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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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738 150
Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Producers, Spaceballs, Blazing Saddles

2
670 133
Gene Wilder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Young Frankenstein, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Blazing Saddles

3
521 168
Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Monsters, Inc, Monsters University

4
490 192
Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Back to School, Rover Dangerfield, Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me

5
477 176
Groucho Marx is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, Animal Crackers

6
447 155
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
536 255
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
355 166
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
409 141
Gilda Radner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Saturday Night Live, Haunted Honeymoon, Animalympics

10
453 190
Jerry Stiller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The King of Queens, Zoolander, The Heartbreak Kid

11
568 262
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Grown Ups 2, Grown Ups, Big Daddy

12
334 124
Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 12 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

13
353 122
Madeline Kahn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, A Bug's Life

14
263 128
Moe Howard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad

15
383 164
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Three Stooges

16
389 197
Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
This Is the End, Pineapple Express, Superbad Superbad

17
432 209
Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Zoolander, Tropic Thunder, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

18
314 109
George Burns is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
MikeLeebaw added The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, Oh, God!

19
289 138
Sid Caesar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Grease, It's a Mad, Mad

20
429 210
Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, The 78th Annual Academy Awards

21
269 123
Harold Ramis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, Analyze This

22
228 110
Larry Fine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Three Stooges, Disorder in the Court, The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

23
248 126
Harpo Marx is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, A Day at the Races

24
280 125
Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Jack Benny Program, To be or not To Be, Broadway Melody of 1936

25
228 90
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
hellodalai added Seinfeld, A Bug's Life, The New Adventures of Old Christine

26
169 48
Marty Feldman is listed (or ranked) 26 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

27
349 190
Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
School of Rock, King Kong, Kung Fu Panda

28
234 99
Curly Howard is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Three Stooges, Disorder in the Court, Sing a Song of Six Pants

29
254 125
Rick Moranis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Ghostbusters, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

30
266 155
Jerry Lewis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Nutty Professor, The King of Comedy, The Bellboy

31
257 138
Jon Lovitz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Happiness, Big, The Brave Little Toaster

32
285 147
Jeff Goldblum is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Independence Day

33
248 129
Danny Kaye is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
An Hour with Danny Kaye, EPCOT Center: The Opening Celebration (1982), The Court jester

34
283 140
Bea Arthur is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Golden Girls, Maude, Lovers and Other Strangers

35
276 157
Jason Alexander is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Seinfeld, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Pretty Woman

36
246 122
Hank Azaria is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie, Godzilla

37
243 129
Goldie Hawn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Death Becomes Her, The First Wives Club, Overboard

38
261 170
Jonah Hill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
21 Jump Street, The Wolf of Wall Street, Superbad

39
267 214
Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Annie Hall, Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

40
131 49
Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Lára Martin added Divine Madness, Beaches, Hocus Pocus

41
293 188
Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Fashion Police, The Joan Rivers Show, The Joan Rivers Show

42
235 143
Mayim Bialik is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Big Bang Theory, Blossom, Beaches

43
212 122
Milton Berle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies, The Hollywood Palace, Hey

44
184 103
Rhea Perlman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Cheers, Matilda, The Sessions

45
234 135
Mila Kunis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Black Swan, That '70s Show, Ted

46
233 142
Fran Drescher is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Nanny, Hotel Transylvania, The Beautician and the Beast

47
122 73
Chico Marx is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Roger Meiklejohn added Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, Horse Feathers

48
277 178
Sacha Baron Cohen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, Brüno, The Dictator

49
224 151
Seth Green is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Italian Job, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

50
155 103
Melissa Rauch is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added The Big Bang Theory, The Bronze, I Love You