Jackie Mason

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Birthday
9, 1931
Birthplace
Sheboygan, WI
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
9, 1931 (age 87)
Birthplace
Sheboygan, WI

About

Jewish-American comedian and star of Cadyshack II who is known for his one-man Broadway shows. In 1992, he won an Emmy Award for his voice-over work as Rabbi Hyman Krustofski in an episode of The Simpsons.

Before Fame

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the City College of New York and then, at the age of 25, he was ordained a rabbi Pennsylvania. He resigned three years later, however, to become a comedian.

Trivia

He filed a lawsuit in 2006 against the group Jews for Jesus for using his likeness in a pamphlet.

Family Life

He married Jyll Rosenfeld on August 14, 1991 and he has a daughter named Sheba.

Associated With

He was a voice actor in Matt Groening's The Simpsons.