonnie Chalkin, in 1992. The couple has been together ever since and has a son named Alex.
Judd Hirsch Children
Judd Hirsch has two children from his first marriage with Elisa Sadaune. He has a son named London Hirsch, who is also an actor, and a daughter named Montana Hirsch.