Jerry Adler is an American theater director, producer, and film and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his films Manhattan Murder Mystery, The Public Eye, In Her Shoes, and Prime. As well as his television work as Herman “Hesh” Rabkin on The Sopranos, he can be seen portraying Howard Lyman on The Good Wife and The Good Fight, building maintenance man Mr. Wicker on Mad About You, Bob Saget's father Sam Stewart on Raising Dad, Fire Chief Sidney Feinberg on Rescue Me, Moshe Pfefferman on Transparent, Saul Horowitz on Broad City, and Hillston on Living with Yourself with Paul Rudd. Jerry Adler resides in New York City with his wife Joan and dog Hesh. He is presently working on a mystery novel due out in early 2024. His debut memoir Too Funny for Words reflects his long and diverse career.