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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 & 39 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Seinfeld
Seinfeld Writer
(1989-1998)
Bee Movie
Bee Movie Writer
(2007)
Comedian
Comedian Producer
(2002)

Filmography

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  Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2014) (creator - 10 episodes, 2012)
- The Over-Cheer (2014)
- It's Bubbly Time, Jerry (2012) ... (creator)
- I Want Sandwiches, I Want Chicken (2012) ... (creator)
 2010-2011 The Marriage Ref (TV Series) (creator - 19 episodes)
 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)
 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 - 17 episodes, 1989 - 1996)
- The Chronicle (1998) ... (creator)
- The Finale (1998) ... (creator)
- The Puerto Rican Day (1998) ... (creator)
- The Maid (1998) ... (creator)
- The Frogger (1998) ... (creator)
 1982 An Evening at the Improv (TV Series) (stand-up material)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (184 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (48 credits)

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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:

3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 37 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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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:

His first time ever on stage at a comedy club, he looked out at the audience, froze and was eventually jeered and booed off of the stage. He knew he could do it, so he went back the next night, completed his set to laughter and applause, and the rest is history. See more »

Trademark:

White running shoes See more »

Nickname:

Little Jerry

Star Sign:

Taurus

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