|Jeffrey Tambor Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||July 8, 1944|
Jeffrey Tambor is an American actor and voiceover artist who is known for having been cast in a variety of on-screen roles like Maura Pfefferman in Transparent, Glossaryck in Star vs. the Forces of Evil, Jeffrey in Twenty Good Years, Hank Kingsley in The Larry Sanders Show, Wizard of Oz in The Muppets’ Wizard of Oz, George Bluth, Sr./Oscar Bluth in Arrested Development, Hank in The Lionhearts, Judge Alan Wachtel in Hill Street Blues, Jeffrey P. Brookes III in The Ropers, and Mayor of Whoville in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Jeffrey Michael Tambor
San Francisco, California, United States
Jeffrey Tambor studied at Abraham Lincoln High School located in the Sunset District of San Francisco, California and then studied acting at San Francisco State University. Afterward, he got enrolled at Wayne State University and graduated with a master’s degree.
Actor, Voiceover Artist
- Father – Bernard Tambor (Flooring Contractor)
- Mother – Eileen (born Salzberg) (Homemaker)
Jeffrey Tambor is represented by The Burstein Company, Talent Agency, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, United States.
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jeffrey Tambor has dated –
- Dora Zbierlund (1982-1991)
- Katie Mitchell (1991-2000)
- Kasia Ostlun (2001) – The duo parents 4 children – son Gabriel Kasper, daughter Eve Julia, and twin sons Hugo Bernard and Eli Nicholas (b. October 4, 2009).
Note – He also has one another daughter from a previous relationship.
Race / Ethnicity
Jeffrey Tambor is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
Brown with a hint of blue
- Permafrown often while speaking
- Commanding voice
- Often plays a frustrated (or frustrating) authority figure
Jeffrey Tambor has done endorsement work for brands like T-Mobile, Sabra Hummus Dip, etc.
He was raised in a Conservative Jewish household.
Jeffrey Tambor Favorite Things
- Scene That He Has Done – His scene with Brad Pitt in Meet Joe Black where he confesses to him that he really screwed up and had sort of betrayed them
- Roles – Hank Kingsley from The Larry Sanders Show, George and Oscar Bluth from Arrested Development, Maura Pfefferman from Transparent
- Childhood Memory – Going to San Francisco State College to see the big guys perform
- Book – American Pastoral by Philip Roth
Jeffrey Tambor Facts
- From 2014 to 2017, he co-starred as Maura Pfefferman, a retired college professor of political science at UCLA who finally opens up to her family about always identifying as a woman, in the comedy-drama web television series, Transparent.
- For his role in Transparent, Jeffrey Tambor won several awards including the Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series” and Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series”.
- His former assistant Van Barnes accused him of s*xual misconduct on November 8, 2017, and on November 16, 2017, actress Trace Lysette also made accusations against him.
- Previously, he used to have a bread-baking machine. He still loves bread baking.
- While young, Jeffrey saw actor Ernest Borgnine on-screen and thought that even without good looks, one can be successful in acting.
- Since college, he is following this habit. He makes a cup of coffee before going to bed and keeps it on the side table. Whenever he wakes up during the night, he drinks a sip of coffee.
- As a kid, he was afraid of open closet doors.
- He can watch the drama film Citizen Kane (1941) repeatedly.
- He loves London. He calls it one of the great walking cities in the world.
- Jeffrey is a big fan of Van Morrison and enjoys seeing him perform in his concert.
- His pet peeve is when people talk very loudly on their cell phones.
- Jeffrey exercises daily on his recumbent bike.
- He has a good sense of humor which he inherited from his parents.
- His most embarrassing moment until now was when the director had put a note on the stage which read, ‘Don’t cross your legs. No one likes a fat thigh.’
- Whenever a fan approaches to him for a selfie, he never says ‘No’ to them. He tries to understand the fact that almost every fan is coming to him for the first time.
- He is not a germaphobe (one who is obsessed with cleanliness).
- He has written a memoir titled Are You Anybody?
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