Jeff Garlin

  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Producer, Director, Writer
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Fast Facts

  • Made his debut as a stand-up comedian at the Comic Strip in Ft. Lauderdale at the age of 20.
  • Was a member of Chicago's famed Second City comedy troupe.
  • Lived with Conan O'Brien in the '80s in an apartment adjacent to Chicago's Wrigley Field.
  • Released a memoir, My Footprint: Carrying the Weight of the World, in 2010, that documents his journey to lessen his carbon footprint, which was inspired by his work in WALL-E (2008).
  • Suffered a stroke at the age of 37 and also suffers from Type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea and Attention Deficit Disorder.

Awards

  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2002, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2003, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2006, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2017, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2005, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • James Garlin — Son
  • Carole Garlin — Mother
  • Gene Garlin — Father
  • Duke Garlin — Son
  • Michael Garlin — Brother
  • Marla Garlin — Wife

College

  • Attended University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, United States

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