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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 & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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 2008 Sincerely, Ted L. Nancy (TV Movie)
 2004 The Seinfeld Story (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time' (TV Special documentary)
  Seinfeld (TV Series) (created by - 172 episodes, 1990 - 1998) (written by - 16 episodes, 1990 - 1996)
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 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 »

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2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 36 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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I don't play colleges but I hear a lot of people tell me, "Don't go near colleges. They're so PC.". My daughter's 14. My wife says to her, "Well, you know, in the next couple of years, I think maybe you're going to want to hang around the city more on the weekends so you can see boys.". You know, my daughter says, "That's sexist.". They just want to use these words. "That's racist. That's sexist.... 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 »

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Nickname:

Little Jerry

Star Sign:

Taurus

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