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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

25 Famous People with Jewish Fathers 33 Comedic Actors Who Have Been Nominated for Oscars

2
520 98
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
396 116
Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Billy Crystal Monsters, Inc, Monsters University

4
371 155
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
365 144
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
405 202
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
335 130
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
358 139
Jerry Stiller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jerry Stiller The King of Queens, Zoolander, The Heartbreak Kid

9
312 108
Gilda Radner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Gilda Radner Saturday Night Live, Haunted Honeymoon, Animalympics

10
458 196
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Adam Sandler Grown Ups 2, Grown Ups, Big Daddy

11
270 139
Peter Sellers is listed (or ranked) 11 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

12
250 95
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
339 159
Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Ben Stiller Zoolander, Tropic Thunder, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

14
293 144
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

15
270 92
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

The Best Christmas Songs Written by Jewish Songwriters 14 Famous People Who Have PhDs

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194 104
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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236 84
George Burns is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
MikeLeebaw added George Burns The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, Oh, God!

18
340 169
Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 18 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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220 115
Sid Caesar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Sid Caesar Grease, It's a Mad, Mad

20
206 97
Harold Ramis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Harold Ramis Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, Analyze This

21
200 96
Rick Moranis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Rick Moranis Ghostbusters, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

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171 89
Larry Fine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Larry Fine The Three Stooges, Disorder in the Court, The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

23
259 134
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Larry David Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Three Stooges

24
183 102
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^! Animal Crackers

25
265 154
Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jack Black School of Rock^! King Kong^! Kung Fu Panda^! Kung Fu Panda 2

26
202 122
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
229 104
Bea Arthur is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Bea Arthur The Golden Girls, Maude, Lovers and Other Strangers

28
212 105
Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 28 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^! George Washington Slept Here

29
213 111
Jeff Goldblum is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jeff Goldblum Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Independence Day

The Funniest Asian Comedians of All Time The Best Things About Fall

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196 111
Jon Lovitz is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jon Lovitz Happiness^!Big^!The Brave Little Toaster^!Hotel Transylvania

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168 80
Curly Howard is listed (or ranked) 31 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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194 98
Goldie Hawn is listed (or ranked) 32 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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138 59
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is listed (or ranked) 33 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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188 105
Danny Kaye is listed (or ranked) 34 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

35
206 134
Jonah Hill is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Jonah Hill 21 Jump Street, The Wolf of Wall Street, Superbad

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186 95
Hank Azaria is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Hank Azaria The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie, Godzilla

37
213 129
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

38
179 103
Mayim Bialik is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Mayim Bialik The Big Bang Theory, Blossom, Beaches

39
190 114
Seth Green is listed (or ranked) 39 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^! Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

40
91 31
Marty Feldman is listed (or ranked) 40 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

41
179 98
Mila Kunis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Mila Kunis Black Swan, That '70s Show, Ted

42
225 155
Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Joan Rivers Fashion Police, The Joan Rivers Show, The Joan Rivers Show

43
139 79
Rhea Perlman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Rhea Perlman Cheers, Matilda, The Sessions

The Funniest Clean Comedians of All Time The Best Movies All Hipsters Love

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190 170
Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Woody Allen Annie Hall, Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

45
159 104
Milton Berle is listed (or ranked) 45 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

46
180 116
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

47
111 73
Melissa Rauch is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
looksharp added Melissa Rauch The Big Bang Theory, The Bronze, I Love You

48
206 139
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
159 85
Andy Samberg is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Andy Samberg Hotel Transylvania, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Saturday Night Live

50
128 79
Brad Garrett is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors
Brad Garrett Everybody Loves Raymond^! Finding Nemo^! Ratatouille^! 'Til Death