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Gilbert Gottfried

At the young age of 15, Gilbert Gottfried began doing stand-up at open mike nights in New York City and, after a few short years, became known around town as "the comedian's comedian". After spending several years mastering the art of stand-up comedy, producers of the legendary NBC late-night comedy show, Saturday Night Live (1975), became aware ... See full bio »
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Aladdin Iago
Beverly Hills Cop II
Beverly Hills Cop II Sidney Bernstein
Problem Child
Problem Child Mr. Peabody


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 2017 Karate Tortoise (TV Series) (post-production)
Rat Bastard
 2018 Boy Band
Mort (voice)
 2018 Abnormal Attraction
Pig Man
 2017-2018 Justice League Action (TV Series)
Mr. Mxyzptlk
 2018 Crashing (TV Series)
Gilbert Gottfried
 2017 Episodes (TV Series)
Gilbert Gottfried
 2017 Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (TV Movie)
Ron Mcdonald
 2017 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
Jared Kushner
 2017 Animal Crackers
Mario Zucchini (voice)
 2017 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (TV Series)
Strip Club MC
 2017 80s Creature House (TV Movie)
Grim Reaper
 2016 Hospital Arrest
Jerome Carter
 2016 Mighty Magiswords (TV Series)
Prohyas' Stomach
 2016 The Comedian
Gilbert Gottfried
 2016/I Midnight Show
 2016 Gender Bender
Dr. Montalto
 2016 Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (TV Movie)
Ron McDonald
 2015-2016 The Jim Gaffigan Show (TV Series)
Gilbert Gottfried
 2016 Thingstarter (TV Series)
 2014-2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
Kraang Sub-Prime
 2016 Director's Cut
 2002-2015 Cyberchase (TV Series)
 2015/I Rock Story
Dwayne Smiley
 2015 Deadbeat (TV Series)
Suicidal Man
 2014 Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (TV Movie)
Mr. Greenway (voice)
 2014 Anger Management (TV Series)
 2014 Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (Video Game)
Mr. Mxyzptlk (voice)
 2014 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix (Video Game)
Iago (English version, voice)
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West
Abraham Lincoln
 2014 Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja (TV Series)
Ranginald Bagel
 2013 Mad (TV Series)
LinKONG / Crash / Father
 2013 Beecher Baby Bouncer (Short)
Howard Featherstone (voice)
 2012 Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom (Video Game)
Iago (voice)
 2011-2012 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
Mr. Elbow / Twitter
 2011-2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Leo Gerber
 2011 Miss December
The Police Officer
 2004-2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
Various Characters / Madeline / Kim Jong-Il / ...
 2010 Robotomy (TV Series)
Tickle Me Psycho
 2010 Kingdom Hearts Re:coded (Video Game)
Iago (English version, voice)
 2010 M'larky (TV Series)
Detective Gilbert
 2010 'Til Death (TV Series)
 2009 Jack and the Beanstalk
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series)
Gilbert Gottfried
 2009 Back at the Barnyard (TV Series)
Barn Buddy
 2009 Hysterical Psycho
Mr G
 2009 Star-ving (TV Series)
 2008 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Denny the Distracter
 2008 Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy (TV Series short)
 2008 Hannah Montana (TV Series)
Barney Bittman
 2007 The Emperor's New School (TV Series)
 2007 My Gym Partner's a Monkey (TV Series)
Rick the Platypus
 2007 Family Guy (TV Series)
 2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (Video Game)
Iago (English version, voice)
 2006 Farce of the Penguins
Freezing Nuts Penguin (voice)
 2006 Greg the Bunny (TV Series)
 2006/I The Last Request
 2005 Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game)
Iago (English version, voice)
 2005 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (TV Series)
Santa Claus
 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events
Duck (voice, uncredited)
 2004 Funky Monkey
Dr. Spleen
 2004 Back by Midnight
Security Guard
 2004 The Amazing Floydini
Strange Man
 2004 Home Movies (TV Series)
Tonko the Parrot
 2003 Becker (TV Series)
 2003 Crank Yankers (TV Series)
George Zucco
 2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Stand-Up Comedian
 2001-2002 The Fairly OddParents (TV Series)
Dr. Bender / Wendell Bender
 2001-2002 House of Mouse (TV Series)
 2001-2002 Son of the Beach (TV Series)
Noccus Johnstein
 2002 Kingdom Hearts (Video Game)
Iago (English version, voice)
 2002 Celebrity Deathmatch (TV Series)
Gilbert Gottfried
 2001 Mickey's House of Villains (Video)
Iago (voice)
 2001 Longshot
Alex's Boss at Music Store (uncredited)
 2000-2001 Clerks (TV Series)
Patrick Swayze / Jerry Seinfeld
 2000 Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge (Video Game)
Iago (voice)
 1998-2000 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series)
Horace / The Rat
 2000 Dilbert (TV Series)
The Troll
 1999 Arcade Frenzy (Video Game)
Iago (voice)
 1999 Goosed
Alan Levy
 1998 Disney's Math Quest with Aladdin (Video Game)
Iago (voice)
 1998 Titey (Short)
Napolean (voice)
 1997-1998 Superman (TV Series)
Mr. Mxyzptlk
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
 1998 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
 1998 Doctor Dolittle
Compulsive Dog (voice)
 1980-1998 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Leo Waxman / Napoleon (segment "Titey") / ...
 1998 The Tom Show (TV Series)
 1998 Jenny (TV Series)
 1997 The Weird Al Show (TV Series)
Al's Imaginary Friend Gilbert
 1995-1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Art De Salvo / Art 'Bones' McSalvo
 1997 How to Be a Player
Tony the Doorman
 1997 Meet Wally Sparks
Mr. Harry Karp
 1996 Escape from It's a Wonderful Life (TV Movie)
Man on Porch (voice)
 1996 Clueless (TV Series)
DMV Examiner
 1996 Aladdin and the King of Thieves (Video)
Iago (voice)
 1996 In the House (TV Series)
Mr. Comstock
 1996 Aladdin's Arabian Adventures: Team Genie (Video)
Iago (voice)
 1995 Bump in the Night (TV Series)
Odiferous J. Stench
 1995 Timon & Pumbaa (TV Series)
 1994-1995 Wings (TV Series)
 1995 The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat (TV Series)
 1995 Mad About You (TV Series)
Spanky's Master
 1995 Aladdin on Ice (TV Movie)
Iago (voice, uncredited)
 1995 Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series)
 1994-1995 Aladdin (TV Series)
 1995 Aladdin's Arabian Adventures: Magic Makers (Video)
Iago (voice)
 1995 Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (TV Movie)
Dr. Peabody
 1995 Married with Children (TV Series)
Gilbert Gottfried
 1995 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
The Manager
 1995 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
Andy Richter Escapes Comedy Skit
 1995 The Watcher (TV Series)
 1994 Aladdin Activity Center (Video Game)
Iago (voice)
 1994 Living Single (TV Series)
Larry Friedlander
 1993-1994 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Joey Mellman / Billy
 1994 Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas (TV Movie)
Bert Banner
 1994 Bobby's World (TV Series)
Mad Scientist
 1994 Silk Degrees
 1994 The Return of Jafar (Video)
Iago (voice)
 1994 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series)
Gus Baker
 1994 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series)
Jerry the Belly Button Elf
 1994 Thumbelina
Mr. Beetle (voice)
 1994 Adventures in Wonderland (TV Series)
Mike McNasty
 1994 Herman's Head (TV Series)
 1994 House Party 3
Luggage Clerk
 1993 The State (TV Series)
Soup Guy
 1993 Bonkers (TV Series)
 1993 Problem Child (TV Series)
Mr. Peabody (voice)
 1992 Aladdin
Iago (voice)
 1992 A Different World (TV Series)
 1992 The Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (TV Series)
The Director (1992)
 1991 Seeing Is Believing (TV Short)
Gilbert Gottfried
 1991 Night Court (TV Series)
Oscar Brown
 1991 Highway to Hell
 1991 Problem Child 2
Mr. Peabody
 1990 3rd Bass: The Gas Face (Video short)
Mr. Wesell
 1990 Seriously... Phil Collins (TV Movie)
Roger - TV Executive
 1990 Problem Child
Mr. Peabody
 1990 The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
Johnny Crunch
 1990 Superboy (TV Series)
Nick Knack
 1989 Totally Hidden Video (TV Series)
Comedy Sketches
 1989 Never on Tuesday
Lucky Larry Lupin (uncredited)
 1988 Hot to Trot
 1987 Norman's Corner (TV Movie)
 1987 Hour Magazine (TV Series)
 1987 Beverly Hills Cop II
Sidney Bernstein
 1987 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Mr. Babcock
 1985 Bad Medicine
Tony Sandoval
 1984 The House of God
 1980 The Further Adventures of Wally Brown (TV Movie)
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Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (160 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (17 credits)

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Provided voice for Microsoft's Office Assistant Clipit aka Clippy. See more »

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5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Most people are hoping that they never find anyone like me. See more »


The character he created was originally named "Murray Abramowitz" and took the credit for Al Jolson's career, among others. He debuted the character on the stage at the Original Improvisation in New York City alongside fellow comedian Joe Piscopo. See more »


Heavy Brooklyn accent See more »


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