Jeremy Piven

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Jeremy Piven plays the ruthless talent agent Ari Gold on the hit HBO comedy "Entourage," for which he won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He also won an Emmy for the role last year.

Piven grew up in Evanston, Ill., near Chicago, and graduated from Drake University.

His series television credits include "Ellen" and "The Larry Sanders Show."

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On the big screen he's appeared most recently in "Chasing Liberty," "Keeping Up with the Steins," and "Two For The Money."