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

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.
Andy SambergAndy Samberg
(Actor)

18 August 1978

Berkeley, California, United States

American

Leo

Adam SandlerAdam Sandler
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter and Film Producer)

09 September 1966

Brooklyn

American

Virgo

Woody AllenWoody Allen

01 December 1935

The Bronx, New York City

American

Sagittarius

Jack BlackJack Black
(Actor)

28 August 1969

Santa Monica

American

Virgo

Seth RogenSeth Rogen
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Producer, Director)

15 April 1982

Vancouver, Canada

Aries

Paul RuddPaul Rudd
(Actor, Comedian)

06 April 1969

Passaic

American

Aries

Sarah SilvermanSarah Silverman
(Stand-up Comedian)

01 December 1970

Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.

American

Sagittarius

Jerry StillerJerry Stiller
(Comedian)

08 June 1927

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

American

Gemini

Jon StewartJon Stewart
(American comedian)

28 November 1962

New York City, New York, U.S.

American

Sagittarius

Bill MaherBill Maher

20 January 1956

New York City

American

Capricorn

Larry DavidLarry David

02 July 1947

Brooklyn

American

Cancer

Gene WilderGene Wilder

11 June 1933

Milwaukee

American

Gemini

Ben StillerBen Stiller

30 November 1965

New York City

American

Sagittarius

Mel BrooksMel Brooks
(American Film Director, Comedian, Actor & Producer)

28 June 1926

Brooklyn, New York, U. S.

American

Cancer

Jerry SeinfeldJerry Seinfeld

29 April 1954

Brooklyn

American

Taurus

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
(Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director)

16 March 1926

20 August 2017

Newark

American

Pisces

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
(Actress)

08 June 1933

04 September 2014

Brooklyn

American

Gemini

Don RicklesDon Rickles

08 May 1926

New York

American

Taurus

Bette MidlerBette Midler

01 December 1945

Honolulu, Hawaii

American

Sagittarius

Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
(Entertainer)

17 January 1949

16 May 1984

New York City

American

Capricorn

David CrossDavid Cross

04 April 1964

Atlanta, Georgia, U.S

American

Aries

Albert BrooksAlbert Brooks
(Actor, Comedian, Director)

22 July 1947

Beverly Hills

American

Cancer

Oscar LevantOscar Levant
(American pianist)

27 December 1906

14 August 1972

Pittsburgh

American

Capricorn

Danny KayeDanny Kaye
(Actor)

18 January 1911

03 March 1987

Brooklyn

American

Capricorn

Tom LehrerTom Lehrer
(American musician)

09 April 1928

New York, Manhattan

American

Aries

Al FrankenAl Franken

21 May 1951

New York City

American

Taurus

Milton BerleMilton Berle

12 July 1908

27 March 2002

New York City, New York, U.S.

American

Cancer

Jack BennyJack Benny
(Comedian, Vaudevillian)

14 February 1894

26 December 1974

Chicago, Illinois, U.S

American

Aquarius

George BurnsGeorge Burns

20 January 1896

09 March 1996

New York City

American

Capricorn

Sid CaesarSid Caesar
(Comedian, Actor)

08 September 1922

12 February 2014

Yonkers

American

Virgo

Victor BorgeVictor Borge
(American-Danish comedian)

03 January 1909

23 December 2000

Copenhagen, Denmark

Danish,American

Capricorn

Jackie MasonJackie Mason
(American comedian)

09 June 1931

Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S.

American

Gemini

Allan ShermanAllan Sherman
(Writer)

30 November 1924

20 November 1973

Chicago

Sagittarius

Henny YoungmanHenny Youngman
(Comedian)

16 March 1906

24 February 1998

Whitechapel

American

Pisces

David BrennerDavid Brenner
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor)

04 February 1936

15 March 2014

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

American

Aquarius

Rita RudnerRita Rudner
(Comedian)

17 September 1953

Miami, Florida, U.S

American

Virgo

Richard LewisRichard Lewis
(Comedian & Actor)

29 June 1947

Brooklyn, New York, U.S

American

Cancer

Alan KingAlan King
(American actor)

26 December 1927

09 May 2004

New York City

American

Capricorn

Goldie HawnGoldie Hawn
(Television actor, Film actor, Film director, Singer, Musician, Stage actor)

21 November 1945

Washington, D.C.

American

Scorpio

Lewis BlackLewis Black
(American comedian)

30 August 1948

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

American

Virgo

Carl ReinerCarl Reiner
(actor, film director, screenwriter, film producer)

20 March 1922

The Bronx

American

Pisces

Charles GrodinCharles Grodin
(screenwriter, stage actor, film actor, television actor)

21 April 1935

Pittsburgh

American

Taurus

Jason AlexanderJason Alexander
(Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Film director, Film producer, Stage actor, Stage magician)

23 September 1959

Newark

American

Virgo

Rodney DangerfieldRodney Dangerfield
(Actor, Screenwriter, Television actor, Comedian)

22 November 1921

05 October 2004

Babylon

American

Scorpio

Lorne MichaelsLorne Michaels
(Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor, Television actor)

17 November 1944

Toronto

American

Scorpio

Al JolsonAl Jolson
(Actor, Film actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Musician)

26 May 1886

23 October 1950

Lithuania

American

Gemini

Alex BorsteinAlex Borstein
(Actor, Screenwriter, Singer, Television actor)

15 February 1973

Highland Park

American

Aquarius

Phil SilversPhil Silvers
(Actor, Stage actor, Television actor)

11 May 1911

01 November 1985

New York City

American

Taurus

Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
(Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer, Comedian, Television producer, Film actor, Television actor, Television director, Film director)

29 November 1949

24 March 2016

Chicago

American

Sagittarius

Shelley BermanShelley Berman
(Actor, Screenwriter, Teacher, Writer, Television actor)

03 February 1925

Chicago

American

Aquarius

Dave AttellDave Attell
(Actor, Television actor)

18 January 1965

Rockville Centre

American

Capricorn

Totie FieldsTotie Fields

Leonard Alfred SchneiderLeonard Alfred Schneider

13 October 1925

03 August 1966

Mineola, New York, U.S.

American

Libra

Steven Alexander WrightSteven Alexander Wright
(Comedian, Musician, Film Producer)

06 December 1955

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

American

Sagittarius

Gilda Susan RadnerGilda Susan Radner

28 June 1946

20 May 1989

Detroit, Michigan, United States

American

Cancer

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