Jeffrey L. Gurian is an American stand-up comedian, comedy writer, and dentist. He is a former writer for Rodney Dangerfield, Joan Rivers, Phil Hartman, Richard Belzer, Jerry Lewis, 'Andrew "Dice" Clay,', Robin Williams, George Wallace, and Milton Berle, and many more as well as many Friars Roasts. Gurian is also the author of two books, Filthy, Funny, and Totally Offensive and Make 'Em Laugh. He got his start writing comedy from people on Saturday Night Live, and was Patrice O'Neal's co-host on The Black Phillip Show. He is a regular on Sirius XM's Bennington Show where he appears on air and also brings on special celebrity guests like Trevor Noah, Russell Peters, Lisa Lampanelli, Colin Quinn, Artie Lange, Susie Essman, Danny Aiello, Tony Danza and many more! He writes a weekly column in The Interrobang, a huge comedy website called "Jumping Around With Jeffrey Gurian" in which he covers what goes on in the NY comedy scene.
|Born:||Dec 29, 1956, New York City|
|Alma mater:||Hunter College and Temple University|
|Occupation:||Dentist and Comedian|
|Years active:||1975 to present|
|IMDb:||Jeffrey L. Gurian's IMDb|
About Jeffrey L Gurian
Notable as a comedy writer for Comedy Central Presents and Gurian News Network Presents, he also penned the screenplays of the comedy movies Italian Ties (2001) and Men of Violence (2016).
Before beginning his comedy writing career, he studied at Temple University and the Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry and had a career as a cosmetic dentist.
He co-wrote a book titled Filthy, Funny and Totally Offensive and went on to publish the work Make 'Em Laugh: 35 Years of the Comic Strip, the Greatest Comedy Club of All Time.
The son of Raymond and Marjorie Gurian, he spent his youth in New York City's Bronx borough.
His 2003 comedy short I Am Woody starred David Vadim as Sammy.
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- American comedy writers
- Comedians from New York City
- American dentists
- Hunter College alumni
- Temple University alumni