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Jerry Adler rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. Adler's career began by acting in comedies like "Manhattan Murder Mystery" (1993) with Woody Allen and Diane Keaton and "Getting Away With Murder" (1996) with Dan Aykroyd and Lily Tomlin. He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "Quantum Leap" (NBC, 1988-1993). His film career continued throughout the nineties and the early 2000s in productions like "Larger Than Life" (1996), the dramatic adaptation "Six Ways to Sunday" (1999) with Norman Reedus and the comedy "30 Days" (2000) with Ben Shenkman. More recently, he continued to act in the dramatic adaptation "In Her Shoes" (2005) with Cameron Diaz, the Meryl Streep romantic comedy "Prime" (2005) and the Vin Diesel drama "Find Me Guilty" (2006). He also appeared in "The Memory Thief" (2008) with Mark Webber and "Synecdoche, New York" (2008) with Philip Seymour Hoffman. Adler most recently acted in the dramatic comedy "The Angriest Man in Brooklyn" (2014) with Robin Williams. Adler was married to Cathy Rice.