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Jeff Garlin Biography

Jeff Garlin is an American stand-up comedian and actor. jeff is best known for playing Jeff Greene on the HBO show Curb your Enthusiasm.

Jeff also played Marvin on Mad About You(1997-1999), Mort Meyers on Arrested Development for Fox and Netflix, and Murray Goldberg, the patriarch of the eponymous family in the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs. Garlin also appeared in ParaNorman, WALL-E, Toy Story 3, and Safety Not Guaranteed, among other films.

Jeff Garlin Age and Birthday

Garlin was born on June 5, 1962, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Jeff currently 59 years celebrates his birthday every 5th of June.

Jeff Garlin Height and Weight

Garlin is about 185cm and weighs up to 75kg as of 2021.

Jeff Garlin Family, Parents, and Siblings

Garlin is the son of Gene and Carole. He has a younger brother Michael.


Jeff Garlin Dating, Wife and Children

Jeff got married to Maria Garlin. they were blessed with two children, Duke and James Garlin.

Jeff Garlin Education and Career


Garlin grew up in Morton Grove, Illinois. Jeff says that he has wanted to be a comedian since the age of eight when he saw Jimmy Durante perform in Chicago. He attended Meizer Elementary School in Morton Grove, Illinois. Garlin enjoyed playing sports in school but had to stop because he has Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, a heart ailment.

In sixth grade, his father sold his supply business and the family had to relocate to South Florida. Jeff graduated from Nova High School, Davie, Florida in 1980. He attended Broward Community College, followed by a stint at the University of Miami studying film, but eventually dropped out. it was after this that he started performing stand-up comedy.


In 1984, Garlin moved back to Chicago to pursue a stand-up comedy career. Jeff performed with the comedy troupe The Second City. He worked in the box with Stephen Colbert.

While in Wrigleyville, Chicago during the 1980s, Jeff was briefly roommates with Conan O’Brien who was then a comedy writer. Garlin remains close to O’Brien, and after O’Brien was removed as host of The Tonight Show in 2010 so that Jay Leno could return, Garlin stated that he would not be a guest on the show again.

Jeff was hired by comedians Denis Leary and Jon Stewart to help develop their specials. he worked as a stage director for their shows and edited the scripts.

Apart from stand-up comedy, Garlin has a variety of television and film appearances to his credit, as an actor and a stand-up. This includes: Dr. Katz, Arrested Development, Everybody Loves Raymond, Late Show with David Letterman,  Tom Goes to the Mayor, The Life and Times of Tim, The Daily Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and Entourage.

On the 23rd of February, 2010 Garlin released a book, My Footprint: Carrying the Weight of the World, a memoir that documents his journey to lessen both his physical and carbon footprint.

On the podcast network, Erawolf Garlin hosted a show, called By The Way,  In Conversations with Garlin, which consisted of unscripted talks rather than formal interviews.

In March 2018, Jeff was one of the actors who voiced the audiobook A Day in the Life of Marion Bundo.

In August 2020,  Jeff was guest DJ on SiriusXM’s Tom Petty Radio.

Jeff Garlin Net Worth and Salary

Garlin has a net worth of about $15 million.

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