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Jackie Mason

American rabbi and comedian

Jackie Mason (born Yacov Moshe Maza on June 9, 1931)[1][2] is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He was born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin and grew up in New York City.[3] He graduated from the City College of New York.

Jackie Mason
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Jackie in 2006
Birth nameYacov Moshe Maza
Born (1931-06-09) June 9, 1931 (age 88)
Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S.
MediumStand-up
Television
Movies
Radio
NationalityAmerican
Years active1961–present
GenresPolitical satire
Observational comedy
Improvisational comedy
Subject(s)American politics
International relations
Current events
Race relations
Antisemitism
Jewish culture
American culture
SpouseJyll Rosenfeld (August 14, 1991–present)
ChildrenSheba Mason
Notable works and rolesThe World According to Me!
Hyman Krustofski in "Like Father, Like Clown", "Today I Am A Clown", "Once Upon a Time in Springfield", "The Ten-Per-Cent Solution", and "At Long Last Leave"
Websitejackiemason.com
Emmy Awards
Outstanding Voice-Over Performance
1992 The Simpsons - "Like Father, Like Clown"

WorksEdit

Selected TV, film and radio rolesEdit

Television specialsEdit

  • Jackie Mason's The World According to Me! (1988)
  • An Audience with Jackie Mason (1990)
  • Jackie Mason on Campus (1992)
  • Jackie Mason at the London Palladium (1996)
  • Jackie Mason: A Night at the Opera (2002)

DiscographyEdit

  • I'm the Greatest Comedian in the World, Only Nobody Knows it Yet! (1962)
  • I Want to Leave You with the Words of a Great Comedian (1963)
  • The World According to Me! (1987)
  • Brand New (1991)
  • Politically Incorrect
  • In Israel
  • Live at the London Palladium (1997)
  • All New! Much Ado About Everything (2003)
  • Prune Danish
  • The Unholy Tour
  • Freshly Squeezed
  • The Ultimate Jew (2008)

One-man showsEdit

  • Jackie Mason's the World According to Me! (1986–1988)
  • Jackie Mason: Brand New (1990–1991)
  • Jackie Mason: Politically Incorrect (1994–1995)
  • Love Thy Neighbor (1996–1997)
  • Much Ado About Everything (1999–2000)
  • Jackie Mason: Prune Danish (2002–2003)
  • Jackie Mason: Freshly Squeezed (2005–2006)
  • Jackie Mason: The Ultimate Jew (2008)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jackie Mason". Comedy-Quotes.com. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  2. "Internet Broadway Database: Jackie Mason". The Broadway League. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  3. "Jackie Mason". Jewish Virtual Library. Retrieved 21 February 2013.

Other websitesEdit