Judd Hirsch Net Worth

Judd Hirsch is an American actor who has a net worth of $12 million. Hirsch acquired his net worth through a lifelong career in acting, appearing in classic TV series, films, and plays. Judd has appeared in more than 90 film and television projects, and he is known for starring as Alex Rieger on “Taxi” (1978–1983), John Lacey on “Dear John” (1988–1992), and Alan Eppes on “Numb3rs” (2005–2010). He earned an Academy Award nomination for his performance in the 1980 film “Ordinary People,” and he also appeared in “Independence Day” (1996), “A Beautiful Mind” (2001), “Independence Day: Resurgence” (2016), and “Uncut Gems” (2019). Hirsch has been no stranger to the theatre world, winning Tony Awards for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play for “I’m Not Rappaport” (1986) and “Conversations with my Father” (1992).

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Judd Hirsch Info
Net Worth$12 Million
Date of BirthMarch 15, 1935 (age 88 years)
Height6 ft (1.83 m)


In the early ’70s, Hirsch had uncredited roles in the films “Jump” (1970) and “Serpico” (1973), then he played Murray Stone in the 1974 TV movie “The Law” and the 1975 miniseries of the same name. From 1976 to 1977, he starred as Sergeant Dominick Delvecchio on the CBS series “Delvecchio,” and in 1977, he guest-starred on “Rhoda” and earned a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. In 1978, Judd landed the role of Alex Reiger on the ABC (later NBC) sitcom “Taxi,” appearing in 114 episodes over five seasons. He played Dr. Tyrone C. Berger in 1980’s “Ordinary People,” then he appeared in the films “Without a Trace” (1983), “The Goodbye People” (1984), and “Teachers” (1984). In 1988, Hirsch starred in the film “Running on Empty” and began playing the title role on NBC’s “Dear John,” which aired 90 episodes over four seasons. In 1996, he appeared in the blockbuster science-fiction film “Independence Day,” which grossed $817.4 million at the box office, and he reprised the role of Julius Levinson in 2016’s “Independence Day: Resurgence, which brought in $389.7 million. From 1997 to 1998, Hirsch co-starred with Bob Newhart on the CBS sitcom “George and Leo,” then he appeared in the 1999 films “Out of the Cold” and “Man on the Moon.”

Personal Life

Judd married Elisa Sadaune in 1963, and they welcomed son Alex (born in 1966) before divorcing in 1967. Hirsch then wed fashion designer Bonni Sue Chalkin in 1992, and they had son London and daughter Montana before divorcing in 2005.

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If I'm not moved by what happens at the end of this play, then I've completely failed, and so has the play, and so has our production. And if that's the case then there really isn't any reason to want to do it.

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Some stage directions you just simply have to throw away.

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If you're playing the character, you could say to yourself in 16 different ways, What if that didn't bother me? What if I knew exactly what he was talking about? What if I didn't get excited?

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People come along and impose their own stuff on plays, and it shows.

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I don't think anyone can really make up their mind and say, Now I'm going to be a director.

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