Foul-mouthed Brooklyn comic who gained recognition for his role in The Adventures of Ford Fairlane. His notable albums include The Day the Laughter Died and The Adventures of Ford Fairlane.
When he was five years old, he began doing impressions to entertain his family. He performed for small parties as a drummer under the stage name Clay Silvers.
He became the first comedian whose act sold out Madison Square Garden two nights in a row.
He was married to Kathleen Monica from 1992 to 2002. His son, Max, followed in his footsteps and has become a stand-up comedian. He also has a son named Dylan.