Jonathan Silverman Biography
Jonathan Silverman is a professional actor from the United States of America who is well known for his acting in such productions as Weekend at Bernie’s, and its sequel as Richard Parker. He also starred in Brighton Beach Memoirs as Eugene Morris Jerome. Some of his other popular films include An American Dog, Andover, and Frank & Ava.
How old is Jonathan Silverman? – Age
The Weekend at Bernie’s actor is 57 years old as of August 5, 2023. He was born in 1966 in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Jonathan Silverman Parents – Family
Silverman was born to Devora and Hillel Emanuel Silverman. His family is Jewish with his mother being from Jerusalem and his father being a former rabbi. Another notable Jewish Silverman family member was Jonathan’s grandfather, the famous Conservative Rabbi Morris Silverman.
Jonathan Silverman Education
Jonathan enrolled at Beverly Hills High School where he studied and graduated in 1984.
Is Jonathan Silverman Married? – Wife
Yes, Silverman is married to fellow actress Jennifer Finnigan from Canada. The pair met in 2004 at a barbecue and have been married since 2007. The couple have one child together.
Jonathan Silverman Daughter
The actor and his wife Jennifer share a daughter known as Ella Jack whom they welcomed on September 29, 2017.
Jonathan Silverman Acting Career
Silverman’s acting career began in the early 1980s. His first role was in TV in the show Gimme a Break! from 1984 to 1986. In 1985 he acted in the film Girls Just Want to Have Fun and Brighton Beach Memoirs in 1986. Others include Caddyshack II, Weekend at Bernie’s as well as and its sequel Weekend at Bernie’s II as Richard Parker, Little Sister and Little Big League.
Most noteworthy, he both directed and starred as Eddie in Beethoven’s Treasure Tail. He was also cast in Farce of the Penguins as Seal Critics and as Bobby in Lip Service. It is also known that he voice starred the character of Reason in Men Named Milo, Women Named Greta.
He has appeared in several television shows such as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as a comedian, on The Single Guy as Jonathan Eliot and Significant Mother.
Movies and TV Shows
- Beethoven’s Treasure Tail
- A Magic Christmas
- Baby, Baby, Baby
- Diani & Devine Meet the Apocalypse
- An American Dog Story
- Frank & Ava
- Pegasus: Pony with a Broken Wing
- K.C. Undercover
- Take Two
- No Good
- Good Girls