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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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755 154
Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Producers, Spaceballs, Blazing Saddles

2
687 137
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
531 172
Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Monsters, Inc, Monsters University

4
499 199
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
486 181
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
456 157
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
549 260
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
360 170
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
415 145
Gilda Radner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Saturday Night Live, Haunted Honeymoon, Animalympics

10
461 194
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
342 128
Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 11 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

12
577 273
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Grown Ups 2, Grown Ups, Big Daddy

13
357 126
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
395 169
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Three Stooges

15
270 133
Moe Howard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad

16
395 202
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
440 216
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
318 112
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
293 141
Sid Caesar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Grease, It's a Mad, Mad

20
277 126
Harold Ramis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, Analyze This

21
236 114
Larry Fine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Three Stooges, Disorder in the Court, The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

22
431 215
Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, The 78th Annual Academy Awards

23
253 129
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
175 49
Marty Feldman is listed (or ranked) 24 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

25
286 127
Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
The Jack Benny Program, To be or not To Be, Broadway Melody of 1936