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Jerry Seinfeld


Jerry Seinfeld was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Betty (Hesney) and Kalman Seinfeld. His father was of Hungarian Jewish descent, while Jerry's maternal grandparents, Salha and Selim Hosni, were Syrian Jewish immigrants (from Aleppo). He moved with his family, including sister Carolyn, to suburban Massepequa, Long Island, at a young age. ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2012-2014 Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- The Over-Cheer (2014)
- It's Bubbly Time, Jerry (2012) ... (creator)
- I Want Sandwiches, I Want Chicken (2012) ... (creator)
- You Don't Want to Offend a Cannibal (2012) ... (creator)
 2008 Sincerely, Ted L. Nancy (TV Movie) (creator)
 2007 Bee Movie (written by)
 2004 The Seinfeld Story (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Hindsight Is 20/20... (Short)
  Seinfeld (TV Series) (created by - 172 episodes, 1990 - 1998) (written by - 16 episodes, 1990 - 1996)
- The Chronicle (1998) ... (created by)
- The Finale (1998) ... (created by)
- The Puerto Rican Day (1998) ... (created by)
- The Maid (1998) ... (created by)
- The Frogger (1998) ... (created by)
 1989 The Seinfeld Chronicles - Pilot (TV Movie) (written by)
 1982 An Evening at the Improv (TV Series) (stand-up material)
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Other Works:

Radio commercial: Comedian (2002) (voice). See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 35 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on whether family life produces better comedy than bachelorhood ]The truth is, the family is much more creatively nourishing because you're playing on a full keyboard. Whereas when you're single, you're just playing the upbeat jazzy tunes. See more »

Trivia:

Growing up watching and loving Bud Abbott and Lou Costello on TV, Seinfeld says he still reveres the comedy duo for their perfection and the 'musical math' evident in the comic timing of their iconic 'Who's On First?' routine. In tribute, Seinfeld appeared in an MLB Network special about the routine in July 2012. Also, as he told the NY Times, his brief comedy stand-up that used to open early ... See more »

Trademark:

Frequently references his favorite hero Superman See more »

Nickname:

Little Jerry

Star Sign:

Taurus

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