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List Rules Vote up which Jewish comedian you think is the funniest.

This list contains information about the funniest stand-up comedians and comedic actors who are Jewish, ranked by your votes. Several of the funniest comedians of all time are Jewish. Some of these celebrities are Jewish by religion, while others are Jewish by ancestry. Many of these famous comics poke fun at their heritage in their acts.

Who are some of the most famous stand-up comedians who are Jewish? Bob Saget, Jeff Ross, and David Cross all made our list. Several hilarious female comics are also Jewish. Sarah Silverman, Amy Schumer, and Roseanne Barr all come from Jewish backgrounds. Woody Allen has often shared what it is like to be a Jewish comedian in New York with his funny films.

Many famous comedic actors are Jewish, including Seth Rogan and Jonah Hill. These two funnymen have teamed up for several R-rated comedies including This Is the End, Superbad and The 40-Year Old Virgin. “Curb Your Enthusiasm” creator Larry David is Jewish, as are his friends and frequent collaborators, Richard Lewis and Jason Alexander. The Marx Brothers and the Three Stooges were also Jewish.

Which Jewish comedian do you think is the funniest? Vote on this list and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Mel Brooks The Producers, Spaceballs, Blazing Saddles

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Gene Wilder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Gene Wilder Young Frankenstein, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Blazing Saddles

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Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Billy Crystal Monsters, Inc, Monsters University

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Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Rodney Dangerfield Back to School, Rover Dangerfield, Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me

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Groucho Marx is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Groucho Marx Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, Animal Crackers

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Don Rickles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Don Rickles Toy Story, Toy Story 3, Toy Story 2

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Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jerry Seinfeld Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time', Comedian

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Peter Sellers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Peter Sellers Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Being There, The Pink Panther

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Gilda Radner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Gilda Radner Saturday Night Live, Haunted Honeymoon, Animalympics

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Jerry Stiller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jerry Stiller The King of Queens, Zoolander, The Heartbreak Kid

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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Adam Sandler Grown Ups 2, Grown Ups, Big Daddy

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Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
donovanrobben10 added Carl Reiner Your Show of Shows, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Thrill of It All

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Madeline Kahn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Madeline Kahn Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, A Bug's Life

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Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Seth Rogen This Is the End, Pineapple Express, Superbad Superbad

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Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Ben Stiller Zoolander, Tropic Thunder, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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Moe Howard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Moe Howard It's a Mad, Mad, Mad

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Larry David is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Larry David Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Three Stooges

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George Burns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
MikeLeebaw added George Burns The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, Oh, God!

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Sid Caesar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Sid Caesar Grease, It's a Mad, Mad

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Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jon Stewart The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, The 78th Annual Academy Awards

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Larry Fine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Larry Fine The Three Stooges, Disorder in the Court, The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

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Harold Ramis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Harold Ramis Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, Analyze This

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Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jack Benny The Jack Benny Program, To be or not To Be, Broadway Melody of 1936

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
hellodalai added Julia Louis-Dreyfus Seinfeld, A Bug's Life, The New Adventures of Old Christine

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Harpo Marx is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Harpo Marx Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, A Day at the Races

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Rick Moranis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Rick Moranis Ghostbusters, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

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Marty Feldman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Tom Islava added Marty Feldman The Last Remake of Beau Geste, Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl, Educating Archie

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Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jack Black School of Rock, King Kong, Kung Fu Panda

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Curly Howard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Curly Howard The Three Stooges, Disorder in the Court, Sing a Song of Six Pants

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Jerry Lewis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jerry Lewis The Nutty Professor, The King of Comedy, The Bellboy

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Jeff Goldblum is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jeff Goldblum Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Independence Day

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Jon Lovitz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jon Lovitz Happiness, Big, The Brave Little Toaster

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Danny Kaye is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Danny Kaye An Hour with Danny Kaye, EPCOT Center: The Opening Celebration (1982), The Court jester

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Bea Arthur is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Bea Arthur The Golden Girls, Maude, Lovers and Other Strangers

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Jason Alexander is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jason Alexander Seinfeld, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Pretty Woman

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Goldie Hawn is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Goldie Hawn Death Becomes Her, The First Wives Club, Overboard

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Hank Azaria is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Hank Azaria The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie, Godzilla

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Jonah Hill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jonah Hill 21 Jump Street, The Wolf of Wall Street, Superbad

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Mayim Bialik is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Mayim Bialik The Big Bang Theory, Blossom, Beaches

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Milton Berle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Milton Berle AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies, The Hollywood Palace, Hey

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Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Lára Martin added Bette Midler Divine Madness, Beaches, Hocus Pocus

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Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Woody Allen Annie Hall, Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

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Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Joan Rivers Fashion Police, The Joan Rivers Show, The Joan Rivers Show

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Mila Kunis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Mila Kunis Black Swan, That '70s Show, Ted

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Rhea Perlman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Rhea Perlman Cheers, Matilda, The Sessions

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Fran Drescher is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Fran Drescher The Nanny, Hotel Transylvania, The Beautician and the Beast

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Seth Green is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Seth Green The Italian Job, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

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Sacha Baron Cohen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Sacha Baron Cohen Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, Brüno, The Dictator

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Chico Marx is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Roger Meiklejohn added Chico Marx Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, Horse Feathers

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Melissa Rauch is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Melissa Rauch The Big Bang Theory, The Bronze, I Love You