Jerry Seinfeld

Biography

Jerry Seinfeld's unique brand of "observational humor" has made him one of the most popular and most imitated comedians in America. Born in Brooklyn, raised in Massapequa ("It's an old Indian name that means 'by the mall'") Seinfeld began hitting the club circuit the night he graduated from Queens College; he performed stand-up for free at times just to perfect his act. He paid the bills with a variety of odd jobs, including working for a scam operation selling light bulbs over the phone (a job he has publicly apologized for) and peddling fake jewelry on the street. His work paid off when he became a regular guest on Late Night With David Letterman and the Tonight  show. Network and cable specials followed, and in 1990, he was given the creative outlet of a lifetime: his own network sitcom. With his partner, Larry David (who was used as the model for the neurotic George Costanza), Seinfeld created a show about "nothing," devoting entire half hours to everything from waiting for a table in a Chinese restaurant to looking for a lost car in a mall garage. By 1993, his eponymous off-beat TV series had become a huge hit, both with the critics and with viewers, and that year won the Emmy for best comedy series. The extraordinarily successful series remained at the top of the ratings going into its ninth, and final, season. Seinfeld branched out with a popular book called Seinlanguage.

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3rd February 2014 -

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YES! Secret 'Seinfeld' Project Confirmed By Jerry - Everything We Know

31st January 2014 -

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It’s been on the cards. Seinfeld did an AMA on Reddit in which he hinted at a secret project with Larry David – another one of the brains behind the phenomenal success of 90s sitcom,...

Is It Bigger Than A Breadbox? Jerry Seinfeld Keeps Mum About New Project

31st January 2014 -

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Jerry Seinfeld is keeping his new movie or video project irritatingly secretive, but he did drop some hints about the cast and premise. Seinfeld is keeping things hush-hush for the most part, although he revealed...

Jerry and George Seen Outside Tom's Cafe - 'Seinfeld' is DEFINITELY Coming Back

14th January 2014 -

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Of course it’s not definitely coming back, but it’s a laugh to talk about Seinfeld making a return to screens, and Jerry Seinfeld being spotted with Jason Alexander outside the iconic Tom’s Café in New...

'Seinfeld' Reunion On The Cards? - Jerry And George Spotted Filming At Tom's Restaurant

14th January 2014 -

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Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander helped make Tom's Restaurant a internationally-known hang-out when Jerry, George, Krammer and Elaine used it as their regular haunt on hit 90's sitcom Seinfeld. On Monday, 13 January, Jerry and...

Jerry Seinfeld: Man of Steel missed opportunity

7th January 2014 -

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Jerry Seinfeld has criticised 'Man of Steel' producers for ''glossing over'' Superman's secret identity.The 'Seinfeld' star is a lifelong fan of the comic book character and was excited to see the latest interpretation of Superman...

Jerry Seinfeld Hints At New Larry David Collaboration

7th January 2014 -

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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has given fans new hope for a collaboration with his pal Larry David, hinting that they have teamed up for a "huge" project.The acclaimed funnymen created the beloved sitcom Seinfeld together, and...

Jerry Seinfeld Grabs Coffee, With Comedians, For Online Talk Show

2nd January 2014 -

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Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee might sound like the name of a not-very-exciting viral video, but it is in fact Jerry Seinfeld’s own talk show. It is coincidentally a web series, which does exactly what...

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2nd January 2014 -

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The owners of the iconic diner featured in beloved U.S. sitcom Seinfeld have allowed cameras to turn on them once again, in a new film, titled Tom's Restaurant: A Documentary About Nothing Everything. The New...

Sen Rand Paul Tweets Washington Grievances In True Festivus Style

23rd December 2013 -

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Senator Paul Rand has launched a barrage of tweets into the Twittersphere, airing his fury over Washington on Monday. The Kentucky senator announced via his Twitter account that he was honouring the Seinfeld annual tradition...

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11th October 2013 -

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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld played cooking assistant for his chef wife Jessica on Thursday (10Oct13) as they demonstrated new recipes from her latest collection, The Can't Cook Book, during an appearance on U.S. Tv show Late...

Jerry Seinfeld To Call Mets Game

17th September 2013 -

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Longtime New York Mets fan Jerry Seinfeld will reteam with his one-time Seinfeld guest star Keith Hernandez in the announcers' booth for Tuesday night's (17Sep13) baseball clash with the San Francisco Giants.The comedian and former...

Jerry Seinfeld: 'I Almost Hosted The Oscars'

26th August 2013 -

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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has revealed he turned down the chance to host the Oscars because he wouldn't want to be part of the "most controlled possible environment".The Seinfeld star admits he has come close to...

Jerry Seinfeld Bemoans Mets Fans' "Terrible Manners"

19th July 2013 -

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Jerry Seinfeld – America’s biggest comedian and most probably the Mets’ most successful fan – has condemned the behaviour of the Citi Field crowd, comparing them to five-year-olds as they booed players at the 2013...

Chris Rock Shooting New Movie About His Life

18th July 2013 -

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Funnyman Chris Rock is teaming up with his famous pals Adam Sandler, Jerry Seinfeld and Tracy Morgan to shoot a new movie loosely based on his life.The comic arrived at the New York City premiere...

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12th July 2013 -

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Jerry Seinfeld has topped Forbes magazine's list of the highest-earning U.S. comics for a third consecutive year. The 59 year old earned $32 million (£20.6 million) in 2012 thanks to Tv syndication royalties and his...

Jerry Seinfeld Featured On Wale Rap Album! [Video]

26th June 2013 -

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Seinfeld star Jerry Seinfeld dropped by in the studio when Wale was recording his new album The Gifted. It may sound like two more unlikely performers couldn't collaborate to top team Wale/Seinfeld but their partnership...

'Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee' Season 2 Premieres Today

13th June 2013 -

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There’s no hidden premise, no hidden meaning. Jerry Seinfeld’s latest project comprises him, a fellow comedian, a car and some coffee. The cars are beautiful things – all vintage and expensive looking – and the...

Jerry And Jessica Seinfeld Host Charity Bash In Central Park

7th June 2013 -

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Funnyman Jerry Seinfeld and his wife Jessica invited a host of celebrity pals and their children to join them for a charity event in New York earlier this week (05Jun13).The couple hosted the Baby Buggy...

Jerry Seinfeld And Kevin Spacey Give Five-word Speeches At Webbys

22nd May 2013 -

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Funnyman Jerry Seinfeld and actor Kevin Spacey stuck to tradition at the Webby Awards in New York on Tuesday (21May13) as they accepted their trophies with five-word speeches.Recipients of the Webby Awards, which recognise the...

Frank Ocean, Jerry Seinfeld Win At 17th Annual Webby Awards

30th April 2013 -

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Frank Ocean was among the winners at the 17th Annual Webby Awards, highlighting achievements on the internet. This year's awards were selected by judges in the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, including Huffington...

Jerry Seinfeld And Kevin Spacey Win 2013 Webby Awards

30th April 2013 -

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Funnyman Jerry Seinfeld and actor Kevin Spacey have been honoured for their contributions to the Internet after landing top prizes at the 2013 Webby Awards.The former Seinfeld star earned the trophy for his Outstanding Comedic...

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30th April 2013 -

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Funnyman Jerry Seinfeld celebrated his birthday with a star-studded party at Carbone restaurant in New York City on Sunday (28Apr13). The comedian, who turned 59 on Monday (29Apr13), dined with pals including Jake Gyllenhaal, Isla...

Tom Hanks And Jerry Seinfeld Among The Webby Awards Nominations

10th April 2013 -

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Tom Hanks, Jerry Seinfeld and Lena Dunham are among the slew of names nominated for this year’s Webby awards, which will be taking place on May 21st in New York City.The Annual Webby Awards, where...

Seinfeld Crosses $3 Billion In Syndication Sales

4th April 2013 -

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Jerry Seinfeld's decision to go out on top and turn down a reported $5-million-per-episode offer to produce a tenth season of his iconic show has paid off beyond anyone's imagination at the time, the London...

Jerry Seinfeld Explains Collaboration With Rapper Wale

21st January 2013 -

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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld's collaboration with rapper Wale came about because his wife loves the hip-hop star's music.The pair joined forces to work on Wale's fifth record, The Album About Nothing, and Seinfield admits he didn't...

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