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Renowned actor to perform on campus

February 17, 2014

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Emmy nominee Jeffrey Tambor will appear in the Chadron State College Memorial Hall Auditorium Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.

Contact the CSC Box Office by calling 308-432-6360 or via e-mail at: boxoffice@csc.edu to reserve tickets.

He brings audiences across the country a new kind of lecture, one they have never seen before. They are interactive, humorous, real, and most importantly, relatable.

With the ability unlike any other speaker, he shares anecdotes from his decades in front of the camera, reflects on his role as a father of four young children, and offers wisdom learned from his Jewish upbringing.

Incorporating themes of creativity, authenticity, and self-awareness into his speeches, Tambor boldly crafts customized and empowering messages for each audience he addresses.

As a gifted storyteller, his honesty captivates the audience, giving them a sense of meaning in their own lives by reconnecting them with their hopes and dreams.

According to the American Program Bureau, Tambor’s presentations will inspire and resonate with all who have the opportunity to listen to his words, making them cry with laughter and sometimes, reflection.

Tambor has earned deep respect, as well as multiple Emmy Award nominations, for being one of the most versatile and accomplished character actors in film and television. 

His unforgettable roles in such popular programs as “The Larry Sanders Show,” “Arrested Development,” and “The Hangover” reveal his unique comedic gifts, while his roles in films such as “And Justice for All” and “Meet Joe Black” display the depth of his dramatic sensibilities.

Tambor has been accorded numerous honors for his professional work, including six Emmy nominations and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as a Television Critics Association Award nomination for Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Comedy Series

From 1992 to 1998, Tambor had one of television’s most memorable roles as “Hank Kingsley,” the self-centered sidekick to talk show host Larry Sanders, on HBO’s critically acclaimed “The Larry Sanders Show.” He went on to star for three seasons in the Emmy Award-winning Fox sitcom “Arrested Development” as twin brothers George Bluth Sr. and Oscar Bluth.

A seasoned performer, Tambor’s credits also include appearances on such classic shows as “Taxi,” “Barney Miller,” “Starsky and Hutch,” “Kojak,” “L.A. Law,” “M*A*S*H,” “Hill Street Blues,” and “Three’s Company.”

Tambor played the Mayor of Whoville in the 2000 feature adaptation of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

He lent his distinctive voice to the animated films “Tangled” and “Monsters vs. Aliens,” as well as the upcoming “Clockwork Girl.” Additionally, he was the voice of “King Neptune” in “The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie”. In 2005, he returned to Broadway as George Aaronow in David Mamet’s “Glengarry Glen Ross,” for which he won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance.

Tambor has recently finished filming the features “Phil Spector,” opposite Al Pacino and Helen Mirren, and “For the Love of Money” with Edward Furlong.

—CSC Information Services