Jeff Garlin Biography


Jeff Garlin

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Birth Name: Jeff Garlin
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Sign: gemini
Age:   55 Years
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PGA Awards winner for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy Jeff Garlin is an actor, comedian, author and voice artist from United States. He is also well known for being a director, writer, producer and a TV show host. He is also popular for starring the role of Jeff Greene in the TV series, Curb Your Enthusiasm. Die hard, Chicago Bears fan Jeff Garlin was born as Jeffrey Todd Garlin in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America to Carole Garlin and Gene Garlin. He is an American and is Jewish.

In 1994, Jeff got married to Marla Beth Cahan.  Marla Beth Cahan is a casting director and she is also a well known actress. As a married couple, they have been parents twice.

When Jeff was eight, he attended a comedy show where Jimmy Durante was the main performer. After seeing his performance, he was influenced by his humorous acts. As a child he joined Melzer Elementary School where he was also active in several sports but due to the Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome he quit sports. Later he attended Nova High School and graduated from there in 1980. Then he got enrolled at Broward Community College and finally University of Miami where he majored in film. As he was interested in comedy, he dropped out from there and began his stand up career. In 1984, he performed in The Second City. He made his acting debut in 1983 from the movie, Spring Break but this role was minor one. In 1989, he appeared in the TV series Roseanne. For his role in The Goldbergs, he earned the salary of $60,000 per episode. His net worth is said to be around $5 million.

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Born in Chicago, Illinois

1962 5th of June

Die hard, Chicago Bears fan Jeff Garlin was born as Jeffrey Todd Garlin in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America to Carole Garlin and Gene Garlin. He is an American and is Jewish. He is six feet and one inch tall. 

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Induced an interest in comedy

1971

When Jeff was eight, he attended a comedy show where Jimmy Durante was the main performer. After seeing his performance, he was influenced by his humorous acts. His mother was also an active member of Community Theater.

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Graduated from Nova High School

1980

As a child he joined Melzer Elementary School where he was also active in several sports but due to the Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome he quit sports. Later he attended Nova High School and graduated from there in 1980.

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Began his acting career

1983

He made his acting debut in 1983 from the movie, Spring Break but this role was minor one. He played the role of Gut Gut in this movie. In 1989, he appeared in the TV series Roseanne. 

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Began his stand up career

1984

After his high school graduation, he got enrolled at Broward Community College and finally University of Miami where he majored in film. As he was interested in comedy, he dropped out from there and began his stand up career. In 1984, he performed in The Second City.

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Appeared in the movie, Straight Talk

1992

In 1992, he appeared in the movie Straight Talk where he starred the role of Bob. He also appeared in the movie Hero that year. The following year, he appeared in the movie RoboCop 3 and it was followed by Little Big League.

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Married to Marla Beth Cahan

1994

In 1994, Jeff got married to Marla Beth Cahan. Marla Beth Cahan is a casting director and she is also a well known actress. As a married couple, they have been parents twice. They are still married and there is no any sign of them getting divorced.

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Appeared in the television series, Curb Your Enthusiasm

2000

Jeff Garlin is an actor, comedian, author and voice artist from United States. He is popular for starring the role of Jeff Greene in the TV series, Curb Your Enthusiasm. He is also well known for starring his role in the TV series, The Goldbergs.

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Nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards

2002

Primetime Emmy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if any one wins this award. He has also been nominated in this award several times but he has not been honored with this award once. He won this first nomination in this award in 2002 for Outstanding Comedy Series.

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Won PGA Awards

2003

Till now, he has been nominated in PGA Awards for six different times and out of these six nominations he has been honored twice. He was honored with this award for the first time in 2003 for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy.

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Published his first book, My Footprint

2010 23rd of February

Besides acting and being a standup comedian, he has also established himself as a writer. He is also a great author. He published his first book, My Footprint: Carrying the Weight of the World on 23rd of February 2010.

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