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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 13 wins & 35 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) ... (creator)
- The Finale (1998) ... (creator)
- The Puerto Rican Day (1998) ... (creator)
- The Maid (1998) ... (creator)
- The Frogger (1998) ... (creator)
 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:

Commentary, "Dying Is Hard. Comedy Is Harder.," Published in "The New York Times," 24 June 2008, Volume 157, Issue 54,351, Page A23. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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:

Opened for Anne Murray, when she went on tour for a period of 4 years. Murray saw Seinfeld perform on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) and said she had to have him as her opening act. See more »

Trademark:

Derives humor from awkward or unusual social situations See more »

Nickname:

Little Jerry

Star Sign:

Taurus

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