Silverman is currently working on a musical adaptation of her 2010 memoir and New York Times Bestseller.
Her ancestry is Norwegian, as well as German, British Isles, and other Scandinavian.
Actress Riki Lindhome was born in Coudersport, Pennsylvania but grew up primarily in Portville, New York about 80 miles south of Buffalo.
Actress Danish beauty Connie Nielsen consistently lights up the screen with an eclectic bevy of film roles.
For her performance of Anneliese Michel in Hans-Christian Schmid's drama Requiem she won The Silver Bear for Best Actress.
Her father is a distinguished geologist who was voted Scientist of the Year in 1979 at the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists.