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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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652 133
Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Mel Brooks The Producers, Spaceballs, Blazing Saddles

2
592 115
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

3
453 142
Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Billy Crystal Monsters, Inc, Monsters University

4
427 172
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

5
418 160
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

6
465 224
Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jerry Seinfeld Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time', Comedian

7
387 144
Don Rickles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Don Rickles Toy Story, Toy Story 3, Toy Story 2

8
313 153
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

9
399 166
Jerry Stiller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jerry Stiller The King of Queens, Zoolander, The Heartbreak Kid

10
359 129
Gilda Radner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Gilda Radner Saturday Night Live, Haunted Honeymoon, Animalympics

11
512 224
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

12
289 110
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

13
339 168
Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Seth Rogen This Is the End, Pineapple Express, Superbad Superbad

14
380 181
Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Ben Stiller Zoolander, Tropic Thunder, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Worst Things You Can Make Jokes About

15
306 109
Madeline Kahn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Madeline Kahn Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, A Bug's Life

16
277 98
George Burns is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
MikeLeebaw added George Burns The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, Oh, God!

17
225 120
Moe Howard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Moe Howard It's a Mad, Mad, Mad

18
253 128
Sid Caesar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Sid Caesar Grease, It's a Mad, Mad

19
311 149
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Larry David Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Three Stooges

20
376 190
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

21
236 112
Harold Ramis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Harold Ramis Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, Analyze This

The Funniest Black Comedians of All Time

22
230 112
Rick Moranis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Rick Moranis Ghostbusters, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

23
194 102
Larry Fine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Larry Fine The Three Stooges, Disorder in the Court, The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

24
215 115
Harpo Marx is listed (or ranked) 24 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

25
248 116
Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 25 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

26
235 136
Jerry Lewis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jerry Lewis The Nutty Professor, The King of Comedy, The Bellboy

27
304 172
Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jack Black School of Rock, King Kong, Kung Fu Panda

28
181 75
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is listed (or ranked) 28 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

The Funniest Indian Comedians of All Time

29
197 92
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

30
223 124
Jon Lovitz is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jon Lovitz Happiness, Big, The Brave Little Toaster

31
246 128
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

32
131 41
Marty Feldman is listed (or ranked) 32 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

33
223 114
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

34
218 115
Goldie Hawn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Goldie Hawn Death Becomes Her, The First Wives Club, Overboard

35
247 128
Bea Arthur is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Bea Arthur The Golden Girls, Maude, Lovers and Other Strangers

The Funniest Female TV Characters

36
234 151
Jonah Hill is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jonah Hill 21 Jump Street, The Wolf of Wall Street, Superbad

37
239 143
Jason Alexander is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jason Alexander Seinfeld^! The Hunchback of Notre Dame^! Pretty Woman^! Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man

38
213 110
Hank Azaria is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Hank Azaria The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie, Godzilla

39
209 123
Mayim Bialik is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Mayim Bialik The Big Bang Theory, Blossom, Beaches

40
205 113
Mila Kunis is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Mila Kunis Black Swan, That '70s Show, Ted

41
255 170
Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Joan Rivers Fashion Police, The Joan Rivers Show, The Joan Rivers Show

42
187 112
Milton Berle is listed (or ranked) 42 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

The Funniest Jewish TV Characters

43
206 131
Seth Green is listed (or ranked) 43 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

44
162 92
Rhea Perlman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Rhea Perlman Cheers, Matilda, The Sessions

45
97 35
Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Lára Martin added Bette Midler Divine Madness, Beaches, Hocus Pocus

46
217 195
Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Woody Allen Annie Hall, Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

47
207 126
Fran Drescher is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Fran Drescher The Nanny, Hotel Transylvania, The Beautician and the Beast

48
241 155
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

49
134 86
Melissa Rauch is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Melissa Rauch The Big Bang Theory, The Bronze, I Love You

50
98 62
Chico Marx is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Roger Meiklejohn added Chico Marx Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, Horse Feathers