Sarah Kate Silverman (born December 1, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, producer and writer. Her comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, such as racism, sexism and religion, having her comic character endorse them in an ironic fashion. For her work on television she won two Primetime Emmy Awards.
Silverman was a writer and occasional performer on Saturday Night Live, and starred in and produced The Sarah Silverman Program, which ran from 2007 to 2010 on Comedy Central, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
She released an autobiography The Bedwetter in 2010. She also appeared in other television programs, such as Mr Show and V.I.P., and starred in films, including Who’s the Caboose? (1997), School of Rock (2003), Wreck-It Ralph (2012) and A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014).