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Born: April 29, 1954 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Grew up in Massapequa, New York
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Played Sampson in his high school production of "Romeo and Juliet" during junior year
1976:
First performed stand-up comedy at Good Times in New York City
1976:
Was a regular at the Improv and also worked as the MC at the Comic Strip
1980:
Moved to Los Angeles
1980:
Cast in a recurring role on the ABC sitcom "Benson"
1981:
Made first appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (May 7)
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Made more than 50 appearances on "The Tonight Show" and "Late Night with David Letterman"
1987:
Appeared on his first television special, "Jerry Seinfeld's Stand-Up Confidential" (HBO)
1989:
Co-created and starred (also wrote and executive produced) in the long-running NBC comedy series, "Seinfeld"
1991:
With Jamie Lee Curtis and Dennis Miller, co-hosted the telecast of "The 43rd Annual Emmy Awards"
1993:
Received $1.5 million for his first book, <i>SeinLanguage</i>
1994:
Hosted NBC special "Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfeld"
1998:
Toured with his stand-up act, "I'm Telling You for the Last Time"; aired as a 60-minute HBO comedy special
1999:
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
2002:
ABC purchases TV rights to the <i>Nut</i> books; Seinfeld was attached as executive producer
2002:
Profiled in a documentary titled "Comedian"; revealed his offstage struggles and neuroses
2004:
Appeared in two commercial webisodes promoting American Express, entitled "The Adventures of Seinfeld and Superman" with former "Seinfeld" co-star Patrick Warburton voicing Superman
2007:
Made a brief return to NBC, guest-starring in the second-season premiere of "30 Rock"
2007:
Voiced the main character in the animated feature, "Bee Movie" (also wrote and produced)
2009:
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"
2010:
Produced the NBC comic reality series about marriage, "The Marriage Ref"

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