Jerry Seinfeld

American comedian

Jerry Seinfeld performs at Will Ferrell and Friends. October 6, 2018 at the Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA. Photograph by Raphael Pour-Hashemi, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Jerome Allen Seinfeld, a.k.a., Jerry Seinfeld (born April 29, 1954) is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he created and wrote with Larry David. The show aired on NBC from 1989 until 1998, becoming one of the most acclaimed and popular American sitcoms of all time. As a stand-up comedian, Seinfeld specializes in observational comedy. In 2004, Comedy Central named him the 12th-greatest stand-up comedian of all time.

Seinfeld produced, co-wrote, and starred in the 2007 film Bee Movie, which was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film. In 2010, he premiered a reality series called The Marriage Ref, which aired for two seasons on NBC. Seinfeld is the creator and host of the series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee on Netflix. He is married to author and philanthropist Jessica Seinfeld, with whom he has three children.

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Jerry Seinfeld

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Is This Anything?






The Seinfeld Scripts: The First and Second Seasons


Sein Off: Inside the Final Days of Seinfeld


The Coffee Table Book of Coffee Tables


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