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: 83
Highest Metascore: 93 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 3
Lowest Metascore: 65 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 10
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 10
  3. Negative: 0 out of 10
10 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
74 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 9 Oct 1, 2017 Himself 8.2
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
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 41 Oct 3, 2015 Himself / Sen. Bernie Sanders / Host 8.1
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Season 2 Sep 22, 2014 Guest tbd
tbd 60 Minutes: Season 47 Sep 21, 2014 Appearing tbd
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 7.0
tbd Conan (2010): Season 2 Nov 7, 2011 Guest 6.9
86 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 8 Jul 10, 2011 Himself 8.4
81 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 7 Sep 20, 2009 Himself; Tom / Creator / Executive Producer 8.5
89 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 6 Sep 9, 2007 Himself 8.8
91 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 5 Sep 25, 2005 Himself 8.9
88 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 4 Jan 4, 2004 Himself / Writer / Creator / Executive Producer 8.8
93 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 3 Sep 15, 2002 Himself / Writer / Creator / Executive Producer 8.9
tbd Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 2 Sep 23, 2001 Himself / Executive Producer 9.1
80 Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 1 Oct 15, 2000 Himself / Writer 8.5
tbd Seinfeld: Season 9 Sep 25, 1997 Himself / Writer / Creator / Executive Producer / Prison Heckler 9.1
tbd Seinfeld: Season 8 Sep 19, 1996 Himself / Voice Of George Steinbrenner (Uncredited) / Writer / Creator / Executive Producer 9.1
tbd Seinfeld: Season 7 Sep 21, 1995 Newspaper Stand Worker (Uncredited Appearance) / Voice Of George Steinbrenner (Uncredited) / Writer / Creator 9.3
tbd Seinfeld: Season 6 Sep 22, 1994 Newspaper Stand Worker (Uncredited Appearance) / Voice Of George Steinbrenner (Uncredited) / Writer / Creator 9.3
tbd Seinfeld: Season 5 Sep 16, 1993 Man On Beach (Uncredited) / Voice Of George Steinbrenner (Uncredited) / Writer / Creator / Executive Producer 9.3
tbd Seinfeld: Season 4 Aug 19, 1992 Man On Beach (Uncredited) / Voice Of Man Ordering The Leftover Kosher Meal (Uncredited) / Writer / Creator 9.4
tbd Seinfeld: Season 3 Sep 18, 1991 Voice Of Fight Referee (Uncredited) / Voice Of Man Ordering The Leftover Kosher Meal (Uncredited) / Writer / Creator 9.1
tbd Seinfeld: Season 2 Jan 23, 1991 Voice Of Fight Referee (Uncredited) / Voice Of Newman (Uncredited) / Writer / Creator / Executive Producer 8.8
79 Seinfeld: Season 1 Jul 5, 1989 Recurring Role / Voice Of Newman (Uncredited) / Writer / Creator / Executive Producer 9.0
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 10 Oct 6, 1984 Bidder / Voice Of The Heckler 10