Amir Blumenfeld Biography
Birthday: January 18, 1983 (Capricorn)
Born In: Afula, Israel
Amir Blumenfeld is an American actor, script writer and comedian of Jewish origin who moved to Los Angeles from Israel at the age of two. He is best known for his website ‘Jake and Amir’, which he developed with his friend, Jake Hurwitz, whom he met while doing his internship at CollegeHumor. The series has been listed among the ‘Top 100 Undiscovered Websites’ by PC Magazine and featured as one of the ‘15 Best Web-Only Shows’. It won the ‘Peoples Voice Award’ for ‘Comedy: Long Form or Series’ at the 14th Webby Awards and Blumenfeld won an individual award for ‘Best Performance’ at the event. He was also nominated for the ‘Streamy Awards’ for ‘Best Male Performance: Comedy’. Their spin off single 30 minute episode ‘Jake and Amir: Fired’ is the first project of CollegeHumor to be sold on DVD. The duo became famous and gave live performances in America and abroad. They also hosted various shows and delivered a lecture at the International Student Film Festival at Tel Aviv. Hurwitz and Blumenfeld appeared in the MTV show ‘Money from Strangers’ and went on to produce a comedy podcast called ‘If I Were You’. Besides the web, Blumenfeld has acted the films ‘The Old Man and the Seymour’ and ‘A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas’. His television appearances include comedian Louis CK’s series called ‘Louie’ and MTV’s ‘I Just Want My Pants Back’. He is active on social media, with a large fan following and a comfortable bank balance.