Larry David

Biography: Everything about Larry David's first 20 years in show business implied that his success lay behind the scenes. He embarked on a stand-up career in the 1970s, which led to a gig as a writer and performer on the late-night sketch show Fridays. After a handful of small film roles and a fruitless one-year stint as a Saturday Night Live writer, David cocreated one of the most beloved and influential sitcoms of all time, Seinfeld, in 1990. After leaving the show, the disgruntled humorist wrote and directed the movie Sour Grapes, which turned out to be a bomb, before wisely returning to his small-screen roots with the 1999 HBO special Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm. The show was so successful that it spawned an offbeat, semi-improvised, wince-inducing series that finally turned the fiftysomething, balding neurotic into an on-camera star. However, it wasn't the first time that David's personality ended up on the small screen: according to Seinfeld lore, he was the primaryEverything about Larry David's first 20 years in show business implied that his success lay behind the scenes. He embarked on a stand-up career in the 1970s, which led to a gig as a writer and performer on the late-night sketch show Fridays. After a handful of small film roles and a fruitless one-year stint as a Saturday Night Live writer, David cocreated one of the most beloved and influential sitcoms of all time, Seinfeld, in 1990. After leaving the show, the disgruntled humorist wrote and directed the movie Sour Grapes, which turned out to be a bomb, before wisely returning to his small-screen roots with the 1999 HBO special Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm. The show was so successful that it spawned an offbeat, semi-improvised, wince-inducing series that finally turned the fiftysomething, balding neurotic into an on-camera star. However, it wasn't the first time that David's personality ended up on the small screen: according to Seinfeld lore, he was the primary inspiration for the character of George Costanza. Expand

Larry David's Scores

Average career score: 73
Highest Metascore: 93 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 3
Lowest Metascore: 38 The Paul Reiser Show: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 16
  2. Negative: 1 out of 16
16 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd The Late Late Show with James Corden: Season 7 Sep 7, 2021 Larry David tbd
tbd Hell's Kitchen: Season 21 Jan 14, 2021 Larry David tbd
78 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 10 Jan 19, 2020 Executive Producer / Larry David 8.2
tbd Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Season 5 Sep 3, 2019 Guest tbd
74 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 9 Oct 1, 2017 Himself / Executive Producer / Larry David 8.3
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 43 Sep 30, 2017 Sen. Bernie Sanders / Host tbd
tbd Late Night with Seth Meyers: Season 5 Sep 26, 2017 Guest tbd
tbd The View: Season 21 Sep 5, 2017 Guest tbd
tbd Jimmy Kimmel Live: Season 15 Jan 2, 2017 Guest tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 42 Oct 1, 2016 Sen. Bernie Sanders 5.3
48 Maya & Marty: Season 1 May 31, 2016 Appearing 5.4
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 41 Oct 3, 2015 Himself / Sen. Bernie Sanders / Host 8.4
tbd TripTank: Season 2 Sep 26, 2015 Voice tbd
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Season 2 Sep 22, 2014 Guest tbd
tbd 60 Minutes: Season 47 Sep 21, 2014 Appearing tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 22 Aug 18, 2014 Guest tbd
tbd TripTank: Season 1 Apr 2, 2014 Voice 4.2
65 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Season 1 Feb 18, 2014 Guest 6.3
tbd Jimmy Kimmel Live: Season 11 Jan 8, 2013 Guest 7.4
tbd Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Season 1 Jul 19, 2012 Appearing tbd
tbd Inside Comedy: Season 1 Jan 26, 2012 Guest tbd
tbd Conan (2010): Season 2 Nov 7, 2011 Guest 6.9
tbd America In Primetime: Season 1 Oct 30, 2011 Remarks By tbd
86 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 8 Jul 10, 2011 Himself / Creator / Executive Producer / Producer / Larry David 8.5
38 The Paul Reiser Show: Season 1 Apr 14, 2011 Himself 3.5
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 19 Jan 3, 2011 Guest tbd
40 The Marriage Ref: Season 1 Feb 28, 2010 Panelist 3.8
81 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 7 Sep 20, 2009 Himself; Tom / Creator / Executive Producer / Producer / Larry David 8.6
89 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 6 Sep 9, 2007 Himself / Executive Producer / Producer / Larry David 8.9
tbd Hannah Montana: Season 2 Apr 23, 2007 Himself 6.6