Jerry Seinfeld

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Jerry Seinfeld
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Birth name Jerome Allen Seinfeld
Born April 29, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Notable Roles Seinfeld: Jerry Seinfeld
Notable Episodes
Awards 1 Golden Globe,
1 Emmy Award,
2 TV Prizes,
3 American Comedy Awards,
1 PGA Nova Award,
2 SAG Awards,
1 AFI Star Award,
1 Viewers for Quality Television Q Award

Contents

Biography

Jerome "Jerry" Seinfeld is an American comedian that specializes in observational comedy. He co-created the eponymous sitcom Seinfeld, which ran for 9 seasons on NBC and has often been declared one of the best comedy series ever broadcast.

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Seinfeld Jerry Seinfeld 1989–1998 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Benson Frankie 2x06 - Citizen Kraus December 12, 1980
Benson Frankie 2x07 - Benson's Groupie December 19, 1980
Our Time Himself 1x02 - Show 2 August 3, 1985
Saturday Night Live Host 17x18 - Jerry Seinfeld/Annie Lennox April 18, 1992
The New WKRP in Cincinnati Himself 2x17 - Johnny Goes Hollywood February 20, 1993
The Larry Sanders Show Himself 2x17 - The Grand Opening September 22, 1993
NewsRadio Himself 3x22 - The Real Deal May 7, 1997
The Larry Sanders Show Himself 6x11 - Flip May 31, 1998
Mad About You Himself 7x01 - Season Opener September 22, 1998
Saturday Night Live Host 25x01 - Jerry Seinfeld/David Bowie October 2, 1999
Dilbert Comp-U-Comp 2x11 - The Return February 22, 2000
Curb Your Enthusiasm Himself 4x10 - Opening Night March 14, 2004
30 Rock Himself 2x01 - Seinfeld Vision October 4, 2007

Specials

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
6th Annual Young Comedians Special Himself 1981 Young Comedians Special
The Ratings Game Network Rep December 15, 1984
Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me Himself 1986
Disneyland's Summer Vacation Party Himself May 23, 1986
Jerry Seinfeld: Stand-Up Confidential Himself 1987
Get Out the Vote Himself 1988
The '88 Vote Himself October 15, 1988 All-Star Celebration
7th Anniversary Special Himself February 2, 1989 Late Night with David Letterman
The Tommy Chong Roast Himself 1989 Playboy Comedy Roast
4th Annual American Comedy Awards Himself 1990 American Comedy Awards
42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presenter September 16, 1990 Primetime Emmy Awards
7th Annual American Comedy Awards Himself 1993 American Comedy Awards
A Stand Up Life Himself February 1993
Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfeld Himself November 24, 1994
2nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Himself February 26, 1996 Screen Actors Guild Awards
Classic Stand-Up Comedy of Television Himself September 14, 1996
Rodney Dangerfield's 75th Birthday Toast Himself 1997
Jerry Seinfeld: I'm Telling You for the Last Time Himself August 9, 1998
51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Himself 1999 Primetime Emmy Awards
25th Anniversary Himself 1999 Saturday Night Live
The British Comedy Awards 2001 Himself December 15, 2001 British Comedy Awards
NBC 75th Anniversary Special Himself May 5, 2002
TV Guide 50 Best Shows of All Time: A 50th Anniversary Celebration Himself May 13, 2002
Diet Coke with Lemon Celebrates 40 Years of Laughter: At the Improv Himself September 3, 2002
The Seinfeld Story Himself November 25, 2004
Forbes Celebrity 100: Who Made Bank? Himself July 16, 2006
Legends: Rodney Dangerfield Himself September 10, 2006
Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Benefit for Autism Education Host October 15, 2006
100 Porsches and Me Himself January 28, 2007
79th Academy Awards Presenter February 25, 2007 Academy Awards
Jerry Seinfeld: The Comedian Award Himself April 1, 2007

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Just Men! January 17-21, 1983

Notable Film Roles

Film Role Released
Bee Movie Barry B. Benson November 2, 2007

Writer

Staff Writer

Series Year(s) Credit Season(s)
Seinfeld 1989 –1998 Co-Creator 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Specials Written

Title Credit Airdate Series/Banner
Jerry Seinfeld: Stand-Up Confidential 1987
Jerry Seinfeld: I'm Telling You for the Last Time August 9, 1999
The Seinfeld Story November 25, 2004

Director

Specials Directed

Title Credit Airdate Series/Banner
The Concert for New York City October 20, 2001

Producer

Series Produced

Series Year(s) Credit Season(s)
Seinfeld 1991 –1996 Producer 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Seinfeld 1996 –1998 Executive Producer 9

Episodes Produced

Series Credit Episode Airdate
Seinfeld Producer 1x01 - The Seinfeld Chronicles July 5, 1989
Seinfeld Story Supervisor 1x02 - The Stakeout May 31, 1990
Seinfeld Story Supervisor 1x03 - The Robbery June 7, 1990
Seinfeld Story Supervisor 1x04 - Male Unbonding June 14, 1990
Seinfeld Story Supervisor 1x05 - The Stock Tip June 21, 1990

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies Produced

Title Credit Airdate Series/Banner
Jerry Seinfeld: I'm Telling You for the Last Time Executive Producer August 9, 1999

Awards and Accolades

TV Prizes

  • Won: Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (1999, 2000)

American Comedy Awards

(3 Wins/2 Nominations)

  • Nominated: Funniest Male Performer in a TV Special (Leading or Supporting) Network, Cable or Syndication (1999)
Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time
  • Nominated: Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication (1996)
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  • Won: Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication (1993)
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  • Won: Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Leading Role) Network, Cable or Syndication (1992)
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  • Won: Comedy Club Stand-Up Comic - Male (1988)

Primetime Emmy Awards

(1 Win/13 Nominations)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special (1999)
Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time
  • Nominated: Outstanding Comedy Series (1999)
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  • Nominated: Outstanding Comedy Series (1998)
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  • Nominated: Outstanding Comedy Series (1997)
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  • Nominated: Outstanding Comedy Series (1996)
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  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1996)
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  • Nominated: Outstanding Comedy Series (1995)
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  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1995)
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  • Nominated: Outstanding Comedy Series (1994)
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  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1994)
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  • Won: Outstanding Comedy Series (1993)
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  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1993)
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  • Nominated: Outstanding Comedy Series (1992)
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  • Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1992)
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  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series (1991)
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Golden Globe Awards

(1 Win/3 Nominations)

  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical (1998)
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  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical (1996)
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  • Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical (1995)
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  • Won: Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical (1994)
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PGA Awards

  • Won: Most Promising Producer in Television (1994)
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Screen Actors Guild Awards

  • Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (1998)
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  • Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (1997)
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U.S. Comedy Arts Festival

  • AFI Star Award (1999)

Viewers for Quality Television Q Awards

  • Won: Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series
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