Jerome Allen “Jerry” Seinfeld born April 29, 1954 is an American comedian, actor, director, writer, and producer.
Seinfeld is best known for portraying a semifictional version of himself in the sitcom, Seinfeld (1989–1998), which he co-created and co-wrote with Larry David. For the final two seasons, Seinfeld and David were co-executive producers.
Seinfeld co-wrote and co-produced the 2007 animated film, Bee Movie, in which he voiced the protagonist. In 2010, he premiered a reality series called The Marriage Ref. He directed Colin Quinn in the Broadway show Long Story Short at the Helen Hayes Theater, which ran until January 2011. He is the creator and host of the web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
In his stand-up comedy career, Seinfeld is known for specializing in observational comedy, often ranting about relationships and embarrassing social situations.
In 2005 Comedy Central named him the 12th Greatest Stand-up Comedian of All Time.