Jeffrey Tambor is an American Actor and voice actor. He has won one Golden Globe Award, one Screen Actors Guild Award, and two Emmy Awards. Some of the roles he has played are “Hank Kingsley” on the Larry Sanders Show, “George Bluth Sr.” and “Oscar Bluth” on Arrested Development, and “Tom Manning” in Hellboy. He is mostly known as the role of “Maura Pfefferman” in the Netflix series, Transparent. Jeffrey was born in San Francisco, California on July 8, 1944. He is the son of Michael Bernard Tambor and Eileen. He completed his acting from San Francisco State University and completed his Masters from Wayne State University.
He is Jewish. Both of his parents are Jewish and his was raised this way. He comes from a more Conservative Jewish family. Some of his close friends however say he has been following Scientology for a long time. There was even a report about it but he claims that he is more interested in Scientology than actually being a part of it.
He mentioned in an interview that he is a great fan of President Barrack Obama and the Democratic party. He also mentioned in that interview that he would love to work with the President. Once Obama leaves office he may become an Independant, as he likes to vote for the party that will do the “good for America”.
Although he claims he isn’t a part of the Scientology faith, he is very interested with it. He has delivered lectures on Scientology and was even a teacher at Milton Katselas’ Beverly Hills Playhouse. He also loves to read books whenever he gets time.
He is married to Katie Mitchell. They got married in March of 1991. The marriage ended only after few years when he filed for a divorce. Jeffrey then got married to Kasia Ostlun, in October 2001. They have 4 children together, one of which was from Katie Mitchell.
Tambor played multiple characters in Three’s Company. He directed a production of “Burn This” at the Skylight Theatre in Los Angeles. He was graduate assistant at Wayne State University in Detroit in 1960. He also co-owns the Skylight Books which is situated in the Los Feliz area. His father was a flooring contractor.