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JEFFREY TAMBOR (Tom Manning) has worked extensively in film, television and theater. The multi-talented actor was acclaimed for the role of Hank Kingsley in the HBO hit series "The Larry Sanders Show,” which earned him four Emmy and CableACE nominations and an American Comedy Award. He is currently starring in the heralded FOX-TV series "Arrested Development.” 

Tambor starred in the ABC telefilms "Eloise at the Plaza” and "Eloise at Christmastime” opposite Christine Baranski and Julie Andrews. He also starred opposite Jill Clayburgh in Never Again, an offbeat romantic comedy directed by Eric Schaeffer as well as Pollack, Ed Harris' bio-pic of the tortured artist Jackson Pollack. He was seen as the Mayor of Whoville in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas starring Jim Carrey. Tambor also co-starred opposite Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie in Girl Interrupted and co-starred opposite Courtney Cox and Vincent Gallo in Get Well Soon. Other co-starring roles include My Boss' Daughter, Malibu's Most Wanted, Meet Joe Black, Dr. Dolittle and There's Something About Mary.

Tambor started studying acting at age 12 in San Francisco, where he was born and raised. He continued to study his craft at San Francisco State, earning his Bachelor of Arts degree. He went on to complete his Masters degree in Theatre Arts at Wayne State University and became a member of the Hilberry Classic Theatre, a repertory company, performing the classics. 

He made his film debut as Al Pacino's deranged law partner in Norman Jewison's 1979 film, And Justice For All. His film credits also include City Slickers, Mr. Mom, Pastime, Crossing the Bridge, Article 99, Mel Brooks' Life Stinks, Three O'Clock High, Saturday the 14th, Lisa, No Small Affair, Face Dancer, Under Pressure, A House in the Hills, George Lucas' Radioland Murders, Heavyweights, Big Bully and Learning Curves.

Tambor has starred in a number of cable movies including the TNT Original Movie "The Man Who Captured Eichmann,” opposite Robert Duvall and HBO Pictures' "Weapons of Mass Distraction,” Larry Gelbart's acerbic comedy. His many television credits include regular and recurring stints on such series as "Hill Street Blues,” "L.A. Law,” "American Dreamer,” "Studio 5B” and "Max Headroom.” He starred in his own series "‘Mr. Sunshine” and guest-starred in an episode of HBO's horror anthology series "Tales From the Crypt,” as well as the PBS special "Living and Working in Space: The Countdown Has Begun.” Other television movies and mini-series include "Burden of Proof,” "R.F.K.,” "Sadat,” "Cocaine: Another Man's Poison,” "Take Your Best Shot,” "Alcatraz: The Untold Story,” "Billy Grier, Billy Grier,” "Honey, Let's Kill the Neighbors” and "Another Midnight Run: The Tender Trap.”

Tambor has also appeared extensively on the stage, starring on Broadway in "Sly Fox” directed by Arthur Penn, in the New York Shakespeare Festival's production of "Measure For Measure” and the Los Angeles productions of "Sly Fox,” "The Hands of Its Enemy,” "A Flea in Her Ear” and "American Mosaic.” In 1995, he starred onstage in Anton Chekhov's timeless classic "The Seagull” at The Matrix Theatre in Los Angeles. He directed Lanford Wilson's "Burn This” at the Skylight Theatre in Los Angeles. Over the course of his impressive theatrical career, he acted in and directed at such prestigious regional theatre companies as Seattle Repertory Theatre, Actors' Theatre of Louisville, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Academy Festival Theatre in Chicago, San Diego Shakespeare Festival, South Coast Repertory Theatre and the Loeb Drama Center at Harvard University. 

He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife Kasia Ostlun, teaches acting classes and is co-owner of Skylight Books in the Los Feliz neighborhood. 

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