Sarah Silverman-Challenging Assumptions

Sarah Silverman--standup comedian, writer and TV star--has shocked many an audience with her outrageous humor. Now she stars in the new dramatic film "I Smile Back," in which she plays a tragically troubled housewife. She tells us about the deal her dad (in real life) made with her to leave NYU and pursue her career--and the gender assumptions she ran into when she started at Saturday Night Live in the 90s.

Read the edited and condensed interview in Fortune.

 SARAH SILVERMAN, COMEDIAN/ACTRESS

SARAH SILVERMAN, COMEDIAN/ACTRESS