Jerry Seinfeld was born on April 29, 1954 in Brooklyn, NY. He developed an interest in standup comedy after a few stints in college productions. He bounced around clubs doing standup until his television debut came in 1976, on a Rodney Dangerfield HBO Special. However, it was after his his appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson in 1981 when Johnny waved him over to sit at the interview chair after performing his material that he knew he had made his mark as a standup comedian.
He appeared four times as a guest star on "Benson" as Frankie, but was fired. He vowed never to do a sitcom again unless he had greater control. This chance arose in 1989 when NBC invited him to work on a sitcom which eventually became "The Seinfeld Chronicles," then "Seinfeld." This show carried on for nine years and ended because Jerry wanted the show to end while still at its peak. On Christmas Day, 1999; Jerry married Jessica Sklar and they have three kids.
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