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.Instead, she performed stand-up comedy in Greenwich Village.An onlooker said: “They stayed close all evening and Michael leaped to her defence when a reveller smashed a glass near her, making sure she was OK.” Aisling and Michael were pictured together on stage last year at the UK Social Enterprise Awards, in London, which she hosted.The pair met while filming Showtime’s Master Of Sex together in 2014.Michael was in a relationship with actress Kate Beckinsale, 44, for eight years, before splitting in 2003. Sarah Silverman has snatched herself a new boyfriend!A source said: “They met through mutual friends and Michael is pretty smitten, telling people he is off the market.” Michael, who is famed for his portrayal of former Prime Minister Tony Blair in 2006’s The Queen, split from US comic Sarah, 47, at the end of last year.She announced their break up on Twitter in February and said their relationship “got hard” with her living in Los Angeles so they “consciously uncoupled.” The pair arrived at the prestigious theatre ceremony separately but met up at the afterparty at the Natural History Museum.
Her comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, such as racism, sexism, politics, and religion, sometimes having her comic character endorse them in a sarcastic or deadpan fashion.She made her network standup comedy debut on the Late Show with David Letterman on July 3, 1997.Silverman made several TV program guest appearances, including on Star Trek: Voyager in the two-part time travel episode "Future's End" (1996); Seinfeld in the episode "The Money" (1997); VIP in the episode "48 Hours" (2002); Greg the Bunny as a series regular (2002); and on the puppet television comedy Crank Yankers as the voice of Hadassah Guberman (2003, 2007).She also starred in the HBO sketch comedy series Mr.Show (1995–1997) and had the leading role for the 1997 independent film Who's the Caboose?, about a pair of New York comedians (Silverman and director Sam Seder) going to Los Angeles during pilot season to try to get a part in a television series; the film features numerous young comedians in supporting roles but never received a widespread theatrical release.Silverman and Seder later made a six-episode television series sequel entitled Pilot Season in which Silverman stars as the same character and Seder again directed."They were all over each other for a lot of the night." PHOTOS: Some of Hollywood's hottest hookups The pair first caused a buzz when Silverman came out to celebrate Sheen's 45th birthday party in West Hollywood. Sheen's ex-wife Kate Beckinsale was also in attendance with her husband Len Wiseman. (The friendly exes walked the red carpet together at a Golden Globes after party with Wiseman on Jan.12.) The costar Rachel Mc Adams for two years before calling it quits in February 2013.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.In 2005, Silverman released a concert film, Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic, based on her one-woman show of the same name.