Famous Jewish Comedians - List of Famous Jewish Comedians - page 2

The ability to make someone laugh their wits out is truly something special. A good joke must always be relatable, interesting and perfectly timed. Timing is everything in comedy. Over time, the world has produced various comedians who have gone onto making them gasp for air with laughter. Among these iconic individuals, a good amount of comedians are of Jewish descent. The popular Woody Allen to the hilarious Joan Rivers to the iconic Larry David, all have one thing in common, their Jewish origins. Some contemporary comedians such as Adam Sandler, Seth Rogan, Andy Samberg and Sarah Silverman, all hail from Jewish families. We are quite certain that you will be surprised by the complete-list of comedians who are Jewish.

Woody Allen and Larry David, are some of the most notable Jewish comedians.

The Most Famous Jewish Comedians

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Jack BlackAugust 28, 1969AmericanJack Black is a renowned American actor-producer and voice artist
Richard LewisJune 29, 1947AmericanRichard Lewis is an American comedian
Andy SambergAugust 18, 1978AmericanAndy Samberg is an award-winning American comedian, actor, musician and filmmaker
Jerry SeinfeldApril 29, 1954AmericanJerry Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, producer and author
Jerry StillerJune 8, 1927AmericanJerry Stiller is an American actor and comedian
Danny KayeJanuary 18, 1911AmericanDanny Kaye was an American actor and comedian famous for his dancing, impersonations and improvisations
Sarah SilvermanDecember 1, 1970AmericanSarah Silverman is a stand-up comedienne known for her performances in television shows and films
Victor BorgeJanuary 3, 1909Danish, AmericanVictor Borge was a Danish-American comedian, conductor and pianist
Mel BrooksJune 28, 1926AmericanKnown as the king of farces and comic parodies, Mel Brooks is a famous American film director, comedian, actor, producer and composer
Jerry LewisMarch 16, 1926AmericanJerry Lewis is an American comedian, actor and film producer who was a part of the highly popular duo of Martin and Lewis during the mid 20th century
Paul Rudd

Paul Rudd

Paul Rudd is a popular American actor, comedian and producer

AmericanApril 6, 1969219 views

Oscar Levant

Oscar Levant was a pianist and comedian known for playing sarcastic characters on screen

AmericanDecember 27, 1906151 views

Gene Wilder

Known for the portrayal of Willy Wonka in ‘Charlie & the Chocolate Factory’, Gene Wilder is a former American actor, comedian, director, screenwriter, author and activist.

AmericanJune 11, 1933108 views

Allan Sherman

Pop humourist Allan Sherman, was the creator of the famous compilation of parodies ‘My Son, the Folk Singer’, ‘My Son, the Celebrity’ and ‘My Son, the Nut’

AmericanNovember 30, 1924148 views

Albert Brooks

Albert Brooks is an American actor, writer, comedian and director

AmericanJuly 22, 1947130 views

Al Franken

Al Franken is an American politician and United States Senator from Minnesota

AmericanMay 21, 1951125 views

Woody Allen

An American screenwriter, director, actor & musician, Woody Allen’s career spans across five decades

Tom Lehrer

Tom Lehrer is a singer-songwriter, satirist, pianist and mathematician from America, known for his dark humour

AmericanApril 9, 1928158 views

Alan King

Alan King was an American actor and comedian known for his angry humorous rants

AmericanDecember 26, 1927195 views

Victor Borge

Victor Borge was a Danish-American comedian, conductor and pianist

DanishJanuary 3, 1909265 views