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Jerry Seinfeld

Comedian
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Born Apr 29, 1954

Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and television and film producer, best known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld (1989–1998), which he co-created and co-wrote with Larry David, and, in the show's final two seasons, co-executive-produced.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1954 Birth Born on April 29, 1954.

TWENTIES

1976 22 Years Old Seinfeld developed an interest in standup comedy after brief stints in college productions. In 1976, after graduation from Queens College, he tried out at an open-microphone night at New York City's Catch a Rising Star, which led to an appearance in a Rodney Dangerfield HBO special. … Read More
1979 25 Years Old In 1979 he had a small recurring role on the sitcom Benson, playing Frankie, a mail delivery boy who had comedy routines that no one wanted to hear. … Read More
1981 27 Years Old In May 1981, Seinfeld made a successful appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, impressing Carson and the audience and leading to frequent appearances on that show and others, including Late Night with David Letterman.

THIRTIES

1984 30 Years Old Years before Seinfeld was created, Seinfeld dated Carol Leifer, a fellow comedian and one of the inspirations for the Seinfeld character of Elaine. On national TV with Dr. Ruth Westheimer, he explained how, in 1984, he was engaged but called it off. … Read More
1988 34 Years Old Seinfeld created The Seinfeld Chronicles with Larry David in 1988 for NBC. … Read More

FORTIES

1998 44 Years Old 1 More Event
After he ended his sitcom, Seinfeld returned to comedy rather than continue his acting career. In 1998 he went on tour and recorded a comedy special, entitled I'm Telling You for the Last Time. … Read More
2000 46 Years Old Seinfeld has made several political contributions, including George W. Bush's and Al Gore's presidential campaigns in 2000, and subsequently to four Democratic Party primary candidates in 2000 and 2004. … Read More

FIFTIES

2004 - 2006 3 More Events
2007 53 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 25, 2007, Seinfeld appeared at the 79th Academy Awards as the presenter for "Best Documentary". … Read More
On February 24, 2008, at the 80th Academy Awards, Seinfeld appeared as the voice of his Bee Movie animated character Barry, presenting "Best Animated Short". … Read More
2009 55 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2009, it was announced that Seinfeld and the entire cast of Seinfeld would be appearing for a reunion in Larry David's HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm. … Read More
2010 56 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2010, he premiered a reality series called The Marriage Ref. … Read More
2011 57 Years Old 1 More Event
Seinfeld toured the U.S. in 2011 and made his first appearance on stage in the UK in 13 years.
2012 58 Years Old In 2012 Seinfeld started a Web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, in which he would pick up a fellow comedian in a different car each episode and take him or her out for coffee and conversation. … Read More
In 2013 Seinfeld was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for the series. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

During a January 2014 interview, on the "Boomer and Carton" show on radio station WFAN, Seinfeld revealed that a Seinfeld project was in development, in which Alexander will play George Costanza alongside other Seinfeld characters. … Read More
2015 61 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 15, 2015, Seinfeld made a special appearance as a presenter on "SNL 40," the 40th anniversary special of Saturday Night Live. … Read More
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