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Richard Lewis

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Birthday
29, 1947
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
29, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY

About

Comedy icon who is considered by many to be the quintessential Jewish Comedian. He is known for wearing an all-black outfit and converse sneakers and the Yale Book of Quotations has attributed the phrase "The ______ from hell" to him.

Before Fame

He met Larry David at summer camp in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York when they were thirteen. He later held a career as a copywriter for an ad agency while performing stand up routines at night.

Trivia

He makes frequent appearances as himself on the HBO comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm alongside Larry David.

Family Life

He grew up with a caterer for a father and an actress for a mother. He married Joyce Lapinsky in 2005.

Associated With

He make occasional appearances on Everybody Hates Chris with Chris Rock.