Jerry Adler Biography

Gender: Male

Jerry Adler is a veteran of more than 50 Broadway productions as producer, director, and production stage manager. He stage managed the original Broadway production of My Fair Lady. Following his work backstage, he began a new career as an actor, appearing in many television programs, including “The Sopranos,” in which he starred as Hesh throughout that award-winning HBO production’s run. Recent films include In Her Shoes and Prime. He can currently be seen in the film A Most Violent Year, and appears regularly on the CBS series “The Good Wife.” He is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the University of Connecticut.

Jerry Adler Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Jerry Adler, My Fair Lady