April 29, 1954
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Actor, Comedian, Comedy writer, Producer, Telephone sales (light bulbs), Waiter
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Jerry Seinfeld earned an award-winning career by working hard. In 1981, he made first appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (May 7). In 1980, he moved to Los Angeles. He made more than 50 appearances on "The Tonight Show" and "Late Night with David Letterman." He played Sampson in his high school production of "Romeo and Juliet" during junior year. In 1993, he received $1.5 million for his first book, SeinLanguage. In 1976, he was a regular at the Improv and also worked as the MC at the Comic Strip. Seinfeld started in the industry by acting in films like the comedy "The Ratings Game" (1984) with Danny DeVito. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 19th Anniversary Special" (1981-82), "Disneyland's Summer Vacation Party" (NBC, 1985-86) and "Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me" (HBO, 1986-87). In the nineties and the early 2000s, Seinfeld devoted his time to various credits, such as "The Daily Show" (Comedy Central, 1996-), "Good Money" (1996) and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (HBO, 2000-). He also worked on "Primetime Glick" (2000-03). In the early 2000s and the 2010s, Seinfeld lent his talents to projects like "Bee Movie" (2007), "Inside Comedy" (Showtime, 2011-15) and "Inside Amy Schumer" (Comedy Central, 2013-). His credits also expanded to "Top Five" with Chris Rock (2014) and "Maya & Marty" (NBC, 2016). Most recently, Seinfeld appeared on the Robert Klein documentary "Robert Klein Still Can't Stop His Leg" (2017). Seinfeld was married to Jessica Sklar and had three children.