In 2005, Silverman released a concert film, Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic, based on her one-woman show of the same name.Liam Lynch directed the film, which was distributed by Roadside Attractions.The video turned out to be a song called "I'm Fucking Matt Damon" in which she and Matt Damon sang a duet about having an affair behind Kimmel's back.The video created an "instant You Tube sensation." She won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards.It received 64% positive ratings based on 84 reviews on the film critics aggregator Web site Rotten Tomatoes, As part of the film's publicity campaign, she appeared online in Slate as the cover subject of Heeb magazine and in roasts on Comedy Central of Pamela Anderson and Hugh Hefner.Silverman played a therapist in a skit for a bonus DVD of the album Lullabies to Paralyze by the band Queens of the Stone Age.(1997), School of Rock (2003), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), and A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014). Beth had been George Mc Govern's personal campaign photographer and would found the theater company New Thalian Players, while Donald has training as a social worker and also ran the clothing store Crazy Sophie's Outlet. Her sisters are Rabbi Susan Silverman, screenwriter Jodyne Silverman, and actress Laura Silverman; her brother Jeffrey Michael died when he was three months old.In 2015, she starred in the drama I Smile Back, for which she was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role. After graduating from The Derryfield School in Manchester (Class of 1989), she attended New York University for a year but did not graduate.
She had small parts in the films There's Something About Mary, Say It Isn't So, School of Rock, The Way of the Gun, Overnight Delivery, Screwed, Heartbreakers, Evolution, School for Scoundrels, and Rent, playing a mixture of comic and serious roles.
Silverman was a writer and occasional performer on Saturday Night Live, and starred in and produced The Sarah Silverman Program, which ran from 2007 to 2010 on Comedy Central, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
She released an autobiography The Bedwetter in 2010.
I mean, she is 25 years old, and she has already accomplished everything she's going to accomplish in her life." In January 2008, she appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
to show Jimmy Kimmel, her boyfriend at the time, a special video.
She can play a character but she doesn't disappear into the character—she makes the character her." She said that when she was fired it hurt her confidence for a year, but after that nothing could hurt her and that she attributes her time to SNL as being a key reason why she has been so tough in her career.