Grew up in Massapequa, New York
Played Sampson in his high school production of "Romeo and Juliet" during junior year
First performed stand-up comedy at Good Times in New York City
Was a regular at the Improv and also worked as the MC at the Comic Strip
Moved to Los Angeles
Cast in a recurring role on the ABC sitcom "Benson"
Made first appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (May 7)
Made more than 50 appearances on "The Tonight Show" and "Late Night with David Letterman"
Appeared on his first television special, "Jerry Seinfeld's Stand-Up Confidential" (HBO)
Co-created and starred (also wrote and executive produced) in the long-running NBC comedy series, "Seinfeld"
With Jamie Lee Curtis and Dennis Miller, co-hosted the telecast of "The 43rd Annual Emmy Awards"
Received $1.5 million for his first book, <i>SeinLanguage</i>
Hosted NBC special "Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfeld"
Toured with his stand-up act, "I'm Telling You for the Last Time"; aired as a 60-minute HBO comedy special
Wrote the introduction for <i>Letters From a Nut</i> by Ted L Nancy; many believe the author was a psuedonym for Seinfeld; also released "More Letters From a Nut" in 2000
ABC purchases TV rights to the <i>Nut</i> books; Seinfeld was attached as executive producer
Profiled in a documentary titled "Comedian"; revealed his offstage struggles and neuroses
Appeared in two commercial webisodes promoting American Express, entitled "The Adventures of Seinfeld and Superman" with former "Seinfeld" co-star Patrick Warburton voicing Superman
Made a brief return to NBC, guest-starring in the second-season premiere of "30 Rock"
Voiced the main character in the animated feature, "Bee Movie" (also wrote and produced)
Re-teamed with "Seinfeld" co-creator, Larry David, and the other three principal "Seinfeld" cast members, to appear as himself on several episodes of David's HBO series, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
Produced the NBC comic reality series about marriage, "The Marriage Ref"