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Jewish American comedians: This is a collective list of famous American Jewish comedians with pictures. What comedians are jewish? These famous Jewish American comedians have been entertaining generation of people with their jokes and hilarity. Which famous comedians are jewish? The tradition of Jewish comedians has always been at the fore front of comedy, from the Friars club roasts to Adam Sandler's Hanukkah song, jewish comedians have always kept us laughing. Fun fact Jews account for less than 2.5% of the USA's population, but approximately 70% of the USA's working American comedians are Jewish.

Goldie Hawn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Goldie Hawn age 71 Goldie Jeanne Hawn is an American actress, film director, producer, and occasional singer. Hawn is known for her roles in television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In and films such as The ...more

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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Adam Sandler age 50 Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, entrepreneur, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many ...more

Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Joan Rivers Died at 81 (1933-2014) Joan Alexandra Molinsky, known as Joan Rivers, was an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host noted for her often controversial comedic persona — where she was ...more

Sarah Silverman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Sarah Silverman age 46 Sarah Kate Silverman is an American stand-up comedian, writer, producer and actress. Her satirical comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, such as racism, sexism and religion, ...more

Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Jon Stewart age 54 Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, November 28, 1962) is an American comedian, writer, producer, director, actor, media critic, and former television host. He was the host of The Daily ...more

Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Billy Crystal age 69 William Edward "Billy" Crystal is an American actor, singer, writer, producer, director, comedian, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s for playing Jodie Dallas on ...more

Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Ben Stiller age 51 Benjamin Edward Meara "Ben" Stiller is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. After beginning his ...more

Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Woody Allen age 81 Heywood "Woody" Allen is an American actor, writer, director, comedian and playwright, whose career spans more than 50 years. He worked as a comedy writer in the 1950s, writing jokes ...more

Chelsea Handler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Chelsea Handler age 42 Chelsea Handler has become one of entertainment’s most sought-after and versatile rising stars. In July 2007, Handler broke into the world of late night talk shows with her E! series, Chelsea ...more

Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Seth Rogen age 34 Seth Rogen is a Canadian actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and comedian. Rogen began his career performing stand-up comedy during his teenage years, winning the Vancouver Amateur Comedy ...more

Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Jerry Seinfeld age 62 Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he ...more

Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Bill Maher age 61 William "Bill" Maher, Jr. is an American political satirist, writer, producer, political commentator, television host, actor, media critic, and stand-up comedian. Before his role as ...more

Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Bette Midler age 71 Bette Midler, also known by her informal stage name The Divine Miss M, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer. In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler ...more

Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Paul Rudd age 48 Paul Stephen Rudd is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He has primarily appeared in comedies, and is known for his roles in the films Clueless, Wet Hot American Summer, ...more

Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Mel Brooks age 90 Melvin James "Mel" Brooks is an American film director, screenwriter, comedian, actor, producer, composer, and songwriter. He is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic ...more

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Jerry Lewis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Jerry Lewis age 91 Jerry Lewis AM is an American comedian, actor, singer, film producer, screenwriter and film director. He is known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio. He was originally ...more

Larry David is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Larry David age 69 Lawrence Gene "Larry" David is an American comedian, writer, actor, and television producer. He was the co-creator, with Jerry Seinfeld, of the television series Seinfeld, and was its ...more

Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Jack Black Jack Black is a musical group.

Jonah Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Jonah Hill age 33 Jonah Hill Feldstein, better known as Jonah Hill, is an American actor, filmmaker, and comedian. He is a two-time Academy Award nominee, for his performances in the films Moneyball and The Wolf ...more

Gene Wilder is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Gene Wilder age 83 Jerome Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder, is an American stage and screen comic actor, director, screenwriter, author, and activist. Wilder began his career on stage, and made his ...more

Don Rickles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Don Rickles age 90 Donald Jay "Don" Rickles is an American stand-up comedian and actor. A frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, he has acted in comedic and dramatic roles, but is ...more

Jason Alexander is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Jason Alexander age 57 Jason Alexander is a music video director.

Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Al Franken age 65 Alan Stuart "Al" Franken is an American politician and entertainer who is currently the junior United States Senator from Minnesota. Franken became well-known in the 1970s and 1980s as ...more

Andy Samberg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Andy Samberg age 38 David A. J. "Andy" Samberg is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He is a member of the comedy group The Lonely Island and was a cast member on Saturday Night Live, ...more

Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Rodney Dangerfield Died at 83 (1921-2004) Rodney Dangerfield was an American comedian and actor, known for the catchphrase "I don't get no respect!" and his monologues on that theme. He is also remembered for his 1980s film ...more

Paul Reubens is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Paul Reubens age 64 Paul Reubens is an American actor, writer, film producer, game show host, and comedian, best known for his character Pee-wee Herman. Reubens joined the Los Angeles troupe The Groundlings in the ...more

Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Carl Reiner age 95 Carl Reiner is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, and singer. He is best known for his role in a comedy duo with Mel Brooks. He is also known for his role on Your ...more

Lorne Michaels is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Lorne Michaels age 72 Lorne Michaels, CM is a Canadian-American television producer, writer, comedian, and actor, best known for creating and producing Saturday Night Live, the Late Night series, and The Tonight

David Cross is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
David Cross age 53 David Cross is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer, and voice artist, known primarily for his standup work, the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show, and his role as Tobias ...more

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Andy Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Andy Kaufman Died at 35 (1949-1984) Andrew Geoffrey "Andy" Kaufman was a popular and eccentric American entertainer, actor, and performance artist. While often referred to as a comedian, Kaufman did not consider himself ...more

Gilda Radner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Gilda Radner Died at 43 (1946-1989) Gilda Susan Radner was an American comedian and actress. She was best remembered as an original cast member of the hit NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, for which she won an Emmy Award ...more

Lewis Black is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Lewis Black age 68 Lewis Niles Black is an American comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor. He is known for his angry face, comedy and style, which often includes simulating a mental breakdown, or ...more

Jerry Stiller is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Jerry Stiller age 89 Gerald Isaac "Jerry" Stiller is an American comedian and actor. He spent many years in the comedy team Stiller and Meara with his wife, Anne Meara. Stiller and Meara are the parents of ...more

Milton Berle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Milton Berle Died at 94 (1908-2002) Milton Berle was an American comedian and actor. As the host of NBC's Texaco Star Theater, he was the first major American television star and was known to millions of viewers as "Uncle ...more

Andrew Dice Clay is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Andrew Dice Clay age 59 Andrew Dice Clay is an American comedian and actor. He played the lead role in the 1990 film The Adventures of Ford Fairlane. Clay has been in several movies and has released a number of ...more

Albert Brooks is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Albert Brooks age 69 Albert Lawrence Brooks is an American actor, writer, comedian, and director. He received an Academy Award nomination in 1987 for his role in Broadcast News. His voice acting credits include ...more

Harold Ramis is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Harold Ramis Died at 70 (1944-2014) Harold Allen Ramis was an American actor, director, and writer specializing in comedy. His best-known film acting roles are as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters and Russell Ziskey in Stripes; he ...more

Lenny Bruce is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Lenny Bruce Died at 41 (1925-1966) Leonard Alfred Schneider, better known by his stage name Lenny Bruce, was an American stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist. He was renowned for his open, free-style and critical form of ...more

Sid Caesar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Sid Caesar Died at 92 (1922-2014) Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar was an American comic actor and writer, best known for the pioneering 1950s live television series Your Show of Shows, a 90-minute weekly show watched by 60 ...more

George Burns is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
George Burns Died at 100 (1896-1996) George Burns, born Nathan Birnbaum, was an American comedian, award-winning actor and best-selling writer. George Burns was one of the few entertainers whose career successfully spanned ...more

Garry Shandling is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Garry Shandling age 67 Garry Emmanuel Shandling is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. He is best known for his work in It's Garry Shandling's Show and The Larry Sanders Show. Shandling began ...more

Jackie Mason is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Jackie Mason age 85 Jackie Mason is an American stand-up comedian and film and television actor.

Paul Reiser is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Paul Reiser age 60 Paul Reiser is an American comedian, actor, television personality and writer, author and musician. He is most widely known for his role in the 1990s TV sitcom Mad About You. He is ranked 77th ...more

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Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Jack Benny Died at 80 (1894-1974) Jack Benny was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television, and film actor, and violinist. Recognized as a leading American entertainer of the 20th century, Benny portrayed his ...more

Phil Silvers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Phil Silvers Died at 74 (1911-1985) Phil Silvers was an American entertainer and comedy actor, known as "The King of Chutzpah." He is best known for starring in The Phil Silvers Show, a 1950s sitcom set on a U.S. Army ...more

Anne Meara is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Anne Meara age 87 Anne Meara is an American actress and comedian. She and Jerry Stiller were a prominent 1960s comedy team, appearing as Stiller and Meara, and are the parents of actor and comedian Ben and ...more

Red Buttons is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Red Buttons Died at 87 (1919-2006) Red Buttons was an American comedian and Academy Award winning actor.

Marc Maron is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Marc Maron age 52 Marc David Maron is an American stand-up comedian, podcast host, writer, and actor. He has been host of The Marc Maron Show and cohost of both Morning Sedition and Breakroom Live, all ...more

Steven Wright is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Steven Wright age 61 Steven Alexander Wright is an American comedian, actor and writer. He is known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan delivery of ironic, philosophical and sometimes nonsensical ...more

Christopher Guest is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Christopher Guest age 69 Christopher Haden-Guest, 5th Baron Haden-Guest, better known as Christopher Guest, is an English-American screenwriter, composer, musician, director, actor, and comedian who holds dual British ...more