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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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744 152
Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Producers, Spaceballs, Blazing Saddles

2
525 170
Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Monsters, Inc, Monsters University

3
679 134
Gene Wilder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Young Frankenstein, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Blazing Saddles

4
483 176
Groucho Marx is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, Animal Crackers

5
494 195
Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Back to School, Rover Dangerfield, Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me

6
451 155
Don Rickles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Toy Story, Toy Story 3, Toy Story 2

7
542 256
Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time', Comedian

8
357 167
Peter Sellers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Being There, The Pink Panther

9
457 192
Jerry Stiller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The King of Queens, Zoolander, The Heartbreak Kid

10
572 268
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Grown Ups 2, Grown Ups, Big Daddy

11
266 129
Moe Howard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad

12
412 142
Gilda Radner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Saturday Night Live, Haunted Honeymoon, Animalympics

13
435 212
Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Zoolander, Tropic Thunder, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

14
390 165
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Three Stooges

15
392 200
Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
This Is the End, Pineapple Express, Superbad Superbad

16
335 126
Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
donovanrobben10 added Your Show of Shows, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Thrill of It All

17
291 138
Sid Caesar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Grease, It's a Mad, Mad

18
230 112
Larry Fine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Three Stooges, Disorder in the Court, The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

19
269 217
Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Annie Hall, Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

20
248 128
Harpo Marx is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, A Day at the Races

21
260 138
Jon Lovitz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Happiness, Big, The Brave Little Toaster

22
270 155
Jerry Lewis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Nutty Professor, The King of Comedy, The Bellboy

23
271 124
Harold Ramis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, Analyze This

24
355 123
Madeline Kahn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, A Bug's Life

25
352 191
Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
School of Rock, King Kong, Kung Fu Panda

26
255 126
Rick Moranis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Ghostbusters, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

27
431 211
Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, The 78th Annual Academy Awards

28
142 121
Jackie Mason is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added The Simpsons, The Jerk, Caddyshack II

29
315 110
George Burns is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
MikeLeebaw added The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, Oh, God!

30
231 91
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
hellodalai added Seinfeld, A Bug's Life, The New Adventures of Old Christine

31
282 126
Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Jack Benny Program, To be or not To Be, Broadway Melody of 1936

32
238 99
Curly Howard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Three Stooges, Disorder in the Court, Sing a Song of Six Pants

33
172 48
Marty Feldman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Tom Islava added The Last Remake of Beau Geste, Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl, Educating Archie

34
287 148
Jeff Goldblum is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Independence Day

35
262 171
Jonah Hill is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
21 Jump Street, The Wolf of Wall Street, Superbad

36
249 130
Danny Kaye is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
An Hour with Danny Kaye, EPCOT Center: The Opening Celebration (1982), The Court jester

37
146 100
Garry Shandling is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
What Planet Are You From?, The Larry Sanders Show, Over the Hedge

38
277 157
Jason Alexander is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Seinfeld, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Pretty Woman

39
244 131
Goldie Hawn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Death Becomes Her, The First Wives Club, Overboard

40
237 144
Mayim Bialik is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Big Bang Theory, Blossom, Beaches

41
122 74
Chico Marx is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Roger Meiklejohn added Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, Horse Feathers

42
283 141
Bea Arthur is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Golden Girls, Maude, Lovers and Other Strangers

43
294 189
Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Fashion Police, The Joan Rivers Show, The Joan Rivers Show

44
214 122
Milton Berle is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies, The Hollywood Palace, Hey

45
247 123
Hank Azaria is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie, Godzilla

46
155 104
Melissa Rauch is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added The Big Bang Theory, The Bronze, I Love You

47
133 50
Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Lára Martin added Divine Madness, Beaches, Hocus Pocus

48
185 103
Rhea Perlman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Cheers, Matilda, The Sessions

49
165 127
Howie Mandel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Deal or No Deal, America's Got Talent, Howie

50
225 151
Seth Green is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Italian Job, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me