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Richard Jeni (1957–2007)

Richard Jeni was born on April 14, 1957 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Richard John Colangelo. He was an actor and writer, known for The Mask (1994), Richard Jeni: Crazy from the Heat (1991) and The Aristocrats (2005). He died on March 10, 2007 in West Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2006 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series)
White Cop
- Everybody Hates Rejection (2006) ... White Cop
 1997 Dad's Week Off (TV Movie)
 1996 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
- Monte Carlo (1996) ... Richard (voice)
 1994 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
- Make 'Em Laugh (1994) ... Host (voice)
 1988 Bird
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Appeared in DJ Polo and Ron Jeremy's music video "Freak of the Week" (1996) See more »

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My mother never saw the irony of calling me a son of a bitch. See more »


In 2004, Jeni was ranked #57 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 greatest standups of all time; he served on the panel responsible for this ranking. See more »

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