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List of Famous Jewish Comedians

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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 Jeanne Hawn (born November 21, 1945) is an American actress, producer, and singer. She...  more
  • Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter,...  more
  • Joan Rivers

    Dec. at 81 (1933-2014)
    Joan Alexandra Molinsky (June 8, 1933 – September 4, 2014), known professionally as Joan...  more
  • Sarah Kate Silverman (born December 1, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, actress,...  more
  • Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; November 28, 1962) is an American comedian,...  more
  • William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer,...  more
  • Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, writer,...  more
  • Heywood "Woody" Allen (born December 1, 1935) is an American director, writer, actor, and...  more
  • Chelsea Joy Handler (born February 25, 1975) is an American comedian, actress, writer,...  more
  • Seth Rogen

    Age: 38
    Seth Aaron Rogen (; born April 15, 1982) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer,...  more
  • Jerome Allen Seinfeld ( SYNE-feld; born April 29, 1954) is an American stand-up comedian,...  more
  • Bill Maher

    Age: 64
    William Maher (; born January 20, 1956) is an American comedian, political commentator, and...  more
  • Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and...  more
  • Paul Rudd

    Age: 51
    Paul Rudd (born April 6, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and film producer. Rudd...  more
  • Mel Brooks

    Age: 94
    Mel Brooks (born Melvin Kaminsky, Yiddish: מעלווין קאמינסקי‎; June 28, 1926) is an American...  more
  • Joseph Levitch (March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017), better known by his stage name Jerry Lewis,...  more
  • Lawrence Gene David (born July 2, 1947) is an American comedian, writer, actor, director, and...  more
  • Jack Black

    Age: 51
    Jack Black (born Thomas Jacob Black; August 28, 1969) is an American actor, comedian,...  more
  • Jonah Hill

    Age: 36
    Jonah Hill Feldstein (born December 20, 1983) is an American actor, director, producer,...  more
  • Jerome Silberman (June 11, 1933 – August 29, 2016), known professionally as Gene Wilder, was...  more
  • Donald Jay Rickles (May 8, 1926 – April 6, 2017) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and...  more
  • Jay Scott Greenspan (born September 23, 1959), known by his stage name Jason Alexander, is an...  more
  • Al Franken

    Age: 69
    Alan Stuart Franken (born May 21, 1951) is an American politician, comedian, media...  more
  • David A.J. "Andy" Samberg (born August 18, 1978) is an American actor, comedian, writer,...  more
  • Rodney Dangerfield

    Dec. at 83 (1921-2004)
    Jack Roy (born Jacob Rodney Cohen, November 22, 1921 – October 5, 2004), popularly known by...  more