About Judd Hirsch
It has been calculated that the overall amount of Judd Hirsch net worth is as high as 12 million dollars, as of right now. He has earned such a high net worth because of his career as an actor. He is known for quite a few roles he has portrayed in various TV series. In the period of 1978-1983, he was playing the role of Alex Rieger in the series called “Taxi”. In 1988, he got a role of John Lacey in the NBC series called “Dear John”, where he stayed until 1992. In the period of 2005-2010, Judd Hirsch was appearing as Alan Eppes in the CBS series called “Numb3rs”. Thus, all of these series made him more recognized as a TV actor and increased the total sum of Judd Hirsch net worth a lot.
In addition to his many TV appearances, Judd Hirsch has appeared in numerous stage plays and films, including “Ordinary People”, “Independence Day”, “A Beautiful Mind” and “Running on Empty”. Thus, these films have also added up to the overall estimate of Judd Hirsch net worth, in addition to making his name popular.
His involvement in acting has been awarded and nominated, as well.
Judd Hirsch is a winner of two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. Also, he became a winner of two Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Play. Judd Hirsch has received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
The actor was born in 1935 in The Bronx, New York City. In addition to being raised in the Bronx, Judd Hirsch was also living in Brooklyn. After high school, he attended City College of New York, from which he earned his degree in physics. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army. Before he started to work as an actor, Judd Hirsch was an engineer for Westinghouse.
Judd Hirsh has been praised a lot for his appearances in movies, theater and TV productions. In fact, the Los Angeles Times stated that Judd Hirsch is ‘one of the very few actors who slips effortlessly from TV series to Broadway to feature films and back again, racking up awards and favorable reviews wherever he performs’. In the 1970s, Judd Hirsch started to appear on TV and this was the first primary source of increasing the total size of Judd Hirsch net worth.
In 1978, he got his first important role in the TV series called “Taxi”, where he played the role of Alex Rieger until 1983. For his work in the series, he was awarded the Emmy Award for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. Later, he appeared as a title role in the series called “Dear John”. For his work in these series, Judd Hirsch received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series in a Comedy or Musical in 1989. Then, he appeared in a short-lived production called “George and Leo”. Thus, all of these TV appearances made his name more known and also added up to the overall amount of Judd Hirsch net worth.