Jeremy Piven is an actor and producer who is best known for his role as Ari Gold on HBO's "Entourage," for which he has won three consecutive Emmy Awards.
After high school, Jeremy attended the Harand Theater Camp, where he played the role of Bernardo in the camp's production of West Side Story. His parents, actors Byrne and Joyce Hiller Piven, founded the Piven Theatre Workshop in Evanston, Illinois, where Jeremy continued to gain experience in acting. He went on to earn a degree in theatre the Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. Jeremy's first significant role was as Jerry on HBO's "The Larry Sanders Show" in 1992. In 1993, he made an appearance on "Seinfeld" as George Constanza in the episode "The Pilot." From there, he went on to act in multiple successful films, including "Grosse Pointe Blank," "The Family Man," "Black Hawk Down," and "Smokin' Aces." In 2004, Jeremy was cast as one of the main characters, Hollywood agent Ari Gold, on HBO's "Entourage," which aired from 2004 until 2011. The show shot Jeremy to fame, and he received many nominations and awards, including a Golden Globe and multiple Emmy awards. His most recent role is as the title character in the British television series "Mr. Selfridge."