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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 15 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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 2018 Letters from a Nut (TV Movie) (creator) (post-production)
 2017 Jerry Before Seinfeld (TV Special documentary)
  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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TV commercial (PSA): The National Park Conservation Society, shown on PBS stations See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 5 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:

Lives in Manhattan's renowned Beresford apartment building, northwest corner of 81st St. and Central Park West, just down the street from the address of "129 W. 81st" where sitcom Jerry lived. See more »

Trademark:

White running shoes See more »

Nickname:

Little Jerry

Star Sign:

Taurus

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